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What’s Profitable, What’s Not!

15

Sep 2016

What’s Profitable, What’s Not!

So you start looking at the financial reports and the first thing you seek out is the profit. If it’s over or close to budgets, targets or expectations then you’re almost ready to move on. Of course you will look further and try and analyse some trends, see where we might be under-performing or where overheads might have blown out. Now if we are short on profit...

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11

Jun 2016

ERP Evolution needs Innovation & Leadership

I have overseen the selection and implementation of ERP systems for more years than I care to remember. And with hundreds of ERP successes under my belt, and losing a fair number to the competition as well, it is clear to me that two factors are still frequently missing in ERP evolution: validation and leadership. In the early days it was easier: systems were needed...

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20

Mar 2016

The Under Utilised Asset Every Company Has

“The assets” of a company refer to many things, factories, machines and big trucks and for others it is stock, cash and investments; take a second to name the key assets for your business. The value of a business is often determined by its assets and how they utilise those assets to generate profits. Investopedia defines assets as “A resource with economic value that an...

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Fast-moving industry of wholesale

20

Nov 2015

Fast-moving industry of wholesale

Facing New Challenges In the fast-moving industry of importing, wholesale and distribution, companies are facing an increasingly challenging operational environment. Technological advances have intensified global competition and unleashed a rise in online ordering – and this in turn has heightened client expectations for wider choice, rapid fulfillment and ever lower prices.Things Are Getting Complicated In an effort to meet these expectations, many businesses operating in...

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ERP and Mobility Collide

29

Sep 2015

ERP and Mobility Collide

While mobile devices are constantly at everyone’s fingertips the usage has been far more for communication and delivery of news than anything else. Of course the news is vital, what’s up tonight, what are we having for dinner or sorry, I have met someone else! More and more however the opportunity to use this connectivity to systems and data is evolving and we might have more...

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