ERP Resource Library

Manufacturing

Solarsoft Business System Implementation Leads to Cost Savings Along the Entire Supply Chain at The Woodbridge Group

When The Woodbridge Group, a global manufacturer, started looking for a new business software solution, they were determined to find a supplier with leading-edge software, and a company that they could form a long-term partnership with. The new software also needed to be a good fit for Woodbridge’s quickly changing,
agile operations.


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Tara Materials Leverages Solarsoft IVP to Cut Costs, Increase Agility and Enhance Performance

Agility is more than a buzzword for Jim Pluth, vice president of manufacturing for Tara Materials. In fact, he attributes his company's very survival in a high-velocity business environment to an ability to make rapid adjustments in logistical and production planning. And, to Mr.


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Solarsoft Delivers Unprecedented Integration and Production Control for Suncast

Constant change is inherent in today's business environment. Whether that change is driven internally or by customers, it relentlessly tests the short-term
adaptability and long-term viability of


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EASY eBusiness

The seamless supplier and customer collaboration enabled by EASY eBusiness offers significant operational and competitive advantages for Solarsoft iVP users. Real-time communication with trading partners via the Internet not only streamlines business processes, but improves business results as well.


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Solarsoft Business System Benefits Par-Pak - A Leading Plastics Manufacturing Company

Par-Pak is a global designer and manufacturer of rigid plastic packaging with a solid reputation for quality, service and competitive pricing. Manufacturing products mainly for the bakery, deli and food service industries, Par-Pak has manufacturing facilities in Canada, USA and the United Kingdom.


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MIG Utilizes Solarsoft IVP to Improve Customer Performance, Enhance Vendor Control, Optimize Resources and Reduce Cost

The automotive supply chain demands that suppliers consistently achieve near perfection in virtually every performance measure, from delivery to quality, at the lowest possible cost. It is a top-down,


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CMS Software's Multi-Tier Architecture Changes the (Inter)face of ERP on the iSeries

CMS Software, a 20-year-old ERP provider headquartered in Canada (with additional offices in four other countries), long relied on its expertly designed, green-screen applications to close deals.


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IVP Solution Highlights

At Solarsoft we understand your need to rely on an ERP system to effectively manage the resources and planning elements of your business – the lifeblood of your company. Reducing costs, seamless integration & instant realtime access to information are critical to the success of your organization.


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Solarsoft's multi-tier architecture changes the (inter)face of ERP on the System i

Solarsoft, a 20-year-old ERP provider headquartered in Canada (with additional offices in four other countries), long relied on its expertly designed, green-screen applications to close deals.


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Atlas Hydraulics Leverages Full Range of Solarsoft IVP Functionality Across Multiple Plants, Mulitple Companies and Multiple Geographies

Centrally managing everything from production, purchasing and inventory to financials for five plants, organized into three distinct companies located in three countries presents some extraordinary challenges, for sure, but it’s business-as-usual for Atlas Hydraulics.


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Ten Warning Signs that your ERP System is Killing Your Business

Today's manufacturing enterprise is challenged by rising material costs, increasing competition, and ever-changing customer requirements.


White Paper Plex Systems ERP Software Review

A "Software as a Service" Primer

It's hard to miss: the term Software as a Service (SaaS) is everywhere, garnering headlines in the technology press, leading to hot IPO's raved about in the financial press, and generally being described as the future of software technology.


White Paper Plex Systems ERP Software Review

10 Critical Questions to Ask a Manufacturing ERP Vendor

Plex Systems suggests that many manufacturers are focusing on the wrong issues when considering ERP solutions.


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Project-Oriented Manufacturing: "How to Resolve the Critical Business Issues That Impact Organizational Competitiveness"

Identify and discuss the unique and critical business issues with which an Engineer-To-Order (ETO) or


White Paper Consona ERP Software Review

Implementing Lean Manufacturing Principles in an A&D Environment

Lean manufacturing is a management philosophy, enabled and supported by various techniques, to eliminate any form of non-value adding activity. With terms like "lot size of one", "continuous flow", and "pull production", lean manufacturing has primarily been associated with the factory floors of short run, repetitive manufacturers.


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Implementing Kanban Alternatives in Lean Manufacturing

Many people equate Lean manufacturing with the use of kanbans: physical or visual signals that trigger replenishment. While kanban use is indeed a part of many Lean programs, it is not the only solution for triggering the movement of material.


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Achieving Efficient Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Through Process and Automation

Now more than ever, organizations of all sizes and descriptions are struggling to comply with regulations and manage the risks and penalties of failing to operate within the rules. Establishing, maintaining and proving compliance requires both money and time that executives and shareholders would rather invest in top-line growth.


White Paper Epicor ERP Software Review

Bringing Web 2.0 to the Enterprise: Leveraging Social Computing Technologies for ERP Applications

Today's business applications are not flexible enough to keep pace with the businesses they support. Users must figure out where to find information, located in isolated silos, that supports their tasks; the IT costs of keeping up with evolving


White Paper Epicor ERP Software Review

Strategies for a Successful CRM Implementation

Now more than ever, organizations of all sizes and descriptions are struggling to comply with regulations and manage the risks and penalties of failing to operate within the rules. Establishing, maintaining and proving compliance
requires both money and time that executives and shareholders would rather invest in top-line growth.


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Six Technology Tactics to Promote Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a relatively new precept for business. Conceptually, CSR holds organizations to a higher moral and ethical standard considering the overall interests of society in the operations of its day-to-day business.


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Five Ways ERP Can Help You Implement Lean

Becoming Lean has been a goal of most companies over the last few years. Why is Lean so popular? Lean delivers what companies really need in today's highly competitive world - shorter lead times, improved quality, reduced cost, increased profit, improved productivity and better customer service.


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