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The State of Affairs in Package Shipping

To prepare for a segment on Bloomberg to talk about the state of logistics that will air with their interview of Deutsche Post DHL Group CFO Melanie Kreis (which will air on Chief Future Officer on Oct 5th), I did a deep dive on package shipping and related logistics systems.

Using ERP & Related Technologies to Automate, Digitize & Thrive

Manufacturers utilize less than 20% of the full functionality of their ERP systems. But the key question is, why does it matter? In today’s inflationary and supply chain disrupted business environment, manufacturers need to automate and digitize to ‘do more with less’ and thrive during these volatile times. One important way to achieve this goal is to further leverage your ERP system where it will make a difference.

Achieving Customer Loyalty with Modern ERP & Related Technologies

Every successful client is experiencing rapid growth and changing customer requirements. To support this growth in a scalable, profitable manner, a modern ERP system is not preferred; it is a base requirement. Why Has Modern ERP Become Essential Pre-COVID, although preferred, it was less essential in supporting significant improvement [...]

Skills Gap – Where Do We Stand?

The skills gap has been a hot topic for many years. Our original research shows a 87% gap. For example, any time Kash Gokli, Engineering Clinic Director at Harvey Mudd and I gather CEOs to talk about timely topics in executive roundtables, no matter the topic of the evening, [...]

The Resilient Supply Chain: Should We Invest in Technology?

In today's Amazon-impacted, Uberian environment, technology opportunities abound!  Beyond ERP and related subsystems, there is IoT, blockchain, robotics, autonomous vehicles, predictive analytics and much more.  Should we invest or not?  Clearly, if we invest in every one of these opportunities, we could "go broke".  How do we decide?  And [...]

Epicor launches newest version of flagship Epicor ERP software

Published in Business Breaking News on Dec. 12, 2017 Blockchain, the Internet of Things (IoT), data and robotics all promise to “game changes” for the supply chain industry in 2018. That’s according to industry expert, Lisa Anderson, president of LMA Consulting Group Inc, who believes manufacturers and distributors will [...]

2022-09-06T01:37:08+00:00December 12, 2017|Categories: ERP, Technologies, Digitization & Automation, In The News|Tags: , , , , |

Is Supply Chain Top of Mind?

July 27, 2017 Earlier this week, I spoke on a panel at a ProVisors (top notch group of trusted advisers) event on supply chain and its impacts on the Southern California and Inland Empire economy.  This prompted me to think about whether we are keeping supply chain (from your [...]

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