Learn how the Allan Candy Company Ltd., a leading North American manufacturer of quality chocolate and sugar confectionery products, shifted from a complex SAP-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) environment to an out-of-the-box business solution that supports rapid growth and leaner manufacturing and distribution processes.

In every business operation, sales documents move through specific processes. Sometimes they move in a straight line — from order entry, to fulfillment, to invoicing — with very few complications. These are the easy orders to manage.  Orders with exceptions … Read more


Investing in a new distribution system is a big deal.  The best-of-breed Microsoft Dynamics solutions are ‘top notch’ in the industry.  So why was this Asian Food Distributor still manually tracking lot numbers and double entering the picking information from … Read more


Multiple situations throughout the globe create massive uncertainties about the future price and supply of oil and other key commodities. Many manufacturers are responding by beefing up stocks of commodities and raw materials, locking into current prices. That strategy, according … Read more


When analyzing your business processes, it’s imperative to identify your requirements from beginning to end – from Quote to Cash. However, when looking at the overall components of ERP, it’s helpful to segment it into five key areas – customer … Read more


When you make a large investment in your line of business applications, such as Microsoft Dynamics® GP, you want the integrations to be as long lived as the application itself and as easy to maintain as possible.

There are several … Read more


Microsoft Dynamics GP® is widely accepted as a rock-solid ERP solution, but often it does not meet all of a company’s specific needs in the areas of Order Entry and Purchasing. Adding SalesPad as the customer service and order entry … Read more


An efficient order entry system is essential to running an efficient distribution business. SalesPad integrates with Dynamics GP to deliver that, more

Considerations when Selecting ERP Software for your Manufacturing Business: Integration is Key

You may agree integration is the underlying strength of ERP software. By cultivating a single view of company data, your organization can substantially improve information flow, data consistency, and collaboration across department boundaries. When evaluating ERP, manufacturers should consider several … Read more


Streamlined management of your warehouse is vital to successful business operations. After all, the daily operations such as the order process, inventory management, and finally how items are prepared and shipped, make up most of your day. So you can … Read more





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