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Purchasing Best Practices and ERP Systems: A One-Hour Webinar with Decision Resources, Inc.

April 12, 2016 @ 1:00 pm CDT - 2:00 pm CDT

industrial supply erp webinar

Purchasing Best Practices and ERP Systems
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at 1:00PM CST

Join Ultra Consultants and Decision Resources Inc., an Infor Partner, on Tuesday, April 12 at 1PM CST for a one-hour webinar on purchasing best practices and ERP systems. Well thought-out purchasing processes can reduce costs and save significant time throughout your organization. Join us to learn some best practices, along with tips and tricks, gathered from among the hundreds of companies who work with Decision Resources.

Decision Resources will also be showing Infor CloudSuite Industrial (SyteLine) and illustrating how purchasing workflows and processes can be managed, from vendor management to system tools that process requirement and requests and automatically create purchase orders. Available tools for communicating with your vendors online and in real-time will also be discussed.

Key Discussion Points:

  • Requests for quote processing and workflows
  • Setting up approval processes that save time, not waste time
  • Managing separate processes for customer manufacturing inventory and non-inventory items
  • Best practices for tracking vendor quality and sourcing items
  • Options for handling supplier-specific information, such as pricing and part numbers.

Who Should Attend?

The webinar is designed for companies that are considering the acquisition and implementation of a new ERP system.

About Decision Resources, Inc.

Decision Resources, Inc. (DRI) is a Gold Level Business Partner with Infor Global Solutions, working primarily with the Infor SyteLine ERP application. DRI consultants have an average of 15 years of direct industry experience, and 23 years of experience with SyteLine. Ranking consistently as the top SyteLine sales organization, and routinely winning top partner awards from Infor, DRI manages a variety of manufacturing and system related projects, with expertise and certifications in everything from advanced planning and lean manufacturing to financial management and CRM processes.

About Infor CloudSuite Industrial (SyteLine)

Infor SyteLine is the solution of choice for over 5,000 manufacturers around the world. From repetitive to engineer-to-order, Infor SyteLine enables the processes needed to accelerate production and meet customer demand more quickly. SyteLine is available through Software as a Service (SaaS) hosted and subscription models, including optional application managed services. This provides manufacturers with unprecedented choice in not only how they purchase, but also how they deploy and manage SyteLine.

Featured Speaker

Mike Lehner, Senior Business Consultant, joined DRI in 2013. He has been involved with manufacturing since 1970; holding positions from Production Planner, Shift Supervisor, Manager of Operations, Supply Chain Director and everything in between. He been a consultant and project manager for many ERP implementations beginning in 1997, and has been working with SyteLine since 2006. He is a functional type of Business Consultant, in that he understands manufacturing and distribution needs and is able to verbalize those needs to both operational and IT members of a project team, and develop best practices that meet all of a client’s needs.

Mike studied Mechanical Engineering before entering the manufacturing workforce. He is APICS certified and currently working toward his Project Management Professional Certification. Mike enjoys his 7 grandchildren more than anyone can imagine, and when not spending time with them he is remodeling in 160 year-old home. Mike is based out of the Pittsburgh branch.

Register Now

Register here to join us and learn more about DRI for manufacturers in this one-hour Vendor Webinar event.


Please email Analiese Trimber at atrimber@ultraconsultants.com for more information.

Presented by:

Jeff Carr

Jeff CarrHosted by Ultra’s Founder and Managing Partner Jeff Carr, the focus is on business intelligence and reporting must-haves for transforming operations. This industrial supply ERP webinar is geared towards industrial supply manufacturers. Jeff is the leading voice in ERP technology expertise for manufacturers and distributors.