Category: Cloud ERP
Posted in Cloud ERP on August 7, 2013
How bad is your lead creep? Unnecessary delays in the supply chain give manufacturers heartburn as payment is late and inventory levels are increased, according to an article on the EBN website. Using manufacturing ERP software cuts lead time and gives much-needed visibility into how products are selling.
Posted in Cloud ERP on July 31, 2013
Data quality means everything to an ERP system. Most companies, though, overlook the importance of data in their manufacturing ERP software, according to a post on the Panorama Consulting Solutions blog. Manufacturers can start improving their data through a data cleansing project and enhance data to client-specific standards.
Posted in Cloud ERP on July 25, 2013
The heart and soul of manufacturing ERP software is its ability to plan. Manufacturers who use an ERP system to plan and schedule jobs get the most out of their labor and equipment. The goal should be to maximize material and labor without tying up dollars in inventory. In addition, tracking and utilizing historical usage maximizes future planning.
Posted in Cloud ERP on July 22, 2013
How do you communicate, integrate and innovate? According to research from the Aberdeen Group, 62 percent of best-in-class organizations have a standardized system to integrate their organizational culture. Manufacturing ERP software is the right investment for manufacturers looking to grow while overcoming market challenges.
Posted in Cloud ERP on July 17, 2013
You’ve most likely heard of lean manufacturing. But what about a lean supply chain? An article on the Logistics Viewpoints website says manufacturers should apply lean manufacturing concepts to their supply chain. By streamlining production, manufacturers can meet their customers’ current demands for fast shipping and inexpensive rates.
Posted in Cloud ERP on July 2, 2013
More manufacturing solutions are moving to the cloud. Fifty percent of best-in-class companies deploy in a cloud, while 74 percent of other companies use an on-premises solution, according to a survey posted on the Aberdeen Group blog. When deciding on a manufacturing ERP software system, a cloud solution must be a key consideration.
Posted in Cloud ERP on June 24, 2013
Manufacturing trends are driving the industry, and executives are navigating survival strategies. A post on the Aberdeen Group blog explains that while the industry is healthy, several challenges still concern executives. The value of manufacturing software can’t be understated, as it’s vital to supply chain visibility.
Posted in Cloud ERP on June 18, 2013
NetSuite is becoming a much stronger competitor in the manufacturing industry. Manufacturers can’t get by on Stone Age manufacturing ERP software, NetSuite CEO Zach Nelson says in an article on the Techworld website. New capabilities from the vendor include 3-D modeling and supply chain integration functionality.
Posted in Cloud ERP on June 11, 2013
Too many companies are still using Y2K business solutions from 13 years ago. An article on the CRN website says manufacturers should be capitalizing on the technology trends that are reshaping the market. Manufacturing ERP software in a cloud solution represents a huge channel opportunity for a key business advantage.
Posted in Cloud ERP on June 10, 2013
Cloud-based manufacturing ERP software is “democratizing access to information” at a relatively inexpensive cost, according to an article on the Automation World website. There will be a huge surge in cloud-based ERP systems as more manufacturers are plagued with aging systems and desire the visibility that only cloud ERP software can provide.