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When an MES works closely with an ERP, manufacturers have an opportunity to align their operational data from various lines of business with the nuanced production data they are generating on the plant floor. The result is a powerful blend of strategic and real-time data analysis to drive productivity and efficiency gains.
Business process automation (BPA) gives organizations an opportunity to streamline repeatable operations and eliminate error-prone manual tasks. With the rise of artificial intelligence and the growing movement to embrace digital transformation in sectors like manufacturing, BPA is becoming more valuable.
The move toward digital factories gives manufacturers the ability to make more informed decisions as they work to optimize operations. This begins with building data into every process and eventually leads to sustained innovation as the lessons learned from that data fuels progress. Learn more.
abas ERP was selected for the coveted Top 20 list of ERP providers for 2018, published by Capterra. The software was ranked #15 overall among 500 ERP providers, based on customer reviews and other factors.
The IoT platform is at the center of the Industry 4.0 movement, which refers to a new phase in the Industrial Revolution that focuses heavily on real-time da
On August 30th, the 5th China (Guangdong) International "Internet +" pre-show press conference was held at the Westin Pazhou Hotel.
As factories evolve in light of the data revolution, businesses need to rethink how they handle everything from automation strategies to workforce development tactics. Smart manufacturing is where physical production processes and operations are combined with digital technology, smart computing and big data.
Predictive maintenance strategies offer manufacturers an opportunity to use deep data analysis to reduce downtime, improve productivity and drive efficiency gains. Such a strategy can take the principles of preventive maintenance and add a layer of precision that would be unattainable without modern data analytics solutions.
Forterro, a group of European ERP software companies, backed by Battery Ventures, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire abas Software AG, a privately held ERP vendor, headquartered in Germany, with subsidiaries and partners in 27 countries.
Material Requirements Planning gives floor managers and planners the ability to make informed purchasing decisions, schedule raw material deliveries, determine how much material is necessary to meet production, and create a labor schedule. Unfortunately, antiquated ERP design and use may create problems in production as well.
For senior managers responsible for driving manufacturing growth at a strategic level the value of ERP should be fairly self-evident. For example, in general, everyone in this segment wants better business metrics; better reporting; and enhanced revenue – right? However, at a practical level, hearing about these results is not the same as actually receiving them.
The digitalization and automation of all value added processes is a key factor of success in the production industry - even for midsize businesses.
One of the most unique challenges metal fabrication companies face is the need to accommodate different customer preferences in the way the components are delivered. For example, a custom manufacturer may need a metal fabrication supplier to take on a design-to-order project. This means the fabricator will need to have a flexible process that allows for accurate cost estimates and frequent changes to the design - often right in the middle of production. ERP software for metal fabrication companies.
Is your business suffering from a lack of integration between the ERP vendor portals and ancillary platforms? In this post, we'll look at how abas ERP overcomes these challenges through integration with Magento Web store platforms and built-in ERP vendor portals.
Mobility is critical in today's manufacturing and distribution operations. When your employees have to go back to their workstations to enter data or wait to update information until they're back in the office, they can end up feeling trapped at their desks, unable to work at their best. Think about this issue at an organizational level, and the feeling of being slowed down is even greater.
An ERP implementation project can be intimidating, but there are some common mistakes that companies make - avoid them and you dramatically increase the likelihood of success. Find out what the seven most common pitfalls are, as well as how to avoid them in this post.