Speed and accuracy of response is often the difference between winning and losing new business. For manufacturers, this is most clear when estimating or responding to new bid opportunities. Your business must be able to react quickly and quote accurately to gain a competitive edge.
Manufacturers and industrial companies involved with complex or capital equipment are by nature project-oriented. For all project manufacturers, they must maintain profitability, which is a challenge, but is sometimes even more difficult
Being able to provide product and lot traceability has become a critical requirement in the food & beverage industry. Food safety regulations mandate that companies have in place quality control plans and documented procedures, while customers may demand that lot traceability be demonstrated to as part of a supplier audit, to ensure recalls can be managed effectively.
Managing reverse logistics and depot repair, or all operations related to the reuse of products and materials, is a growing challenge for B2C and B2B manufacturers, retailers and service organizations. Despite the difficulties, addressing reverse logistics issues should be a priority for any product-based service business engaged in aftermarket repair services.
Thanks to the steady progression of technology adoption in manufacturing, significant changes are already apparent in the results of a primary research study of 200 industrial executives in North America.
IFS Applications turns manufacturing challenges into opportunities and removes the hassle from your day-to-day business. Whatever mode—or modes—of manufacturing you employ, user-friendly IFS Applications increases productivity and helps you keep an eye on the bottom line.
If your organization depends on the reliability of its plant and equipment, IFS's enterprise asset management (EAM) solution can help you improve your bottom line. Unlike most enterprise software packages, IFS takes a holistic approach to asset management that enables you to maximize profitability.
In this white paper, we explore three oilfield service problems that can be solved using mobile software. With demand for oilfield services pushing up against the constraint of capacity, service companies in this market space face a unique set of challenges. They must maintain a level of service adequate to grow and retain a customer base. At the same time, they must rapidly formalize and scale existing processes as their organizations grow.
The results analyzed in this report indicate that a holistic approach to servitization is important in order to achieve peak revenue and profitability from service as a manufacturer or service-centric organization.
Usually, field service management (FSM) software should be integrated with customer relationship management (CRM) because both use customer information. This ensures a customer’s needs and expectations can be addressed regardless of whether they are interacting with a CRM user, a field service technician or someone else in the service organization.