3 Reasons Why Overstocking is Just As Harmful As Understocking 

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It’s no secret that understocking can hurt your bottom line. No business owner wants to risk ending up rejecting projects, proposing longer turnaround times, or otherwise disappointing customers due to inadequate stock.     All the same, it is worth pointing out that … Continued

3 Tips For Writing Better Manufacturing Reports 

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Writing “proper” manufacturing reports might not always seem like the most important priority your business needs to focus on. In the midst of taking orders, meeting deadlines, and finding new customers, it is easy to let these kinds of administrative … Continued

Disruptions in the Manufacturing Industry

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Back in 1995, Clayton M. Christensen of the Harvard School of Business coined the term “disruptive innovation.” Over the course of the past two decades, this concept has become extremely popular, and is now widely used in business circles. Disruptive … Continued

An ERP Implementation Q&A 

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ERP Implementation   For many small and medium-sized manufacturing shops, the need for modern ERP software is quite clear: Unfortunately, the downside of ERP Implementation is also quite tangible. Business owners know that any change in operations–as profitable a move … Continued

How to Foster Customer Satisfaction 

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Making your customers happy with the product you offer is the best way to be sure that they continue patronizing your business. It is also the best way to ensure that they provide you with excellent references. In today’s world, … Continued

7 Benefits of Barcodes 

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Are you considering implementing barcode technology in your business? Since its inception in the early 70’s, barcodes have become nearly ubiquitous in many areas of retail, distribution, and, of course, manufacturing. Here are a few ways that using barcodes could … Continued

5 Tips for Smooth ERP Implementation 

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The early days of ERP implementation can present something of a frustrating paradox for business owners and employees alike. The basics design of ERP software is efficiency, continuity, and ease-of-use, yet the challenges of adapting to a new system can … Continued

4 Easily Avoidable Causes of inefficiency 

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  A surprising majority of companies make simple mistakes that end up costing them big in terms of efficiency and the bottom line. The best way to avoid is simply by avoiding complacency and always keeping one eye out for … Continued

Master Production Scheduling (MPS) 

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Master production scheduling is one of the most vital functions that each and every manufacturing company must perform. In the old days, such work was managed painstakingly through the manual collection, analysis, and implementation of information using paperwork and physical … Continued

3 Common Challenges in Inventory Management

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Inventory management represents one of the most important–and, oftentimes, most challenging–administrative aspects of manufacturing. Inefficiencies, and inaccuracies in inventory management can be quite costly and time-consuming to set right, which underscores the importance of ensuring that everything runs smoothly. In … Continued

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