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3D Manufacturing – the Future Becomes the Present

3D Manufacturing – the Future Becomes the Present

July 17, 2020

It wasn’t all that long ago that 3D printing was a concept suitable for an episode of The Twilight Zone. It was no more realistic or practical than space travel or driverless vehicles.

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Inventory Adjustments Within a Manufacturing ERP

Inventory Adjustments Within a Manufacturing ERP

July 15, 2020

By implementing common sense and best practices for inventory adjustments, a company can realize inventory accuracy that keeps processes on track.

 

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12 tips for successful ERP/MRP implementation in a manufacturing company

12 tips for successful ERP/MRP implementation in a manufacturing company

July 10, 2020

These tips could help you, if you have used ERP/MRP software previously, but you do not have your own experience in implementation of ERP/MRP systems.

 

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Key Manufacturing Business Metrics

Key Manufacturing Business Metrics

July 8, 2020

Key Performance Indicator or KPI is a quantifiable measure used to evaluate the success of an organization. Here are key manufacturing KPIs to track.

 

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Best Manufacturing Inventory Software

Best Manufacturing Inventory Software

July 3, 2020

What is inventory? The answer is obvious. Inventory is everything that is in the warehouse – in pieces, or in money.

It is a list of stock items with their quantities and sums, grouped by an item, by shelf, by lot/batch and including (or excluding) items that are usually procured/sold by the company. Inventory is just one number: the total cost of goods that are currently in stock.

 

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Why Food Manufacturing is Hard and How MRP System Helps?

Why Food Manufacturing is Hard and How MRP System Helps?

July 1, 2020

For a food manufacturing business, many requirements must be met, which can vary depending on the type of food you make, the facilities that you use, and the market you operate in.

 

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Lean Manufacturing Practices that can Help Improve Your Manufacturing Processes

Lean Manufacturing Practices that can Help Improve Your Manufacturing Processes

June 26, 2020

Any manufacturer understands the importance of practices that add value to their operation, and that’s exactly what’s at the core of lean manufacturing.

 

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What is Reorder Point and Reorder Point Formula?

What is Reorder Point and Reorder Point Formula?

June 22, 2020

The reorder point, also known as ROP, is the inventory level at which an order is triggered to replenish the inventory stock.

 

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MES – Manufacturing Execution System

MES – Manufacturing Execution System

June 19, 2020

Manufacturing Execution System is a collaboration between manufacturing planning (MRP) and the way the plant floor is organized. 

 

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Business Process Management and Methods

Business Process Management and Methods

June 17, 2020

Business Process Management initiatives can help drive continuous process improvement through a factory. In addition, they can be used in conjunction with software platforms such as CRM, MRP, ERP.

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What is Revision Control in Manufacturing—And Why Should You Use it?

What is Revision Control in Manufacturing—And Why Should You Use it?

June 12, 2020

Anyone who has worked in the manufacturing industry for a significant amount of time knows that there’s so much more that goes into production than simply making good products. There are procedures, methodologies, and manufacturing philosophies that make for truly successful, efficient manufacturing.

 

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Top 7 B2B E-Commerce Platforms in 2020-s

Top 7 B2B E-Commerce Platforms in 2020-s

June 10, 2020

According to Forrester, by 2023 B2B e-commerce in the United States will reach $ 1.8 trillion. It will account for 17% of all B2B sales in the United States, and it will grow by 10% annually over the next 5 years.

 

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Reducing Inventory by Following Suppliers’ Discipline

Reducing Inventory by Following Suppliers’ Discipline

June 5, 2020

“Inventory is often considered by manufacturers to be the most valuable category of assets on their books; however, it can tie up large amounts of cash and diminish in value for a host of reasons,” said Stephen Pillsbury, principal in PwC’s U.S.

 

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What is the difference between production planning and scheduling?

What is the difference between production planning and scheduling?

June 3, 2020

The difference between production planning and production scheduling. They have similar concepts, however, there are slight differences between them.

 

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Manufacturing Software for Electronics Industry

Manufacturing Software for Electronics Industry

May 29, 2020

A key difficulty in electronics manufacturing arises from the need to manage a lot of information. This is where manufacturing software for the electronics industry comes into play.

For example, finding the lead time of a product assembled from hundreds of distinct parts, which all have various lead times, is a difficult process done manually – hundreds or even thousands of pieces of information need to be considered.

 

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What is a Time Slot Management System?

What is a Time Slot Management System?

May 27, 2020

Time Slot Management Systems allow for optimization of logistics processes, are easy to deploy and deliver measurable results in cost savings.

 

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Return on Investment (ROI) for MRP software

Return on Investment (ROI) for MRP software

May 22, 2020

Return of Investment is a critical indicator when deciding on investment in any asset. Especially in ERP/MRP software, where the direct result is not obviously calculating.

 

 

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What is an Accounting Manual?

What is an Accounting Manual?

May 20, 2020

An accounting manual is a document in which every organization defines its accounting policies and procedures. Each organization is unique and therefore creates its own accounting manual. 

 

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Predictive Maintenance, Preventive Maintenance, or Firefighting – What’s the Best?

Predictive Maintenance, Preventive Maintenance, or Firefighting – What’s the Best?

May 15, 2020

A third of manufacturers consider their maintenance programmes to be reactive rather than planned or predicted, according to a recent study by the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET UK) and Bosch Rexroth.

A report into maintenance practices in UK industry surveyed nearly 300 engineers and found that maintenance practices continue to be a cause for concern.

 

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Building an ERP Implementation Team for Manufacturing

Building an ERP Implementation Team for Manufacturing

May 13, 2020

With MRP or ERP implementation, the key to a successful implementation relies on assembling the right team. With the right skills, attributes and leadership, a fully optimized system can be built to fit any manufacturer’s needs.

 

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