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How striving for zero defects helps to boost manufacturing productivity through process visibility

Theresa May hasn’t held back in stressing the need for UK businesses to raise productivity levels if we are to successfully trade with and operate in the European market post Brexit. In its Industrial Strategy green paper, the Government highlights…
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You and Yours - How ERP is helping drive digitalisation in UK manufacturing

Last month saw the publication of an interim report from the Industrial Digitalisation Review, with the final recommendations due to be presented to Government later this year. So far, over 200 companies from throughout the UK have been involved…

Generation X: worth their weight in gold

Have you ever thought about the age range of your employees? Take a look around and the chances are you they may range from their teens through to their late sixties. And that’s great – there’s a lot to be said for having age diversity…

How ERP integration ensures a smooth workflow

Let’s face it, life is better when things run smoothly. When your car starts first time, when there is no traffic, or when your train actually arrives on time; these things are important to us. So too is ensuring your workload is not overburdened…
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Extracting Value from ERP

One of the first questions your customers are most likely to ask themselves when buying a new ERP system is “Is this good value?” Keeping costs down is critical to business, but with the advent of Industry 4.0 and the Internet of Things,…
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The importance of ERP User Experience

ERP systems can be complicated. Let’s not pretend otherwise. But just as we don’t need to know the inner workings of the internal combustion engine to be capable of driving a car, we also don’t need to know the complexities of SQL or…

The Evolution of ERP with Technology

The Evolution of ERP For many of today’s established companies the path to success and the evolution of business management technology are closely interwoven. The advancement and diversification of ERP software has enabled businesses to…

How to Utilise Technology for a Better Supply Chain

These days, there is little doubt that intelligent and integrated ERP systems enable strong supply chain models to function. Trends towards servitization, where businesses add value to their product offering through additional services, such…

Helping business keep control of quality using ERP

Customer expectations are changing rapidly. The days of mass customisation are now moving more towards a mass personalisation mind-set, and, as a result, manufacturers are increasingly faced with a need to focus greater efficiencies..

Helping plastics manufacturers remain versatile with ERP

As the UK manufacturing sector strives to produce more innovative and versatile products, engineers are increasingly looking towards lighter and more flexible materials such as plastic and rubber...