Infor SyteLine ERP - Road Warrior 10.2 full demo walkthrough

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

When 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.

Powered 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 office.

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.

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Infor SyteLine ERP for Manufacturers of Premium Rubber and Plastic Products and Components

What would it mean if you could not only improve the efficiency of your business processes, but reinvent them?

"Five minutes after an event on the shop floor, we're able to make decisions based on the data.” -Kenneth Kemp, IT Manager, Brentwood Industries

You can't meet the particular needs of manufacturing companies by using generic software. At Infor, we understand that your requirements as an industrial manufacturer are unique, so, we've created software that's tailored to your needs. Businesses are not all equal. We believe that one size fits one.

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SyteLine Channel Sales - Easy Quotes for Complex Configurations

Become "easy to do business with".

Infor SyteLine Channel Sales is a comprehensive quoting and ordering system for selling both configured and standard products through all your channels, including dealers, distributors, and/or your direct sales force.

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Five Reasons Manufacturing Is Coming Home To America

From a recent article about GE in The Atlantic Magazine, the following conclusions are made:

Changes in the global economy are coming into focus:

  • Oil prices are three times what they were in 2000, making cargo-ship fuel much more expensive now than it was then.

  • The natural-gas boom in the U.S. has dramatically lowered the cost for running something as energy-intensive as a factory here at home. (Natural gas now costs four times as much in Asia as it does in the U.S.)

  • In dollars, wages in China are some five times what they were in 2000—and they are expected to keep rising 18 percent a year.

  • American unions are changing their priorities. Appliance Park’s union was so fractious in the ’70s and ’80s that the place was known as “Strike City” (GE's complex in Louisville). That same union agreed to a two-tier wage scale in 2005—and today, 70 percent of the jobs there are on the lower tier, which starts at just over $13.50 an hour, almost $8 less than what the starting wage used to be.

  • U.S. labor productivity has continued its march upward, meaning that labor costs have become a smaller and smaller proportion of the total cost of finished goods. You simply can’t save much money chasing wages anymore.

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Infor SyteLine ERP for Aerospace & Defense Manufacturers

DO BUSINESS BETTER

Increasingly, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), contractors, and suppliers in the aerospace industry find themselves in a tailspin in an uncertain economic environment. Given the daunting challenges of growing competition, escalating energy and raw material costs, fixed-priced contracts, market unpredictability, and security issues, running a profitable business has become harder than ever.

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SyteLine ERP Channel Sales - Easy Quotes

Become "easy to do business with".

Infor SyteLine Channel Sales is a comprehensive quoting and ordering system for selling both configured and standard products through all your channels, including dealers, distributors, and/or your direct sales force.

Channel Sales provides a full range of capabilities to guide your sales people, channel partners, and key customers through product selection, configuration, pricing, quoting, proposal, ordering, and status inquiry.

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How to Write Off your New Infor SyteLine ERP Solution on your Taxes! Tax Savings on Enterprise Software and Hardware using Section 179

Have you heard about end-of-year tax savings on equipment and technology/software purchases? Section 179 of the IRS tax code allows businesses to deduct potentially the full purchase price of qualifying software and/or qualifying equipment -- printers, servers, hard drives, plasma screens, tablets, mobile devices, network switches, etc. The software or hardware must be purchased and implemented during the tax year.

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Manufacturers- How To Predict The Future & Not Bankrupt Your Business

Manufacturers and businesses, like elections, have for too long relied on an expert's voice to guide decisions and predict how the winds would shift in their favor. There was an allowance for expert driven decisions because every business operated this way. That meant every business could tolerate a certain number of poor decisions and continue to survive. But as big data is taking hold and decisions are being predicted based on information, the number of poor choices a business can make is quickly dropping. The analysis and subsequent decisions that used to be acceptable is leading to increasingly poorer performance relative to their competitors. Businesses that guess cannot survive in this analytical marketplace.

Not a believer yet? Consider this . . . 

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Barcoding - So Easy, You Already Do It, Don't You?

Manufacturers, its time we take a serious look at barcoding. Think about it, every time you visit a grocery store you see dozens of people scanning their own groceries.  Why?  Because it's faster.

The age old adage of "time is money" is happening right in front of you, and it's not limited to grocery stores anymore either - I've even seen people using barcode scanners at the lumber store.

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What’s wrong with Manufacturing ERP?

ERP has been the backbone of the IT business system for manufacturing companies for more than 20 years.  It’s grown from basic order processing, inventory management, and accounting to cover more business processes than it was ever intended for.

And that’s where the problems begin. 

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Patterson Pump's Competitive Edge

"Fully integrated configurators, especially on the back end (BOM auto-generation), give us a very significant advantage over our competition.  A manually managed company will rarely be able to effectively compete with a company with well deployed integration.  It simply isn't a fair fight."

-Jeff Williams, Director of Communications, Patterson Pump

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