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SourceDay, Supplier Collaboration, and EDI

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We often get asked how SourceDay, a supplier portal, and EDI solutions compare. It’s a great question. EDI has been around for a long time and is a great way for businesses to transfer electronic data files between systems without human involvement. How SourceDay and EDI Compare? As we mentioned in a previous blog, EDI …

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Is your ERP system a user trust buster?

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ERP systems seem to be naturally low on the trust/adoption index, making it an uphill battle to ensure that all data and transactions flow through them. Ironically, it is that lack of trust that leads to the exact conditions that effect adoption, creating a circular and self-fulfilling prophecy for failure. Although we’re surrounded by technology, …

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3 Ways to Improve Your Supplier Relationship

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The buyer-supplier relationship can be tenuous at times because so much depends on performance. Boost your supplier relationship and your performance. Communication Is Key As a buyer for manufacturing, your product development and assembly are completely dependent upon your suppliers. Those parts, however small, must be delivered on time with the exact specifications in order …

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Is your PO’s status: ‘Not my Problem’?

Is your PO’s status: ‘Not my Problem’?

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Of all the statuses a purchase order may be assigned – waiting for approval, approved, pending revision, cancelled – the very worst is ‘Not my Problem’. That unofficial (but very real) designation puts POs into a dangerous state of limbo that may be hard to resolve, leading to discontented suppliers and wasted time. This is …

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Syteline Advanced Planning Scheduling – A Fresh Approach to Planning

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Traditional scheduling and planning systems (MRP) often produce unmanageable and unrealistic requirements like issuing purchase orders with past due dates.  Seizing the opportunity, Infor, the developers of Syteline ERP, introduced APS or Advanced Planning And Scheduling to simplify business management, increase planning visibility, increase production capacity and lower inventory. While production scheduling by nature is difficult with varying factors like …

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Use Your ERP System to its Fullest Potential by Adding an Automated Purchase Order System

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Your organization has invested in an enterprise resource planning system (ERP), but are you maximizing its technology to the fullest potential?  Adding an automated purchasing system to your ERP will unleash the power for each person who participates in the purchasing process to access important decision-making data and create opportunities for savings in your supply chain. …

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