Goals for ERP – Accuracy, Productivity, Insight and Accountability

Hi Everyone, Everything you do during an ERP installation revolves around these four goals: Accuracy Productivity Insight Accountability You might think this is an overly-simplified statement, but when you read this article, you realize all the effort that goes into

Covering Manufacturing Gaps with Open Source ERP

Hi Everyone, In previous posts, I have introduced and demonstrated manufacturing in ADempiere and iDempiere, open source ERP. The purpose of this post is to introduce a simple yet effective solution to solving manufacturing gap complexities. Here are common problems/challenges:

Replenishment with ADempiere and iDempiere, Open Source ERP

Hi Everyone, Replenishment is a critical component of high-volume distribution and manufacturing. It is also notoriously dangerous when you get it wrong during an ERP implementation. Some of the most high-profile ERP disasters came from companies over buy based on

Open Source ERP Manufacturing Feasibility Study – Perishable Goods

Hi Everyone, Here is a first draft of a manufacturing (MRP) feasibility study involving forecast production of perishable goods. I demonstrate the concept using ADempiere and iDempiere, open source ERP. This demonstration is not yet complete. Let me know how you would

Light Manufacturing Demonstration using ADempiere and iDempiere

Hi Everyone, The purpose of this demonstration is to illustrate light manufacturing of moderate complexity using ADempiere and iDempiere open source ERP MRP. This is part three of a four part series. If you have not watched the introduction, I

Simple Manufacturing Demonstration in ADempiere and iDempiere

Hi Everyone, The purpose of this discussion is to illustrate simple manufacturing in ADempiere and iDempiere using a BOM or bill of materials and a sales order. This is part two in a series of four discussions/videos. If you have

Introduction to ADempiere and iDempiere Manufacturing

Hi Everyone, This blog kicks off a series of demonstrations that helps you understand the options available for performing manufacturing in ADempiere and iDempiere open source erp (Open Source MRP). In this first video, we discuss the three manufacturing options

Process Manufacturing in ADempiere and iDempiere

Hi Everyone, I recently received an email about process manufacturing in ADempiere and iDempiere, open source ERP. The purpose of this post is to share my thoughts on the topic with the group. Here are my thoughts: Both ADempiere ERP

Open Source or Free ERP for Job Shop Manufacturing

Hi Everyone, Here is a common question: “We are currently looking for an ERP System for a job shop manufacturing environment. Many of the ones we look at are weak in accounting, or do not have the needed flexibility. Does