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3 Ways to Boost Your Warehouse Management with ERP

Posted on 13 May 2019 by Doug Hunter

boost_warehouse_management_with_ERPSo your warehouse is bulging – why? Because product demand is high and you’re holding buffer-stock to protect your customer service, like all well-trained inventory managers do. But are you holding the right stock? Are you actually protecting the brands you know because your ear to the market is too far removed? And suppliers, maybe you’re dictating what brands you push to retailers, funding poor demand info with rebates to keep retail buyers happy. But what about me, the guy who buys the stuff?

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Topics: ERP systems, Supply Chain Management, Inventory Management, ERP and Technology, ERP and Digitization, ERP and Lean Manufacturing

Lean Manufacturing Implementation and the Change Management Journey

Posted on 22 March 2019 by Roger Landman


In the first blog on this topic, I described the origins and background to lean manufacturing. In the second blog – lean manufacturing journey, the key activities of the model described in the book entitled “Lean Thinking” were introduced. While this is seen as the most popular model, there are a few reservations about it. These will be covered as we progress.

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Topics: Business software, ERP for Manufacturing, ERP and Lean Manufacturing


How to Start the Lean Manufacturing Journey

Posted on 21 February 2019 by Roger Landman

Erp_and_MUDAIn my previous blog, on this topic, I referred to “The Machine that Changed the World” and took some insights from the book by the same name which was based upon the first “study” of Lean. Unfortunately, automation can result in massive waste built into the factory if it is not removed up front.

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Topics: Business software, ERP for Manufacturing, ERP and Technology, ERP and Lean Manufacturing


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