How can aerospace and defense manufacturers stay competitive? Many agree that getting suppliers involved early has a big impact, leading to reduced errors and cost savings. When A&D manufacturers collaborate with suppliers using supplier portals enabled by a cloud-based ERP solution, the bottom line is improved time to market and reduced cost of quality.
Since 2009, some American manufacturers have brought production back to the United States because of improved productivity and the rising costs of shipping. In an article in Manufacturing Business Technology, Jim Shepherd calls cloud-driven manufacturing a leading factor in improved productivity and a “uniquely American” differentiator. Read more about the reshoring trend.> _______________________________________ All About Cloud Security
Is cloud security an oxymoron? Not according to Tom DeCoe in his Cloud Computing Journal article. He suggests that “leading cloud solutions include security features well beyond what most manufacturing companies can afford to implement on their own.” Read the article. Find out what to ask cloud solution providers so you can identify the very best cloud ERP. _______________________________________
Are you going to SOUTH-TEC on Oct. 29-31 in Greenville, SC? See the Plex Manufacturing Cloud in action at booth #631. Hear from C. Kent Greenwald, COO of Wickeder Steel Company, about why “Now Is the Time for Cloud ERP” at the Lunch & Learn session on Oct. 30 at 11 a.m. Register today.> _______________________________________
If you’re looking for supplier portals, quality management, supply chain management, business intelligence and a manufacturing execution system all integrated with ERP, check out the Plex Manufacturing Cloud. It covers the entire enterprise.