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Executive Guide to ERP Part 4

(originally posted to SYSPRO.com) Johan Du Toit | August 12, 2021 | Reading Time: 8 minutes Part of the process of selecting an ERP system is to appreciate how the software is going to be used. In Part 2, I discussed the ‘Dimensions of Change Model’, a method of how to think about the process, system and […]

CRM for SYSPRO Improved

SYSPRO just announced their latest release of their CRM enhancements. What is CRM? CRM for SYSPRO is a feature-rich, enterprise-class solution that allows customers to strengthen relationships across the entire supply chain. The solution provides access on the go through mobile responsive forms or from a standard browser. The 360° view of each relationship, including […]

CAPTEK’s VP Supply Chain

Tom Griffin is CAPTEK® Softgel International’s VP Supply Chain and has worked with ORG/Julia for almost 20 years. I spoke with him about the advantages of using an ERP system – and what value Julia and the ORG Team bring to his business priorities. CAPTEK™ Softgel International is a privately-owned, full-service contract manufacturer of custom […]

The Future is… Communicating and working together

I dislike attempting to predict the future; it seems like misplaced energy to me. Concentrating positively on current realities is the best way to show responsibility for the future. Anyone who’s communicated adamantly about the future has usually eaten their words in my experience. So… why am I posting about the future? Well, first off, […]

Planning your ERP transition

According to a recent global survey conducted by SYSPRO, 60% of manufacturers and distributors were impacted by supply chain disruptions due to operational shifts brought on by COVID-19. 47% of businesses surveyed were unable to function due their reliance on an in-person/on location workforce. Many of the participating businesses expressed transitioning to emerging ERP technologies […]

A toast! (2020 wrap-up)

Our end of year wrap-up. Well, friends, family, compatriots… it’s been quite a year. It is a year that will be remembered for a long time… which sounds a bit trite in my ears as I write it; however – I’m compelled to join the chorus; what a year it has been! ORG has continued […]

Back to Business Challenges: Post COVID-19

“We all know that the world is going through a major change that will lead to us running our lives differently than we did BC (Before COVID). What some businesses are beginning to realize though is that their workforce will need to learn new skills AC/DC (After COVID/During COVID).” ~ Tiffany Gierke | SYSPRO This […]

Customization personalizes your ERP

Customization today is more than modifying application logic. There should be a level of personalization and industry/region specific functionality that can be added or removed as needed. Your ERP Experience, Your Way An ERP system is an integral part of operations. However, no two businesses are alike. When it comes to business systems one-size does […]

Accelerate Insights From Your SYSPRO ERP

Since our founding, Operations Resource Group has focused on bringing added value to our customers. With tax season upon us, the preparation of financial information and reports is critical. While many enterprise software products are strong in the areas of either accounting, manufacturing or distribution, SYSPRO excels at all three. This allows for accurate, deep […]

“Right Now” does create conversions

Vince Atkin, Overstock’s vice president of supply chain, stated that a delivery message of 2-day shipping has a 30% higher conversion rate than a 3-day or more delivery message. Overstock.com knew from the previous year’s data, they would need to improve their delivery times to customers significantly to close sales and compete with other online […]