Putting Automation to Work for Your Business

Topics: ERP, Automation

Posted on Mar 30, 2016 9:00:00 AM by Exact Macola

Warehouses can be chaotic environments, with endless orders to fulfill, inventory numbers constantly in flux and paperwork that always needs to be kept organized. The back office plays a critical role in ensuring smooth operations within the warehouse. In reality, the path from idea to invoice is a long one. Administrative tasks, sales, marketing, IT, engineering, product development and other ‘behind–the-scenes’ activities are critical pieces of the overall health of a wholesale distribution business. In fact, 60-80 percent of all costs related to completing a customer order are administrative-based. On the flip side, if back office operations are inefficient and deeply time consuming, it can negatively affect the bottom line, and inefficiencies can seep into the warehouse itself and impact the quality of customer service. 

With competitive pressures like Amazon.com and manufacturers hitting wholesale distributors from all sides, staying lean and taking advantage of the latest advances in automation technology to streamline workflows across the organization is now a decision many wholesalers cannot afford to delay any longer.

With the latest automation technology, manual tasks will become a thing of the past allowing workers to concentrate on meeting and exceeding customer expectations. With demanding customers who expect real-time insight into product availability and rapid order fulfillment, warehouses need technology that can pull information sources from all areas of the operation and answer questions before customers ask.

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Exact Macola 10 Earns Product Leadership Award from Frost & Sullivan

Topics: Exact Macola News, Exact Macola 10

Posted on Mar 16, 2016 9:30:00 AM by Exact Macola

Frost & Sullivan is a private consultancy firm with more than 50 years of experience partnering with Global 1000 companies. The organization has a global team of analysts and consultants who are continuously researching a wide range of markets across multiple sectors and geographies. As part of this ongoing research, they identify companies that maintain consistently high standards for product or service quality and innovation.

Exact Macola 10 was selected as the 2015 North American ERP for Food & Beverage Product Leadership Award recipient based on Frost & Sullivan’s findings. Each year, Frost & Sullivan presents this award to the company that has developed a product with innovative features and functionality, gaining rapid acceptance in the market. The award recognizes the quality of the solution and the customer value enhancements it enables.

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Customers Will Share Success Stories at Exact Macola Evolve 2016

Topics: Exact Macola Evolve

Posted on Mar 2, 2016 9:30:00 AM by Exact Macola

This year at Exact Macola Evolve there will be several customer-led sessions where you can hear first-hand experiences of upgrading from previous Exact Macola solutions to Exact Macola 10. These customers are prepared to share specific benefits they are receiving as a result of the upgrade, as well as the nitty-gritty details about the upgrade process itself.

Customer-led sessions Include:

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