Manufacturing Industry Solutions
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No wonder, industry leaders count on unified manufacturing ERP software. Imagine having one place to manage all your key data like production schedules and inventory levels. Once you have that, your teams can finally get on the same page. This helps get rid of waste and boost client satisfaction.
What Do Manufacturers Need?
By working with manufacturers of all shapes and sizes over the last 27 years, we’ve gained a deep appreciation for the unique needs of businesses like yours and understand how the right tools can help you reach your goals.
We have the manufacturing ERP software and expertise to help you confront this industry’s challenges head on, including:
- Lowering costs.
- Boosting efficiency.
- Meeting changing customer demands.
- Complying with complex regulations.
Your competitive edge is no longer only driven by your product quality. Rather, it hinges on your efficiency and profitability. It’s true, once upon a time, you could manage your business with a mix of spreadsheets and other disconnected software, each of which had one use and could not talk to the others. But not any longer. Now, to succeed, you need a system that connects all your people, data and equipment. Only then can you make the smart, quick decisions today’s economy demands.
Manufacturing ERP Software We Recommend
Acumatica Cloud ERP
This robust manufacturing ERP software offers everything many businesses need packaged in a user-friendly platform. It’s ideal for project centric, engineer to order, batch, job shop, repetitive, make to order and make to stock manufacturers.
Acumatica cloud ERP helps manufacturers:
- Put an end to the blind scheduling of labor, materials machines and tooling.
- Eliminate frustration and poor decisions caused by outdated, inaccessible or incorrect data.
- Take control of engineering changes and address bill of material routing errors.
- Avoid rushing while reducing finished goods and raw materials inventories.
Acumatica Case Studies
As Lockwood Products grew, it became increasingly challenging to use the two financial systems that ran the company. To better manage daily order processing, gain better inventory management and realize the benefits of a tightly integrated ERP, Lockwood Products adopted Acumatica and found an opportunity to re-envision their entire business.
Korpack helps manufacturers, distributors, and fulfillment centers in the Midwest area save money and enhance productivity by finding the best packaging solutions for their needs. When it came time for a new ERP, the company needed something that was not only affordable, but could help Korpack organize, analyze and act on data was flexible and ready to support the company’s aggressive plans for growth.
While still a startup company, Firewire Surfboards purchased a low-cost ERP and used it for more than a decade until the CFO could no longer ignore how much time he was wasting recreating financial reports or the lack of visibility the company had into to its supply chain. To combat these issues, they moved to Acumatica. By doing so, they gained the affordable, flexible ERP the company needed to maintain its competitive edge.
Microsoft Dynamics GP
Counted on by thousands of businesses the world over for decades, Dynamics GP is a popular ERP among manufacturers. It‘s a great fit if you are producing made to order, made to engineer and made to stock products. GP also works well for process and discrete manufacturers. With it, you get the key manufacturing tools you need without a bunch of bloat.
Microsoft Dynamics GP helps manufacturers:
- Increase operational efficiency and reduce manufacturing costs.
- Manage the shop floor more effectively.
- Optimize production capability and gain visibility into the production process.
- Reduce inventory costs by minimizing stock outages.
- Improve customer satisfaction, meet their highly specific requirements on spec and on time.
- Consistently meet tight quality-control standards.
Microsoft Dynamics GP Case Studies
To meet its future projections, the company needed an ERP system that allowed it to control supply, production and invoicing. IMEL selected Microsoft Dynamics GP hosted on Azure for the job. With it, they were able to save money on infrastructure and gained greater availability and performance.
New Belgium Brewing
New Belgium Brewing, makers of Fat Tire Amber Ale and other inspiring craft beers, has been experiencing double-digit year-over-year growth. To help keep a close eye on inventory sales and costs, New Belgium counts on Microsoft Dynamics GP.
Primo Water Corporation
Primo Water Corporation is the leading supplier of bottled water dispensers in the US. As a privately owned, fast-growing start-up firm, the company quickly outgrew the capabilities of their QuickBooks accounting software and chose to migrate to Microsoft Dynamics GP for a more comprehensive manufacturing solution.
Why Manufacturers Love Working with Intelligent Technologies, Inc.
We’ve served the technology needs of manufacturers for more than 25 years. Since the beginning, ERP and CRM systems have been the focus of our business. No matter how complex your needs, chances are we have tackled something similar before. If you need customizations, our expert staff can help with those as well.
The human touch
Should you need help with your manufacturing ERP, our friendly NC based staff will there for you. No more searching for an answer yourself, or wasting time trying to figure out who you should call.
Be assured we have what it takes to meet your ERP needs now and as your business grows. Our team has been implementing and supporting ERP systems since 1991.
Additional Resources to Help You Find the Best Manufacturing ERP Software for Your Business
What Do Manufacturers Look For in an ERP Solution?
When it comes to selecting an ERP system, you want what every manufacturer wants: a solution that will implement smoothly and help drive business immediately. But that can seem like finding a needle in a haystack.
That’s why Aberdeen recently published “What Do Manufacturers Look For in an ERP Solution?” a new report designed to help you focus your search and find the right system faster.
Creating a Modern, Effective Manufacturing Environment with ERP
With so many moving parts, many manufacturers struggle to balance supply and customer demand. ERP systems have become popular way of dealing with this and other common issues manufacturers face. When used correctly, they have the power to help you get everything working in sync and drive growth. A 2014 Aberdeen study found that 97% of leading manufacturers use an ERP, compared with only 88% of followers. The problem is, many manufacturers implement ERP systems without a clear plan in place to make the most of their investment. A mistake that costs them dearly in both time and money. Don’t let this happen to you! Discover what leading manufacturers do to make sure their ERP system delivers real results.
The Unified Manufacturing Environment: Transparency, Collaboration, and Decision-Making with End-to-End ERP
Top performing manufacturers are 2.2 times as likely to implement an ERP package that contains the functionality that was previously provided by multiple, disparate systems in one package. This enables capabilities including improved collaboration, agile decision-making, efficiency, and quality while improving ERP return on investment.
It turns out, the top challenges facing manufacturers are caused by a technology environment that is not effectively connected. This report shows what ˝end-to-end˝ ERP entails and how it increases visibility for both process and discrete manufacturers.
What is Industry 4.0 and How Can it Help Manufacturers Succeed?
So much more than a marketing buzzword, Industry 4.0 puts the power of today’s advanced technologies into the hands of manufacturers. Not surprisingly, those who embrace Industry 4.0 are more likely to be leaders in their field. But, that’s just one of the benefits Industry 4.0 offers. Watch to discover others.
True Cloud vs. Fake Cloud: How Manufacturing Companies Can Tell the Difference
Unfortunately, there remains a lot of confusion in the manufacturing ERP system marketplace about what defines a true cloud-based solution. But it’s important you know how to identify which software will make the biggest impact on your business—and deliver the ROI you’re expecting.
True Cloud Applications for Agile and Fast-Growing Businesses
Why Cloud Apps Are Key to Supporting Growth of Small and Medium Businesses