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Big Ideas for Big Data Bring Inventory Optimization

Big Data is being used by organizations to predict future outcomes.  If we can predict future outcomes we can use our resources much more efficiently.  If we can use our resources more efficiently, we can flow more of our revenues through our P&L to the bottom line.  I am talking about Profitability! One such company […]

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Microsoft Dynamics Smartphones and Tablets for Supply Chain Automation

Microsoft announced a major re-organization Thursday that aims to power its mobile efforts.  In fact, this is the largest re-alignment of its divisions in over 5 years! According to Alexei Oreskovic, Thomson Reuters, “Lack of coordination and infighting have hurt innovation within the $74 billion revenue, 98,000-employee organization, which hopes to accelerate the design of […]

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Tips for Formula / Recipe Security in the Cloud or On Site

Formula and recipe based manufacturers have always required tight security to protect their hard work and laboratory secrets from getting into the competition's hands.  As a value added reseller of Dynamics GP and Vicinity Manufacturing software,  CIS has encountered many companies that fit this profile.  Formula manufacturers have chemists and often the owners that develop […]

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SalesPad Order Entry for Dynamics GP and WMS complete your Supply Chain!

“Cradle to Grave” traceability of your inventory within your “eco-system” can be achieved today through powerful tools that compliment Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains).  So where does it start?  Where does it end?  And what is everything in between that I need to consider?  The origin of Inventory starts with a Sales Order.  Without a […]

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Considering Retiring Your Sage PFW?

Through reading information on various news groups that I belong to, it seems that 2014 is the date for end of support for Sage PFW.  This is not confirmed and I watch out for the final word when it is available from Sage to update this post.  The good news is that it sounds like business […]

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When out-of-the-box Microsoft Dynamics ERP just isn’t enough…

 Three ways to Advance your Inventory Operations with WithoutWire™ Warehouse WMS As you experience growth, the standard (out-of-the-box) operations of your ERP may not be able to meet your ever changing needs. The greater the increases in revenue, the more inventory there is to be managed and tracked. Double and triple paper-based data entry can […]

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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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What is Process Manufacturing?

For someone like me who at one point was unfamiliar with the manufacturing industry, it may be confusing to understand that there is more than one branch of manufacturing that produces different types of products. One in particular is process manufacturing.  Process manufacturing is the production of goods in bulk that undergo techniques of being […]

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Top 5 Trends for Distributors and How Dynamics NAV Can Help

Regardless of your industry, it’s imperative to change in order to stay competitive – no one likes to be taken by surprise. Distribution companies in particular need to take note of the technology trends within the industry that can directly affect their success. Below are five trends that distributors need to be aware of in […]

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Three Ways Microsoft Dynamics AX Streamlines Process Manufacturing

Process manufacturing is a unique vertical market that is unlike traditional manufacturing because companies in this niche process liquids, chemicals, and fine blended ingredients. Usually the inventory is combined in a batch based on a recipe or a formula, and the inventory is not assembled but rather blended. This results in some unique properties, including […]

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