The Impact of Labor Shortages on the Manufacturing Sector and How MRP Can Help

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Attracting a quality workforce is currently one of the most significant challenges facing the manufacturing sector. With labor shortages forcing many to accelerate their investment in new technologies, companies are turning away from their old ways of doing things and looking at tools like MRP as their bridge to the future. Despite their best efforts, …

Business Processes to Consider When Choosing a Production Capacity Planning System

Business Processes to Consider When Choosing a Production Capacity Planning System

By combining variable data from raw materials supply, available labor resources, and equipment availability, production capacity planning can provide manufacturers the insight necessary to drive better business decisions. Manufacturing executives are generally more apprehensive than excited about accepting new company contracts when sales staff continue to deliver new business. Can we fulfill these additional orders …

New On-Demand Webinar: Strengthen Your Supply Chain Management with Forecasting and MRP

Proper supply chain management necessitates anticipating demand, limiting risk, and smoothing inventory management to avoid shortages or over-ordering. Demand forecasting and material requirements planning (MRP) are both processes that can assist you in anticipating and mitigating supply chain delays and ensuring that customer demands are met without interruption. During this webinar, we provide a demonstration …

Enterprise Resource Planning for Supply Chain Resilience

The global COVID-19 pandemic, with its disruptive effects on manufacturers’ supply chains, has been a wake-up call for many businesses to examine their operations through a different lens. The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) reported about 4,200 disruptions in the first nine months of 2020. More than half of these instances led to a “war …

How to Effectively Meet FDA Reporting Requirements During a Recall

One of the most recognizable government agencies is the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which is responsible for protecting public health by monitoring the production and distribution of many product categories, including various foods, drugs, vaccines, medical devices, and cosmetics. Companies who manufacture goods in these categories must adhere to strict policies enforced by the …

Deacom, Inc. Named a Top Workplace of the Delaware Valley 2021 by Philadelphia Inquirer

Press Release – Deacom, Inc., an enterprise software company headquartered in Chesterbrook, PA, has been recognized as one of Philadelphia Inquirer’s Top Workplaces 2021. The annual list highlights organizations that have affirmed their commitment to their people, and is assembled based on employee feedback gathered through a vetted third-party, Energage LLC.  “We are so proud …