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Modern ERPs Impact on Supply Chain Management

It is estimated that most companies spend up to 25% of their budget on supply chain management costs.  The flow of information, materials and dollars across a complex supply network presents many challenges.  Efficiently managing activities and processes to meet customer demand can be difficult.  And, most companies realize that there is a huge opportunity…



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ERP Tailored to Fit Your Needs

The goal of every Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) selection project is to identify the ERP solution that best suits the company’s needs, gives the company a competitive advantage, and provides the level of flexibility to support changes in strategy and growth.  With today’s modern ERP solutions it is now possible to achieve ERP tailored to…



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3 Big Benefits of Modern ERP

To be competitive in today’s global economy, manufacturing companies need to streamline processes, cut costs, and improve efficiency.  Many manufacturers are achieving these business objectives by implementing new ERP solutions.  Modern ERP can usher in a new way of doing business for your company with tangible benefits that impact your bottom line.   Here are 3…



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The Case for Cloud

Cloud-based ERP solutions are one of the fastest growing segments of the IT industry, and in manufacturing, we see a notable shift from on premise ERP to cloud-based ERP.  In a cloud solution, your software, data, and related infrastructure are hosted remotely and accessed via the Internet. Why is the case for cloud so strong? …



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What are ERP and MRP?

More and more, we see acronyms replacing industry terminology.  In manufacturing, acronyms like ERP or MRP are part of everyday conversation. What are ERP and MRP?  Director of Manufacturing ERP Services, Pat Welsh, defines ERP and MRP, and explains how they are critical to successful manufacturing.   Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) ERP is an acronym…



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6 Components to Successful Project Management

A successful ERP implementation requires effective project management.  Like any complex project, you will need proven processes and techniques to guide your work.  In today’s blog, we outline 6 of the major components to successful project management.   #1: Plan the work by utilizing a project definition document To achieve its goals, your project requires…



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4 Keys to Aligning Your Business Strategies and Your ERP Strategies

Technology is transforming the way we do business from consumer goods to industrial machinery.  As the manufacturing environment becomes more and more complex, businesses are examining their system processes to determine if it’s time to upgrade their ERP.  In today’s blog, we highlight 4 keys to aligning your business and your ERP strategies.  These tactics…



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ERP Wish List – What Manufacturers Really Want

Today’s savvy manufacturers know what they want when shopping for new ERP solutions.  What factors impact their decision most? Our ERP wish list breaks them down:   Functionality tops the list as the most important factor in selecting an ERP system, followed by ease of use.  Cost of ownership plays a large roll in the…



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5 Important To-Do’s BEFORE Talking to ERP Vendors

The process of selecting a new ERP solution can be a daunting task and with so many options, features, and vendors to choose from, starting the process can seem overwhelming. In today’s blog, we highlight 5 important to-do’s when started your search for a new ERP system. Taking these steps before calling your first ERP…



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Barcoding – Beyond Retail

Barcoding is well known in the retail sector – nearly every store now relies on barcodes to track merchandise and complete sales.  As technology advances, manufacturing companies are also embracing the benefits of barcodes as a method to streamline processes and track inventory. How can barcoding benefit your manufacturing company? In the manufacturing environment, efficiency,…



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The Value-Add of ERP Consulting Services

Value-add is a common phrase in today’s business world, but it’s also an important question.  As manufacturers investigate new technologies and look to implement ERP solutions, they often ask value-add questions about third-party consulting companies.  Executives wonder if it is worth it to bring external consultants in to manage their projects or help them with the…



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Why ERP Implementations Fail

In one of our recent webinar “Leading People Through Change,” Revolution Group was asked: Why ERP implementations fail and what proactive steps do you recommend to get ahead of these?  Since this is such a great question, we asked our one of our ERP consultants Mario Lopez to address it in a blog:     3…



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