4 Non-Negotiable Functions of Process Manufacturing ERP

Process manufacturers and discrete manufacturers have completely different manufacturing models. While discrete manufacturers are cutting, assembling or drilling, process manufacturers are mixing and blending based off of very specific recipes and ingredients. Based off these different ways of manufacturing, it wouldn’t make very much sense to be using the same ERP system for both. It wouldn’t be the best decision to try and modify a system to meet your process manufacturing needs either, which is why there are process manufacturing ERP systems on the market made for the industry’s needs.

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Using Food Manufacturing ERP to Eliminate Recalls

It seems like every day there is a new product recalled on the food market. Often times when we approach a check out in the grocery store, there is a list of food items that have been recalled that week. The problem will food recalls is that by the time the issue within the food item has been discovered, it has already been on the market and has already had the potential to harm consumers. So, what if it were possible for a food manufacturing ERP system to identify a product recall before it happens?
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Choosing ERP for Oil and Gas Industries

Between regulations and dealing with global relations, oil and gas companies need a solution in their business that fits many unique situations. The demand for oil and gas is high, so companies are looking for more ways to become efficient, while also meeting industry-specific conditions. More and more oil and gas companies are switching to an ERP system in order to hit these markers. In fact, those companies who chose an ERP for oil and gas were able to increase profitability by 10 percent.
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Attain Sustainable Growth with Sage ERP X3

Any company regardless of size, industry, or location, wants the same thing; sustainable growth and long term profitability. So how does your business grow? According to a recent survey of Sage ERP customers, the top strategies implemented to increase overall profit and growth include increasing their customer base, reducing operating costs, and increasing revenue. The survey goes on to ask customers what their biggest barriers are in attaining their growth goals, here’s what they had to say.
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Cloud ERP News: Sage ERP X3 Is Now Available In the Cloud

Cloud ERPAs always, Sage Summit 2015 was packed with a ton of amazing speakers, networking, education, and news as the Sage ERP community converged on the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. One of the major news highlights of the show was the announcement that Sage ERP X3 is now available in the cloud. At the conference it was announced that Sage’s newest cloud ERP solution would be available in the United States and Canada as of July 31, 2015 meaning this is the first week it’s available! Here’s what you need to know:

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Advanced Warehouse and Data Collection for Sage ERP X3

Distribution ERPRunning a warehouse efficiently can be a challenge – receiving, storing, and picking products with manual processes, overburdened staff and disconnected systems can result in a drain on operations, productivity, and overall profitability. With Sage X3, it doesn’t have to be that way. By automating this process you can speed up the entire process to reduce overhead and eliminate time consuming and error-prone manual processes.
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Import Management with Sage ERP X3

If your supply chain involved the importing of foreign sources good or materials, than you are well aware that there are significant challenges and expenses involved in this complex process.

Unpredictable things happen all the time, for example, a storm at sea or a work stoppage at your port could quickly delay the arrival of your shipment by a week or more and the purchasing department is not the only area of your company that access and insight into your shipments, customer facing employees will also need to stay in the loop on such matters.
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How to Increase Sales with The Sage ERP X3 Mobile Sales App

Sage ERP X3 Mobile SalesHow many of your sales representatives are frequently on the road or work remotely? In many companies 60-90% of the sales force is scattered out in different geographies to serve the needs of customers in different locations. While a mobile sales team is great to ensure coverage across large areas, it’s not always great when your employees are unable to access up to date product information or check on the status of a customer order in Sage ERP X3 while on the road. While this may be the way it’s always been, mobile technology like the Sage Mobile Sales App is making it possible for your sales force to access such information no matter where they are.
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Sage ERP X3 for Process Manufacturing ERP- Demo

process manufacturing ERP demoWhile there are a number of ERP solutions available for process manufacturers to consider, we suggest companies take a good hard look at Sage ERP X3, one of the leading process manufacturing ERP solutions on the market. Sage X3 provides all the tools you need to better manage inventory, optimize your product mix, reduce manufacturing waste, shorten production cycles, delight customers, and run a more profitable business. Learn more about the features of the software and watch a Sage ERP X3 demonstration below.
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Simplify Manufacturing Project Management with Sage ERP X3 Project Management Tools

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ERP systems are the backbone of any manufacturing organization, but a system like Sage ERP X3 can do much more than ensure your basic operations are running smoothly. It can also help you manage individual projects far more efficiently and effectively, helping you provide high quality results within agreed upon time frames and budgets.

Project Management is a discipline that can be applied to virtually any industry, but because manufacturing is so deeply rooted in processes that build upon each other and a critical need for quality in each and every step, project management is crucial for ongoing success, customer satisfaction, and business growth.
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8 Reasons Belmont Meats Chose Sage ERP X3 Process Manufacturing ERP

Process Manufacturing ERPSince the company’s establishment in 1966, Belmont Meats, a manufacturer, processor, and distributor of meat products, has become a true leader in the industry.  With over $100 million in revenue each year the organizations business model is clearly successful, but one thing any successful business knows is that change is always on the horizon, especially when it comes to technology. For Belmont Meats, this meant replacing their aging system and making the switch to Sage ERP X3, a modern process manufacturing ERP system with a history of success in the food and beverage manufacturing and distribution space.

Why did they choose Sage ERP X3 over other options? Here’s what the company had to say about their choice:
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Tips from a Sage ERP X3 Consultant: 3 Steps to Mastering the Financial Data Extraction Tool

Aberdeen Group recently reported that 46% of SMBs report a severe lack of data accessibility, keeping them from making better, faster decisions about their most critical operations. Data has become an increasingly hot topic in the business software world and not for the lack of a good reason- data, especially financial data, is crucial for businesses operating in today’s highly competitive world where every second and every penny counts. Every company has important data hiding somewhere in their business systems; for most companies though, as the research above points out, getting to it is the hard part.  Sage X3 comes equipped with all of the financial reporting tools you need to quickly and easily access, control, and analyze your data. In this blog you will learn the three steps to successfully setting up the Financial Data Extraction (FDE) functionality from an experienced Sage ERP X3 Consultant.

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Selecting a Sage X3 Developer That Will Rock Your Sage ERP X3 Customization

Sage X3 DeveloperOne of the many reasons companies choose Sage ERP X3 is its ability to be customized. In some cases you can make changes to personalize the system to fit your preferences; for example, modifying the visual process flows. In some cases though, you may need to call in the help of a Sage X3 developer for a more advanced customization. There are many developers out there who may be able to help you, but not every Sage development partner is created equal! Selecting the right Sage X3 developer is critical to the success of not only this specific project, but your ERP system as a whole, so make sure you take your time and select a developer who will truly rock your customization.  Before making your final decision, here are a few tips to help you select the right Sage X3 developer for the job.

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An Introduction to Sage ERP X3 Quality Control Processes

Sage ERP X3 Quality Control ProcessesControlling the quality of product can be a high priority within an organization. This is especially true of manufacturers in the food and beverage industry, Pharmaceuticals, and other verticals where quality control impacts compliance and safety as well as brand reputation, customer satisfaction, and sales.  Sage ERP X3 offers functionality to allow for separation and inspection of products by providing control processes within the system. Learn the basics of the Sage ERP X3 quality control processes below.
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