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2018: A Good Year for Manufacturing!

If the 4th quarter 2017 National Association of Manufacturers’ Outlook Survey is any indication, it looks like there is a lot to be optimistic about. This survey of NAM’s membership has been conducted quarterly since 1997. The fourth quarter 2017 survey included 662 manufacturers from all parts of the U.S., in a wide variety of […]

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32 Soft Associates

From time to time we work with or meet individuals and companies who offer products or services that our clients may need.  Here are two to share with you. White Star Software White Star Software is the oldest and most respected independent OpenEdge DBA consulting firm in the world. Our expert DBAs have 20+ years […]

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Peek Inside the Lab: Cycle Count Compliance

We’re making the Cycle Count Data Loader even better with a new log designed to build an audit trail for SOX compliance! At 32 Soft, we’re working with one of our clients to add a log of each cycle count that is stored in QAD. It is accessible at any time and can be printed […]

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Best Practices for Product Compliance

According to The Aberdeen Group’s report, Product Regulatory Compliance: Turning Compliance Into Profit, the best-in-class companies when it comes to compliance manage to maintain the balance of compliance with development. They understand that being competitive means being both innovative and compliant and take steps to build compliance into their manufacturing process. How? Best-in-class companies create […]

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#MWUG Spring 2018 Presentation

Midwest User Group Fall 2018 Conference 8:30 am, Tuesday, March 20, 2017 PRESENTED BY Don Lindsey CESI Judy Gardner Walbro Engine Management Nancy McCrimmon 32 Soft The folks at CESI and Walbro Engine Management know that today’s best enterprises are those that respond quickly and operate efficiently. They also know that companies must depend on […]

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Make 2018 Nimble and Lean

It’s hard to believe it is once again close to the new year, but here we are. Get a great start on making your business nimble and lean in 2018 by signing up for our first quarter webinars! We’ll start off the year with Get Audit Trail Compliance through a Simplified Product Change Process on […]

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Why Real-Time Book To Ship Data is Crucial

The Book To Ship ratio can be used to help measure a company’s efficiency, to identify problems in the supply chain and is an indicator of the overall health of the company. The ratio is, quite simply, the amount that is recorded in the company’s books compared to the amount of inventory it has shipped […]

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Taming the Safety Stock Beast

One of the most important parts of operations in any company is determining appropriate inventory levels. If you have too much inventory, you’ll tie up your working capital and wreak havoc on your cash flow. If your inventory is too low, you’ll have shortfalls in raw materials or finished goods that threaten timely delivery and […]

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#WECUG Fall 2017 Presentation

Breaking The Pain Chain DON LINDSEY – CESI NANCY McCRIMMON – 32 Soft WECUG Conference Tuesday, October 24, 10:30am PDT Your ERP system is based on data, tons of data. All that data necessitates repetitive activities that can be a source of tedium and pain to your staff. Join Don Lindsey and Nancy McCrimmon to […]

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#MWUG Fall 2017 Presentation

Using QAD Data to Measure On-Time Performance TRIS HOPKINS Carlisle Brake & Friction ALEX KIM 32 Soft Inc. 8:30 am, Tuesday, October 10, 2017 At Carlisle Brake and Friction, they know that on-time delivery is vitally important to customer satisfaction and loyalty. And they also know that the more they understand how their customers see them, […]

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