IQMS Blog for Manufacturing ERP Expertise

The Value of Awards for Manufacturers

Posted by Daniele Fresca on Thu, Jun 28, 2012 @ 09:20 AM

I recently watched a recap of an award show and pondered the true value of awards and public accolades. Granted, the award show I watched was not for the manufacturing industry, but I have been present at or privy to awards for IQMS, our employees, our clients and our partners, which begs the question: Is there value in receiving an award? My answer is a resounding YES!

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Tags: IQMS, IQMS News, ERP Selection

Avoiding the Sales “Yes” That Actually Means “No”

Posted by Glenn Nowak on Thu, Jun 21, 2012 @ 09:11 AM

Unfortunately, sales representatives in nearly every field (car sales, insurance sales, door to door sales) have earned themselves a reputation. They have become known as “Yes” men (or women), known for saying “Yes” to anything you need, regardless if it is possible or not, in order to close the sale and move on.

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Tags: manufacturing ERP software, IQMS, ERP Selection, MES

IQMS User Group 2012 Is Fast Approaching

Posted by Daniele Fresca on Thu, Jun 14, 2012 @ 10:39 AM

As I wrote about several months ago, preparations have already begun for the IQMS User Group 2012 (#IQMSUG2012) event. In fact, we started planning this event when we were still double digit months away from the date. Time sure has flown! It is already summer and I can count on less than one hand the months that remain before we kick off another User Group. So, what have we been doing in preparation for the event and what can attendees expect?

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Tags: manufacturing ERP software, EnterpriseIQ, IQMS News, User Group

Shipping Management and Logistics Simplified with IQMS

Posted by Neil Gow on Thu, Jun 07, 2012 @ 10:12 AM

Too often, shipping management and logistics determine whether a finished good arrives by the promise date or not (and whether you have happy customers - or not). Shipping errors, price misquotes, improper packaging and other various shipping logistics frequently cause headaches and take manufacturers away from valuable time on the shop floor. To help combat the common shipping challenges experienced in manufacturing, IQMS recently released a new module called Shipping Manager.

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Tags: manufacturing ERP software, IQMS, EnterpriseIQ, Inventory Control, Supply Chain