Entries by Chandler Hutchison

MRO Software: ProMRO Quick Create

One of the basic features of the ProMRO module available for Microsoft Dynamics AX is the Project Quick Create. The Project Quick Create feature makes it easy for users to get started with projects in only a few clicks of the mouse. With this feature, users can create projects, contracts, work orders and invoices by […]

MRO Software: Work Order Quote in ProMRO Module

Though Microsoft Dynamics AX has been designed specifically for manufacturing and Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) companies, advanced MRO softwaref functionality is sometimes needed to better support industry-specific operations. One of these solutions is the Work Order Quote Quick Create included in the ProMRO module, formerly referred to as Extended Project Manager (EPM). Built on […]

MRO Software: ProMRO Service Template Profiles

Clients First has developed and implemented the ProMRO module for Dynamics AX. The module is specifically tailored for Manufacturing, Repair and Overhaul industry and includes project phases that can be pre-defined and then built on the fly with each newly quoted job. The benefits of the ProMRO module include improved efficiency, cost savings, standardization and […]

5 Ways Manufacturing ERP Can Improve Product Quality

Manufacturing ERP systems provide multiple quality management tools that discrete and process manufacturers can use to optimize their processes and deliver high-quality products at competitive price levels. The quality modules included in most ERP packages are fully configurable, allowing users to implement quality control functionality in flexible ways, by simply enabling or disabling a wide […]

MRO Software: The ProMRO Equipment Table

The ProMRO module was especially developed to offer MRO companies the functionality they needed to manage industry-specific operations more efficiently. Minimizing paper-based administration and standardizing various processes, the module enables MROs to handle a variety of business processes, including quoting jobs, pre-defining project phases, and tracking equipment along with maintenance and repair tasks to extend […]

Get Going Fast With The NAV 2015 Starter Pack

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015 not only is easy to implement, configure, and use but also offers a wide range of capabilities that small- and mid-sized organizations can enable to manufacture products, sell services, or move merchandise more efficiently. Thanks to NAV 2015 Starter Pack, your organization can get started quickly and affordably with one of […]

Points To Consider When Looking For A Process Manufacturing ERP

The Internet abounds with hundreds of blog posts trying to persuade manufacturers to invest in a process manufacturing ERP solution. Regardless of how hard ERP developers and vendors try to convince manufacturing companies that an ERP system could be the best investment for them, a manufacturer should never make a final decision before asking the […]

Food Processing Software: Changes & Challenges

Food processing software implementation can be a harrowing experience for any food manufacturer, the go-live phase being considered the most difficult part in the entire process. One reason for this is that most food processing companies opt for the “big bang” go-live method, which involves rolling out all the modules and moving all the departments […]

5 Points To Consider When Searching For ETO Software

In an earlier post, we discussed six points ETO manufacturers should consider when searching for ETO software. Although it may seem easy, finding the right software solution for an ETO environment is actually a time-consuming, difficult process. Unlike traditional manufacturers, who are usually preoccupied with producing better products by fine tuning certain repetitive processes, ETO […]

Food Processing ERP: Formulas and Recipes

To remain competitive in the coming decades, food processing manufacturers must find new, more efficient ways to transform raw materials into sellable products, while meeting a wide range of requirements. For this, they need complex food processing ERP solutions, which combine planning and reporting capabilities with industry-specific formula, recipe, tracking, and control functionality. By using […]