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Jun
09
2020

3 Reasons Why Food & Beverage Manufacturers and Distributors Need Cloud Hosting

Manufacturers and distributors in the food and beverage industry need efficient and modern systems to be competitive while remaining compliant with all FDA and USDA regulations and requirements. Here are three reasons why small to midsize businesses in this sector need cloud hosting.   Streamlined Reporting So often, we hear of companies who are overwhelmed...
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May
22
2020

Improving Efficiency With Synergy’s Quality Management & CMMS Automation

In April, Leahy Consulting invited two Synergy consultants on the Attivo team to share solutions for Quality Management and CMMS. During this informative presentation, we discussed ideas for new ways to solve your manufacturing and distribution problems.   Synergy is a unique business management software solution with features to streamline workflow, document management, project management,...
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May
14
2020

Traceability Improvement For Food Distributors

Efficient traceability for food distributors is no longer an option, it’s a requirement. As part of the New Era of Smarter Food Safety, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is pushing for every level of the food supply chain to modernize their systems and create a digital, traceable, and safer system. Optimal traceability needs to...
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May
07
2020

4 Ways Cloud Hosting Effectively Supports Remote Work

Remote work capabilities are a necessity to keep your business competitive in the digital era. It’s more important than ever to implement software systems that enable smooth scalability, flexibility, cost savings, and mobility. Fortunately, cloud hosting offers all of these benefits and more. Here are four ways cloud hosting helps your business operate remotely.   ...
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Apr
05
2020

Common Challenges Facing Metal Manufacturers in 2020

Today’s metal manufacturing sector faces a number of hurdles. Unprecedented growth has put pressure on lowering costs and being able to efficiently match supply with demand. The competition is stiff and factories are working to find ways to refine their business models to improve the bottom line. Here are three common challenges facing metal manufacturers...
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Apr
02
2020

How ERP Software Can Help Metal Manufacturers

At the Attivo Group we’re confident that our ERP solutions can help discrete manufacturers create a more efficient supply chain. The metal manufacturing sector can especially benefit from SAP Business One, which has a whole suite of thoughtful features purposefully built to meet your needs.   Material Requirements Planning Having the right materials on hand...
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Mar
16
2020

5 Technology Challenges Facing the Food & Beverage Industry in 2020

The food and beverage industry is defined by its ability to quickly pivot according to the needs of its customers. Nowhere is this innovation more evident than the technology challenges manufacturers and distributors face every day. In the Food and Beverage sector, the real risk is food safety and potential recall. Combatting this starts and...
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Mar
16
2020

5 Challenges Medical and Dental Distributors Face and How ERP Software Can Help

5 Challenges Medical and Dental Distributors Face and How ERP Software Can HelDistribution within the medical and dental industries poses its own unique set of challenges. Distribution processes require extreme attention to detail, quality control, and traceability to get the job done right and remain compliant. Staying organized and on top of all these moving...
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Mar
10
2020

4 Questions To Ask Your ERP Partner

Choosing an ERP partner isn’t a cut-and-paste decision. Business leaders must do their research to make sure the software and partner are the right decision for their organization. Moving over from a legacy platform or adding a new ERP solution takes a lot of trust. Almost every aspect of the business will be impacted by...
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Feb
20
2020

Transitioning to the Cloud

The transition to the cloud can mean a few different things depending on your business’s current ERP situation. If you have an existing ERP system hosted on-site, transitioning to the cloud means relocating that software to a data center and accessing it remotely. If you are implementing a new system, cloud hosting may be optional...
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Feb
14
2020

Why Should You Choose Attivo?

Like most business owners, you’re looking for success in a support team and software system that can meet your needs now and in the future without any hassles or unpleasant surprises. This is exactly what the Attivo Group offers. We understand that the level of support provided by software consultants can make or break a...
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Feb
10
2020

Solving A Unique Problem – OneCor Services

The Oil and Gas industry presents some very unique challenges. One of the challenges faced by the industry is ensuring its operations are safe for employees and neighboring communities with minimal impact on the surrounding environment.  This includes even minute details like preventing weeds from growing within the area surrounding a well. Keeping oil and...
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Jan
20
2020

CIO Review Recognizes Attivo as a Leader of Business Transformation

We are proud to announce that The Attivo Group has been recognized by CIO Review magazine for being among the Top 20 Most Promising ERP Solution Providers, an annual listing of companies at the forefront of transforming businesses through ERP solutions. Len Reo, President of The Attivo Group, and his expert team have spent over...
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Jan
15
2020

6 Reasons Why ERP Projects Fail and How to Prevent Them

It would be remiss of us to say that investing in an ERP software system doesn’t come with its challenges. While implementing ERP can be complicated and come with hiccups, there are tens of thousands of companies successfully using ERP in this country. Here are 6 reasons why ERP projects fail and how you can...
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Jan
08
2020

Best Practices for Vendor Relationships

If you’re in the manufacturing and distribution, you know how vital it is to create and maintain a healthy relationship with your vendors. Offering various ways for them to stay connected and up-to-date will not only create a mutually beneficial partnership but a long-lasting one as well. Provide a Vendor Portal Offering your vendors access...
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Jan
03
2020

Common Inventory Management Challenges for Food & Beverage Distribution

Inventory Management is one of the greatest business process areas food and beverage distributors struggle with. Why? Balancing a warehouse of inventory while also trying to keep up with FDA regulations and policies can be difficult without the right systems in place. Here are a few of the most common inventory management challenges for this...
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Jan
02
2020

Why Should You Choose SAP Business One Over Quickbooks?

While many small businesses first turn to Quickbooks as their primary data management software, there are many limitations to starting with a tool like this. SAP Business One is an effective and affordable alternative that’s easy to use and offers a greater potential to meet your needs now and in the future. Here are 3...
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Dec
27
2019

What’s the Difference Between ERP and Accounting Software?

Although Enterprise Resource Planning involves operations and finance, an ERP system is not the same as an accounting software package. ERP does far more than simply track finances while offering greater flexibility than accounting software with fewer limitations. Let’s break down the difference between the two in more detail.   What Is Accounting Software? Accounting...
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Dec
08
2019

What Is an ERP System and Why Does My Company Need One?

If you are operating a small to mid-sized business, chances are you’ve heard of ERP systems and technology. But what exactly does that mean, and how can it help your business? The acronym ERP stands for Enterprise Resource Planning and it refers to the unified management of various business processes, typically with the help of...
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