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Risk Management Strategies for Process Manufacturing

Some risk is accepted as part of the business model for process manufacturing. But, for most management teams, it’s an uneasy reality. With constant fluctuation in the commodities market, the solution to protecting agri-based manufacturing businesses is having reliable risk management strategies.  The definition of risk covers more than just the financial and hedging aspects of commodities. […]

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Improve Your Process Manufacturing Business

Manufacturers have plenty of software options, but process manufacturing companies are often shortchanged, and usually without ever knowing it. Why? Because most manufacturing ERP software is meant for discrete manufacturers. If you’re a process manufacturer, you’re not interested in the same features as your discrete manufacturing counterparts. Process manufacturers deal with formulas and recipes rather than […]

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ERP Business Process Manufacturing

Project-based manufacturers experience a variety of challenges, including integration between various operations, efficient project planning and resource utilization, effective cost tracking, managing budgets for different projects, and effective document and report management. In today’s global marketplace, you likely heavily depend on technology for inventory management, resource utilization, production scheduling, and more. According to Aberdeen Research, top […]

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Vicinity Launches New User Portal for Dynamics GP

Users of the industry's best process manufacturing software for Microsoft Dynamics GP now have a new tool to help them be even more successful: the Vicinity User Portal.   — Take a test drive of Vicinity Manufacturing for Dynamics GP free 30 day trial — Vicinity Manufacturing recently unveiled its latest addition to providing exceptional support […]

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What Kind of Manufacturing Company Is Best Fit for Microsoft Dynamics GP?

As a manufacturing company you want to be able to make your product better, cheaper and faster. You want to improve quality, reduce costs and still get the product to market faster. You want to increase inventory turns while avoiding stock-outs and late deliveries. The right software can help you accomplish these goals. But Microsoft Dynamics GP works better for certain types of manufacturing companies than others. Let’s break it down into very simple terms to understand which manufacturers are the best fits for Microsoft Dynamics GP. The two questions manufacturers need to answer are: 1) How do you make your products? Made to Stock, Made to Order, Engineer to Order, Job Shop, Combination 2) What type of products do you manufacture? Discreet, Process, Combination

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Add Barcode Inventory Control to Dynamics GP and Vicinity

If you are a formula manufacturer then consider having a lunch & learn and join Panatrack and Vicinity Manufacturing for an informative webinar on barcode-based inventory management within Dynamics GP and Vicinity Manufacturing.   Get rid of those spreadsheets and gain confidence in your inventory!  Provide your workforce with an easy-to-use tool to record inventory transactions […]

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Bluestar PLM: The “Missing Link” Between Engineering & Operations

Project management has evolved significantly with higher customer demands, increased technology, and the speed at which consumer goods are expected. Today, ETO and project management demands product lifecycle management (PLM) and ERP, such as Dynamics AX, to help enterprises manage, control, and link engineering activities with operations.  This sort of functionality exists, but finding a […]

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The Next Big Thing! … Microsoft® Windows Azure

What if you could remove the upfront capital expenditure, lower your risk in implementation and pay only for what you need?  The next big thing appears to be Microsoft Dynamics ERP on Microsoft Windows Azure with ISV application as supplements that make sense for your business.  Clients are finding Microsoft Windows Azure and its global […]

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How Dynamics NAV Software Helps Process Manufacturers Respond to the FSMA

Approved in 2011, the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) brings significant changes on the food safety landscape by requiring process manufacturers to focus on preventing instead of responding to food contamination. The new regulations with regard to the way foods must be grown, harvested, processed, stored and transported, has given the Food and Drug Administration […]

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Formula / Recipe Based Process Manufacturers: Try Dynamics GP and Vicinity Manufacturing For Free

In the past I was never a big proponent of providing free software trials to prospects because I always thought that software was too complicated for the average end user, and software was not always that easy to install.  You also had to consider if the prospect's network and server met the software’s requirements to […]

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