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

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

Frustrated with QuickBooks? Tired of juggling too many spread sheets? Need better inventory management? Business operations to "disconnected?" 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

Free Event: Outgrown QuickBooks? Alleviate the Fear of Selecting & Implementing an ERP System

Posted by Joe Hasson on Apr 25, 2019 12:05:24 PM

Empower Business Solutions is pleased to announce a co-sponsored educational event with the Innovation Manufacturers’ Center, also know as IMC. The event titled "Outgrown QuickBooks? Alleviate the fear of selecting & implementing an ERP system" will be held on May 16th from 8:30 – 10:00 at Innovation Park in State College. Click here to register.

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Topics: ERP Implementation, ERP Selection, Manufacturing, Inventory Management, ERP, QuickBooks

Does Managing Your Inventory Spreadsheet(s) Tie You to Your Desk?

Posted by Joe Hasson on Apr 25, 2019 11:03:14 AM

Most of us realize that spreadsheets, while popular, are fraught with potential errors. As business requirements grow, customer expectations increase, and the supply chain becomes more complex, using a spreadsheet for inventory management becomes risky. The potential for multiple data errors – from input to formulas - will impact your efficiency and your bottom line.

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Topics: Manufacturing, Distribution, Inventory Management, ERP

Why Manufacturers Need a Modern ERP System

Posted by Joe Hasson on May 16, 2018 12:45:00 PM

Today’s discrete manufacturers are seeing a higher level of competition than ever before. They are constantly facing new challenges, but in turn are being introduced new solutions. Each day manufacturers must decide on how to balance:

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Topics: ERP Selection, Manufacturing, ERP

ERP Software Insights

For nearly 30 years Empower Business Solutions has been partnering with growing companies that need robust ERP software. Our blog is a chance for us to share some of that experience with those who want to learn about:

  • Selecting the ERP system that's right for your business
  • What to know when implementing ERP software
  • Acumatica Cloud ERP and Dynamics GP software information and updates

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