Manufacturing

Investing in technological innovations is crucial for manufacturing success in 2020. That means incorporating digital solutions along your supply chain and the production line. A digital transformation of your manufacturing processes can help you excel in the 4th industrial revolution and gain a competitive edge. Here’s a look at some of the technologies that can help evolve your supply chain.
It’s the start of a new year and a new decade, which means manufacturing companies have their sight set on industry trends and developments that can help them grow. The following 10 manufacturing trends have a common thread woven through them: smart technology. Making the shift to smart manufacturing means your company can improve quality, reduce production time and save money. Rootstock ERP is a great place to start. Get ready for 2020 and the decade to follow.
As we enter a new year, many manufacturing companies are looking at how they can further embrace the digital revolution and continue to overcome growth challenges. Our recommendation is to build a key foundation for smart manufacturing with Rootstock ERP, software that leverages the Salesforce platform to provide you with a complete end-to-end view of your manufacturing operations. Gartner released findings from a recent survey in which CEO’s looked for ways to sustain business growth. Here are the findings.
When you have a smooth-running system, you may not have a lot of motivation to change how you’re operating. But, what if making a small change could lead to BIG opportunities? By moving ERP to the cloud, with Rootstock cloud ERP, manufacturing organizations can improve productivity and open their businesses up to more revenue potential.
In order to keep up with the competitive industry, manufacturing companies are shifting to the smart manufacturing approach; integrating smart technology and manufacturing software to increase productivity, cost effectiveness and quality. This article talks about the manufacturing industry in Ohio, but the themes are relevant to many areas of North America; the overarching theme being a shift into Industry 4.0.
Changes in the manufacturing industry have brought both challenges and new digital transformation trends. One of the new technology trends is manufacturing ERP software which has made it easier for manufacturing companies to manage their business operations and resources. But first, they need to know what their resources are. Which leads to one of the challenges facing the manufacturing industry: a labour shortage.
  Industry 4.0 conversations are happening as often as innovations are popping up; a lot. Companies are looking to adapt to the 4.0 ways with manufacturing software to help them keep up with evolving industry trends and new technologies. If you’re not sure how Industry 4.0 could impact your company, it’s time to find out.   Here’s an introduction to the digitization of manufacturing.

Everybody is talking about the Fourth Industrial Revolution these days. However, only a few seem to understand how to translate the promises of Industry 4.0 into tangible benefits. As a manufacturer, you have most likely already faced one or several of these challenges: Distribution channels and profit...

The Canadian manufacturing sector reached new heights last year, with sales totaling 55 billion dollars (according to Statistics Canada 2018). Not only is the market growing very rapidly thanks to globalization and new technologies which are making production and shipping much easier, but the number of...

Industry 4.0 is a hot topic at the moment. The largest companies in the world are investing unprecedented amounts of money and are betting every penny of their savings on this new approach. The movement first started in Germany and has now spread throughout the world....

Are you looking to grow your business more quickly in 2019? A business, just like any other living and growing animal species, evolves, transforms and eventually becomes extinct. A growing business must face many obstacles and anyone choosing to engage on this path is aware that...

Industry 4.0 is revolutionizing the manufacturing sector. The business world is changing faster than ever and will not wait for you to catch up. Take your eyes off the competition for a short time and boom!, you have been outpaced. Participating in as many seminars as...

It happens too often; the end of the sales process becomes complicated thanks to internal verifications, team responsibilities, product complexities, you name it. All of it simply causes many prospects to drop off before a deal is done. Even if it does get closed because...

If there has been a single constant in the world of business for the last 4-5 years, it has been the concept of artificial intelligence (AI). In fact, there is a widely held “fear of missing out” (or FOMO) for artificial intelligence, of missing the...

Stéphane Poirier, Marketing director, Nubik Business challenge One of the principal challenges facing businesses is worker productivity, which is defined as the amount of output for a given period of time, typically one hour of work—particularly in manufacturing. While North American manufacturing output has nearly rebounded[1] in real...

Stéphane Poirier, Marketing Director at Nubik & IoT Advisor The Internet of Things (IoT) presents manufacturers and high-tech companies with a number of growth opportunities. These include increased sales through the augmentation of existing products to create uniquely differentiated offerings, new product launches based on rich insights...

You need a new CRM/ERP to replace your old, obsolete CRM/ERP which no longer allows your business to grow, either because you have new needs, or even because you want to link with external systems to consolidate your data. Do you identify with this situation? You’re...

Channel partners, including distributors and manufacturer’s agents, are key to the success of all manufacturers that don’t maintain a direct connection with customers. While it can be difficult to identify, recruit, and sign the right channel partners, it is can also be challenging to manage...

By Serena Clermont, Salesforce CPQ Administrator at Nubik In today’s sales environment, selling complex products is the norm. Any sale can have a dizzying array of options, complex guarantees or special discounts for specific clients, and sales reps are faced with the challenge of hitting the...

Field service is critical Field service activities are a complex yet critical component of the ongoing operations of organisations that have solutions deployed on customer premises or assets used remotely. Examples of such companies include manufacturers of capital goods; value-added resellers and distributors; and service providers...

In business, quoting is the process whereby you go from promises made by the sales rep to making customer commitments in writing and kick-starting the quote-to-cash effort. The way that businesses produce quotes has historically been a function of their size and maturity. For many companies,...