How to Prepare Before You Move to Cloud-Based ERP

Cloud-based ERP systems are widely recognized as integral components to modern manufacturing facilities, and many manufacturers are making the switch to reap the benefits of the cloud. Moving from an on-premise ERP system to a cloud-based ERP system requires careful planning, as ERP impacts every aspect of your operations. Before you make the transition to […]

How to Prepare Before You Move to Cloud-Based ERP

Cloud-based ERP systems are widely recognized as integral components to modern manufacturing facilities, and many manufacturers are making the switch to reap the benefits of the cloud. Moving from an on-premise ERP system to a cloud-based ERP system requires careful planning, as ERP impacts every aspect of your operations. Before you make the transition to […]

Posted by CTND on 19. 9. 2018

4 Ways ERP Improves Efficiency for Furniture Manufacturers

As a furniture manufacturer, you need to be one step ahead of new technology, fluctuations in price and demand, and skilled labor availability. In this intensely competitive landscape, it’s more important than ever to streamline your workflows and reduce the time it takes to get your products to market. A modern enterprise resource planning (ERP) […]

Posted by CTND on 12. 9. 2018

Leveraging ERP in Industry 4.0: How to Overcome Resistance to Change

Whether you are an established organization or an emerging growth-stage manufacturing company in the aerospace and defense (A&D) industry, you must get up to speed with Industry 4.0 in order to remain competitive. A comprehensive enterprise resource planning (ERP) system acts as a foundation to Industry 4.0, allowing you to streamline your processes and successfully […]

Posted by CTND on 5. 9. 2018

3 Ways Industry 4.0 Can Solve Supply Chain Challenges

Your manufacturing company must continually balance a multi-faceted supply chain. A challenge at any point along the chain can throw off the entire manufacturing production process. Fortunately, Industry 4.0 brings with it the opportunity to improve transparency and predictive analysis across the entire supply chain. Defined by interoperability, information transparency, technical assistance, and decentralized decision-making, […]

Posted by CTND on 22. 8. 2018

6 Signs It’s Time to Upgrade Your ERP

Your enterprise resource planning (ERP) system is the lifeblood of your organization, but like any other element of your business, it can become outdated — especially in the face of the rapid digital transformation that’s currently sweeping through the manufacturing industry. If you aren’t working with an up-to-date solution, you could be missing out on […]

Posted by CTND on 18. 7. 2018

Using ERP to Overcome the Generational Skills Gap in Manufacturing

The manufacturing skills gap is expected to result in 2 million jobs going unfilled over the next decade, according to a study from the Manufacturing Institute and Deloitte. There’s a serious shortage of young people entering the workforce who are interested in these jobs and who have the practical skills to do them. On top […]

Posted by CTND on 11. 7. 2018

4 Steps to Take Before Getting Your Company AS9100 Compliant

AS9100 is the gold standard when it comes to compliance within the aerospace and defense (A&D) industry — and it’s something that any company working in or around this sector should consider. Unlike the basic ISO 9001 standard that oversees general quality management across various industries, AS9100 is specific to the nuances of the A&D […]

Posted by CTND on 6. 6. 2018

Reducing Lead Time With Industry 4.0

Manufacturing in today’s major industries means being able to balance increased demands and customization requests without slowing down production. Not only does demand continue to rise, but customers are more frequently seeking specific items that need to be made in smaller batches rather than produced in mass. Current manufacturing models weren’t built with these demands […]

Posted by CTND on 4. 4. 2018

5 Benefits of Cloud-Based ERP for Manufacturers

The shift to cloud-based services and infrastructure is on the rise, and discrete manufacturing and process manufacturing companies are leading the charge when it comes to public cloud spending. The two industries alone make up just under one fifth of all market spending on these services. This isn’t a surprise; manufacturing benefits greatly from the […]

Posted by CTND on 28. 3. 2018

The Top 4 Challenges Facing Furniture Manufacturers

Despite the uptick in US manufacturing as a whole over the past year, furniture manufacturers face a set of challenges that will make it difficult to compete in the coming years. While some of these obstacles apply to manufacturing in general, furniture manufacturing is especially sensitive to price fluctuations, customer demand, and a stiffly competitive […]

Posted by CTND on 21. 3. 2018