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Successful ERP Strategy for Reducing Commodity Trading Risk

If the outcome of the UK referendum is any indication, there remains significant uncertainty in the global economy. Today, businesses face risk that stems from many origins: everything from political change, climate related factors such as draught in East and Southern Africa, and the Zika virus in Latin America. Recent forecasts reveal commodity price uncertainty […]

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Subject Matter Experts – Who You Should Choose and How Many is Too Many for Your AX Implementation

One of the very first things clients have to do before a project takes off the ground is to select the core people involved. In the Microsoft Dynamics AX implementation world, we often refer to these users as SMEs or Subject Matter Experts. They will be the key users, and the leaders of the implementation […]

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How Leading CIOs are Doing it Right – Driving Growth and Transforming IT with Microsoft Dynamics AX

While growth in any business is exciting, learning how to deal with growth can sometimes be a struggle. Old processes can no longer keep up to demand, and growing businesses can mean multiple locations, making it much more difficult to coordinate work flows and manage inventory control. AGT Food and Ingredients was no stranger to […]

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Make Data-Driven Decisions By Replacing Inadequate Software With An ERP Solution

Business managers rely on accurate data to make decisions every day. However, businesses using entry-level software or spreadsheets may not have quick access to reliable data. Get closer to your data and make those data-driven decisions by replacing inadequate systems with a robust enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution. When using multiple, separate systems, your data […]

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You Have To Have Goals In Order To Achieve Them

Busy business owners and managers are often distracted by day-to-day operations or are focused on certain functions or customers, leaving little time to make business goals. Your business can get by, year to year. However, in order to succeed you need to have goals in order to achieve them. In order to achieve goals, you […]

Categories: Epicor ERP Solutions, ERP for distribution, ERP for manufacturing, ERP Software Information, ERP Software Research, ERP Software Selection Tips, Financial management, inventory control, Supply chain management (SCM)

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The Importance Of Measuring The Right Metrics

Not all data is good data and not all metrics are meaningful. If you are becoming bogged down with too much data or it’s taking too long to find the accurate data that you need to make business decisions, then it may be time for a better business management solution. Business owners and managers spend […]

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Tired Of Waiting For Month-End Figures? Upgrade To Epicor ERP

Tapping the desk waiting for the month-end financial reports to appear on your desk?  The sooner you can analyze your financial data, the sooner you can make the prudent business decisions that drive growth and profits.  Stop waiting for numbers to appear.  Implement a better business management solution and monitor the real-time data you need, […]

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Streamline Complicated Businesses With ERP

As your business grows, operations often become more complicated.  You may have several main divisions, such as manufacturing operations, as well as sales to both retail and wholesale clients.  You may offer custom or make-to-order products in addition to standard production items.  With so many different activities going on, and each having the utmost priority, […]

Categories: Choosing an ERP VAR/Partner, Epicor ERP Solutions, ERP for distribution, ERP for manufacturing, ERP in the Cloud, ERP Software Implementation Tips, ERP Software Information, ERP Software Research, ERP Software Selection Tips, ERP Software Upgrade, Financial management, inventory control, Supply chain management (SCM)

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Are Your Manufacturing Activities Old Fashioned?

Paper files, spreadsheets, and other antiquated systems can be found in many manufacturing and distribution offices.  These old fashioned systems may seem easy to use, are comfortable for most office dwellers, and are easily understood by colleagues.  However, they can also be fraught with errors, prone to typos, and contain other mistakes.  Here are several […]

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Dump The Dumb Software For Smarter Software

Entry level business software and spreadsheets aren’t doing anything for you except storing business data.  Like flipping through papers in a file cabinet, you may be able to find tidbits of data but that’s about it.  In order to gain “actionable” business insight, you need an integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution that offers business […]

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