When a “One-Size-Fits-All” ERP Just Won’t Fit

When is the last time you purchased a one-size-fits-all shirt only to find that it was perfect? Let’s face it, this hardly ever happens. Instead, consumers find themselves settling on many features of the product, from the fabric down to the color. While this concept is very popular in apparel, it is also prominent in … Continue reading “When a “One-Size-Fits-All” ERP Just Won’t Fit”

Unifying Operations with One ERP Platform

Recently, we have seen a shift in manufacturers adopting ERP solutions as a centralized platform, rather than separate pieces of software. By creating a single ERP foundation for multiple business entities, manufacturers are able to streamline workflows and boost visibility between the various divisions. Take Diversified CPC International, for example, an established gas manufacturer and … Continue reading “Unifying Operations with One ERP Platform”

Case Study: Silver Spring Foods

What if you could reduce your physical inventory variance by 99%? Silver Spring Foods, a US food manufacturer, did just that, proving that they had not yet reached their perceived max capacity. THE CHALLENGE The world has changed a lot since 1929 and so has the way Silver Spring Foods runs its business. The food manufacturing … Continue reading “Case Study: Silver Spring Foods”

Breaking Free of Outdated Food Manufacturing Software

Take action to prevent your food manufacturing business from getting stuck in old technology. Today, many manufacturers find themselves operating with the same ERP software they did a decade ago – maybe even longer. But life was different then: the company was much smaller, the product line was a fraction of the size, consumer demands … Continue reading “Breaking Free of Outdated Food Manufacturing Software”

What is Process Control (Video)

In this follow-up video to our first whiteboard session, Why Deacom Exists, Jay Deakins goes into more detail on how Deacom’s ERP software brings process control to its batch and process based customers. The video highlights some of the control points that are required through the entire formulation to shipment process and provides examples of where QC holds can … Continue reading “What is Process Control (Video)”

Why Deacom Exists (Video)

In this whiteboard session, Jay Deakins, Founder and CEO of Deacom, discusses the single-system approach that DEACOM ERP software takes to address the specific needs of batch and process-based manufacturing companies. The video begins by discussing the differences between what discreet manufacturers typically need in an ERP system vs. the more complex requirements of batch … Continue reading “Why Deacom Exists (Video)”