ERP

The manufacturing industry is going through a shift as many companies embrace a digital transformation. Luckily, Salesforce and ERP solutions, such as Rootstock, make it easier for companies to plan, allocate resources, and take action to meet changing business needs. This isn’t the first time industry has had to adapt to rapid change. The financial crisis in 2008 forced manufacturers to adjust systems and operations to be more flexible. Ford Motor Company is credited with reorganizing their strategic operations in 10 key areas, which have also been adopted by other large companies and treated as a guide to operations management.  Here are the 10 key areas any company should focus on when reviewing operations management:

Manufacturing businesses should always be looking at ways to increase their profits. This can be done by increasing sales as well as cutting expenses. One of the first places to start is an end-to-end view of your manufacturing operations, inventories, supply chain and finances. And...

The manufacturing industry is adding increasing emphasis on digitization of processes and the need for skilled workers. New data-driven software and technologies, such as cloud ERP solutions, are helping manufacturing companies become more agile, innovative, and competitive. The Manufacturing Leadership Council has outlined a number of critical issues to help manufactures towards a successful journey to Manufacturing 4.0. Here’s a look at Factories of the Future.
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.
New technology offers manufacturing companies more insights than they’ve ever had access to before. Companies that embrace smart manufacturing technology are gaining a competitive edge and given new tools to make even smarter decisions. Companies that have implemented Rootstock ERP are seeing cost-savings, quality improvement, and can use real-time operations data to make critical decisions. Here’s a deeper look at how smart manufacturing can improve the decision making process.
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.

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...

While it might be gratifying to achieve a new system implementation on your own within your organization, many businesses can’t really afford it. In most cases, for different reasons, even the largest technology or professional services companies turn to an experienced consultant to successfully implement...

The true value of a Professional Services Automation (PSA) solution lies in the opportunity to maximize your resources’ billable hours. When it comes to implementing this kind of system, several professionals may question whether they really need the help of a consultant to achieve a...