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Put Social Networking Sites to Work for Your Manufacturing Firm

by Joe Jenders

If you think social media is just for teenagers, think again. More than half of those logging on to social media sites are in their mid-thirties or older.

Traditional media outlets such as newspapers, radio and television, have long served the purpose of delivering one-way messages, like your firm's advertising. Social media, by contrast, uses web-based platforms to not only deliver your message, but to allow the recipient to participate.

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Take the Time to Do It Right

by Joe Jenders

Success in a manufacturing/distribution business starts with your order entry system. It's an expensive proposition to say there's no time to do things right the first time but always time to redo mistakes over and over again.

do things right the first time but always time to redo mistakes over and over again.

If you don't get it right the first time, your costs add up and your bottom line erodes. You can spend hours, or even days, fixing errors and squandering resources. The costs go beyond measurable forms, such as customer complaints, lost orders, wasted inventory and excessive overtime. Your staff may become frustrated and apathetic.

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Sage 100 ERP How To Enter Shipments With Multiple Packages In Shipping Data Entry

by Shalaine HInshaw

Assigning items to packages:

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