IQMS Blog for Manufacturing ERP Expertise

Time & Attendance Clock In Options for Manufacturers

Posted by Lee Filbert on Thu, Apr 25, 2013 @ 09:42 AM

One of the most common questions the hardware group at IQMS receives from customers is: "How can we clock in our employees?" There are several technologies available to perform the clock in process in our manufacturing ERP software, EnterpriseIQ, but first I want to provide a little background on what is happening behind the scenes.

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Tags: manufacturing ERP software, EnterpriseIQ, Hardware Reseller, Mobile ERP Software

An IQMS Employee Perspective: The Best Marriage I’ve Ever Had

Posted by IQMS Manufacturing ERP Software on Thu, Apr 18, 2013 @ 09:45 AM

This week’s blog post was written by Training Specialist, Gabby Morris. Gabby recently celebrated her 12th year with IQMS and has helped, advised and celebrated the successes of hundreds of customers and employees with her compassion and talents.

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Tags: manufacturing ERP software, IQMS, EnterpriseIQ, Training, Human Resources

Discourage Knowledge Hoarders in Your Manufacturing Business

Posted by Tina Jolicoeur on Thu, Apr 11, 2013 @ 10:10 AM

A group of my friends get together once or twice a year to split wood. I live in a "many hands make light work" community, and as a bonus at the end, I get to go home with a pallet of wood. I've observed that, like a lot of day-to-day activities, you can liken splitting wood to repetitive manufacturing. 

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Tags: manufacturing ERP software, IQMS, Quality Management, Training, Technical Support

IQMS Case Study: Nicolet Plastics’ Strategy to Manufacture Time

Posted by IQMS Manufacturing ERP Software on Tue, Apr 09, 2013 @ 09:54 AM

If someone gave you a week of time, what would you do with it? A whole seven days is exactly what Nicolet Plastics, Inc. is delivering its customers with its innovative Quick Response Manufacturing (QRM) program. Through an enterprise-wide initiative that relentlessly emphasizes lead time reduction, Nicolet Plastics is revolutionizing time-based competition and make-to-order strategies to ensure manufacturing excellence (With impressive results - 2012 will be the best year in Nicolet Plastics' history, both in terms of revenue and earnings).

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

Easily Access EnterpriseIQ From Within SolidWorks

Posted by Jason Slater on Thu, Apr 04, 2013 @ 09:37 AM

For those of you who have read some of my past blogs, you've heard me mention the IQMS SolidWorks add-in. I explained some of the integration our Automation department has done within SolidWorks, but I didn't go into much detail about what exactly the add-in does. In the past month, this application has seen some significant advancement in functionality that I can see being a huge benefit to our SolidWorks users. However, before I get into these new features, a little more detail of how the SolidWorks add-in works is in order:

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Tags: manufacturing ERP software, EnterpriseIQ, Inventory Control, Real-Time, Automation