Top SaaS ERP Concerns—And Why You Shouldn’t Be Worried

Addressing the Top SaaS ERP Concerns What Is SaaS? Software as a Service (SaaS) is simply the technical term for software, or applications, hosted in the Cloud. Instead of you paying a one-time fee to buy a piece of software to run on your own systems, that software is offered…

SAP vs Plex ERP | ERP Comparison

SAP vs Plex ERP On our blog we spend a great deal of time and effort researching and evaluating today’s best enterprise software for modern businesses. We’ve previously completed a series of reviews that compared Epicor ERP to 6 different ERP systems, and have began doing the same with Plex ERP (and…

Your Small Business And ERP: Are They The Right Fit?

Your Small Business And ERP: Are They The Right Fit? ERP can certainly be a costly investment, and any decision to implement should naturally not be undertaken lightly. This rings especially true for the small and midsize business, who until recently have been shut out of the ERP market due…

Using ERP for Lean Principles: 5 Ways to Make it Work

Using ERP for Lean Principles: 5 Ways to Make it Work In yesterday’s blog post, I fought back against the notion that employing ERP for lean principles in manufacturing was not a compatible situation. Now, on the surface this might seem true—lean is all about trending your business towards zero…

Why You Need ERP Software For Supply Chain Management

Why You Need ERP Software For Supply Chain Management ERP might not be the first thing on your mind when you think about supply chain management, but it should be. The software can provide an umbrella for you to efficiently manage and track all of your operations, right from the…

Leverage ERP Inventory Management For Success

Leverage ERP Inventory Management For Manufacturing Success Ask any manufacturer and they will tell you; Inventory management is a crucial part of their production strategy and one area that requires significant time and investment to really refine and get right. After all, a weak inventory strategy can cripple a company;…

Manufacturing In The Cloud: Key Benefits

Manufacturing In The Cloud As a manufacturing business, you are constantly focused on staying competitive; improving accuracy and streamlining your manufacturing processes to keep both customers and stakeholders happy. By basing your manufacturing in the cloud through online software systems like Plex or Epicor, your company can achieve these goals faster…

What Is The Best ERP For Manufacturing?

What Is The Best ERP For Manufacturing? There are manufacturing enterprises all over the planet, producing a huge variety of products for all types of clients. Each shop floor is uniquely different from the others, and there is no set way to source, make, ship or store a certain product….

How To Plan and Budget For ERP Implementation Success

Plan and Budget For ERP Implementation Download The ERP Implementation E-Book Here We’ll Email it To You! Enterprise software proje It’s one of the most common questions we get from clients and others we talk with about ERP implement is, “How do we budget for ERP?”. The amount of complex…

Maximize ERP ROI With Material Requirements Planning

Maximize ERP ROI With Material Requirements Planning Are you utilizing your software’s material requirements planning functionality to its fullest potential? It’s a question we ask many ERP users who express disappointment in their system and are finding that the software is just not living up to the promises the slick…

ERP Reporting Strategy: The Critical Steps

ERP Reporting Strategy: The Critical Steps ERP software has made huge leaps and bounds in recent years, and now allows users to store crucial company and customer data in a greater magnitude than ever. However, improvements in data gathering does not necessarily mean all good things for the rest of…

Explained: Food and Beverage ERP Software in the Cloud

Explained: Food and Beverage  ERP Software in the Cloud Download the Free White Paper Here We’ll Email You the Guide! As food safety standards become stricter than ever and outbreak scandal upon scandal threaten food and beverage businesses, many wonder what the way forward may be for a food and…

Is Your 2016 ERP Strategy in Place?

Is Your 2016 ERP Strategy in Place?  Although the new year isn’t the greatest of times for the go-live of a completely new enterprise system, that doesn’t mean that you can’t use the opportunity of a new beginning to refocus on your enterprise software and your ERP strategy. Although it’s…

Why So Many Are Turning To Manufacturing In the Cloud

Manufacturing In the Cloud In the world of manufacturing, continuous improvement is necessary to remain competitive and lean. It is also why we are experiencing a paradigm shift in the manufacturing industry from a singular commodities production capacity to include services networks and maintenance support. This is why many companies are…

Dynamics AX vs Plex ERP

Dynamics AX vs Plex ERP Last week, we completed a very popular piece that compared Plex with NetSuite. This week we’ll spend some time evaluating Microsoft Dynamics AX vs Plex ERP; as we’ve often seen organizations consider both systems for their organization. While this does not compare two cloud-only ERP’s…