4 Questions to Ask Before Choosing Business Management Software

pencil Posted by Abe Farhan on August 24, 2016

Last week, in our blog These 5 Elements Will Ensure Implementation Success, we talked about how implementing a new system can be a daunting – but entirely worthwhile – endeavor. We also talked about some of the elements that you need to pay close attention to while going through the process.

This week, we’re going to talk about what happens before that – the selection of the system itself. Because choosing the right system will offer an amazing opportunity for improvement, it’s absolutely critical that you start the selection process with the right mindset.

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5 Elements for Business Management Software Implementation Success

pencil Posted by Abe Farhan on August 18, 2016

If you’re looking into a new business management solution, you must evaluate the many reasons to upgrade your existing technology and transition from your current legacy system. New technology means new opportunities, including the opportunities to streamline your processes, improve your inventory control, and increase your bottom line.

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How an ERP Implementation Provides ROI for Pharmaceutical Companies

pencil Posted by Abe Farhan on August 8, 2016

FDA-registered manufacturers in industries such as pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals have several unique challenges, including:

All of these challenges amount to increasing pressure to maintain competitiveness and provide ROI for pharmaceutical companies, while simultaneously complying with an ever-widening array of regulatory requirements.

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A Recap of Sage Summit 2016

pencil Posted by Ralph Ceccarelli on August 5, 2016

Our team spent last week in Chicago for Sage Summit, where we heard impressive keynote speeches from top notch speakers. We were awestruck when Sir Richard Branson talked about his Virgin Galactic project, and Gwyneth Paltrow showed how, through self-education and tenacity, you can become a business owner with a purpose.

If you couldn't make it to Chicago, we want to share a recap of Sage Summit 2016, along with what's coming down the pipeline, community commitments, and what you can expect to see from Sage in the next year and beyond.

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ERP Solutions for Pharmaceutical Manufacturers

pencil Posted by Abe Farhan on August 3, 2016

There are several ERP systems on the market designed to address the specific challenges facing pharmaceutical manufacturers. When you're a pharmaceutical manufacturer, however, it doesn’t always feel that way – it feels like you'll never find the solution that's right for your business.

Luckily, that's not true. Whether you need to optimize efficiency, manage compliance, or meet regulatory standards, there is software to address your needs. In fact, there are fully integrated ERP solutions for pharmaceutical manufacturers that manage everything from accounting to customer relationship management to manufacturing to sales and beyond.

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10 Ways Sage X3 Keeps You in Compliance with the FDA

pencil Posted by Abe Farhan on July 30, 2016

Part of the FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is meant to help prevent wide-scale public health issues by requiring companies worldwide to take steps to prevent intentional adulteration of the food supply. This new law adds to the burden of the food and beverage industry, as it already faces numerous challenges in addition to FDA regulations, including volatile supply and demand.

But Sage X3 can help. While it can be tailored to fit any industry, it offers unique advantages to food and beverage businesses.

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3 Strategies to Ensure Supply Chain Quality

pencil Posted by Abe Farhan on July 21, 2016

As we mentioned in last week’s blog, How Business Management Software Aids Food & Beverage Industry Compliance, product recalls can cost in the millions and take months to complete. And, despite the many precautions food and beverage companies take to avoid recalls, more than 20,000 people worldwide are still hospitalized due to foodborne illnesses.

The best way to avoid this is to put the focus back on supply chain traceability – that is, tracing a product's origin, its path through the manufacturing process, and to its ultimate destination.

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How Business Management Software Aids Food & Beverage Industry Compliance

pencil Posted by Abe Farhan on July 12, 2016

Product recalls are a nightmare for the food and beverage industry. According to a recent report on recall execution effectiveness, the average cost of recalls can be in the millions and the average time to complete one can be several months. To the great benefit of the industry, enterprise resource planning (ERP) system vendors have stepped up to the plate, providing the business solutions necessary for organizations to improve their processes and comply with regulations, making recalls easier in addition to offering a competitive advantage and an increase in profits.

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An ERP System Developed for Pharmaceutical Companies

pencil Posted by Abe Farhan on July 6, 2016

Choosing the right cost effective pharmaceutical manufacturing enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution is necessary for any organization that wants to improve visibility, increase efficiency, reduce costs, and improve product quality. While organizations initiate ERP projects for a variety of reasons, a substantial return on investment (ROI) is a motivation for most, if not all, organizations. A business case outlining the costs, expected benefits, and ROI of an ERP implementation is an integral part of initiating an ERP project. Often, organizations make the mistake of buying solutions based solely on the initial cost of the product and its implementation; these organizations run the risk of incurring losses when the overall impact of the purchase on their budget is analyzed. Therefore, the ability to understand the potential return on your investment (ROI) before making that investment is invaluable to any enterprise. A recent study on “The Total Economic Impact of Sage X3” has demonstrated an impressive 177% ROI on using Sage X3.

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How Acumatica Plays to Your Strengths

pencil Posted by Ralph Ceccarelli on June 30, 2016

Flexibility is a necessary trait for businesses in today's fast-paced and competitive commercial environment. Businesses have to respond to client demands, provide staff with adequate training, and keep accurate, reliable financial records. There is little room for error.

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