ERP for Manufacturing

Converging Robots and ERP to Improve Decision-Making Converging Robots and ERP to Improve Decision-Making Converging Robots and ERP to Improve Decision-Making

Converging Robots and ERP to Improve Decision-Making

Author: | Post Date: 21 Jun 2018

The FIFA World Cup is well underway and, even if you aren’t the biggest soccer fan, soccer fever seems to have gripped the globe. While we are furiously debating the attributes of the teams, the competency of the referees and the quality of the stadiums, let’s also give a thought to a sign-of-the-times marketing campaign that depicts delivery drones delivering beverages to a stadium [...]


ERP is Key to Improving Productivity and Profitability for Food Manufacturers ERP is Key to Improving Productivity and Profitability for Food Manufacturers ERP is Key to Improving Productivity and Profitability for Food Manufacturers

ERP is Key to Improving Productivity and Profitability for Food Manufacturers

Author: | Post Date: 05 Jun 2018

The incidence of serious food poisoning outbreaks is increasing globally, with more and more significant cases occurring more frequently around the globe. Most recently, South Africa experienced the world’s worst Listeria outbreak, killing over 70 people. The regulators’ immediate response was to target “suspect” businesses, and this led to the entire food and beverage supply chain having to review their processes. (more…)


Industry-built ERP: Tackling Industrial Machinery and Equipment Manufacturing Challenges Industry-built ERP: Tackling Industrial Machinery and Equipment Manufacturing Challenges Industry-built ERP: Tackling Industrial Machinery and Equipment Manufacturing Challenges

Industry-built ERP: Tackling Industrial Machinery and Equipment Manufacturing Challenges

Author: | Post Date: 24 May 2018

The Industrial Machinery and Equipment (IM&E) manufacturing industry faces some unique challenges, many of which have been around for some time. While generic ERP systems may be adequate for simpler manufacturing situations, IM&E requires a solution with strong capabilities for complex equipment specification and production, comprehensive quoting and estimating, integrated quality management, and meticulous traceability. (more…)


ERP Solutions for Improved Planning, Production and Automation in the Manufacturing Industry ERP Solutions for Improved Planning, Production and Automation in the Manufacturing Industry ERP Solutions for Improved Planning, Production and Automation in the Manufacturing Industry

ERP Solutions for Improved Planning, Production and Automation in the Manufacturing Industry

Author: | Post Date: 17 May 2018

Since the ‘90s, businesses have used Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) to get a better view of what is happening across their organization. It originally evolved as a system of record with the primary driver of tying-in, and producing, a single view of an integrated transaction. (more…)


How to Maximize your Food and Beverage Supply Chain with ERP How to Maximize your Food and Beverage Supply Chain with ERP How to Maximize your Food and Beverage Supply Chain with ERP

How to Maximize your Food and Beverage Supply Chain with ERP

Author: | Post Date: 10 May 2018

Taking the food supply chain for granted these days is risky. Different rules apply when bacteria is found in your product as opposed to, for example, the odd squirt of petroleum grease that may affect the automotive industry. And, to add to the horror, it may still be growing, ripening or fermenting in its packaging. Completely unlike the problems experienced with automotive components or [...]


Digital Twins: “Living Models” Create Value from Data Streams for Electronic Manufacturers Digital Twins: “Living Models” Create Value from Data Streams for Electronic Manufacturers Digital Twins: “Living Models” Create Value from Data Streams for Electronic Manufacturers

Digital Twins: “Living Models” Create Value from Data Streams for Electronic Manufacturers

Author: | Post Date: 08 May 2018

We live, and work in a world, where Big Data management tools, affordable cloud computing and storage, and AI machine-learning algorithms, have converged to provide us with a constant stream of analytical information. The challenge we face is decoding the data’s messages, and finding effective ways to put the learnings to good use. (more…)


Digital Disruption – How Do Local Manufacturers Measure Up? Digital Disruption – How Do Local Manufacturers Measure Up? Digital Disruption – How Do Local Manufacturers Measure Up?

Digital Disruption – How Do Local Manufacturers Measure Up?

Author: | Post Date: 12 Apr 2018

It’s no secret South Africa has been a little slow on the uptake of emerging technology like robotics and machine learning. But all this is about to change as local companies prepare to disrupt or be disrupted. Digital transformation is rapidly headed our way and those that don’t respond will find themselves in crisis. (more…)


Top 10 Key Qualities for Selecting an ERP System for Electronics Top 10 Key Qualities for Selecting an ERP System for Electronics Top 10 Key Qualities for Selecting an ERP System for Electronics

Top 10 Key Qualities for Selecting an ERP System for Electronics

Author: | Post Date: 27 Feb 2018

The “one size fits all” approach has never been ideal for business owners when selecting ERP in manufacturing, this is especially the case in the Electronics sector which has very particular needs. Historically Electronics and electronics-related manufacturers have had a challenge finding ERP systems that meets their special business requirements. These include serial number tracking at multiple levels within finished goods and sub-assemblies, to traceability, [...]



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