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How Leading Manufacturing Organizations Select ERP to Support Their Growth Strategies

8/15/2016
Category: ERP Manufacturing


According to Aberdeen’s Business Management and ERP Study, the number one challenge facing today’s manufacturers is "managing growth expectations": As organizations grow, they are faced with more complex operations and decisions, are exposed to more competitors, and incur increased costs that must be minimized. In cases such as these, manufacturers should rely on their technology environment and access to accurate data in order to do much of the heavy lifting.

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How to Eliminate Inefficiency to Propel Your Growth—and Protect Your Brand

5/24/2016
Category: Manufacturing

As a manufacturer, you understand that to grow in today’s competitive global markets means that your business must operate with increasing efficiency. However, this can quickly lead to a catch-22 situation that perhaps you’ve experienced: while you’re working to become more efficient to drive growth, unplanned growth happens—such as surprise surges in demand that you just weren’t prepared for. And suddenly, you find that your operations are overwhelmed and becoming less efficient instead of more so.
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Two Epicor Customers Featured on Singapore News

5/23/2016
Category: Manufacturing Technology Innovation

It’s been an exciting month for the Epicor team in Singapore as two of our customers were featured in the local newspapers.
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Manufacturers Struggling with Millennial Supply and Demand Issues

5/17/2016
Category: Manufacturing

In discussions about the future workforce, there’s no question millennials are the "force" to be reckoned with. PwC predicts millennials will account for 75% of the global workforce by 2025.
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ERP Selection Tips for Make-to-Stock Manufacturers

5/16/2016
Category: ERP Manufacturing

A make-to-stock manufacturing company that builds discrete products for inventory faces key business challenges.  In this environment, finished products are manufactured and shipped based on demand forecasts issued by the customer base, therefore it is critical to accurately forecast customer demand and create inventory replenishment plans.
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The Dangers of Unplanned Growth

5/9/2016
Category: Distribution ERP Manufacturing

Profitable growth is a hallmark of a thriving business. When growth goes according to plan, it can feel like you’re sailing along the high seas in a magnificent ocean liner that can’t fail. But how about when growth doesn’t go according to plan or when it’s fueled by surprise surges in demand? In sharp contrast to planned growth, unplanned growth can be daunting and overwhelming—like bailing water out of a sinking ship. 
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How Manufacturers Can Successfully Manage the Complexities of Growth

5/3/2016
Category: Manufacturing

It’s simple: you want your business to be profitable, and growth can lead to increased profitability. However, the reality of growing your business is anything but simple.
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