Sometimes, ERP software resellers can lead companies astray. Take, for example, this $6M assemble-to-order equipment manufacturing firm. The company is struggling with the high cost of value added reseller’s (VARs) custom Crystal report writing services and staff turn-over that makes their Exact Macola ES software tough to handle.
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I recently talked to a consultant who is working with a large, high-volume auto industry prototyping manufacturer. The company is using Microsoft Dynamics SL for financial management and is very happy with the system. The problem is, they need something more to provide MRP software functions such as quoting, bills of materials (BOMs), scheduling, work orders and other common manufacturing ERP software tasks.
This is a guest post by Alan Hart, MBA, Principal Consultant at Pacific Shine Group in Portland, Oregon.
Internal control over financial reporting became a hot topic in the years following the enactment of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (AKA SOX or SARBOX), triggered by the accounting scandals discovered at many publically traded companies in the years that preceded it. Although it was primarily public companies that were in the spotlight (such as Enron, WorldCom, Adelphia Communications and others), some of these accounting practices were also present in privately owned enterprises.
What happens when you don’t ask the right questions – or get the right answers – when evaluating ERP software? Find out in this three-minute video case study that profiles the half-million-dollar mistakes made by a large aerospace fabrication firm.
This is a guest post by Linda Ballard, MBA, a business analyst with over 30 years of experience in accounting, management and software implementation.
The purpose of this article is to compare the process of simple job scheduling with advanced scheduling capabilities to make the most of your manufacturing scheduling software.
Sheldon Needle President of CTSGuides.com
CTSGUIDES.COM, offering reviews, ratings, tools, and expert advice to help companies select software. Sheldon is a former CFO, consultant and software designer who has published more than 20 guides on software selection.
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