Ultriva by Upland shared how Ingersoll Rand’s Trane division achieved better communication with its suppliers. The resulting inventory visibility helped to keep its continuous-flow manufacturing lines humming.
Continuous-flow manufacturing requires delivery of replenishment parts to the factory just ahead of the rolling assembling line. Tight coordination between the manufacturer and its suppliers is critical, and there is no room for miscommunication. Ingersoll Rand, parent of the air conditioning and heating brands Trane and American Standard Heating and Air Conditioning, set up an online, collaborative supply chain portal in 2008 with Ultriva. The Trane business unit uses the portal as a common communication platform with its suppliers and to obtain the end-to-end supply chain visibility that is essential for just-in-time replenishment.
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Ultriva’s cloud-based collaborative supply chain solutions solve challenges by creating a demand responsive network that extends from manufacturer’s customers, through their plants and out to their supply chain partners. Global manufacturers using Ultriva benefit from more responsive and flexible supply networks and reduce inventory costs by an average of 35-40 percent per plant and improve customer delivery performance.
Ultriva (www.ultriva.com) seamlessly integrates with leading ERP (SAP, Oracle, and others) to deliver an end-to-end pull-based replenishment solution, including eKanban. Based in Cupertino, CA, Ultriva by Upland implements a global demand-driven manufacturing model by providing full visibility, scheduling, and sequencing of production of customer orders. The global footprint is increasing rapidly with implementations in wide variety of industry sectors and enterprises such as Magellan Aerospace, CareFusion, Emerson, Ingersoll Rand, McKesson, Triumph Group, Regal Beloit, and Thermo Fisher. Follow Ultriva by Upland on Twitter at @Ultriva.
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