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  • It’s Full Speed to Next for Manufacturers and Distributors at SuiteWorld 2017

    NetSuite has been in the business of cloud ERP for nearly 20 years – from our beginnings as a startup above a small hair salon, to taking the company public and being acquired, NetSuite has seen plenty of change over with growth and innovation as the main constants. While some companies may have become complacent over those 20 years, NetSuite instead continues to throttle forward.

  • Growth With Purpose

    Noonday is one of the fastest growing private companies in the United States. In the six years since its launch, the trajectory of the Fair Trade, direct sale jewelry business has earned the respect of titans of the start-up scene. Inc. Magazine recently named it the 45th fastest growing company in the country on its annual Inc. 5000. And in the hotbed of entrepreneurship, Noonday was dubbed (by the Austin Business Journal) Austin’s fastest growing business.

  • Manufacturing and Distribution in the Cloud: There's No Time Like the Present

    If you're reading this, then it's quite possible you've thought about how your business strategy should drive your cloud adoption, have put some thought into who your cloud partner should be, and may even be actively grappling with how to approach implementation. To which I say, there's no time like the present, as manufacturers and wholesale distributors are in the midst of a digital revolution.

  • Finding a Provider that Works With You is Critical to Cloud Success

    When the leaders of Sourcingpartner Inc. decided it was time to trade in a largely manual warehouse management process riddled with bottlenecks for a modern, cloud-based alternative, they knew their choice of a cloud provider was critical. As a key distributor to some of the largest office supply businesses in the world, for Sourcingpartner, operations during the back-to-school season must be flawless.

  • Industry Thought Leaders Predict Big Changes for the Supply Chain by 2020

    Two days, three keynotes and 2,800 attendees — the recent Modern Supply Chain Experience conference held in San Jose, Calif., had one primary purpose: to bring together the strongest minds in supply chain to uncover and address the top challenges facing today’s supply chain leaders. From the Internet of Things and predictive analytics to big data, new technologies are touching every part of the business – particularly the supply chain.

  • REBBL Partners With NetSuite to Manage Mission-Led Growth

    In the natural products market, buyers view their purchases not only as something they consume, but as a way they can give back. For many brands, this reality presents something of a paradox. Worthy missions and great products drive popularity, but meeting demand can distance the company from its original mission.

  • Manufacturing Agility and Innovation Earns Electronics Leader Industry Awards, Devoted Customers

    Ed McMahon, CEO of Epec Engineered Technologies, is a firm believer in the competitive advantage that manufacturers can gain by embracing agility and innovation across the organization, from customer-centric business processes to underlying technology. Founded in 1952, Epec designs and manufactures custom built-to-print products for all sectors of the electronics industry, from aerospace to medical devices, consumer electronics, measurement devices and industrial applications.

  • 5 Key Trends for Manufacturers in 2017

    The manufacturing world is evolving more rapidly than ever before and a bevy of externalities spanning political, global, technological and even demographic are bound to reshape this once static industry. From robotics to analytics to lean manufacturing, the way manufacturers ran in our grandparent’s era is dying out. In times like these, the old adage “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” simply does not cut it - to not risk changing is to risk failing. As 2017 begins, we’ve identified the five most important trends we see for manufacturers in 2017.

  • Getting Started with the Industrial Internet of Things

    Manufacturing is no longer about producing goods as cheaply as possible to meet the demands and price points of retailers. Today’s manufacturers are becoming far more reliant on a new raw material – data. As manufacturers become increasingly dependent on data and telematics to control and manage machinery, there is a need to gather and interpret data. Much of that data comes from sensors, something that manufacturers are all too familiar with.