IQMS Blog for Manufacturing ERP Expertise

Trailer Manufacturers: Stop Settling for Generic ERP

Posted by John Lutz on Thu, May 21, 2015 @ 08:30 AM

truck_trailerTrailer manufacturers are unique in both their processes and business needs. Unfortunately, when it comes to ERP software, trailer makers are typically lumped together with other manufacturing industries (automotive) that are not a good fit for their day-to-day operations.  

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Tags: Inventory Control, ERP Selection, Automotive ERP, best of breed

Stop Trying to Integrate Your Shop Floor MES and ERP Solutions

Posted by Glenn Nowak on Thu, Oct 23, 2014 @ 10:23 AM

It seems like one of the recent trends in ERP software functionality is a renewed focus on shop floor control. This trend has prompted many ERP companies to begin selling third-party shop floor systems that are "integrated" with their ERP software.

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Tags: manufacturing ERP software, IQMS, Real-Time, ERP Selection, MES, WMS, Shop Floor Control, best of breed

How Can Prospective Businesses Tell If You Are Good at Manufacturing?

Posted by Glenn Nowak on Thu, Aug 14, 2014 @ 09:33 AM

How do you find and win new business for your manufacturing plant? Do you rely on sales people making cold calls, a strong website with inbound marketing and SEO or customer referrals? When you are prospecting new companies, how do they know that you are a better manufacturer than your competitor four states away?

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Tags: IQMS, User Group, best of breed