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Article - February 03,2023

How To Know Your Business Is Ready for An ERP

Analytics & Reporting - Custom Manufacturing - ERP

Getting your first ERP is a big step for a small business. But how, exactly, do you know if you are ready for one?

Article - January 31,2023

How To Make an ERP Work for Your Small Business

Analytics & Reporting - ERP

An Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system can manage every aspect of your business, including production, planning, purchasing, manufacturing, sales, distribution, accounting, and customer service — all from one fully-integrated system.

Article - January 27,2023

The Top 5 Reasons You Need an ERP

ERP - Job Costing - Management

Manufacturing companies that handle their various business tasks with separate systems are more prone to run into problems like disconnected departments, information silos, data inaccuracies, duplication of tasks or records, and poor communication.

Article - January 20,2023

10 Manufacturing Trends to Watch for in 2023

Custom Manufacturing - Industry News

Manufacturers have faced several challenges in recent years, and it appears that 2023 will be no different. Read about our predictions for the top 10 trends that we think will have a major impact on the industry in 2023.

Article - January 13,2023

Top 5 Tips To Improve Quality Management in Your Shop

Quality Control

The long-term success of your business depends on customer loyalty and satisfaction. See how high levels of quality lead to repeat business, increased profits, and recognition within your industry

Article - January 06,2023

5 Processes To Implement in Your Shop To Deliver Jobs on Time

Engineering - Production Planning - Quality Control

Even though the mix of work that flows through a custom shop can vary greatly from week to week, there are things custom manufacturers can do to improve their delivery rates and get more jobs out the door. Learn 5 simple ways to improve productivity and customer satisfaction.

Article - December 16,2022

5 Ways To Use Business Intelligence in Your Shop

Analytics & Reporting - Integration - Shop Floor

Business intelligence (BI) gives manufacturers the tools to assess and improve their operations by streamlining their processes to increase efficiency and profitability. Read on to discover what BI is and the five best ways to use it in your shop.

Article - December 09,2022

The 5 Best Habits of Inventory Management

Accounting - Inventory

Custom shop floors can be disorganized and chaotic. But you can’t afford to halt operations to track down missing items you need to complete a job. Discover why implementing sound inventory management procedures and practices can help you get control of your inventory.

Article - December 06,2022

The Top 5 Best Manufacturing Practices of Good Companies

Custom Manufacturing - Management

Want to learn how to turn your manufacturing business into a well-oiled machine? We've created a list of the manufacturing industry’s best practices that your company can follow too. 

Article - December 02,2022

Top 5 Ways To Improve Your Shop Floor Productivity

Inventory - Production Planning - Shop Floor

A productive shop floor is organized, aligned, and connected. Learn how you can get there by implementing good shop floor management practices that will streamline your manufacturing processes.

Article - November 25,2022

IoT Trends in Manufacturing

Custom Manufacturing - Industry News

By 2025, there are expected to be over 22 billion connected IoT devices worldwide. See how he Industrial Internet of Things can help improve manufacturing operations by streamlining processes, reducing costs, and increasing efficiency.

Article - November 18,2022

How to Build Better Relationships With Your Customers

Customer Relations - Marketing

Creating good customer experiences doesn’t have to be difficult. Discover 6 ways to build and maintain great customer relationships for your business.

Article - November 11,2022

Why Manufacturers Need an ERP Now More Than Ever for Supply Chain Management

Inventory - Purchasing

Supply chain management is now more important than ever. Manufacturers need robust supply chain management to help them cope with the disruptions to supply chains and material shortages that have plagued the industry in 2022.

Article - November 04,2022

Why Manufacturers Need an ERP Now More Than Ever To Manage Their Inventory

Accounting - Inventory

Manufacturers need to keep an eye on their bottom line now more than ever. Improving inventory management practices is one of the biggest areas where manufacturers can make changes and save thousands — even hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Article - October 28,2022

How to Reduce ERP Implementation Costs

Accounting - Implementation

ERP implementation projects are expensive — and often contain unforeseen costs that you didn’t have in your budget. Read on to learn about the three most common hidden or unforeseen costs of ERP implementation — plus what you can do to save on these costs.

Article - October 21,2022

How To Get the Most Out of Your ERP

ERP - Genius Academy

You invested a lot of time and money into finding the right ERP for your business. To ensure that your ERP remains a relevant and helpful tool in your shop for years to come, you must continue to invest in training and learning long after implementation is over.

Article - October 18,2022

Genius ERP Partners With CEI MTL To Help Support the Digital Transformation of Quebec Manufacturers

Genius News - Industry News

Genius ERP is excited to announce our new partnership with CEI MTL. Together, we are working to promote and support the digital transformation of manufacturers in the Montreal region toward industry 4.0.

Article - October 14,2022

Why Manufacturers Need Business Intelligence Now More Than Ever

Analytics & Reporting - Production Planning

Business intelligence (BI) and analytics are more important now than ever as they give manufacturers tools to analyze their shops and make better business decisions.

Article - October 07,2022

Happy Manufacturing Day!

Industry News

Manufacturing Day 2022 is here! Though one day is not enough, we wanted to take a minute to say thank you and celebrate everything manufacturers do.

Article - October 05,2022

How to Evaluate an ERP Product Demo

ERP - Management

A product demo is a crucial element of the ERP selection process as it gives you a chance to see each ERP system in action. Demos allow you to see how the system functions and if it has the right features for your needs. 

Article - September 30,2022

What To Ask ERP Vendors When Shopping for an ERP System

ERP - Management - Purchasing

ERPs improve every aspect of your manufacturing business, from increasing shop floor efficiency, to cutting costs, to speeding up crucial business tasks like month-end accounting practices. Finding the right ERP is critical as it will have a huge impact on your business.

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