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Posts Tagged ‘materials resource planning (MRP)’

Realizing the Full Potential of Dynamics GP Manufacturing

Have you ever discussed ways to reduce paper and duplicate data entry to improve GP Manufacturing? Are you utilizing GP Manufacturing to its fully automated potential? Appolis Inc., in a recent joint press release announced its partnership with WilloWare Inc. to help Clients fully automate GP Manufacturing. The opportunity has been to develop a paperless […]

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De-Mystifying MRP in Dynamics GP

One of the most powerful features of the Microsoft Dynamics GP Manufacturing Suite, is MRP – Materials Requirements Planning. Paradoxically, it may also be one of the least understood functionalities in the GP world! While MRP can work wonders for a manufacturing organization in helping control inventory, there is a certain level of hesitation, in […]

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Why Manufacturers are Moving Forward with ERP

I was not surprised to see an article this morning from the TEC or Technology Evaluation Center titled TEC Research Shows Manufacturers Still Biggest ERP Shoppers.   Manufacturers continue to drive our economy and to remain competitive mid-market companies have to run lean and provide a good value with their finished goods.  Based on the TEC […]

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Microsoft Dynamics GP Manufacturing: Controlling Manufacturing Production with Bill of Materials and Routing – Part 3 of 5 Part Series

This week focuses on the controls you have with the concept of Bill of Materials (BOMs) and a Routing.  Each manufactured item can have multiples BOMs and multiple Routings giving you virtually unlimited adaptability in your manufacturing processes.  If you missed Part 1 – Costing and Inventory Control or Part 2 – Controlling Inventory Quantities […]

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MRP vs. ERP Software: Which is Right for You?

According to this article on Tech News, MRP or Material Software Planning software is not always the right solution for businesses. For custom products or low-volume production companies, MRP is not a wise investment. ERP software, however, is designed to streamline processes and help with accounting, sales, production, logistics, and much more. ERP software is […]

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The Top 12 Reasons Why Inventory Managers/Materials Managers Use Microsoft Dynamics GP as their ERP system of choice

I asked our inventory specialist for a top 10 list of features that an inventory manager would want in an ERP system, and she came up with 12!  All of which are features in Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0.  1.  Cycle Count Program 2.  Inbound Freight Manager 3.  Outbound Freight Manager 4.  Replenishment Lead Time 5.  […]

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