July 7, 2020

Rootstock Named a Leader in the 2020 ERP Technology Value Matrix from Nucleus Research

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software powers nearly every manufacturing operation, but many companies are limping by on slower, older, less capable on-premise systems. Technology, however, has obviously advanced over the decades since ERP’s birth – and even over the past few years. Progressive manufacturers demand flexible, modern, connected systems that help them transform how they […]

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July 1, 2020

Getting the Most Out of Your Mobile ERP

Your sales team is scattered across the country. You manage complex relationships with multiple suppliers and customers and manage production at multiple locations. Your employees must be able to view critical data and act on it in real time. Does this describe your company? If it does, then our recent webinar Manufacturing Goes Mobile, is […]

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June 17, 2020

How Rootstock and ComplianceQuest Helps Medical Device Companies

In the medical device industry, overcoming challenges has become a part of doing business. Disrupted supply chains, increased regulatory pressure, a remote workforce and investors demanding profits all contribute to these challenges. In addition to those challenges, many medical device manufacturers are still relying on manual integration of information from disconnected, siloed departments. In our […]

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June 10, 2020

Introducing Rootstock Webinettes

Webinars have long been a great way to expand one’s knowledge of a subject without leaving the office, whether on-site or at home. Rootstock Software offers many webinars on subjects of particular interest to manufacturers, distributors and supply chains. Let’s face it, though – you don’t always have time to sit through an hour-long presentation. […]

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June 1, 2020

S&OP Adds Clarity During Uncertainty

The current crisis has forced us all to regroup and reassess the near-term future. But operations teams can be left scrambling as they wait for fast-changing forecasts and plans to filter down from the revenue side of the business. And while every aspect of your operation, from incoming supply to customer demand, has been disrupted, […]

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May 19, 2020

Gartner on Repurposing Capacity to Combat Coronavirus

We’ve all been thrown for a loop during the COVID-19 crisis. But the sheer magnitude of the disruption has also offered an opportunity to reach out to friends and neighbors in need. The same is true for businesses, especially manufacturers who are expanding production of much-needed medical or personal protective equipment (PPE) or repurposing capacity […]

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May 18, 2020

A Holistic Approach to Manufacturing, Quality and Compliance Excellence

It often seems that everything is conspiring against operational excellence these days. Supply chains have been disrupted, regulatory authorities and government entities are applying unexpected pressures, more employees are working remotely, and investors are still demanding growth. If your company is using a piecemeal approach to manufacturing, compliance and quality, you’re asking for trouble, no […]

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May 11, 2020

Unionwear Switches to Manufacturing PPE in the Fight against COVID-19

Under normal circumstances, Unionwear is the leading manufacturer of union, made-in-USA headwear, bags, accessories, work wear and safety gear. 2020 was shaping up to be a great year for the New Jersey-based company – between the presidential campaign, the Olympics, the US Census and other events, Unionwear’s employees would be busy all year. But when […]

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April 14, 2020

Attention Salesforce Customers: Need a reason to modernize your ERP? Here are 15!

You probably already know this, but your old ERP system is holding your business back. It’s OK. We understand. In fact, we’ve worked with hundreds of companies who were exactly in the position you’re in now. They built workarounds to accommodate limitations, justified tedious and error-prone manual processes to fill the gaps, and even learned […]

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April 8, 2020

Teach Yourself Cloud ERP at the Rootstock Learning Center

Introducing the Rootstock Learning Center Customer success is at the heart of our mission here at Rootstock Software. We also believe that the more our customers know, the more successful they can be. With that in mind, we are pleased to announce the Rootstock Learning Center. The Rootstock Learning Center is an online self-training environment […]

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April 6, 2020

Cloud ERP To The Rescue

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, businesses are being forced to move to a remote work environment, resulting in a fundamental change in the way they operate. And as the economic tremors reverberate through businesses causing order delays, supply chain issues and customer payment defaults, the need for real-time information has become more critical than […]

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March 24, 2020

Matouk Sets an Example During Crisis

While most of us are doing our best to keep ourselves, our families and our communities safe, one small manufacturing company is stepping up in a big way. Matouk, a 90 year-old maker of American luxury linens in Fall River, Massachusetts, has promised to provide free bed and bath linens to local emergency hospital and […]

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