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Resources to help you get even more benefits from RoadRunner and Eli Goldratt’s Theory of Constraints.

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The Goal

What it is

One the world’s most-influential business books. In it, renowned author Eli Goldratt explains why traditional efficiency improvement methods fail, and offers a breakthrough alternative.

Why we recommend it

Everything we do is based on the Theory of Constraints methods outlined here. There’s no better way to learn what it is, and how we use it to drive-up performance.

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Necessary But Not Sufficient

What it is

"To realize value, bottom-line value, technology is Necessary but Not Sufficient." NBNS outlines why most ERP investments, while often necessary, are not sufficient to deliver sustainable business results. System-wide based business management methodology and associated behaviour changes need to be driven outside of a technology platform to solve supply chain and operations management problems.

Why we recommend it

In its analysis of supply chain technology, NBNS ultimately outlines the basis for Demand Driven Replenishment and Production Management approaches and prescribes how to leverage your ERP investment to increase availability, reduce inventory and maximize system throughput.

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FEATURED POSTS

March 31, 2021

Transforming Manufacturing by Combining Replenishment, Complex BOMs and Seasonality

Presented by Duncan Patrick and Pete Milroy of CMS Montera at the 2015 TOCICO International Conference in Cape Town, South Africa.

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March 30, 2021

I Promise – Marrying Materials and Capacity to Determine Realistic Promise Dates

Presented by Duncan Patrick and Pete Milroy of CMS Montera at the 2016 TOCICO International Conference in Leesburg, Virginia

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March 29, 2021

Flow Management System Maximizes Business Revenue and Profitability

An overview of the Flow Management System that CMS Montera clients can implement in order to improve profitability.

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March 28, 2021

Manufacturing Tech Insights – CMS Montera – Bridging the Gap between Business and Operations

CMS Montera is featured as the Company of the Month in Manufacturing Tech Insights’ October 2015 issue and makes the publication’s Top 10 list of Manufacturing Execution System providers.

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March 27, 2021

Gaining Competitive Advantage through Reducing Project Lead Times

This Whitepaper by Duncan Patrick and Jack Warchalowski of CMS Montera published as part of the 2013 PMI Global Congress Proceedings.

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March 26, 2021

Continuous Improvement Trio

Why LEAN and Six Sigma should always be implemented under the focusing umbrella of TOC. Written by Pirasteh and Farah, and published in the May 2006 issue of APICS.

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