Throughout the year, it is necessary to purchase and have gifts sent to varying parts of the country. I suspect that many of us face this every Christmas, Birthday, Father's Day, Mother's Day, and the list goes on. We call these "giftable holidays" in my house. Every giftable holiday, the hunt for the desired gift and hopefully free shipping begins and usually ends a little too close to desired arrival date. So, the giftable holiday recipient usually finds a package waiting for them 2-3 days after the giftable holiday. Fortunately, the people that we send these gifts to know us, love us, and forgive our tardiness. There is no expectation of on-time delivery placed upon my household, and it's a darn good thing!
That is not the case in the manufacturing world. On-time delivery can be the difference between maintaining a customer or not. Sometimes discounted pricing cannot even save you when the customer has had one too many experiences with late deliveries. It's the domino effect. You need material to meet a customer order, your customer needs the product you provide in order to complete and process an order for their customer, and the dominoes continue to fall.
If you survey any group . . . Read More
Have you ever misplaced your phone and had someone call it for you? I will admit to having done this a few times. It is usually at the worst possible moment and I have something that really needs to be attended to. The last time I did this, I started to go through a mental list of all the things that I accomplish on my phone everyday. I respond to emails, look up directions, text, view and provide feedback on documents, control my calendar, internet based research, and the list could go on. I realized how mobile my life had become and I couldn't imagine what I did back in the dark ages of the flip phone, or - wait for it........bag phone!
So, why are manufacturers still trying to force their . . . Read More
In this software demo walkthrough, Infor Motion Road Warrior expert Nick
Borth explains the exciting features of this essential tool everyone in
the field must have!
Infor Motion Road Warrior - Don’t wait to act
you’re doing business on the road, you can’t be slowed down by lack of
access to your back office systems. You need current information
anytime, anywhere, along with the power to make decisions quickly and
take action immediately while you’re on the move. Infor™ Motion Road
Warrior brings information to where you and your customers do
business—on the road, at the airport, wherever the opportunity exists.
by the same Infor ION technology that connects the rest of your
business solutions, Motion Road Warrior lets you get work done on the
move, then helps you pick up where you left off when you get back to the
Road Warrior gives today’s mobile sales professional
access to critical customer data in a convenient mobile form with quick,
robust capabilities that rival its desktop counterparts. Read More