Posts Tagged ‘ manufacturing ’

ERP Software for the Food Industry

August 24, 2012
By guest blogger - Kate Kennett
ERP Software for the Food Industry

Working with food can be a messy business where the food supply chain starts on the farm and ends on the consumer’s plate. In between this is the manufacturer who has to manage incoming raw materials, outbound deliveries, use-by dates and strict food safety regulations. Juggling all of these requirements where profit margins are...
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Manufacturing and the Cloud – Is it a Perfect Match?

July 6, 2012
By guest blogger - Lee House

In an increasingly competitive environment, the benefits of cloud computing are no secret: lower costs, frequent updates and reliable technical support offered on a monthly subscription basis. Most industries are jumping on the bandwagon; while concerns over data security and uptime still exist, the advantages of cloud computing outweigh the setbacks of updating or...
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Black Swans and Forcing Functions for Cloud Manufacturing Software

May 3, 2012
By Edmund Tee
Black Swans and Forcing Functions for Cloud Manufacturing Software

Nobody likes a forcing function. But sometimes, it takes one of those to compel action. In today’s blog, I wanted to touch on how a made-to-order manufacturer finally decided to commit to moving their ERP to the cloud after a black swan event that has shaken up the organization. This was a tip-off that...
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US Manufacturing Surge Impacts ERP Vendors

July 1, 2011
By djohnson
US Manufacturing Surge Impacts ERP Vendors

All indicators are that US manufacturing, one of the segments hardest hit by the economic slow down, is having a strong revival in 2011. About the Manufacturing Recovery As reported in the Financial Times, manufacturing is the strongest sector in US economy, with annual estimated rate of 9.1 percent in the first quarter compared...
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ERP manufacturers roundtable discussion

ERP manufacturers roundtable discussion

Today, we invite Houston Neal to share some insights regarding his findings about SaaS ERP in the manufacturing space. Software Advice, a website that reviews software for manufacturers, recently hosted a roundtable discussion on the state of the manufacturing ERP software industry. They teamed up with four ERP industry insiders to report on activity...
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