Monthly Archives - July 2014

The Key to Accurate Inventory

A recent article in APICS Magazine (Jul/Aug 2014) reminds us that it is generally accepted that inventory records should be at least 95-98% accurate “in order to enable [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: July 31, 2014

A Brief Look at Barcode and RFID Technologies (Part 5 of 5)

In this final post (derived in part from a white paper from Dynamic Manufacturing Solutions that can be found here), we’ll provide a few key takeaways when considering [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: July 29, 2014

A Brief Look at Barcode and RFID Technologies (Part 4 of 5)

In this series of posts we’ve been illuminating some key points of interest for companies interested in improving their business with technologies like barcode and RFID for data [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: July 24, 2014

A Brief Look at Barcode and RFID Technologies (Part 3 of 5)

In our prior post we looked at the basics of RFID as a possible tool in data (or inventory) management as applies to a shop floor environment.  Given [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: July 22, 2014

A Brief Look at Barcode and RFID Technologies (Part 2 of 5)

We’re picking up from our intro, last post, to talk today about data collection systems…  Our post is based on some sound points made by our friends at [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: July 17, 2014

A Brief Look at Barcode and RFID Technologies: First in a 5-Part Series

Today we start a five-part post on data collection and barcode, for those interested in the basic What, Why and How of data collection. Our friends at Dynamic Manufacturing [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: July 15, 2014

4 Big Trends for Manufacturing – And the Questions You Should Be Asking

In recent articles on topics including the Internet of Things and Big Data, we’ve talked about technology’s increasing impact in business, particularly in manufacturing.  A recent blog post [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: July 10, 2014

The U.S. Manufacturing Comeback is Real – And the Data Prove It

The Boston Consulting Group recently published the results of an extensive review of manufacturing costs across the 25 countries that together produce 90% of the world’s manufacturing exports.  [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: July 8, 2014

An Industry View on Business Process Automation

Occasionally we run across articles in industry trade rags that have little to do with ERP, but still manage to enlighten.  Recently, an article by Seth Robinson, Director [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: July 3, 2014

What Does ERP Success Really Mean?

As we move officially into the second half of this year (wow… how’d that happen?!), we return today to some timely comments about ERP… Panorama Consulting Solutions in Denver, [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: July 1, 2014