Intelligent Replenishment from Datacraft Solutions Yield 20 per cent Increase in Inventory Turns

Released on = June 26, 2006, 5:08 am

Press Release Author = Matthew Marotta

Industry = Telecommunications

Press Release Summary = Intelligent Replenishment from Datacraft Solutions Yield 20%
Increase in Inventory Turns

Press Release Body = Ken McGuire from MEAC noted, "\"Why would any true LEAN
Manufacturer invest big money in software for managing Kanbans when what they really
need is an effective Kanban communications service? The evidence is mounting against
the \'elusive\' systems with ERP integration many IT people are promising and hoping
for. When they are finally achieved, if ever, they are found to be largely
unnecessary and wasteful administrative boondoggles. Forrester Research found that
only 41% of business executives at large manufacturing and distribution companies
have realized any perceptible ROI from implementing Supply Chain Systems.\"

A Materials Manager from a Tier 1 automotive supplier noted the impact of Digital
Kanban technology from Durham, NC based Datacraft Solutions: \"We scan over 5000
cards a day, have just added 1500 parts from out tool crib, and have had zero part
shortages since going live 3 months ago. Our inventory has reduced by approximately

The Datacraft Solutions' digital kanban product, Signum, received raves from Jim
Malch, Director of Operations, Pacific Scientific, EKD: \"Pacific Scientific
Electro-Kinetics is excited over the short-term results achieved with Signum in just
4 months. PS/EKD has forecasted a minimum of 20% increase in inventory turns by
year-end, and we\'ve seen a reduction in the transactional processes that were
necessary in the FAX Release system Signum replaced.\"

Signum is the Digital Kanban tool from Datacraft Solutions, Inc.
( According to Chairman Stephen Parker, "Datacraft
Solutions' Internet-based on-demand delivery platform offers key benefits from the
very beginning of an implementation - namely, the elimination of lengthy,
complicated and expensive infrastructure upgrades before a company can even begin to
see positive ROI. There is simply no faster or easier way to begin exploiting the
power of Digital Kanban in a lean manufacturing operation. The important of an
intelligent supply chain based on replenishment cannot be overestimated."

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Contact Details = Datacraft Solutions
Matthew Marotta

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