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4 Tips for Choosing the Right Manufacturing ERP Solution

4 Tips for Choosing the Right Manufacturing ERP Solution It’s no secret that enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for manufacturing tend to be more expensive than ERP solutions for other industries. In manufacturing, organizations tend to face more involved technical integrations and require higher levels of customization to achieve the results desired from an ERP […]

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3 Ways ERP Can Streamline Manufacturing for Small and Midsize Businesses

The list of reasons why small and midsize manufacturers might choose not to implement an enterprise resource planning (ERP) application is long and includes explanations such as a lack of IT resources, the belief that ERP is only for larger companies and confidence that the organization has gotten this far without ERP so it can […]

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Manufacturing Visibility, Flexibility and Agility with Microsoft Dynamics AX

Manufacturing in the U.S remains an important source of both employment and economic activity. In recent years, the sector has actually expanded rapidly. The U.S. Manufacturing PMI from Markit Economics showed an all-time high reading of 57.4 in August 2014 (anything above 50 indicates expansion), and so far the index has been in the black […]

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QUEUES are Inevitable – But You Can Learn to Manage Them – At Least Your Own.

  Written for all people interested in the subject, but primarily for people working with manufacturing execution.  Queues (-or waiting lines) in every shade is a strange phenomenon. Whether we are stuck in our car at the motorway, the checkout counter in the supermarket, checking in for a flight, waiting rooms etc. Every time we […]

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5 Ways ERP Helps Manage a More Agile Manufacturing Process

Manufacturing agility is the ability to respond quickly to unpredictable changes in demand. In today’s market, agility is not only the hallmark of the most competitive manufacturers, it’s also a requirement for day-to-day survival. With a few exceptions, those manufacturers that survive in this market must be able to change direction at a moment’s notice, […]

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A Wake-up Call – A Game Changer Is on the Way

I am aware that my writing can elicit a number of different views and opinions. Anyway, I believe I am on the right track in relation to the upcoming software-as-a-service IT-world offering high functional standard solutions at a low cost. As opposite to this new way, it is amazing that nothing has changed in the IT-consultancy […]

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How ERP Changes the Competitive Landscape for Small and Midsize Manufacturers

Small and midsize manufacturers used to manage all of their operations through spreadsheets or accounting software. For a while, that solution worked just fine, but as better technologies have been introduced to manufacturing over the past few decades, many of those smaller manufacturers have found that management method lacking. Manufacturers in today’s markets need more […]

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Improve Your Manufacturing Operations with Dynamics NAV and a NAVEKSA Solution

Looking for standard bolt-on manufacturing solutions to your Dynamics NAV? NAVEKSA delivers Microsoft certified  standard solutions for the connection to your CAD system, Item availability planning and simulation, Shop floor planning, execution and data collection together with Order production. When we say standard this means our applications have not changed a single line of code in the standard […]

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  Mark Spain, MCP, NCTS Senior GP Consultant ACE Microtechnology, Inc.   DYNAMICS GP Item Resource Planning (IRP) vs. Manufacturing Resource Planning Tool (MRP) DYNAMICS GP has a light duty MRP (Manufacturing Resource Planning) tool.   I call it IRP for Item Resource Planning. If you are a light manufacturer or a large scale distributor, then you should […]

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Dynamics NAV Dashboards for Manufacturing & Distribution

Today’s business user friendly dashboard solutions are expanding data management and analyses for Manufacturing and Distribution organizations utilizing Microsoft Dynamics NAV.     If you haven’t heard of Business Intelligence (BI) dashboards, you’re living under a rock as they are the most popular solution for quickly and easily digestible analytics.  They continue to become more popular, […]

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