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Article - March 01,2024

Improve MTS Production With Genius ERP

Custom Manufacturing - ERP - Production Planning

In Make-to-Stock (MTS) manufacturing, companies predict demand for their products and manufacture goods in advance, storing them in inventory until they are sold.

A Brief History of ERP
Article - February 28,2024

A Brief History of ERP

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ERP software systems have deep roots in the manufacturing industry, but many manufacturers still have trouble understanding exactly what an ERP is and does.

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Article - February 23,2024

What is Green Manufacturing? (Plus 5 Steps to a Greener Future)

Custom Manufacturing - ERP

Green manufacturing, also known as sustainable manufacturing, focuses on producing goods in a way that minimizes environmental impacts while maximizing resource efficiency.

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Article - February 21,2024

Genius ERP’s Ben Van de Velde Featured on Data-Driven Supply Chain Podcast with Axya

Custom Manufacturing - Genius News - Integration

Genius ERP’s Ben Van de Velde was featured in the January episode of Axya’s Data-Driven Supply Chain Podcast.

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Article - February 16,2024

Simplify Your Sales Processes With Genius ERP’s Product Configurator

Custom Manufacturing - Product Configurator

Your products aren’t one-size-fits-all. As a custom manufacturer, everything you build is tailored to meet your customers' exacting needs.

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Article - February 09,2024

Everything You Need To Know About ERP Integrations

Custom Manufacturing - ERP - Integration - Scheduling

ERPs are awesome. They act as a centralized hub for your business and are the foundation for your manufacturing operations.

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Article - February 08,2024

Genius ERP Announces Partnership with Global Payments

Genius News - Integration

Genius ERP is excited to announce our strategic partnership with Global Payments, one of the world's largest payment technology providers.

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Article - January 26,2024

The Genius ERP Approach to Streamlining MTO Manufacturing

Custom Manufacturing - Engineering - Scheduling - Shop Floor

In Make-to-Order (MTO) manufacturing, products are only manufactured after receiving a customer's order.

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Article - January 19,2024

A Beginner’s Guide to Manufacturing ERPs

Custom Manufacturing - Engineering - Product Configurator

With so many enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions available and boasting diverse features and functionalities, finding the best fit for your unique manufacturing needs can be difficult.

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Article - January 12,2024

Reduce Supply Chain Risk: Genius ERP Announces New Partnership With Axya

Genius News - Integration

Genius ERP is excited to announce that we have teamed up with Axya to improve how manufacturing companies manage their supply chains. Axya brings innovative technological solutions to the table, aiming to make supply chain management easier and more efficient.

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Article - December 22,2023

LG Cloutier Opens New $29 Million Quebec Manufacturing Facility

Customer Relations - Genius News

Genius ERP customer LG Cloutier Group has opened a new $29 million manufacturing and inspection facility in L'Islet, Chaudière-Appalaches, northeast of Quebec City.

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Article - December 15,2023

How Genius ERP Optimizes CTO Jobs

Custom Manufacturing - Engineering - Product Configurator

In custom manufacturing, every project is unique, making the ability to accurately estimate and manage costs crucial.

6 Ways to Improve Throughput
Article - December 08,2023

6 Ways to Improve Throughput

Production Planning - Scheduling - Shop Floor

You know your shop needs to run at full capacity to remain profitable and competitive. But do you know if it actually does? As a manufacturer, throughput in production can mean the difference between meeting quotas and losing customers to your competition.

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Article - December 01,2023

Job Costing 101

ERP - Job Costing - Shop Floor

In custom manufacturing, every project is unique, making the ability to accurately estimate and manage costs crucial.

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Article - November 24,2023

Empowering Job Shops: Genius ERP Helps Jennison Manufacturing Grow

Customer Relations - Genius News - Implementation - Marketing

Founded in 1983 by Tom Jennison, Jennison Manufacturing Group stands as a beacon of precision, quality and commitment.

How Genius ERP Streamlines ETO Jobs
Article - November 22,2023

How Genius ERP Streamlines ETO Jobs

Custom Manufacturing - Engineering - ERP

These specialized ERPs are tailored to meet the distinct requirements of custom manufacturers, empowering them to navigate the intricate challenges inherent in ETO manufacturing. 

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Article - November 10,2023

Genius ERP Named to 5 Capterra Shortlists

Genius News

Genius ERP does it again! We are proud to announce that we have been named to five Capterra Shortlists of the best software systems for manufacturers.

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Article - November 03,2023

A Comprehensive Guide To Choosing the Right ERP Tier for Your Custom Manufacturing Business

ERP - Implementation - Industry News

Managing resources, streamlining processes and delivering high-quality products on time and budget is essential for custom manufacturing companies.

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Article - October 27,2023

Software Advice Recognizes Genius ERP as a Top Software Solution in Four FrontRunners Categories

Genius News

Genius ERP is excited to announce that we have been named a top software solution for manufacturers by Software Advice in four separate categories.

How to Budget for an ERP Implementation Project
Article - October 23,2023

How to Budget for an ERP Implementation Project

Accounting - ERP - Implementation

Implementing a new ERP system is one of the most extensive — and expensive — projects you can take on as a manufacturer.

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Article - October 13,2023

Genius ERP Once Again a Top-Ranked Software by GetApp

Genius News

Genius ERP is delighted to share that we have been named a 2023 Category Leader in both MRP and Production Scheduling software by GetApp.

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