Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Manufacturing Trends

Manufacturing Trends

podcast, dirty words, automotive, life sciences, ERP, business

Dirty Words – a QAD Podcast Mini-Series

We've all heard some dirty words in our time. They can be unpleasant, and they can be controversial. There are dirty words that occur in business too. They are words that...
automotive, software, ACES

Software, Not Hardware, Will Drive the Future of Automotive

As we continue to navigate the tumult of a global pandemic, we are still keeping an eye on the widespread, irreversible impact electrification, autonomy, and connectedness will have on the automotive...
manufacturing equipment, equipment cost, action center, insights, KPIs, metrics

Actionable Insights: Equipment Cost

In our previous Actionable Insights blog, we discussed the Production On Time and in Full by Product Family Action Center. Next, we will provide an overview of the Equipment Cost Action...
Italy, business, economy, industry, manufacturing

Doing Business in Italy

Italy is a beautiful country full of golden sunshine and rolling hills that support vineyards and olive groves. It is also a modern industrial country at the forefront of fashion, consumer...
supply chain, network design, erp, strategic planning

Supply Chain Network Design – Not Just for Strategic Planning

Get the right product to the right place at the right time and in the right quantity. This is the mantra for consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies. Sounds simple enough, but...
podcast, packaging, food and beverage, manufacturing, disruption

Bags, Bacon & Beyond – the Next QAD Podcast Mini-Series

We are pleased to announce our next podcast mini-series, Bags, Bacon & Beyond: Packaging and Food & Beverage Working Together, which can be accessed here. Two Industries Tackling Challenges Together The Food &...
digital transformation, advanced technology, business strategy, manufacturing

Rethinking Your Digital Transformation Strategy

The term digital transformation has been a thoroughly discussed topic in recent years, but it actually originates in the 1990s when organizations first began computerizing their processes and activities. After early...
benchmarking, metrics, manufacturing performance

Metrics that Matter: Manufacturing Performance Benchmarking

Benchmarking a business’ performance is a critical step in evaluating performance improvement efforts across the organization. This is especially true for manufacturers. To grow and thrive, manufacturers need to develop best...
production on time and in full, action center, insights, metrics, OTIF

Actionable Insights: Production On Time and In Full by Product Family

In our previous Actionable Insights blog, we discussed the Inventory Data Health Action Center. Next, we will provide an overview of the Production On Time and in Full by Product Family...
doing business, India, manufacturing

Doing Business in India

India was the center of one of the earliest civilizations on earth, thriving throughout the second and third millennia B.C. Various cultures rose and fell during the intervening centuries until invaders...

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