Posted on July 12, 2017

The right functions in the right place

Production planning functions

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Posted on July 5, 2017

A standard ERP isn’t the right solution for the Print and Packaging industry

And yet it can be. The same statement arises time and again in discussions with key players in the packaging sector: "A standard ERP isn’t the right solution for our industry." "No", is what I say, and then explain why.

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Posted on June 28, 2017

M & M's

Tax determination and the automatic booking to G/L accounts – and what sweets have to do with it.    

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Posted on June 19, 2017

Extending Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations – guidelines for the new world of programming

Over the last one and a half years, the developers of Solutions Factory gained a lot of experience with the latest release of Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations (EE), by working on several different implementation projects. They brought their collective experience into Simon Buxton’s new book, Extending Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations Cookbook.

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Posted on June 19, 2017

Goodbye planning schedule, hello integrated production planning and control

  What is the first step in implementing a modern production planning system? Remove your outdated planning schedule from the wall. We teamed up with Lean Projects to design and develop and a production planning module, offering integrated production planning and control with graphic features and sequence planning in the form of lists.

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Posted on June 7, 2017

Cost leadership as a competitive advantage in the print and packaging industry

Just as is the case of all other European sectors, the print and packaging industry needs to cut costs in order to remain competitive. The biggest challenges in print and packaging are associated with automation and standardization.

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Posted on June 7, 2017

CAD interface integration

Imagine a sales representative being asked by a customer how much a specific folding box will cost if 200,000 are ordered. Unfortunately, the sales rep can’t answer the question immediately because they need to check with the technical department. The customer has to wait two to three days for an answer.

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Posted on June 7, 2017

RFID chips on stock items as the key to efficient picking processes

Mineral water, bread, butter, milk, chocolate, pasta, cream, apples, cherry tomatoes and red wine. Everything on your shopping list is in the trolley. Despite loads of customers in the store, there is no queue at the checkout. The reason: RFID chips.

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Posted on June 6, 2017

Wasting time tracking time? The step-by-step guide to easy time records

Time tracking is an essential part of the day-to-day operations in the service sector and important for economic success. Nevertheless, there are always reasons for unclean and incomplete recording of performance.

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Posted on May 22, 2017

New books for Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations (EE) – the basic concepts of Warehouse and Transport

Want to learn more about the Warehouse Management Systems or the Transportation Management Systems of Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations (EE)? Want to benefit from the knowledge of expert consultants? Three of our senior consultants have cast their combined experience into books.

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