3 Ways an ERP System Can Help Manage Your Supply Chain

Posted by Joe Hasson on Jan 15, 2020 2:42:20 PM

Managing a complex supply chain requires software solutions that can automate manual processes and remove the "guesswork" from decision making. Factors like changing customer demands and unreliable suppliers can create unforeseen bottlenecks that require quick resolutions. A cloud-based ERP System, enables you to tackle issues before they turn into costly disruptions by feeding you real-time data, keeping you connected to all stakeholders, and providing tools that help you adapt when things don’t go according to plan. Lets take a deeper look into three ways you can count on an ERP System to help manage your supply chain. 

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Topics: Manufacturing, Distribution, ERP, supply chain

Local Manufacturer Chooses Acumatica ERP & Empower Business Solutions

Posted by Joe Hasson on Dec 19, 2019 3:50:44 PM

Empower Business Solutions is excited to announce that Cambria County Association for the Blind and Handicapped (CCABH) is a new ERP software customer. Based in Johnstown, PA, CCABH offers vision, rehabilitation, and employment services for persons with disabilities combined with a premier manufacturing operation, CAB Products. CAB Products, manufactures high quality hooks, hangers, and other innovative products for customers worldwide. Their products are used in mining, solar power, ship building, utilities, and more. CAB employs hundreds of persons with disabilities whom they teach and help to become independent and self-sufficient. Although employing hundreds of people with disabilities is incredibly rewarding, it also comes with it’s own set of challenges, specifically paying them. According to CAB's Comptroller:

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Topics: ERP Vendor, ERP Selection, Manufacturing, ERP, Acumatica

3 Reasons Manufacturers are Choosing Acumatica’s Manufacturing ERP System

Posted by Joe Hasson on Nov 20, 2019 6:10:15 PM

Choosing to implement an ERP manufacturing management and accounting system to run your business is a decision that will greatly impact how it operates for years. With various manufacturing ERP systems offering a similar set of features, it ends up being more challenging than comforting to nail down which system is the right one. Instead of highlighting the shortcomings of competing systems here are three reasons why small and midsize manufacturers are moving onto Acumatica's modern platform and excited about what the future holds.

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Topics: ERP Selection, The Cloud, Manufacturing, ERP

Webinar: The 5-Steps to Selecting & Implementing Manufacturing ERP Software

Posted by Joe Hasson on Nov 14, 2019 5:14:31 PM

Tired of running your business using QuickBooks and multiple spreadsheets? Feeling the pains of a disconnected business? Then join Empower Business Solutions and the Innovative Manufacturers Center (IMC) on December 12th at 12:00 for a 30-minute webinar. We'll be covering the 5-Steps of Selecting & Implementing Manufacturing ERP software and providing attendees with actionable insights into the process of moving to a fully integrated Manufacturing ERP System. If your company is growing and needs a system that can provide real-time coordination of activities across the entire business, this webinar is not to be missed. With less than two months left in the year, now is the time to be considering projects that can help scale your business in 2020.

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Topics: Manufacturing, QuickBooks, webinar

Acumatica 2019 R2 New Features

Posted by Joe Hasson on Sep 16, 2019 1:49:12 PM

This week Acumatica unveiled their newest software release, 2019 R2. With over 100 features added, Acumatica 2019 R2 will be the most user-friendly release to date. The newest updates are all thanks to the suggestions from Acumatica's 5,000+ customers, hundreds of partners, and extensive developer teams. With a multi-year release cycle, customers can look forward to seeing business-enhancing changes sooner rather than later.

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Topics: ERP Vendor, Manufacturing, Inventory Management, Dashboards, Acumatica

Upcoming Webinar: Reduce Engineering to Manufacturing Hand-Off by 80%!

Posted by Joe Hasson on Sep 4, 2019 11:53:50 AM

See how to create 20 BOMS & 40 Items in less than 30 seconds with Cadtalk! Join us September 18th from 2:00 - 3:00.

                                    
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Topics: Manufacturing, Upgrade

New Webinar: Drive More Profit From Your Inventory

Posted by Joe Hasson on Jul 24, 2019 3:15:30 PM

Join us on August 20th from 2:00 - 3:00 for our next webinar co-hosted with NETSTOCK. This will be the second session of our webinar series focusing on inventory control and management. Our June webinar had excellent feedback from all attendees (contact us for recording) and we know this one will be just as valuable. 

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Topics: Manufacturing, Distribution, Inventory Management

Has your Business System morphed into a "Franken-system?"

Posted by Joe Hasson on Jul 17, 2019 12:19:13 PM

Some will know what I mean by that title. I’m referring to all the software add-ons that have been “bolted” onto your accounting system, to cater to your business. It was a necessary evil at the time, but now you’re finding it more and more cumbersome to have all of these different software products pieced together. Your system has grown out of control and into the monster known as the “franken-system.”

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Topics: Manufacturing, Distribution, Inventory Management, Acumatica

July 10th Demo: Acumatica Manufacturing ERP

Posted by Joe Hasson on Jul 5, 2019 10:14:30 AM

Join us on June 10th at 12:00 EST as we review and demo the manufacturing capabilities of Acumatica ERP.

Acumatica's Manufacturing ERP software integrates manufacturing, inventory management, and accounting to help businesses ensure raw materials are available to production, manage the manufacturing process, maintain revisions, and track the financials.

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Topics: Manufacturing, Acumatica, demo

Inadequate Inventory Planning Can Wreak Havoc on Your Business

Posted by Joe Hasson on May 17, 2019 12:47:00 PM

Inventory Planning is essential for small and midsize Distributors and Manufacturers. Everything revolves around inventory and every item in your warehouse represents a piece of data. The more you know about it, the better - how often it sells, how long it takes to replenish, and how much you need (and when). Even smaller businesses are now dealing with a global supply chain that requires a high level of inventory planning. If not done correctly, it can have a major impact on your warehouse and other parts of your business, while leaving customers frustrated. So, what steps can you take to recognize what you could be doing better?

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Topics: Manufacturing, Distribution, Inventory Management, Reporting