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Graduating from QuickBooks to ERP

Are you among the small percentage of QuickBooks users who are reaching the limits of its capabilities? QuickBooks is hands-down the most widely used accounting platform for small and medium-sized businesses. It is a great solution when a company is starting out, but...

“Hey Chris, did we receive that item yet?”

Does it take longer than a minute for newly received items to be viewable in your inventory system? Your costs go up when your team cannot view accurate, on-hand counts at all times. Yet it’s common for companies to take a whole day to update their system, by the time...

Fast Inventory Flow—Tip #4

If you’re losing sales due to being out of stock, focus on demand forecasting Late deliveries and lost revenue are high priority problems to solve. When you don’t have on-hand inventory to ship on time, your customers go elsewhere to get what they need. This can...

Fast Inventory Flow—Tip #1

If your inventory levels are limiting cash flow, focus on economic reorder points It’s common for company owners to ask us, “My receivables are OK and I’m making money. Why don’t I have cash?” In the industries of distribution, manufacturing and construction, the most...

Danger: Do You Have the Right Technology Tools?

Wouldn’t it be nice if your Technology had a built-in ability to change and adapt? Many of us have become skeptical of technology vendors and products because so many of them are designed with failure in the very essence of them. They aren’t open, they can’t be...

8 places where automation can help

Would you see any of these things if you walked around your facility right now? The biggest opportunities for exponential productivity gains in your business are often found where things are done outside the main software system. Look for those places first: People...