Executive Resources

Barcoding 101 for Manufacturers: What You Need to Know to Get Started

Source: Plex Systems
For manufacturers, barcoding carries with it numerous benefits, including increased accuracy, efficiency, and traceability, along with easier adherence to customer or regulatory requirements. Discover how implementing barcoding as part of an integrated software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution can help manufacturing companies of all sizes, and in many different industries, improve operations and business performance.

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ERP Software Review: Entersoft Business Suite for Mixed-mode Manufacturing

This TEC Certification report is an enterprise resource planning (ERP) software review on Entersoft’s Entersoft Business Suite and its support for ERP processes against known benchmarks. It assesses Entersoft’s Entersoft Business Suite for ERP functionality for mixed-mode manufacturing and reviews the product’s support capacity with a focus on:

  • Financials
  • Human resources
  • Discrete manufacturing management
  • Process manufacturing management
  • Inventory management
  • Purchasing management
  • Quality management
  • Sales management

Entersoft S.A. achieved the TEC certified status for its ERP software solution by completing TEC’s certification program, which also contains an independent analyst’s review of the solution based on a demonstration provided by Entersoft S.A. TEC Senior ERP Analyst Ted Rohm’s review describes pertinent features of Entersoft Business Suite including the workflow and support of ERP processes and ease-of-use and user interface of the solution. The analyst also outlines the software provider’s implementation process, support model, and target user base.

Entersoft Business Suite is a robust ERP software solution built to address not only all the requirements in a mixed-mode manufacturing environment, but also the unique features of different enterprises. The system has been designed with ergonomics in mind, providing a modern user interface and interactive (often role-based) dashboards—and producing an enjoyable user experience. Microsoft Excel–like object lists are embedded across the tool to manipulate data in a way that is intuitive and familiar to most users. The software solution is build on a solid platform that supports all the key functionality features in this area such as document management, security, and reporting and analytics. The vendor also offers the app across a number of mobile devices.

Download this ERP software review for a product analysis, comparison, and in-depth commentary, and to learn more about how Entersoft Business Suite can help your mixed-mode manufacturing organization meet its unique business needs.

Lean Manufacturing and the Theory of Constraints Can Co-exist

When most people envision lean manufacturing, a picture of Kanban cards probably pops to mind. But did you know that Theory of Constraints (TOC) can also support a lean philosophy, especially in complex environments? In fact, lean and TOC may well walk hand in hand. Learn about the similarities and differences between these approaches.

Office 365 Adoption eGuide: Identity and Mobility Challenges

Microsoft made a massive push to the cloud in 2014, and as a result Office 365 is taking off. However, Office 365 is unlike any other cloud app in its complexity. Read this eGuide to learn how information technology (IT) can eliminate the identity and mobility management challenges that accompany an Office 365 migration.

Manufacturing Trends: Could CRM Be the Game Changer for Manufacturing Companies?

This white paper looks at how working smarter and having more effective customer relationship management can provide the insight and agility to build and protect competitive advantage.

A fully integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) and customer relationship management (CRM) system can help manufacturers to reach beyond their immediate customers, pre-empt and influence decision-making throughout the supply chain, and release pressure—and cost—at both ends of the sales and delivery cycle.

From Factory Gate to Marketplace: Making CRM and ERP the Cornerstone of Your Business Platform for Agile Success

Business platforms should create a chain reaction across multiple departments and facilities. This white paper sets out why customer relationship management (CRM) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) can be the cornerstone of any business platform where supply chain and complete customer insight allows for agile success, by retaining, repeating, and growing revenues.