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Why Manufacturers Need a CRM System Geared to their Needs Why Manufacturers Need a CRM System Geared to their Needs Why Manufacturers Need a CRM System Geared to their Needs

Why Manufacturers Need a CRM System Geared to their Needs

Author: | Post Date: 25 Jun 2020

Increasingly, companies of all sizes are looking at CRM (customer relationship management) software to assist in their customer interactions. Manufacturers and distributors are no longer just waiting for customers to contact them with what they want. Instead, they are now forecasting and planning what will be in demand in the coming months using technology that helps them understand their customers. Back in 2017, a [...]


What is Smart Manufacturing and How can it Help your Manufacturing Operations? What is Smart Manufacturing and How can it Help your Manufacturing Operations? What is Smart Manufacturing and How can it Help your Manufacturing Operations?

What is Smart Manufacturing and How can it Help your Manufacturing Operations?

Author: | Post Date: 17 Jun 2020

Answer agree or disagree to these two observations: The Coronavirus pandemic is going to change the way manufacturers operate. After the pandemic is over, we won’t be able to go back to doing things the way we used to. (more…)


Coming out of Lockdown – The Corona Opportunity Coming out of Lockdown – The Corona Opportunity Coming out of Lockdown – The Corona Opportunity

Coming out of Lockdown – The Corona Opportunity

Author: | Post Date: 12 Jun 2020

Now that we’re slowly “coming out” of lockdown, what is the Brave New World we find ourselves in? Will lockdown-learning fuel change or will we soldier on wearing a blindfold instead of a face mask. What changes will last and what opportunities will we grasp? People interaction – the pros and the cons (more…)


Key Benefits of COVID-19 Resulting in a Localization of Supply Chains Key Benefits of COVID-19 Resulting in a Localization of Supply Chains Key Benefits of COVID-19 Resulting in a Localization of Supply Chains

Key Benefits of COVID-19 Resulting in a Localization of Supply Chains

Author: | Post Date: 09 Jun 2020

The disruption caused by the coronavirus has led global supply chains to re-think globalized market strategies. Before the pandemic, Chinese producers were often selected as the first choice, and China’s share of the global GDP was sitting at 20%. When Covid-19 hit China, its factories were shut down. Many other countries had to additionally deal with the closing of local ports. (more…)


Recalls – How Food and Beverage Manufacturers can Avoid this Scary Reality Recalls – How Food and Beverage Manufacturers can Avoid this Scary Reality Recalls – How Food and Beverage Manufacturers can Avoid this Scary Reality

Recalls – How Food and Beverage Manufacturers can Avoid this Scary Reality

Author: | Post Date: 04 Jun 2020

As the food supply chain has become more costly and complex, any food safety incident can have a negative impact on public health and ultimately, the economy. In June, the second World Food Safety Day will be celebrated to draw attention and inspire action to help prevent, detect and manage foodborne risks. (more…)


How Heavy Industry can Transition to More Sustainable Practices How Heavy Industry can Transition to More Sustainable Practices How Heavy Industry can Transition to More Sustainable Practices

How Heavy Industry can Transition to More Sustainable Practices

Author: | Post Date: 23 Apr 2020

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, the world’s largest environmental movement to drive transformative change for people and planet. Over the last few weeks, social media and traditional media have been abuzz with stories around how the lockdown has had a positive impact on the environment. In China, carbon emissions were reduced by 18 percent between early February and mid-March due to falls in coal consumption and industrial output, according to [...]


How ERP can Help the Circular Economy How ERP can Help the Circular Economy How ERP can Help the Circular Economy

How ERP can Help the Circular Economy

Author: | Post Date: 21 Apr 2020

This year is the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, an annual event where communities and individuals come together to demonstrate support for the environment, and environmental protection. Since the 1990s, one of the themes has been the issue of recycling, and out of the awareness generated by that has emerged the concept of “the circular economy”. The core message of the circular economy is [...]


The Added Value of a Manufacturing Execution System The Added Value of a Manufacturing Execution System The Added Value of a Manufacturing Execution System

The Added Value of a Manufacturing Execution System

Author: | Post Date: 14 Apr 2020

In today’s increasingly connected and digital world, the need for data on-demand is greater than ever before. Manufacturing operations need to understand the status of various processes rapidly and derive insights from trends. One tool that helps address this need is a Manufacturing Execution System (MES). (more…)


Traceability in the Auto Parts Industry – Avoiding that Million-Dollar Loss Traceability in the Auto Parts Industry – Avoiding that Million-Dollar Loss Traceability in the Auto Parts Industry – Avoiding that Million-Dollar Loss

Traceability in the Auto Parts Industry – Avoiding that Million-Dollar Loss

Author: | Post Date: 02 Apr 2020

It used to be that auto manufacturers’ success was based on their ability to efficiently and profitably design, produce, sell and ship products. But in a fast-changing world, with more complex engineering and the outsourcing of sub-components, manufacturers now have to consider the quality and safety of their products as well. (more…)


Why Food Manufacturers Shouldn’t Ignore Compliance Automation Why Food Manufacturers Shouldn’t Ignore Compliance Automation Why Food Manufacturers Shouldn’t Ignore Compliance Automation

Why Food Manufacturers Shouldn’t Ignore Compliance Automation

Author: | Post Date: 28 Jan 2020

We can all agree on the importance of food safety. We want to trust that the food we put on our plate is clean and nutritious. Yet, we still commonly see headlines containing food contamination issues such as the November 2019 Canadian romaine lettuce recall linked to lettuce harvested in Salinas, California. (more…)



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