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The answer to high tech supply chain challenges

Sara Duff, UK Business Development Manager at MRPeasy

SMEs in high-tech manufacturing face all the usual supply chain challenges, plus some that are particular to the sector. Affordable, cloud-based, user-friendly MRP/ERP systems can provide the capability they need, writes Sara Duff, UK Business Development Manager at MRPeasy.com. The general public often thinks of ‘high-tech’ in terms of Silicon …

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SME backbone for biotech supply chains

SME backbone for biotech supply chains

With Covid-19 vaccine delivery highlighting the need for resilience in pharma and biotech supply chains, Karl H. Lauri, managing team member at MRPeasy.com, explains that ERP/MRP gives smaller suppliers the backbone required to take part. The pandemic has starkly revealed not only the science and research based strengths of the …

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Simplify supply chain complexity and seize the future

Simplify supply chain complexity and seize the future

The combination of globalisation, e-commerce and the Internet has blown apart the post-war ‘standard business model’, which saw large companies enjoying ever-greater economies of scale through mass production and mass marketing. They had the financial strength to invest in efficient manufacturing, and were able to convince the consumer that what …

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Realising the benefits of Direct to Consumer

Realising the benefits of Direct to Consumer

Direct to Consumer (D2C) is a new yet already popular business strategy for many new, and some experienced small manufacturers. But without an appropriate IT platform, which combines traditional manufacturing ERP with new e-commerce channels, the benefits may not be entirely realised. The disabling of many conventional wholesale/retail market channels …

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Telling the story of a part

Telling the story of a part by Karl H Lauri managing team member at MRPeasy

Maintaining a library of information pertaining to the record of a part as it moves through a supply chain can be a significant challenge, even for smaller companies with relatively simple operations. But a suitable ERP system can provide a logical and appropriate organising framework. Every part number has to …

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An urgent matter of supply chain preference

An urgent matter of supply chain preference

Karl Heinrich Lauri, managing team member at MRPeasy says implementing an ERP/MRP system should be high on the supply chain priorities list of smaller manufacturers – that is, if they wish to become ‘preferred suppliers’. COVID-19 has accentuated problems and accelerated change in a global supply chain environment already under …

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Digital transformation is no longer an optional extra

Digital transformation is no longer an optional extra

Karl Heinrich Lauri, pictured, managing team member at MRPeasy asks: can a smaller manufacturer looking to survive and prosper in this changing world afford not to embrace the digitalisation of the business process? As manufacturing businesses prepare for life after Covid, it should be clear that automation and digitalisation, both …

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