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How Much Does a Data Breach Cost?

In a recent survey, 74% of manufacturing companies have identified cybersecurity as their #1 focus.  And it is no wonder, given the cost of the average data breach incident. The chart below the average monetary cost by country, courtesy of StatistaCharts. You will find more infographics at Statista

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Renewed Optimism for Manufacturing

Survey reveals a renewed optimism among manufacturing firms! The 2018 National Manufacturing Outlook and Insights survey shows a bright forecast for the manufacturing sector. A whopping 81% expect revenue growth in their business this year. Most foresee the additional revenue to come from organic growth in domestic markets (72%) and new product and service development […]

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Inside the Lab: Two New Applications!

Replenishment Pick List & SO Entry Date Capacity Warning At 32 Soft, we’re developing and testing two new apps that just might be the very thing you need. Warehouse Pick Replenishment Call List identifies the pick location minimum requirements and presents a callout for replenishment of any location/item that falls below that minimum amount. Once you […]

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Safety Stock Calculation

Mastering the art of safety stock is your guard against uncertainty. When safety stock levels aren’t optimal, you could be tying up cash flow or threaten your ability to adequately serve your customers. Determining the most efficient inventory levels is one of the most important components of your company’s operations. Safety stock describes a level of […]

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Item Numbers in QAD’s MFG/PRO

Introduction to QAD–Item Numbers Item numbers are the bedrock of the QAD system. In general terminology, the item number is the identification number assigned to an item. Also called a part number, SKU number, or SKU (Stock Keeping Unit), an item number can represent a service as well as a physical item. It is good practice […]

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Production Planning without ERP

Plan Production in Excel Without ERP? Contact us for more information.

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Lot Size Concepts EOQ Formula

  Presented by Don Lindsey, CFPIM, CIRM Download the EOQ Calculation spreadsheet Find out more about Reorder Point (ROP) Find out more about Safety Stock The Extraordinary Value Of MRP Webinar   Don Lindsey, CFPIM, CIRM  is a knowledgeable Implementation Project Manager, Trainer and Business Analyst for all areas of QAD.  He has been an […]

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Production Variance Analysis

Why it is essential for your enterprise and how to make it easier Once production is complete, it is a common cost accounting practice to analyze the production variances to identify materials or areas that are over or under the plan—as well as investigate the reasons for the variances. Understanding these differences of actual to […]

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32 Soft Presents at Fall User Groups

Don’t miss these presentations if you are attending the Fall Midwest User Group or West Coast User Group conferences. MWUG Fall 2018 Sep 16-18, 2018 Cleveland, OH Understanding Production Capacity in QAD Monday, Sep 17, 4:00 pm Presented by Don Lindsey Don will guide your understanding of capacity planning from its interaction with SIOP through […]

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Support the #Pelotonia Bicycle Tour 2018

Lance McKeown is a man who pushes his limits. At 66, he will soon participate in his 7th Pelotonia Bike Tour to raise funds for the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute. The Tour is on August 3-5, 2018. Lance is the IS […]

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