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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 […]

Categories: ERP for distribution, ERP for manufacturing, ERP Functionality

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Pricing Options in Microsoft Dynamics AX

There are several different ways to enter pricing of a particular material in Microsoft Dynamics AX, depending on the client’s nature of business. In this blog post, I will list three options that are outside of a manufacturing environment and margin based pricing, along with their drawbacks and benefits. I will demonstrate through a purchasing […]

Categories: ERP Functionality, Microsoft Dynamics ERP Solutions

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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 […]

Categories: ERP for distribution, ERP for manufacturing, ERP Software Implementation Tips, ERP Software Information, Microsoft Dynamics ERP Solutions

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Increase Sales Results From Your Marketing Efforts With CRM

A successful marketing program usually involves a bit more planning and a little less tossing darts at a dart board. While you may study your demographics and keep an eye on trends, there is an easier and more effective way to improve sales rates from your marketing activities – implement a robust customer relationship management […]

Categories: Sage CRM Solutions, Sage ERP Solutions

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Don’t Wait Too Long To Let Go Of Legacy Management Systems

Years ago, many businesses invested heavily in creating customized business management systems that addressed specific business situations. These legacy management systems were necessary for capturing the data that businesses needed to manage day-to-day operations. Unfortunately, these rigid systems can’t grow and change as your business grows and changes. Don’t wait to replace burdensome outdated systems […]

Categories: Business Intelligence, Choosing an ERP VAR/Partner, Compare ERP Software Packages, Epicor ERP Solutions, ERP Functionality, ERP Software Information, ERP Software Research, ERP Software Selection Tips, Financial management

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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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There’s Work, Then There’s Busy Work – There Is A Difference

You may be surprised to learn that according to a recent survey, employees indicate that they only spend about 45% of their work day on primary job tasks. Consider that you’ve hired specific people to perform tasks that captures their expertise and talents and puts them to good use toward satisfying customers and driving growth. […]

Categories: Business Intelligence, Epicor ERP Solutions, ERP Functionality, ERP Software Information, Financial management

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Streamline Complex Operations With The Right ERP Solution

A growing business often leads to growing complications – new business operations, more employees, demanding customers, and an increase in transactions that are difficult to manage efficiently with entry-level or inadequate business software.  Streamline these complex changes by replacing inadequate technology with a stronger enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution. New businesses often deploy entry-level solutions […]

Categories: Choosing an ERP VAR/Partner, Epicor ERP Solutions, ERP Functionality, ERP Software Implementation Tips, ERP Software Information, ERP Software Research, ERP Software Selection Tips, ERP Software Upgrade

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Strengthen Business Connections, Strengthen Your Business

When you are focused on running your business and satisfying customers, you may not notice that there is a growing disconnect with your business software.  With growth comes change and your basic business software may not be able to handle those changes.  New types of data and an added volume of data can cause software […]

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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 […]

Categories: Business Intelligence, Epicor ERP Solutions, ERP for distribution, ERP for manufacturing, ERP Software Information, ERP Software Research, ERP Software Selection Tips, Financial management, inventory control

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