8 Ways to Reduce Manufacturing Inventory

What is your attitude toward manufacturing inventory? Well, that could depend on your position within the organization. For instance, the production supervisor views inventory as a safeguard against everything that can go wrong during manufacturing, and your accountant looks at it as an asset that has value.

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The New Era of Paperless Manufacturing

No one has to tell you that the role of paper is quickly declining in both your personal and professional lives. Today, there’s a good chance that you’re reading your newspaper or favorite magazine by logging in online instead of waiting for the mail or newspaper carrier to deliver it. And even if you have […]

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The Importance of Implementing Your New MRP System Properly

Now that you realize your growing manufacturing business requires the high quality, simple yet powerful manufacturing software (MRP system) to accurately plan your production and to optimize your company’s processes, and you’ve decided to move forward with chosen software, it’s time to look at the best ways to implement the software in your organization.

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Smart Manufacturing and MRP: Two Sides Of The Same Coin

Running a small manufacturing business has its challenges. Implementing smart manufacturing practices will go a long way in solving some of the more significant problems. However, to remain competitive over the long term, you have to continuously change with the times.

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Which Forces Help USA Manufacturing Become Great Again?

U.S. manufacturing is on the rise U.S. factories are adding jobs at the quickest pace since 2014 and there are no signs of slowing down any time soon. In total, the U.S. added 196,000 manufacturing jobs in 2017, which is far better than the 34,000 factory jobs lost in the previous year. Last year’s losses […]

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8 Major Benefits of MRP for Manufacturing Business

“Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.” – Vincent Van Gough MRP stands for Manufacturing Resource Planning, including workforce, materials and operations planning. It’s a methodology aimed at managing the whole quote-to-cash workflow process with the goal to improve the processes while the company grows.

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Case Study: Texas Manufacturer Starts Out Right with MRPEasy

Manufacturing micro homes can cause big headaches if you don’t have the right software. Texas-based innovative startup Kasita understood that from the beginning. They hired business consultant David Altemir to help them find the best solution for building these 374-square-foot portable dwellings.

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