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Baan/LN Tip of the Week: GRINYA Reconciliation – What Could Go Wrong?

One common GRINYA issue would be incorrectly entered Integration Setups.

Check the Baan or LN manual for recommended Integration setups. If such a mistake were to occur, it is important to know for what period of time the Integration was in error.

To ensure, it’s recommended that the Integrations Setup tables should be audited either through Baan/LN or Database Auditing. Corrections can be quickly calculated when an exact timeframe can be determined.

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Monday, October 09, 2017/Author: Kathy Barthelt/Number of views (303)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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BPCS/LX Tip of the Week: Purchase Order Receive All Processing

With this enhancement, the Purchase Receipts screens are optionally shown with the quantity and weight fields populated with the open value on the purchase order.

Previously the user had tomanually enter the quantity received or, for a dynamic weight and measure items, the weightreceived for each line on the purchase order.

Now the screens are populated with the open valueand if the open value is the same as the value received, the user can simply accept the line.

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Tuesday, October 03, 2017/Author: Anthony Etzel/Number of views (222)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Baan/LN Tip of the Week: 4 Reasons You Need Timely & Accurate Data

Seems obvious – you want real time data and you want it to be accurate. Do you have the systems in place to allow for this?

Here are 4 reasons you need a data collection system:

  1. See the differences between actuals and standards
  2. Determine the source of project overruns
  3. Prevent mis-shipments to customers
  4. Avoid unnecessary reordering of parts

An automated data collection system will analyze your current data, allowing you to efficiently optimize your manufacturing and the benefits will be huge and far reaching.

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Tuesday, October 03, 2017/Author: Kathy Barthelt/Number of views (234)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Blonder Tongue Looks for Success on LX With Crossroads MES

Blonder Tongue, a global communications equipment supplier for TV broadcasters and cable system operators, has selected Crossroads RMC to upgrade their ERP from BPCS 6.0.04 to the latest version of Infor LX. As part of this project, they will implement FIN, MFG, SCM and Webtop on LX, and will incorporate process improvements company wide in phase 2. Crossroads MES will go live over 6.0.04 in Q4 2017 with a planned cutover to LX as part of the ERP go live in Q1 2018.

Blonder Tongue, a global communications equipment supplier for TV broadcasters and cable system operators, has selected Crossroads RMC to upgrade their ERP from BPCS 6.0.04 to the latest version of Infor LX. As part of this project, they will implement FIN, MFG, SCM and Webtop on LX, and will incorporate process improvements company wide in phase 2. Crossroads MES will go live over 6.0.04 in Q4 2017 with a planned cutover to LX as part of the ERP go live in Q1 2018.  
Blonder Tongue, a global communications equipment supplier for TV broadcasters and cable system operators, has selected Crossroads RMC to upgrade their ERP from BPCS 6.0.04 to the latest version of Infor LX. As part of this project, they will implement FIN, MFG, SCM and Webtop on LX, and will incorporate process improvements company wide in phase 2. Crossroads MES will go live over 6.0.04 in Q4 2017 with a planned cutover to LX as part of the ERP go live in Q1 2018.  
Blonder Tongue, a global communications equipment supplier for TV broadcasters and cable system operators, has selected Crossroads RMC to upgrade their ERP from BPCS 6.0.04 to the latest version of Infor LX. As part of this project, they will implement FIN, MFG, SCM and Webtop on LX, and will incorporate process improvements company wide in phase 2. Crossroads MES will go live over 6.0.04 in Q4 2017 with a planned cutover to LX as part of the ERP go live in Q1 2018.  
Blonder Tongue, a global communications equipment supplier for TV broadcasters and cable system operators, has selected Crossroads RMC to upgrade their ERP from BPCS 6.0.04 to the latest version of Infor LX. As part of this project, they will implement FIN, MFG, SCM and Webtop on LX, and will incorporate process improvements company wide in phase 2. Crossroads MES will go live o
Monday, October 02, 2017/Author: Frank L. Petrasio/Number of views (169)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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BPCS/LX Tip of the Week: Estimates Versus Actuals

So, how many of you have updated the estimated cost of material and labor in your ERP system recently? ……Hmmmm. That’s what I thought.

Do you have any idea how accurate those numbers are? Are you making business decisions based on estimates that are completely inaccurate?

Consider switching from estimates to actuals. Furthermore, consider implementing an automated data collection system to make this easy. By collecting production and labor data real time, you can gain real insight into your business and you gain the ability to look at the profitability of individual jobs, projects and employees.

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017/Author: Anthony Etzel/Number of views (228)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Baan/LN Tip of the Week: Estimates Versus Actuals

So, how many of you have updated the estimated cost of material and labor in your ERP system recently? ……Hmmmm. That’s what I thought.

Do you have any idea how accurate those numbers are? Are you making business decisions based on estimates that are completely inaccurate?

Consider switching from estimates to actuals. Furthermore, consider implementing an automated data collection system to make this easy. By collecting production and labor data real time, you can gain real insight into your business and you gain the ability to look at the profitability of individual jobs, projects and employees.

Optimize Your Manufacturing Today!

Wednesday, September 27, 2017/Author: Kathy Barthelt/Number of views (234)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Crossroads RMC and HCL Pave the Way to Infor LX for Oerlikon and Trinity Industries

Oerlikon, one of the world’s leading high-tech industrial groups, has selected Crossroads RMC and HCL Technologies to take them from their legacy software to Infor LX 8.3.5. The move to LX puts Oerlikon’s ERP system in line with their corporate vision. The project started in July, 2017 and the initial plan is to cut over in April, 2018. The implementation will include the full product suite of LX modules.

 

Trinity Industries, Inc., a diversified industrial company that owns complementary, market-leading businesses providing products and services to the energy, chemical, agriculture, transportation and construction sectors, has selected Crossroads RMC and HCL to upgrade their various business divisions to a common ERP platform on Infor LX 8.3.5. This upgrade project will include over 14 sites worldwide, and will encompass the full suite of products under LX including FIN, MFG, SCM, along with ION, IDF and Webtop.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017/Author: Frank L. Petrasio/Number of views (274)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Baan/LN Tip of the Week: 4 Benefits to Consider - Cross-Docking

Cross Docking is the practice of immediately processing completed goods to fulfill ‘demand’ requests with minimal handling. Cross Docking automatically combines and performs Baan / Infor LN steps to fill demand and shortages at the time items are available. Shortages are sorted and filled by the oldest demand date.

Benefits of Cross Docking include:

  • Direct and indirect labor savings resulting from operational efficiencies gains
  • Increased inventory accuracy, reliable on-hand inventory information and improved data entry
  • Increased productivity
  • Increased customer retention due to faster, more accurate fulfillment

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017/Author: Kathy Barthelt/Number of views (253)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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