For manufacturers that build to order, it’s common to find tens of thousands of items and bills of materials in their system. This is usually because they have been creating a new item for every new item, which has resulted in an unorganized, heaping mess of clutter. Your internal users are frustrated because they can’t find anything. Also, everything has to be manually entered to create a new order. All of this could be avoided with the addition of a manufacturing product configurator to your Sage 100 tech stack. Here are some ways smart companies save time and avoid chaos.
4 Ways to Set Up Sage 100 Manufacturing Pricing Automation
Imagine if you could avoid maintaining and distributing price sheets to your Sales teams? Wouldn’t it be nice to have everyone on the same page on pricing? You can save time and create consistency for your teams and your customers with Sage 100 Manufacturing pricing automation.
Make it Easier for Customers to Shop with Sage 100cloud eCommerce Integration
Looking ahead to the end of 2021 and into 2022, we see customer expectations continuing to rise. Online shoppers want to place their orders wherever and however they prefer and now demand a great user experience and the utmost convenience. If you’re worried that your technology isn’t ready to support the expectations of today’s demanding eCommerce shoppers, read more about how a Sage 100cloud eCommerce integration automates and enables what your shoppers need to find you and want to keep coming back.
Happy customers equate to more and bigger purchases and long-term relationships. Are you prepared to meet their ever-changing and always-increasing expectations? For B2B customers, the stakes are even higher and so are their expectations. The good news is Sage 100 Manufacturing has a number of features that customers expect to help them do their jobs more efficiently.
Change is never easy...it helps to have Sage 100 Manufacturing technology
Around the world, discrete manufacturers face a huge transformation for a number of reasons. The pandemic, the cascading uncertainty, instantly changing customer expectations and an ever-growing green agenda are creating pressures for businesses that struggle to adapt. Read more about what Sage 100 manufacturing technology (known as Sage Operations Management) users need to know to enact more sustainable, digital business models.
What’s the best software for manufacturing?
In our experience, every manufacturing business is unique and it's very confusing to find the best manufacturing software to fit your requirements. All-in-one solutions, which handle other tasks apart from finances, such as planning and production, are known as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). There are many ERP options available and the selection process quickly becomes overwhelming for even the most seasoned ERP seekers. That's why we developed this list of top ERP features and functions to help leaders, like you, in your search for new accounting and manufacturing software. You already have a good idea of what you don't want from your old systems. Let's see what the best software for your business should include to make the biggest impact on your manufacturing bottom line.
While you may be sure it’s time for an ERP migration, what may not be clear is “migrate to what?” You’ve probably been using an on-premises solution, and “the Cloud” is all the rage, but you also should consider a hybrid discrete manufacturing system; during your evaluation.
Managing critical data and processes with spreadsheets or legacy accounting and ERP systems becomes more challenging as your business grows. Lack of integration between your accounting / ERP systems and your manufacturing systems remains a significant pain point for businesses with older technology.
For businesses that have complex supply chains or complex products, there’s a lot of data there—product master files, bills of materials, all the way through to the sale and financials attached to it. You need full visibility across all of those components and you can achieve it with Sage 100cloud.
Do you have tens of thousands of items and bills of materials in your Sage 100cloud system? How many of them have only been used once? You’re not alone. With automation like the Product Configurator module, you can keep your item list neat and concise.