Monday, July 22, 2019
Manufacturing Trends

Manufacturing Trends

inventory, inventory effectiveness, tablet, management, warehouse, hands

Metrics that Matter: Inventory Effectiveness

The effective use of a manufacturer’s inventory investment is an important determinant of the company’s success. Excess and obsolete inventory is a drain on resources, as is excessive safety stock. Stockouts...
disruption, digital transformation, chairs, table, office

Manufacturing Disruption is Here. Will Your Company Survive?

In 1964, the average tenure of companies on the S&P 500 was 33 years. That average dropped to 24 years in 2016 and is expected to shrink to just 12 years...
brexit, united kingdom, european union, trade

How Would a Hard Brexit Impact UK/EU Trade?

On 23 June 2016, the citizens of the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. This is formally named the “United Kingdom European Union membership referendum,” but is more commonly...
supply chain, qad explore, qad dynasys

Building the Future of Your Supply Chain

QAD Explore 2019, the company’s premier customer conference connecting its global community of leading manufacturers, recently took place in New Orleans, Louisiana, and was a pleasure to attend. The conference provides...
robotics, robotic process automation, automotive, silicon valley, detroit

It’s Silicon Valley and Detroit, not Silicon Valley vs Detroit (Pt. II)

In “It’s Silicon Valley and Detroit, not Silicon Valley vs Detroit (Pt. I),” we discussed some of the looming changes the automotive industry is facing today and what they mean for...
doing business in, the netherlands, netherlands, manufacturing

Doing Business in the Netherlands

The Netherlands is a modern and highly industrialized country located in Western Europe. It is bordered by Belgium, Germany and the North Sea. The Netherlands was one of the founding countries...
automotive, silicon valley, detroit

It’s Silicon Valley and Detroit, not Silicon Valley vs Detroit (Pt. I)

Anyone paying attention knows change is looming for global automakers grappling with new technologies, stricter emissions standards and apps that have turned car buyers into renters or simply just riders. Automobiles...
automotive, assembly line, robotics, mmogle, mmog/le, version 5

What’s New with MMOG/LE Version 5?

What is MMOG/LE? The Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) and Odette International are releasing the fifth version of the Materials Management Operations Guideline/Logistics Evaluation (MMOG/LE) assessment this summer. The MMOG/LE assessment has...
go-live, erp, enterprise resource planning

How to Ensure Your ERP Go-live is Successful

Today is go-live day. It’s the beginning point where all the promised benefits from the new ERP help your organization achieve its goals! You’ve planned the implementation, and now you’re ready...
adaptive applications, adaptive erp, QAD Explore

Welcome to the Adaptive Era of Enterprise Resource Planning

Next week will kick off QAD Explore 2019 in New Orleans, and we couldn’t be more excited! QAD hosted Explore in New Orleans in 2014, five years ago. It was soon...

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