MRPeasy Manufacturing Podcast
How to Achieve Traceability in Manufacturing?

How to Achieve Traceability in Manufacturing?

April 14, 2021

Traceability essentially means having insight into the chain of events that is your business. But how to achieve it and what are the mechanisms that support it?

 

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What is D2C and How to Sell Direct-to-Consumer?

What is D2C and How to Sell Direct-to-Consumer?

April 7, 2021

The D2C business model is coming back fast. Learn why and how to start implementing Direct-to-Consumer in your manufacturing business.

 

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Types of Manufacturing Processes – A Comprehensive Guide

Types of Manufacturing Processes – A Comprehensive Guide

March 31, 2021

Manufacturing processes can be categorized and subcategorized in many different ways. Here is a comprehensive guide into the various definitions, from processes grouped according to the scale of production up until those classified by their level of automation.

Without manufacturing, the world would come to a halt.  Consumer goods, durable goods, commodity products, and an endless array of other items are produced every day in factories across the world. 

 

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How to Use the Theory of Constraints?

How to Use the Theory of Constraints?

March 24, 2021

The Theory of Constraints is a method of process improvement that can be applied to manufacturing, supply chain, marketing, sales, finance, or any other area of business. This guide will give you the basic toolkits to get started with TOC.

 

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Case Study: How Exacta Technologies Improved Productivity With MRPeasy

Case Study: How Exacta Technologies Improved Productivity With MRPeasy

March 17, 2021

While moving facilities and trying to orient in the pandemic, UK hi-tech server manufacturer Exacta Technologies found resources to implement a new ERP system, all on their own.

Exacta Technologies is a computer hardware company that specializes in designing, configuring, and manufacturing bespoke, high-performance computer servers and workstations. Founded in 2001, the UK-based company started out by producing tailored platforms for software providers, allowing those companies to offer hardware along with their software that would ensure the best possible user experience.

 

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Statistical Process Control – A Manufacturer’s Guide

Statistical Process Control – A Manufacturer’s Guide

March 10, 2021

Statistical Process Control is a method of process and quality monitoring that uses a statistical approach in order to detect inconsistencies in production. It can be an invaluable tool when trying to ensure product conformance, enhance productivity, and reduce waste.

To remain competitive, manufacturing companies have turned to MRP and ERP systems for many years to help drive efficiency and control over their processes.  But even with a best-in-class ERP system, manufacturing companies need a philosophy and a systemized way of measuring production to ensure its quality. 

 

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Shopify Inventory Management Basics for Manufacturers and Resellers

Shopify Inventory Management Basics for Manufacturers and Resellers

March 3, 2021

Setting up a business in Shopify is an easy thing to do. Properly managing that business, however, takes work. Here are some techniques and apps for effective Shopify inventory management.

 

Even though the growth rate of e-commerce had been slowing down for a couple of years already, the pandemic caused a new period of explosive expansion in the online retail industry. In 2021, e-commerce sales are expected to reach 4.9 trillion USD, which is more than double than what it was four years ago.

 

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How to Calculate the Cost of Goods Manufactured (COGM)?

How to Calculate the Cost of Goods Manufactured (COGM)?

February 24, 2021

Calculating the Cost of Goods Manufactured is a good way to get an overview of production costs and how they relate to the bottom line of your business. It allows management to identify cash drains, to adjust prices, and to track the development of the business.

 

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Bill of Materials – An Essential Guide for Manufacturers

Bill of Materials – An Essential Guide for Manufacturers

February 17, 2021

Regardless of the size of the manufacturing operation, a Bill of Materials (BOM) is vital for production. Companies across the globe utilize them as the guide and shopping list for their final product and as such, they are tied into manufacturing, maintenance, scheduling, purchasing, and other areas of the organization.

 

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Inventory Turnover Ratio – Formula and Tips for Improvement

Inventory Turnover Ratio – Formula and Tips for Improvement

February 10, 2021

The inventory turnover ratio is a good indicator of the performance of your company. Find a balance between sales and stock by using these formulas and tips.

