The ERP Vendor Demo: Reducing Vendor Blur

Confusion and “vendor blur” tend to be by-products of vender searches for manufacturing software. However, this doesn’t have to be. Prepare for a discovery visit and product demonstration if you’re serious about finding the right Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software solution for your process manufacturing enterprise. Taking time to conduct research before you make your… Read more »

Meet the Team: Business Development

All of us at ProcessPro are dedicated to one thing – helping process manufacturers succeed with our Premier ERP software solution. From the first call to a prospective client, to the clients we’ve served for decades, we’re hard at work ensuring they get the most out of their ERP. Behind the scenes of our St…. Read more »

BOM vs. Formulation: What to Consider in ERP Software

Let’s be frank! All manufacturers are not created equal. There are discrete and process manufacturers. Discrete manufacturers assemble products such as appliances, cars, computers, furniture, toys, etc., made of component parts. Production involves soldering, screwing, gluing, etc. Contrarily, process manufacturers produce beverages, cosmetics, chemicals, food, paints, pharmaceuticals, and more, by mixing liquids, chemicals, and food… Read more »

How to Weigh the Pros and Cons of Purchasing ERP

“ERP systems are a large investment.” “The ERP selection process is overwhelming.” “ERP implementations can fail.” These are typical complaints and worries that our team of experts has heard in regards to ERP systems. A substantial amount of organizations’ complaints and questions about the worth of an ERP system have validity: ERP solutions are expensive,… Read more »

Implementing ERP Warehouse Automation: Is Now the Right Time?

As a batch process manufacturer operating with a warehouse (or multiple warehouses in various locations) full of raw materials, finished goods, and everything in between, you may already know the benefits of a warehouse management system (WMS), such as AWS by ProcessPro. But when is the right time to invest in automation systems? Of course,… Read more »

ERP Software Adoption Needs Executive Support

Charged with the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software selection project for your small-to-mid-sized process manufacturing company? This multi-faceted undertaking is rife with challenges, the foremost being that you may have limited experience in vetting and selecting an ERP software vendor. Many points of consideration and concern fill the pages of your legal pad. Nevertheless, number… Read more »

Meet the Team: Account Management

All of us at ProcessPro are dedicated to one thing – helping process manufacturers succeed with our Premier ERP software solution. From the first call to a prospective client,  to the clients we’ve served for decades, we’re hard at work ensuring they get the most out of their ERP.  Behind the scenes of our St…. Read more »

Top Four Ways Warehouse Managers Excel with ERP

As a warehouse manager for a small-to-midsized process manufacturer, every department depends upon you. You’re vital to the supply chain, charged with overseeing the receipt, storage, and distribution of goods according to best practices and the strategic productivity goals of your company. Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software, with its centralized database and integrated functionalities, improves… Read more »

Pit MRP Software Against Manual Methods and It WINS … Hands Down!

If you’re a small- to mid-sized process manufacturer finding it difficult to plan your production because you’re using manual methods, consider investing in an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software solution integrated with Material Requirements Planning (MRP) functionality. As an automated production planning, buying, and scheduling system, MRP software helps process manufacturers reduce raw materials and… Read more »

Ready for ERP? Don’t Forget Important IT Considerations During Your Preparation

When going through the steps to prepare your organization for Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software, there are many areas to consider––everything from search strategies to what to do with your manufacturing data. Oftentimes, information technology concerns can be overlooked with the many decisions required of you during an ERP search. These IT requirements and recommendations… Read more »