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Benefits of Job Time Tracking Software

You’ve probably heard the expression, “Time is money.” Nowhere is that truer than on the shop floor. The longer a job takes, the more it costs to run, which means that tracking this time is critical. To get the most accurate numbers, consider job time tracking software. Often the part of an ERP system,...

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Cost-Estimating Software 101

In an ideal world, every price you quote would be accurate and your shop would always have a high profit margin. However, that sometimes isn’t the case. Quoting jobs can be difficult to do by hand, and having a quick way to look up previous, similar jobs would make it much easier. This is where cost-estimat...

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Welcoming Gen Z to Your Shop

There is an array of articles about Millennials in the workplace. Now, another generation is coming of age. Gen Z (whose members were born between the mid-1990s and early 2000s) are the “new kids” in the workforce. Fortunately for manufacturers, there are some similarities between what Millennials and wh...

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An ERP System That's Just Right

You’re probably familiar with the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Goldilocks tries the bears’ oatmeal, chairs, and beds throughout her tour of their house. She’s looking for the one that’s not too big or too little, but is just right. Looking for an ERP system is kind of like that. Some syst...

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The Difference Between an MRP System and an ERP System

While looking at ERP systems, you may have come across information about MRP systems. It can be hard to know which one your shop needs and even harder to find out the difference between them. The reason it’s hard to find the difference is that one is an evolution of the other. MRP and MRP II Systems The fi...

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An ERP System: The Manager Your Shop Needs

Wouldn’t it be great if you could spend less time on paperwork? You’ve got enough on your plate without having to create every report or email every customer. You can’t delegate this to someone on the shop floor, and your office staff is already busy. What you need is a middle manager, or software, tha...

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3 Steps to a Great Employee Training Manual

Training employees has become more important than ever before. As more Baby Boomers either retire or cut back on their hours, employers hire more workers to take their place. However, it’s difficult to find new hires experienced in manufacturing. That means they need training, and training a new employee c...

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How an ERP System Creates Value

Everyone knows that ERP systems create value for the shops that use them. It’s hard to know how, exactly, that value is created before owning an ERP system. Fortunately, three shops using E2 Software were willing to share their experiences and how their ERP system has helped their shop. These shops found t...

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How to Choose the Right ERP Software

These days, it’s become a necessity for a shop to have an ERP system. Customers demand it because it guarantees the quality and timeliness they expect. Shops are finding that they need it for everything from tracking their jobs to quoting them accurately. Once you realize you need an ERP system, how do you...

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Shape Up Your Shop with an ERP System

It’s hard to run a shop when you’ve got too much work and you need to keep everything on time. It’s also hard to run a shop when you don’t have enough work and you need to figure out how to get more. In each instance, ERP software can be what makes the difference for your shop. An ERP system can keep ...

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