The Attivo Blog

Nov 10 2016

Bill of Materials (BOM) – Using Waste and Shrinkage

Not every manufacturing process is perfect – there is usually some kind of material loss during the fabrication, assembly or other process.  The effect of material loss is twofold:

  1. Additional costs incurred
  2. Additional materials required

Let’s take a look at how integrating waste and shrinkage into the Bill of Materials, or BOM, is handled.


Nov 08 2016

Top 3 Reasons to keep your Macola ERP Software Updated

There's no pesky pop-up message regarding your Macola system telling you it's time to update your software, like you have with iTunes or JavaScript. And even when you do have an annoying request to update software, we more often than not click the 'Remind me later' button. Updates take time, and though you can continue to work on your computer, the system tends to be much slower as it's updating. So we procrastinate. Before you know it, it's been years since you've updated your software.

When you leave your Macola Progression, Macola ES, or Synergy ESE out of date, then you're running your business on a limping software system. Find out the top three reasons to update your system now, and see all the release notes from Exact on updates on systems from as far back as 2011.