When implementing a new ERP system for your manufacturing or distribution company, the sheer size and scope of the project opens the door for many painful mistakes. Thankfully, there are ways to avoid major pitfalls. Read about 8 of the most common mistakes companies make when choosing and implementing a new ERP system in this insightful paper.
What is Lean Manufacturing? It's about reestablishing the manufacturing process to eliminate waste and to improve the quality of the product. However, not only does lean involve rearranging and creating different processes for manufacturing, it also involves a change in culture in the workplace.
There are certain types of manufacturers that find average costing to be an effective method to track overall manufacturing costs. Most manufacturers, however, find that the average costing method has limitations and does not effectively support their business needs. Learn more about the factors that should be considered when evaluating different costing methods for manufacturing companies from subject matter expert David Duff, Controller from Oclaro, by reading Rootstock’s white paper ‘Standard vs Average Costs: Factors to Consider’.
Why are manufacturing companies shifting to the cloud? How is the recent introduction and adoption of Platform as a Service (PaaS) solutions impacting manufacturers? What makes PaaS a better solution for manufacturing rather than the traditional on-premise, other SaaS or other ‘on-demand’ offerings? This paper examines the dramatic change of why manufacturing companies are now not only accepting, but embracing, cloud computing solutions and the recent evolution to PaaS. We explore some of the main drivers behind this shift to new technology platforms and why it is critical to build competitive edge for the future. Learn more by reading Rootstock’s latest white paper ‘How Cloud Computing is Changing the Manufacturing ERP Landscape ‘.