Business Automation and Software Blog

Manufacturing's Transformation and Infor ERP's Response

Posted by Robert Baran on Wed, Sep 03, 2014 @ 02:37 PM

Manufacturing is Transforming. Will you be a part of the movement or will you be left behind?

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Topics: Manufacturing, Manufacturing ERP Software

Are your manufacturing business solutions at the forefront of innovation?

Posted by Robert Baran on Mon, Jun 23, 2014 @ 03:46 PM

Download our free E-Brief which examines the driving forces, looks at the new technologies available, and explains the timely benefits of investing in your IT infrastructure now. Stay informed on the changing manufacturing environment and how to seize your position on the leading edge of the manufacturing evolution through ERP software.

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Topics: ERP Software, Manufacturing, Manufacturing ERP Software

Do you have your Finger on the Pulse of Manufacturing ERP?

Posted by Robert Baran on Mon, May 19, 2014 @ 11:07 AM

Are fast-changing market conditions complicating your business? In today's challenging global economy, manufacturers must embrace change, strive for a flexible working environment, and be agile enough to respond to new opportunities and customer needs. Adapting the advanced technologies of next-generation ERP solutions is one of the most critical actions a forward-thinking manufacturer, like you, can take; one that will lead to a responsive mindset and turn speed into a powerful competitive weapon.

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Topics: Manufacturing ERP Software

Benefits of Barcoding Outside of the Warehouse

Posted by Robert Baran on Mon, May 19, 2014 @ 10:57 AM

Many companies invest in barcoding solutions for the sole purpose of inventory management. Inventory takes up a large portion of a company’s product costs (about 90%), and poor inventory management can have a direct hit on a company’s bottom-line. Overstocks and understocks can be detrimental to a business, leading to unsatisfactory customer experiences and – eventually – lost customers. With a sufficient enterprise resource planning (ERP) system that supports barcoding technology, you can transform not only your warehouse but your entire business with benefits such as:

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Topics: Barcoding, Manufacturing ERP Software

Infor Visual - Keeping Pace with the Manufacturing Evolution

Posted by Robert Baran on Fri, Mar 07, 2014 @ 12:23 PM

Next-generation ERP solutions from Infor help you survive today’s complex market pressures—and embrace emerging opportunities

With Infor Visual you have a highly flexible next-generation ERP solution which allows you to take your organization to the next level in performance. You can achieve more with less, optimizing people and processes across your entire organization.

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Topics: Manufacturing ERP Software

Are Your Manufacturing Business Processes Working?

Posted by Robert Baran on Fri, Feb 22, 2013 @ 03:51 PM
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Topics: business process automation, Manufacturing ERP Software

Improve Productivity with Lean Manufacturing and Infor VISUAL

Posted by Robert Baran on Fri, Feb 22, 2013 @ 03:45 PM

Most manufacturing companies understand that in order to win new customers and increase sales, you have to compete on lead times, delivery and price. This can be a difficult task when paired with the regular chaos that comes with unexpected occurrences such as customer emergencies, machine breakdowns and inventory delays. In order to efficiently manage these unexpected occurrences and stay on target with production, manufacturing companies need to implement a visual manufacturing ERP solution designed with manufacturing in mind.

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Topics: Manufacturing ERP Software, lean manufacturing

Manufacturing Software Proven to Manage Inventory Costs

Posted by Nicole Sherman on Thu, Nov 29, 2012 @ 01:51 PM

Are your inventory costs getting out of control? Are you looking for a system that can help you properly manage your inventory without wasting crucial company money? Manufacturing and distribution companies rely on manufacturing software in order to increase their overall efficiency and improve their operations. Every company is unique; therefore, each company has its own set of needs when it comes to manufacturing software. While some companies may be looking to decrease the time a particular task takes to complete, other companies may be interested in improving their financial predictions. Whatever the need may be, manufacturing software can solve the common problem of inventory costs.

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Topics: Manufacturing ERP Software, inventory control

Improve Supply Chain Inventory Control and Warehouse Efficiency

Posted by Nicole Sherman on Wed, Oct 31, 2012 @ 10:52 AM

Manufacturing and distribution companies are constantly challenged to improve the quality and delivery of their products, in addition to improving service to their customers. As businesses continue to grow and change, executives need to keep a close eye on the operational efficiency of the company. By closely examining operational capabilities as they relate to the changing environment, companies can find ways to improve their efficiency and profit.

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Topics: Warehouse Efficiency, Manufacturing ERP Software, inventory control

What Features Should I Look for in Manufacturing Software?

Posted by Robert Baran on Fri, Oct 26, 2012 @ 08:12 AM

Selecting manufacturing software can be difficult if you do not know what you are looking for in a manufacturing software solution. Prior to selecting any type of manufacturing software, you need to sit down and determine your needs. What are you looking to gain from investing in manufacturing software? Are you trying to get away from managing your business using spreadsheets and out-of-the-box bookkeeping software? Or do you need a solution that can help you better manage your warehouse processes and keep better track of your inventory?

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Topics: Manufacturing ERP Software