After successfully recovering from the recession 10 years ago, manufacturers are still facing numerous challenges in how they do business. Distribution channels and profit margins are collapsing due to ferocious online competition, skilled resources are becoming even more rare, and products are being commoditized faster than ever. In response to these challenges, manufacturers have no other choice but to embrace digital transformation if they want to survive the 4th industrial revolution.
Still, success in manufacturing remains the result of a relentless focus on costs in the face of the need for differentiation and the ability to respond quickly to meet new competitors. This ability to be agile and to innovate is enhanced by cloud-based solutions provided by Nubik, such as Salesforce CPQ & Field Service Lightning, that contribute to reducing or eliminating IT costs and that support innovation along the supply chain as well as the production line.
Nubik’s cloud-based solutions for manufacturers range from customer acquisition, management, and support, to manufacturing resource productivity (MRP) solutions that provide real-time visibility on all manufacturing activities and all steps in the Order-to-Cash and Procure-to-Pay cycles. Additional solutions include order configuration, pricing and quoting (CPQ), field service activity support tools, and management of the Internet of Things (IoT).
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Becoming an Industry 4.0 organization is about much more than technology. You will also need to consider your products, your business model, your personnel, and your organisational culture. In developing your plan to become an Industry 4.0 manufacturer, you may find it worthwhile to read our series of manufacturing blog posts.
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