IQMS Blog for Manufacturing ERP Expertise

Are Customer or Regulatory Requirements Preventing You From Growing?

Posted by Nicole Smith on Thu, Jun 25, 2015 @ 09:30 AM

Securing new customers is not a straightforward task. How many times have you negotiated a prospective contract to the finish line, only to discover that you are missing a critical piece of software necessary to obtain the new business? For example:

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Tags: Quality Management, Barcodes and Labeling, EDI

The Six EDI Documents Typically Found in a Trading Partner Cycle

Posted by Nicole Smith on Thu, May 28, 2015 @ 11:01 AM

An Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) translator is a powerful and productive tool. EDI delivers the ability to transact business electronically with your customers, helping you expedite the exchange of critical data, streamline transactions, eliminate manual data entry errors, improve customer service and increase productivity capacity. EDI programs are also be a requirement for doing business with major customers such as Walmart, Home Depot and Honda.

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Tags: EDI, eCommerce/EDI

Meet Risk Management's New Sidekick: Your ERP Solution

Posted by Glenn Nowak on Thu, Nov 13, 2014 @ 09:12 AM

Every day, we take steps to mitigate risk in our daily lives. We wear our seat belts when in the car. We exercise regularly (well, semi-regularly) to keep healthy. We apply sunscreen before we head to the beach. We carpool and recycle to fight climate change.

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Tags: manufacturing ERP software, Inventory Control, Real-Time, ERP Selection, Quality Management, EDI, Shop Floor Control

Simplifying ILVS, IPL and ALC for Automotive Manufacturers

Posted by Jason Slater on Thu, May 29, 2014 @ 09:31 AM

ILVS, IPL, ALC ... A major automotive supplier to Ford, Honda, BMW or Toyota may recognize these acronyms and may frown when reading them. These three and four letter acronyms are often followed by choice four letter words when things go wrong.

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Tags: Automation, Automotive ERP, Barcodes and Labeling, EDI