 

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What is Cycle Time in the Manufacturing Process?

What is Cycle Time in the Manufacturing Process?

February 3, 2021

Cycle time is often confused with throughput time and takt time, but it is nevertheless a separate manufacturing performance indicator used to measure the duration of specific production processes and to get vital insight into your production efficiency.

 

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Materials Management – Best Practices for Small Manufacturers

Materials Management – Best Practices for Small Manufacturers

January 27, 2021

Implementing proper materials management methods allows businesses to make sure raw materials reach the shop floor at the right time, in the right quantity and quality. Follow these best practices to get more control over this essential supply chain function.

 

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What is Cost of Quality and How to Calculate It?

What is Cost of Quality and How to Calculate It?

January 20, 2021

Cost of Quality is the sum of the costs related to providing a quality product and the costs related to not providing a quality product. While being an effective measure to identify cash drains, it can also be used to balance the price and quality relationship of your products.

 

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MRPeasy Manufacturing Podcast was selected by Feedspot as one of the Top 15 Manufacturing Podcasts that you should listen in 2021.

 

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Procurement Management – A Quick Guide for Small Manufacturers

Procurement Management – A Quick Guide for Small Manufacturers

January 13, 2021

Procurement management is more than making phone calls and arranging the purchase of materials. It is a vital part of any manufacturing company and having a strategic approach to it could bring about immense benefits.

Too often companies neglect their procurement policies in favor of improving other areas such as production planning or sales.

However, a lack of a cohesive procurement management approach may result in inefficient and flat-out harmful purchasing practices.

In fact, procurement plays a critical part in the operational success of a company.

 

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Advanced Manufacturing – Solutions That Are Transforming the Industry

Advanced Manufacturing – Solutions That Are Transforming the Industry

January 6, 2021

Advanced manufacturing is on its way to transform the industry. And there are solutions in place already that could help even small manufacturers keep up in the rapidly changing business environments.

 

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Maintenance Management – Becoming Proactive with Modern Manufacturing Software

Maintenance Management – Becoming Proactive with Modern Manufacturing Software

December 23, 2020

Maintenance management is essential for every company looking to increase efficiency and safety in the workplace. Taking a proactive approach in upkeep policies is made easy and affordable with maintenance management functionalities in a modern manufacturing software.

 

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5 Tips for Supplier Performance Management

5 Tips for Supplier Performance Management

December 16, 2020

Following supplier performance management best practices and using proper metrics could help you identify and deal with supply chain issues early on, avoiding stock-outs, production bottlenecks, or other complications that could arise due to unreliable suppliers.

 

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Kitting – a Comprehensive Guide for Manufacturers and Distributors

Kitting – a Comprehensive Guide for Manufacturers and Distributors

December 9, 2020

Kitting could be a valuable addition to the managing practices of both your raw material and finished goods inventory. There are two types of kitting and numerous instances when either of them could prove useful.

 

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What Is Demand Forecasting and What Can MRP Software Do With It?

What Is Demand Forecasting and What Can MRP Software Do With It?

December 2, 2020

Demand forecasting could be the key to a business’s future. But how does it work and how could it be leveraged in a way that would be most beneficial?

Understanding what to manufacture goes beyond planning the production floor. 

Of course, there are sales and marketing efforts to inform people of products and collect sales dollars from them. 

But another important endeavor for any manufacturing company is centered upon demand forecasting.

 

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Manufacturing Execution System Software as a Cloud-Based Solution

Manufacturing Execution System Software as a Cloud-Based Solution

November 25, 2020

From better scalability to integrated data management – there are numerous advantages to having Manufacturing Execution System software as a cloud-based solution. As automation increases through the introduction of new technology such as Industry 4.0 and other initiatives, companies continuously look for ways to improve productivity, manage production workflow, and capture higher efficiencies.

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