Overview of Customer Management with Infor CloudSuite ERP

March 31, 2020 | Discrete Manufacturing

What would a business be without its customer relationships? The answer is simple — unsuccessful. Companies in the United States are losing $62 billion a year owing to poor customer service, a number that has ballooned over the years. The same research shows that one of the biggest reasons customers switch companies is because they […]

How an ERP System Can Help Your Inventory Management

March 26, 2020 | Discrete Manufacturing

If you think that your inventory management could use some technological help, you’re not alone. According to The Motorola Future of Warehousing study, an estimated 66 percent of retailers are making significant investments in warehouse and inventory management technology. You may know how crucial inventory management is to profitability and productivity. The numbers support that, with upgraded inventory […]

Engineer to Order (ETO) ERP System Brings Innovative Solutions to Manufacturers

March 24, 2020 | Discrete Manufacturing

Instead of manufacturing already-completed designs, Engineer-to-Order, or ETO manufacturing companies, design products based on customer specifications. These products are often complicated, and clients are usually heavily involved in every step of the process, adding to the pressure!  Also, ETO manufacturers won’t know what materials or tools they need, nor the order-to-fulfillment lead times, until the […]

Bring Transparency to Your Manufacturing Processes with an ERP System

March 19, 2020 | Discrete Manufacturing

In today’s interconnected and fast-moving world, clients, governments, and stakeholders want manufacturing transparency. Everyone wants to know how your supply chains are connected, to whom they are connected, and what that information means. Consumers and overseers alike are concerned with fraud, ethics, quality control, and labor relations. They want to trust that the final product […]

How an ERP System Reduces Costs for Discrete Manufacturing

March 17, 2020 | Discrete Manufacturing

When your company can reduce manufacturing costs while increasing production, you’ll be in a fantastic, competitive position. It may be more attainable than you think, especially when you have the right ERP software on your side. Reducing manufacturing costs comes down to efficiency, which is precisely where an ERP can help your business make improvements. […]

DRI Industry Spotlight: Metal Fabrication Manufacturing

March 12, 2020 | Discrete Manufacturing

The world would not be the same without the metal fabrication manufacturing industry. The companies in this sector create so much of the products we rely on every day. But, like many other industries, it relies on national and global economies, and it is rapidly changing in the face of many industry-wide challenges.  Challenges Within […]

DRI Industry Insights: Electronics

March 10, 2020 | Discrete Manufacturing

The electronics industry is expected to reach a value of $1.7 billion by 2024. Despite a slowdown from 2011 to 2013, increased performance in countries like India and China, and recovering economies elsewhere, are helping to move the electronics industry forward. It’s a great example of an industry that has shifted to accommodate a changing world. Given […]

DRI Industry Insights: Manufacturing

March 5, 2020 | Discrete Manufacturing

At Decision Resources, Inc., we know the challenges of the manufacturing industry well. Our work in supporting companies with advanced technology means we have a lot of manufacturing industry insights to share. Our work helps make yours more efficient, effective, and productive.  Our technology focuses on Infor’s innovative software. Infor is the ideal fit for […]

Industry Challenges and Solutions for the Metal Fabrication Industry

March 3, 2020 | Discrete Manufacturing

Any time a raw metal material is cut, burned, welded, machined, formed, or otherwise processed or assembled, the metal fabrication industry is hard at work. Whether it is hardware, structural metal, or manufacturing products like hand tools or even handrails, companies in this industry play a significant role. That’s partially why the industry is steadily growing at […]

Industry Challenges and Solutions for the Electronics Industry

February 27, 2020 | Discrete Manufacturing

The electronics industry is changing as quickly as electronic products evolve. There are few industries experiencing changes at this rate, which means that few industries face as many unique challenges. While the growth of the electronics industry is an exciting prospect for those involved, it also produces plenty of unique challenges that require solutions. Business […]