Automated Warehouse Solution Part 3

Automated Warehouse Solution Part 3 In Part 1 of this series we defined what an AWS is, and in Part 2 we covered how to recognize when it is time to implement AWS. Growing volume and plans to automate your operations are just two of the factors which may affect your decision to implement AWS…. Read more »

Automated Warehouse Solution Part 2

In the previous blog post we defined Automated Warehouse Solutions (AWS). In this blog we will share how to recognize when it’s the right time to invest in AWS and its major benefits. With the right solutions and planning, a warehouse can be a product and inventory manager, a dynamic process enabler, a key factor… Read more »

What is an Automated Warehouse Solution?

An Automated Warehouse Solution (AWS) is designed for automated storage and retrieval of goods in manufacturing, distribution, retail, and wholesale. Key industries that utilize AWS include food, pharmaceutical, and nutraceutical. The benefits of AWS include reduced labor for transporting items into and out of inventory, reduced inventory levels, more accurate tracking of inventory, alleviating the… Read more »

Food Safety and Traceability: The Unique Challenges Food Manufacturers Face

Food safety is arguably the single most important issue food manufacturers face in today’s market, and with the increasing demands to document traceability information, this will continue to be an ongoing challenge. The complex demands of food safety have real costs and risks for food and beverage manufacturers alike. Regulations require forward and backward traceability… Read more »

ERP and Change Management – 5 Tips to Keep In Mind

Guest Post By Jeff Carr, Managing Partner, Ultra Consultants www.ultraconsultants.com   It’s a best practice to look at an ERP project as something more than a technology initiative.  The most effective manufacturers see implementing or upgrading an ERP system as a good opportunity to create lasting business change within an organization. That’s why ERP change management… Read more »

Ultra Consulting ERP Vendor Webinar Series

Today’s process manufacturers are so busy within their operations they often don’t have the time or resources to travel to an off-site event and preview ERP systems. Our team has heard about your concerns and we’ve listened. That’s why ProcessPro has partnered with Ultra Consulting for their upcoming ERP Vendor Webinar Series. Taking place June 3,… Read more »

10 Reasons to Attend Client Connect User Conference

All of us at ProcessPro are excited as we gear up for Client Connect User Conference 2014 on October 7-9! While our conference is a cost-effective way to gain the tools and knowledge needed to meet the ever-changing demands in today’s highly competitive market, there are many other benefits to attending. Just for starters, we’ll… Read more »

9 Steps to Successful ERP Software Implementation: Part 3

In this final part of the implementation blog series, we will be discussing three more success factors to better prepare a company for an ERP implementation including: well-defined data migration plan, complete system testing, and knowledge transfer.  Well-Defined Data Migration Plan. A well-defined data migration plan that addresses the following factors will help keep the… Read more »

9 Steps to Successful ERP Software Implementation: Part 2

In this part of the blog series, we will be discussing three more success factors to better prepare a company for an ERP implementation including: approved solution and user/power user ownership, coach to peer trainings (train the trainer), and documented standard operating procedures. Approved Solution and User/Power User Ownership. In this step of implementation, it’s… Read more »

9 Steps to Successful ERP Software Implementation: Part 1

The daunting and labor-filled task of implementing an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system should be considered as important as its selection. In a recent study conducted by Panorama Consulting Group, an independent ERP consulting firm, the following statistics were noted: Over 90% of ERP implementations take longer than expected; Nearly 60% of implementations cost more… Read more »