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  • Taking ERP systems global: a guide

    Since Colorcon consolidated all of its global offices and seven manufacturing sites onto one ERP system in 2001, the benefits have been indisputable. The chemicals manufacturer has increased its annual inventory turns by 40%, closes its books each quarter more than 50% faster than it once did and has improved its production lead times. "It was a significant improvement," says CIO Perry Cozzone.

  • HP axes global operation, shunts it into main business

    Hewlett-Packard says it is ­dissolving its global operations organisation and delegating the group’s activities to the company’s three main business groups, as part of an on-going companywide restructuring.