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8 Steps to Selecting the Right ERP

Posted on 31 July 2018 by Darren Edwards

Amazingly, the ERP industry is now over 40 years old.

In 40 years, most veterans of ERP will have noted that the ERP industry has transformed from an ‘ERP solution sold on the golf course’ to a solution that is discovery led and drives business benefit. With more online ERP content being published by providers, promising you increased business success, with a higher ROI than ever, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by information. This can make it difficult to understand what is and isn’t achievable from the solution, and who is best placed to deliver the solution that fits your business needs.

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Topics: Selecting ERP, ERP for Distribution

Is Technology Enabling or Enslaving your Food and Beverage Business?

Posted on 12 October 2017 by Tom Grindley-Ferris

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If you are a food manufacturer, you have probably pondered this critical question more than once: “Do I have the necessary infrastructure in place to ensure I am able to seize new opportunities and grow at a successful rate?”

These days, food and beverage companies are facing tougher challenges than ever before. The food industry has become increasingly complex for manufacturers to navigate and remain compliant. In the highly competitive food marketplace, the demands can soon start to outgrow your business and suddenly you’re slapping on Band-Aids without a passing thought for the implications on long-term growth.

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Topics: Technology (or Enterprise Technology), ERP for Food and Beverage Industry, ERP for Distribution, ERP for Manufacturing

 

It's 2017, Reflect Yes, But Start Moving Forward Too

Posted on 9 February 2017 by Doug Hunter

Doug Hunter - Moving ForwardIt’s 2017. Another year, wipe the slate clean and start again - what's new? Well the world just changed. In the West, the East and in Africa. A popular US president leaves a manila envelope in the desk drawer for the heir-apparent who's about to move in. No, it's not a wad of currency, a Kenyan passport or the utility bill. This is the world where a real man tries to pass his baton of advice to his successor rather than club his opponent with it.

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Topics: Owning or (Running) ERP, ERP for Manufacturing, Supply Chain Management, ERP for Distribution

Protecting Your ERP Data

Posted on 27 October 2016 by Tracey Gates

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Topics: ERP for Distribution

The Millennial Thinker

Posted on 22 September 2016 by Gavin Verreyne

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As we continue to deploy SYSPRO at new sites, it is become increasingly more evident what an impact the Millennial generation has in our workplace. Most Millennials are “touch savvy”: they are so used to having information at their fingertips that it is sometimes difficult to help them understand the difference between Angry Birds and an integrated ERP system.

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Topics: Technology (or Enterprise Technology), ERP for Manufacturing, ERP for Distribution

Fighting with Food

Posted on 6 September 2016 by Darren Edwards

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Topics: ERP Implementation, Selecting ERP, ERP for Distribution

Asking the Right ERP Questions

Posted on 10 March 2016 by Joey Benadretti

joey_asking_the_right_erp_questions.jpg“How’re you doing?”

This is a question that shouldn’t only be asked socially. It’s also an important business tool for both the enquirer and the respondent. Think about it – a customer has the opportunity to voice their pressing concerns and a service provider has the chance to listen to these worries and improve their offering.

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Topics: ERP for Manufacturing, Maintaining/Upgrading ERP, ERP for Distribution

How Widespread RFID Adoption Would Change Distribution Businesses

Posted on 29 January 2015 by Brian Carmichael

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Topics: ERP for Distribution

ERP and the Evolution of Packaging

Posted on 18 November 2014 by Meryl Malcomess

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Topics: ERP systems, ERP for Distribution

 

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