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Posted on Nov 14, 2016 11:45:00 AM by MAX

How to Improve Supply Chain Visibility

Topics: ERP, Supply Chain, Manufacturing Operations, SCM

Simplify SCM by improving visibility across complex supply chains. One result of globalization has been an increase in supply chain complexity. Execution and responsiveness within complex global logistics systems requires the orchestration of the “three flows of commerce” (goods, information and...
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Posted on Oct 27, 2016 10:00:00 AM by MAX

The Complete Guide to ERP for Manufacturing

Topics: manufacturing erp, erp system, Manufacturing software, Enterprise Resource Planning

Everything a Manufacturing Professional Needs to Know about Enterprise Resource Planning  There are many benefits of ERP for the manufacturing industry, but sometimes it can feel overwhelming to research different software options, or to even understand where to start the process. We’ve...
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Posted on Aug 29, 2016 6:00:00 AM by MAX

Building a Business Case for ERP

Topics: ERP

How to justify cost and demonstrate the ROI of an ERP Initiative One of the most difficult (and most important) steps involved in an ERP initiative is building a business case. It’s not easy to convince the people with the authority to write the checks that they should invest in a new system,...
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Posted on Aug 18, 2016 3:07:49 PM by MAX

How to Select the Right ERP Software

Topics: ERP

Tips for getting ERP right the first time - or how to fix it if you think you got it wrong.   You already know that manufacturers can benefit significantly from using ERP software. However, not all ERP solutions were created equally and an ERP solution that’s a perfect match for one manufacturing...
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Posted on Aug 11, 2016 11:39:11 AM by MAX

How is ERP Implemented?

Topics: Implementation, ERP

Preparing for the implementation process and establishing a dedicated ERP team Few projects have as much potential for improving operations as implementing a new ERP system. Implementation requires change and any change can be disruptive and overwhelming if not managed properly, so it’s important...
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Posted on Aug 8, 2016 2:30:02 PM by MAX

Who Should Use ERP?

Topics: ERP

Industries, manufacturing models, and company sizes that benefit most from using ERP Software ERP software will offer a high rate of return for any company that implements it, regardless of their manufacturing model or industry. Have you noticed companies in your industry that seem to have...
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Posted on Aug 2, 2016 3:15:40 PM by MAX

Top 11 Benefits of Using ERP Software

Topics: ERP

11 Reasons Why a Manufacturing Company Should Implement ERP  It’s getting tougher to stay competitive in the manufacturing industry. Companies are striving to become more efficient, ensure regulatory compliance, improve customer service, and more effectively utilize resources in order to stay...
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Posted on Jul 28, 2016 10:30:00 AM by MAX

What is ERP, Anyway?

Topics: ERP, erp system

An overview, brief history, and list of common Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) terms and definitions   As one of the longest standing ERP vendors, the fundamentals of ERP seem second nature to us here at MAX, and it isn’t until we’re posed with the question, “what actually is ERP?” that we’re...
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Posted on Dec 3, 2015 11:00:00 AM by MAX

The Top 7 Benefits of Working with an ERP Consultant

Topics: Implementation, ERP

  Companies sometimes think that they're saving money by not hiring an ERP consultant, but in reality, the lack of an experienced consultant can lead to costly and time consuming mistakes that may prevent you from achieving the full value of your new ERP system. Here are 7 ways an ERP consultant...
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Posted on Oct 28, 2015 1:07:39 PM by MAX

5 Simple Steps To Improve the Quality of your ERP Data

Topics: ERP Reporting

We're guessing that one of your top goals as a manufacturer is to make sure your company's operations run smoothly. Right? The good news is that an effective ERP system can help you do just that. An ERP system provides consistent information and data that can be used for analysis and reporting,...
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