Food & Beverage companies — big, medium and small — are looking at modern ERP solutions to help them manage more effectively, streamline key functions and accelerate core processes. To achieve those objectives, they need a solution that is well-suited to the Food & Beverage business – and fits their organization’s unique needs. What
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Most Food & Beverage organizations start ERP selection with a list of the biggest and best-known names in the ERP software marketplace, then research features, functionalities and total cost of ownership, and then schedule multiple rounds of sales presentations and demos. Often overlooked in this process are specialized solution providers
An aging ERP system is like a house or automobile in that the older it gets the more it needs to be maintained. And, like a house or car, at some point it makes sense to purchase a new one rather than continue to fix the old one. Estimates vary, but ERP systems typically have a lifespan of between seven and 10 years – although, with today’s
The enterprise software selection process is a long and complicated process – for several good reasons. The solution you choose will affect the way you conduct business for years to come, and it will impact virtually every function. It’s a significant investment, even with today’s cloud-based packages. And with approximately 75 percent of ERP
Experiencing buyer’s remorse for a candy bar only affects one person. But choosing the wrong enterprise software can ripple through the entire organization – and result in huge extra costs. Take the case of Lidl, a 10,000-store international supermarket chain. Lidl chose ERP software that needed heavy customization to meet its needs and, after
Industry 4.0 offers industrial equipment manufacturers new and better ways to interact with buyers – who expect highly customized and configured products. Beyond customer expectations, it’s critically important for revenue, demand, production and supply chain planning to have integrated configure/price/quote capabilities. In advance of our
Today’s IT departments increasingly leverage the cloud to deliver applications and services throughout the organization, as well as to customers and partners. In fact, last year Gartner reported that 40% of organizations in North America plan to spend the majority of new or additional funding on cloud technologies. Modern, forward-looking ERP
Getting actionable intelligence from your ERP system is a critical success factor for manufacturing and distribution project teams. It’s been said many times that you cannot control that which you cannot measure. In the manufacturing and distribution sector, keeping a pulse on operational metrics is of paramount importance. Without metrics,
The year has gotten underway with a significant announcement from Infor. The company recently announced an agreement to receive a $1.5 billion investment from shareholders Koch Equity Development, LLC (KED) and Golden Gate Capital. Read Infor’s full announcement “Infor Announces $1.5 Billion Investment Ahead of Potential IPO.” As the
Most project teams from mid-market manufacturing and distribution organizations are challenged by an ERP selection project. This is because an ERP project cuts across each area of the business, impacting functional areas from finance, accounting and supply chain, to shop floor, production, inventory, quality management, shipping and more.
More than 7,500 attendees gathered in Las Vegas last week for SuiteWorld 2018, hosted by NetSuite. Now in its eighth year, SuiteWorld brought the Oracle NetSuite ecosystem together in one place to learn, share and grow. I was pleased to attend the event with a team from Ultra Consultants. We attended the many breakout sessions and keynotes to
Ultra’s blog post recently highlighted the news that Aptean, a global provider of enterprise software solutions, acquired IndustryBuilt, a leading provider of industry-specific ERP solutions including JustFood. The acquisition of IndustryBuilt extends Aptean’s capabilities in the food and beverage market, a key growth area for the