Manufacturers today face a volatile environment that requires a highly agile and flexible IT infrastructure. As a result, many organizations are turning to cloud computing to streamline and simplify IT while reducing overall costs. Cloud deployment offers straightforward ways to introduce new applications, remap business processes, and transition from legacy systems to advanced IT infrastructures.
What separates Exact JobBOSS from other ERP solutions providers is that we are the only small-to-mid size business (SMB) ERP systems provider that offers such a wide variety of solutions and flexible pricing models, including upfront software purchases and monthly subscriptions. This infographic highlights 8 manufacturing challenges that are commonly experienced and 8 Exact JobBOSS Solutions to help you win more deals, ship on time and make more money.
Did you know that 61% of the best performing field service organizations incentivize their technicians based on team profitability? In the informative eBook you will learn modern field service best practices based on how the most innovative organizations operate their businesses today. From mobile devices, to social tools and harnessing service data to drive growth, see how you can take your field service operations to a whole new level.
GPS vehicle tracking provides a powerful tool for managing your fleet more effectively. You can control fuel, labor and other operational costs; streamline maintenance; improve driver safety; and a lot more.
How many companies use fleet management? What do today’s fleet professionals think of GPS tracking technology? More than 1,100 business owners, fleet operators, and general managers participated in a recent survey regarding their biggest fleet management challenges – and how they use technology to solve them.
GPS vehicle tracking systems provide fleet operators with a powerful tool to help cut costs and operate their vehicles more efficiently. But there's another benefit to a telematics solution that's often overlooked – improving productivity.
Productivity, continuous improvement, health and safety: these disciplines are all about making things better, one improvement at a time. You can add supplies to that list. Because in manufacturing, working smarter covers every aspect of everything you do.
Industrial facilities have a wide array of wiper solutions to choose from, the most common being rags, laundered shop towels and disposable wipers. This white paper explores the various factors involved with deciding which alternative is suitable, including primary characteristics, storage, use, dispense and disposal when no longer usable.
The proteins industry is one of the most complex industries from a manufacturing perspective. It is driven by consumer demand and the unique problems associated with a push supply chain. Planners/schedulers often must deal with raw material that arrives at the dock every day, including live animals, (cattle, sheep, pork, fish, etc.). The challenge is to match this push supply to the current demand while minimizing the overstocking of certain products that may expire before their use or consumption.
The fascination with data continues to proliferate, just like data itself. “Big data” used to be considered a collection of data sets so large and complex that it was difficult to process using on-hand database management tools or traditional data processing applications.
For manufacturers of all sizes, competing in an increasingly dynamic marketplace means having the ability to understand and respond to change. To attain, sustain and further competitive standing in this environment, manufacturers need to be agile and responsive in the face of constantly changing market conditions.
The stakes have never been higher for chemical manufacturers as they replace or upgrade their technology systems: they need to boost quality, efficiency, safety, and regulatory compliance for maximum productivity and process. This white paper explores these requirements in more detail.
Most ERP enterprise applications have three major components: manufacturing, distribution and finance. In the world of process manufacturing, quality management--since it is so imbedded in all the processes--also becomes a core requirement. Most ERP solutions target either the process or discrete sector, but a few cover both.
Dramatic shifts in economics, technology, and global consumer demand have had a major impact on manufacturing today. The convergence of forces has brought together aging Baby Boomers, self-focused Millennials, and advanced technology.
Mass customization is a growing trend in manufacturing today. Fueled by customer demand and enabled by modern technology, customization is fulfilling two needs: It appeals to modern consumers, and it helps manufacturers find a much-needed competitive edge. These two benefits are the main drivers that are causing manufacturers, small and large, to explore new operational strategies for producing highly customized and configured products.
Lean has transformed manufacturing and continues to make a major impact on safety, quality, productivity, and cost. And while many leading manufacturers have been practicing lean for years, there are still gains to be made – especially in overlooked areas like industrial supplies and personal protective equipment (PPE).