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Made2Manage ERP Software

Made2Manage ERP Software Review

For many years we have run across Made2Manage ERP software. Its longevity is a testimonial to its ability to deliver value in many manufacturing companies. Manufacturers around the world use this program. It is ideal in a small to mid-sized organization. Let’s look a little deeper how Made2Manage ERP Software. Developed to help optimize business […]

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Manufacturing ERP Software Buyers Guide

Manufacturing ERP Software can be difficult to select. There are many different different offerings. This Manufacturing ERP Software buyers guide focuses in on the discrete manufacturer. This is a company which is using or would like to use MRPII in their manufacturing process. This type of manufacturer makes discrete products. This covers most manufacturing industry […]

Fundamentals of Manufacturing ERP

By Chris Shaul What is Manufacturing ERP? Manufacturing ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software is a much more complicated system than standard ERP systems. Before we talk about software though we need to understand that Manufacturing ERP also consists of the business processes that it takes to run a manufacturing operation. Unlike distribution or service businesses, […]

How to Select and Implement an ERP System

How to Select and Implement an ERP System Michael Burns WHAT IS ERP? ERP is a term that is widely used yet probably not well understood. It stands for Enterprise Resource Planning and although it was initially targeted to manufacturing companies, today it encompasses any product that can be used across an enterprise. When implemented […]

Discrete vs. Process ERP Software

Discrete vs. Process in ERP by Chris Shaul One of the saddest things is a manufacturer who chooses an ERP software system that does not a fit with what they do. For example, a chemical producer who selects and implements software designed for a type of company which manufactures solid objects such as furniture. There […]

ETO ERP: Making the Wrong Choice

ETO ERP: Making the Wrong Choice Roger Meloy Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems offer great benefits to engineer-to-order (ETO) companies looking to increase productivity and decrease cost. According to TR Cutler, spokesperson for the ETO Institute, ‘These benefits come as a result of a successful implementation, but not every implementation is successful.’ Cutler asserts that, […]

Lean Manufacturing Through Factory Floor Innovation

Taking the concepts of the Toyota System and enhancing them with todays information systems technology has been the key to allow some manufacturers to unlock the door that leads to a short-cut in process improvement projects. They are rethinking the good ideas of lean manufacturing and are using todays factory floor information tools to quickly […]

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