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Discrete Manufacturing (ERP)
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The simplified definition of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is a set of applications that automate finance and human resources departments and help manufacturers handle jobs such as or...
 

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Managing Transaction Tax Audit Risk: How to Protect Precious Cash Flow by Proactively Addressing Audits
Even in the best economic times, businesses must be vigilant against unnecessary costs and risks. But not just businesses need to be vigilant@states and other

manual book sample  companies still rely on manual tax processes, which are intrinsically expensive and error-prone. And while they may be attracted to the traditional enterprise software solutions, these solutions are prohibitively costly for most companies to install and maintain. Yet despite these economic realities, businesses don’t have to simply roll over and let the auditors eat them alive. It is possible to protect your business from non-compliance and audits without breaking the bank. The following section

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Small Business Software (SBS) RFI/RFP Template

General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll, Inventory, Job and Project Costing, Fixed Assets, Sales Management, Budgeting, Manufacturing,  Product Technology Get this template

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How to Keep Stock Balances Accurate


Distributors must ensure the quantity of products shown to be available in their software system agrees with what is physically in their warehouses. If it doesn’t, valuable time and money are lost as customers seek other suppliers, salespeople physically check stock, and buyers are forced to overstock. Learn the policies and procedures that can maximize your inventory management system to maintain accurate stock balances.

manual book sample  Bar coding replaces many manual data entry tasks and has the ability to verify that accurate information is being entered.   Cycle Count Your Products on a Regular Basis. Many distributors conduct an annual physical inventory. That is they count the products in their facilities once a year. Unfortunately we've found that most physical inventories are a total waste of time and money. Why? Usually anyone with a pulse is drafted to count inventory during the physical ' Even people who are not familiar with Read More

11 Criteria for Selecting the Best ERP System Replacement


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manual book sample  part numbering schemes, converting manual process and data, and both large and small database conversions, to name a few. In the final analysis, you will need to hear testimonials from their users such as a construction equipment manufacturer who said, in the weeks following implementation, our system was tested and didn't even blink. Criteria 4 : Elimination of ImplementationGuesswork The success of your new system depends on two dimensions: the length of time it takes and the amount of business change Read More

Powerful Solutions for Project-driven Organizations


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