Every day your company makes hundreds of decisions about which suppliers and vendors you work with and how to get your products to market in the quickest, most affordable way possible.  Even the simplest of decisions are often based on … Read more

 

Integration Defined
In previous posts we talked about the importance of integrating EDI to ERP. Reaching the desired state of integration means minimizing keystrokes and eliminating redundant effort through electronic, system-to-system updates of information. Suppliers using email, FAX, and/or webforms … Read more

 

With standards such as ISO, QS-9000, TS-16949, AS-9100, manufactures need to be on top of the compliance requirements.  These quality and compliance standards often require a high level of detailed data management, including data control and the ability to track … Read more

 

Process automation necessarily means integration with Enterprise Resource Planning because ERP is the core business system for most mid-sized companies. ERP takes on this central role by joining multiple, formerly separate, business applications through a common database and a consistent … Read more

 

Few manufacturing businesses can afford mistakes, and since it is impossible to be mistake-free, the best result manufacturers can hope for is to avoid the major ones and minimize the damage caused by the minor ones. Careful financial planning is … Read more

 

While some business units may tend to take it for granted, management of the warehouse inventory actually touches many different parts of the supply chain, and has a direct impact on revenues. For this reason, it’s important to make sure … Read more

 

If you are still using a paper tracking process to manage your distribution processes, you may be feeling increasingly overwhelmed and behind your growing competition. ERP Software helps eliminate this frustration through automatic updates, real-time tracking, and inventory management. The … 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

 

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

 

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