Lawson M3 Supply Chain Management by Lawson Software
Lawson Software (Nasdaq: LWSN) provides software and service solutions to 4,000 customers in manufacturing, distribution, maintenance, and service sector industries across 40 countries. Lawson’s solutions include enterprise performance management, supply chain management (SCM), enterprise resource planning (ERP), customer relationship management (CRM), manufacturing resource planning (MRP), and enterprise asset management (EAM). Headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota (US), Lawson has forty offices worldwide.
Lawson provides open, standards-based software solutions that fundamentally improve customers’ business performance. The open architecture of Lawson’s solutions gives customers superior quality, a low total cost of ownership and a path to a service-oriented architecture (SOA). Lawson’s technology platform--Lawson System Foundation 9--combines Lawson's newest technology with world-class middleware from IBM for a high-performance solution that delivers comprehensive security, scalability, and usability. It also preserves customers' choice of hardware platform while providing a foundation for next-generation Lawson applications designed for use within SOA environments.
Lawson is building its next-generation applications using its Landmark technology environment, which dramatically reduces the amount of source code and produces virtually error-free, consistent Java code. This Java-based code delivers interoperability that protects and extends Lawson customers’ existing IT investments while ensuring compatibility with future applications and technologies.
Lawson’s industry focus and flexible product design enables fast and easy deployment. The company’s expertise within its target markets allows its services teams to radically simplify the process of deploying Lawson applications. As a result, customers save time, effort, and expense in implementing, maintaining, and using Lawson applications. In addition, Lawson’s professional services organization provides industry-specific implementation advice focused on best practices and value delivery.
The M3 Supply Chain Management suite is designed to increase visibility and improve material flow through the supply chain by managing planning, scheduling, procurement and fulfillment for optimum service levels and maximum profitability. M3 Supply Chain copes as easily with the configuration of increasingly complex supply chains as it does with high volumes of simple transactions, using flexible tools to help with strategic decision making and operational control.
Lawson M3 Supply Chain encompasses sophisticated planning and optimization tools, highly configurable warehouse execution functions, advanced procurement applications, and comprehensive fulfillment and scheduling options. It brings the sophisticated functionality normally associated with costly best-of-breed solutions within easy reach of medium-sized enterprises. Simple to use, fully integrated, and with an extremely low cost of ownership, M3 Supply Chain provides significant opportunity to gain competitive advantage through optimized use of resources and inventories.
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The vertical segment or industry to which Lawson M3 Supply Chain Management applies.
- Aerospace and Defense (A&D)
- Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG)
- Engineering and Construction
- Fabricated Metals
- Food and Beverage
- Furniture and Fixtures
- Industrial and Commercial Products/Machinery
- Medical Devices and Laboratory Equipment
- Oil and Gas
- Paper Products
- Pharmaceutical/Life Science
- Real Estate
- Service Provider
- Steel/Mill Products
- Textiles, Apparel, and Footwear
Functionality, services, or modules offered by Lawson M3 Supply Chain Management.
- Advanced planning and scheduling (APS)
- Call center/field service
- Collaborative e–commerce (buy–side, sell–side, digital marketplaces)
- Customer service and support
- Discrete manufacturing management
- E–mail manager
- Electronic customer relationship management (ECRM)
- Inventory management
- Manufacturing execution systems (MES)/plant automation
- Marketing management
- Middleware/enterprise applications integration (EAI)
- Operations support system
- Process manufacturing management
- Product and price configurator
- Purchasing management
- Quality management
- Sales force automation (SFA)
- Sales order management
- Transportation/freight management
- Warehousing, logistics and distribution
- Workflow manager
- Yard management
The ability Lawson M3 Supply Chain Management has to adapt to non-native, national or regional standards(e.g., tax and regulatory compliance). This relates to Lawson M3 Supply Chain Management's level of presence and localization capabilities.
- Southeast Asia (including the Far East and Japan)
- Europe (east, central, and south)
- Europe (west and north, including the United Kingdom)
- Latin America (Mexico, Central America, and South America)
- North America (Canada and the United States)
- Middle East
A selection of server platforms supported by Lawson M3 Supply Chain Management.
- IBM iSeries (AS/400)
- Linux (such as SUSE, Red Hat, or Debian/Ubuntu)
- Unix (such as Solaris or AIX)
- Microsoft server (such as Windows NT/2003/Vista)
The user company size (the total number of employees) that Lawson M3 Supply Chain Management is suitable for.
- 51 to 200 employees
- 201 to 500 employees
- 501 to 1,000 employees
- 1,001 to 5,000 employees
- 5,001 to 10,000 employees
- Over 10,000 employees
The number of user company sites that Lawson M3 Supply Chain Management is suitable for.
- Single–site enterprise
- 2–10 sites
- 11–20 sites
- 21–40 sites
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