Manufacturing Automation: What You Need to Know

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How to Stay Competitive with Discrete Manufacturing Software

Manufacturers have to manage numerous moving parts. Successful manufacturing companies empower employees across all operations with the visibility required to adapt to a wide range of scenarios. This is our passion; we are here to help manufacturers implement a future-proof cloud platform with an open architecture for rapid integrations and cross-functional workflows to automate business processes. Modern manufacturing systems are integrated from the front office to the back office. Modern manufacturing automation systems empower users with the ability to anticipate changes in trends and adapt production processes to meet supply and consumer demand. Download this whitepaper to help build a case for cloud ERP in your manufacturing business.

New Challenges Create Urgency

As mid-sized business owners face growing competition, shorter product lifecycles, increasingly complex technologies, and ever-changing compliance mandates, how can you thrive in the new digital economy with so many moving parts?  Choosing a modern cloud ERP platform, combined with the expertise of a local cloud ERP implementation and support expert, will give you the competitive edge necessary to grow. Modern cloud ERP manufacturing automation software by Acumatica does the heavy lifting so you can work on your business without correcting the errors associated with redundant data entry or poor visibility. 

Many ERP systems can help you grow your manufacturing business, but very few offer the unique edge Acumatica provides. Acumatica was built with an eye toward your future needs. It offers an adaptable cloud-native platform that facilitates low-code or no-code customization.

Along with a full-suite ERP including accounting, inventory, online commerce, field services, manufacturing, project accounting, and embedded Customer Resource Management, Acumatica has an easy-to-use interface with no software to install. Acumatica users get unlimited, free online education.

Integrations Increase Efficiency

Acumatica Manufacturing Edition provides an integrated suite of applications designed to eliminate inefficiency through automation. You get actionable business insights specific to your manufacturing industry. Materials requirements planning and inventory order allocations are easily handled with barcode and RFID automation.

Optimize inventory levels, automate processes, and implement just-in-time strategies to save time and increase inventory turns with Acumatica inventory management and manufacturing suite, allowing inventory replenishment and material planning to warehouse management and shop floor automation.

The Acumatica platform harnesses artificial intelligence and machine learning to provide actionable insights. Acumatica provides direct integration with advanced business intelligence applications, including Microsoft Power BI. Take advantage of configurable dashboards and hundreds of reports and inquiries and gain actionable insights into your business plan.

The ability to make better and quicker informed decisions based on comprehensive reporting without the guesswork provides customer confidence in your business. Acumatica provides all the tools manufacturers need to sell more products and services, generate more leads and close more business, with manufacturing estimates based on your real-time data.

Customers Expect More

Collaboration is an essential component for today’s manufacturers. Customers now actively expect to participate in product designs, and suppliers need forecast data for the parts required to manage shipments effectively. Acumatica provides a collaboration platform connecting your business with customers, dealers, and partners to improve efficiency in all areas of your business with streamlined processes and connected supply chains.

Acumatica includes embedded Customer Resource Management (CRM) and field service solutions. This provides the ideal platform for delivering world-class service, allowing you the ability to provide it in the format or communication channel your shopper prefers. From mobile field servicing and customer support to information on contracts/warranties and preventative maintenance, it’s all at your fingertips.

Mitigate and Manage Risk Seamlessly

Acumatica includes dozens of features to help you manage requirements to remain in compliance and manage your risk effectively. Database-level security, audit files, security roles, wikis, and document management support your quality and compliance initiatives. Along with Acumatica’s unique, consumption-based licensing with no hidden fees, you have free access to your data even if you no longer subscribe.

Extend and Enhance Your Technology Investment

Acumatica is a modern-day, cloud-native ERP application ready for artificial intelligence and machine learning. It is mature and rich in functionality without the complexity associated with traditional ERP systems. It is easy to use and scalable across industries and company sizes. Acumatica certified partner, like our Aqurus team, helps you discover even more ways to automate your unique business and grow.  

To drive growth, manufacturers need to focus on what they do best: designing and manufacturing great products while providing exceptional customer service. The last thing they should ever have to worry about is their ERP software or connected business applications. Acumatica Cloud ERP provides the best business management solution to provide your company with that edge.

An Acumatica Partner Can Guide You

Aqurus believes in a custom approach to implementing advanced ERP into your business. By providing better and targeted communications and AI-driven technologies to manage new customer care expectations, Acumatica’s applications can provide improved organization and efficiency to powerfully grow your business.

At Aqurus, we know how valuable Acumatica ERP software is for businesses – especially those in Manufacturing, Distribution, eCommerce, and the retail industry. If you’re interested in how Acumatica’s Cloud ERP Software can boost your business, the Aqurus team is passionate about smooth implementation and ongoing support. Contact us today.

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