Global Shop Solutions Annual ERP User Conferences

Global Shop Solutions, a leading provider of ERP software for manufacturers, is known throughout the industry for simplifying manufacturing through its ERP software. Taking the same approach with its training and education programs, this year’s annual ERP User Conferences will introduce significant format and content upgrades designed to help customers continually improve and simplify their manufacturing.

The first big change involves hosting two ERP User Conferences – a live event at the Global Shop Solutions campus in The Woodlands, Texas, that takes place October 18-20, 2022. The second event will be virtual and will run from November 14-17, 2022.

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ERP and Related Technologies to Automate, Digitize and Thrive

By Lisa Anderson

Manufacturers utilize less than 20% of the full functionality of their ERP systems. But the key question is, why does it matter? In today’s inflationary and supply chain disrupted business environment, manufacturers need to automate and digitize to “do more with less” and thrive during these volatile times. One important way to achieve this goal is to further leverage your ERP system where it will make a difference.

No matter which ERP system you use or how archaic, there will be opportunities to use additional functionality. In 30 years of working with manufacturers, I haven’t had one example of a client that couldn’t benefit by expanding the use of ERP.

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2022 Brushware September-October FEIBP Preview Digital Edition

 

The 2022 Brushware September-October FEIPB Preview issue is now available to all readers in eMag (digital edition) format. This annual edition offers a preview of the 62nd FEIBP Congress along with a guide to the host city of Prague. In addition, the issue features the Best Watercolor Brushes for 2022 as recommended by top artist brush manufacturers. The issue also includes the First Half 2022 US Import/Export data and Lisa Anderson’s column on using ERP to Automate, Digitize and Thrive.

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Fast Track ERP Implementation for Manufacturers from Global Shop Solutions

Global Shop Solutions, a leading provider of ERP software with more than 3,000 successful implementations around the globe, has launched a new Fast Track ERP Implementation to reduce the time it takes manufacturers to Go Live with ERP software and achieve a quicker return on investment.

Developed after analysis of why some companies lose momentum during implementation, the Fast Track ERP Implementation process provides a blueprint based on best practices for helping manufacturers stay on course and Go Live faster.

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Genesee Global Celebrates 20 Years of ERP Loyalty with Global Shop Solutions

Customer loyalty can be hard to find in today’s highly competitive manufacturing industry – unless you happen to be Global Shop Solutions. A leading provider of ERP software to manufacturers around the globe, the company is proud to announce that Genesee Global, a manufacturing services provider based in Rochester, N.Y., recently passed the 20-year mark as a loyal Global Shop Solutions customer.

“As technology began to reshape the manufacturing industry, we recognized the need to jettison our old database business management system and step up to ERP,” says Chris Caschette, CEO of Genesee Global. “We chose Global Shop Solutions for its robust functionality, superb visibility of shop floor data and ability to track performance data in real-time, but we’ve stayed with them for other reasons as well.”

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Global Shop Solutions Releases New Website

Software websites typically focus on the features and capabilities of a company’s products. Global Shop Solutions, a leading developer of ERP software for manufacturers around the world, takes a more user-centric approach with the launch of its new website. Designed to provide a richer, more immersive online experience, the site focuses on the needs of manufacturers wanting to learn how ERP software can simplify their businesses.

“Since day one, we have built our ERP software based on the needs and feedback of manufacturers, and we do the same with our website,” says Marketing Project Manager Hilary Parchman. “We listen to the voice of our customers and prospects and constantly monitor the data our website provides us. All three of these areas signaled it was time to make our online experience simpler, deeper and more direct.”

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Modern ERP Launchpad for Growth

By Lisa Anderson

If you don’t have a modern enterprise resource planning (ERP) system, your growth prospects will be limited in comparison to your competition. It didn’t use to be as important; however, according to KPMG, for the majority of US CEOs, the pandemic has meant an acceleration of digital transformation by months or even years. Although there are several technologies considered a priority, modernizing and upgrading ERP is a cornerstone launchpad for growth. Clients and colleagues are seeing the critical importance of not only having a central database for performing business transactions but also one that enables a superior customer experience.

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Manufacturers Trending to Digital

Lisa AndersonBy Lisa Anderson

According to the Hackett Group, 77 percent of companies have strengthened their commitments to digital transformation because of the COVID-19 crisis. In fact, not only are the commitments strengthening but also the pace of adoption is increasing. A McKinsey survey found the pandemic has significantly accelerated the pace of adoption of digital transformation technologies. Clients and colleagues are seeing the critical importance of using technology for a win-win-win, creating a safe working environment that is efficient, cost-effective, resilient and responsive to customer needs.

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