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FAST IS FINE, BUT ACCURACY IS EVERYTHING! WHAT WYATT EARP KNEW ABOUT ORDER ACCURACY Your orders are always fulfilled fast and accurately, right? That’s how order fulfillment is supposed to work. Sometimes, however, “real life” inserts itself into business life. The quote, “Fast is fine, but accuracy is everything,” is attributed to the famous 19th century western lawman Wyatt Earp. Of course, he was referring to using a six-shooter. But his quote is true for manufacturing, too. How can you keep on top of your order accuracy — especially if you have multiple locations? Orders are placed. Orders are fulfilled. Invoices are sent. Yet these three don’t...Read More
Why More Data Is Not the Answer to Risk Management It’s been said that, “No news is good news.” But is this always true? If you have no news — that is, no immediate, real time data on hand about customer payment trends, that can be really bad news. But with the latest customer data available at a glance, potential problems are visible before they escalate. You can move quickly to lessen adverse effects for your company and for your customer Which of your customers pose the most risk? Suppose some of your customers have had multiple overdue payments. That is especially risky for your company when you don’t find out about it until the next staff...Read More
Dashboards are more than snapshots of your business data. They are powerful tools. Are you crushed by a tidal wave of data? Whatever your industry, having pertinent, key data in front of you is critical. Too much data will swamp you like a tidal wave! Too little data will show an incomplete and inaccurate picture of your business. If you are like most companies, there is more of your own business and operational data available to you today than ever before. Have you been in those meetings when operational or analytical numbers fill the screen? Your eyes glaze over as the presenter drones on and on. If there were just a simpler way to see the essentials! Fortunately,...Read More
WEF’s Customer Portal for LumberTrackTM saves time and money! Do you use LumberTrackTM for your lumber company or building material business? If so, you can now provide your customers powerful self service tools using the Customer Portal. When your LumberTrackTM customers can log on to your customer portal, it empowers them. First, your customers and your Customer Service Reps (CRPs) can easily view these real-time reports with drill down capability, making for more informed discussions and decisions: Pending Orders, Item Stats, Monthly Stats Recent Invoices, Multiple Locations Purchases by Location and Shipping info. With such data at their fingertips to help...Read More
WEF for Epicor® LumberTrackTM software system puts Enterprise-Class Security at your fingertips! One of the biggest “Aha!” moments for companies today is when they realize that they can bring the strengths of WordPress to their mission-critical data — and do so securely. markITbyte built the WordPress Enterprise Framework (WEF) to enable secure access to your production and ERP data whenever and wherever you need it. What’s in it for you? WEF offers peace of mind, secure access to data, online ordering, and lower costs. On monetizing the impact of of just one aspect, online ordering with WEF, Brandt Mitchell, Division Manager at Cox Industries says,...Read More
Online Ordering for LumberTrackTM Users WEF’s online ordering for LumberTrackTM makes life easier! When your company depends on sales, you expect much from your ordering system. Not only must it be reliable, secure, and user-friendly but today it must also be available online in order to compete. This wasn’t always the case for Cox Wood, a premier, treated wood company headquartered in Orangeburg, South Carolina. Do you use LumberTrackTM? Like many wood product companies, Cox Wood uses Epicor LumberTrackTM software to provide a clear picture of inventory levels as well as production and sales status. This enables them to know what needs to be ordered, and when. Sales...Read More