Cloud ERP for Manufacturers
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Cloud ERP for Manufacturers
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Two Webinars: Efficient Supply Chains in the Cloud

Cloud ERP provides real-time visibility and responsiveness across the supply chain. Hear industry expert Dave Turbide discuss how:
  • Web-based portals connect suppliers and customers with real-time information.
  • Integrated SCM and quality functions keep suppliers on track.
  • Cloud ERP opens the window to transparency supporting collaboration.
Register today for “Supply Chain Management: Balance Risk With Leanness” on March 27 at 1 p.m. ET, the first in the Plex Systems Supply Chain Webinar Series.

The second webinar in the series, “Supply Chain Transparency Mitigates Risk,” is set for April 10 at 1 p.m. ET. Plex Systems Senior Solutions Engineer David Utley will outline strategies and technologies for real-time visibility across supply chain networks.

Reducing Downtime, Improving Inventory Turns

Manufacturing Business Technology magazine recently described how Marwood Metal Fabrication, Ltd. replaced its outdated DOS-based system with a leading edge ERP solution that offers:
  • Comprehensive manufacturing execution system (MES)
  • Quality management
  • Customer relationship management (CRM)
  • Shop floor integration
Cloud ERP enables Marwood to achieve measurable improvements in operations, inventory turns and production data shared with customers.

Read more about Marwood's improvements. >


Managing Quality Over the Cloud

Research firm LNS Research is reviewing enterprise quality management software (EQMS) solutions, starting with Plex Online.  Each study looks at how information management systems can help manage quality. LNS will present briefings on various vendors plus their own independent analyses over the next several weeks.

Read more about the research.


Plex Online Users Are Winners

Four customers of Plex Systems have been named 2013 Manufacturing Leadership 100 (ML100) award winners. ARCA, Avon Gear Company, Creative Foam Corporation and Groeb Farms are recipients of the prestigious award. The ML100 awards “honor companies and individuals that are shaping the future of global manufacturing.”  The winners will be honored during the ninth annual Manufacturing Leadership Summit in Palm Beach, Florida.

Read more about the ML100 awards.
Supply Chain Webinar Series
  • Supply Chain Management: Balance Risk With Leanness, March 27, 1 p.m. ET
  • Supply Chain Transparency Mitigates Risk, April 10, 1 p.m. ET


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