MRPeasy Manufacturing Podcast
Shopify Inventory Management Basics for Manufacturers and Resellers

Shopify Inventory Management Basics for Manufacturers and Resellers

March 3, 2021

Setting up a business in Shopify is an easy thing to do. Properly managing that business, however, takes work. Here are some techniques and apps for effective Shopify inventory management.

 

Even though the growth rate of e-commerce had been slowing down for a couple of years already, the pandemic caused a new period of explosive expansion in the online retail industry. In 2021, e-commerce sales are expected to reach 4.9 trillion USD, which is more than double than what it was four years ago.

 

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How to Calculate the Cost of Goods Manufactured (COGM)?

How to Calculate the Cost of Goods Manufactured (COGM)?

February 24, 2021

Calculating the Cost of Goods Manufactured is a good way to get an overview of production costs and how they relate to the bottom line of your business. It allows management to identify cash drains, to adjust prices, and to track the development of the business.

 

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Bill of Materials – An Essential Guide for Manufacturers

Bill of Materials – An Essential Guide for Manufacturers

February 17, 2021

Regardless of the size of the manufacturing operation, a Bill of Materials (BOM) is vital for production. Companies across the globe utilize them as the guide and shopping list for their final product and as such, they are tied into manufacturing, maintenance, scheduling, purchasing, and other areas of the organization.

 

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Inventory Turnover Ratio – Formula and Tips for Improvement

Inventory Turnover Ratio – Formula and Tips for Improvement

February 10, 2021

The inventory turnover ratio is a good indicator of the performance of your company. Find a balance between sales and stock by using these formulas and tips.

 

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What is Cycle Time in the Manufacturing Process?

What is Cycle Time in the Manufacturing Process?

February 3, 2021

Cycle time is often confused with throughput time and takt time, but it is nevertheless a separate manufacturing performance indicator used to measure the duration of specific production processes and to get vital insight into your production efficiency.

 

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Materials Management – Best Practices for Small Manufacturers

Materials Management – Best Practices for Small Manufacturers

January 27, 2021

Implementing proper materials management methods allows businesses to make sure raw materials reach the shop floor at the right time, in the right quantity and quality. Follow these best practices to get more control over this essential supply chain function.

 

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What is Cost of Quality and How to Calculate It?

What is Cost of Quality and How to Calculate It?

January 20, 2021

Cost of Quality is the sum of the costs related to providing a quality product and the costs related to not providing a quality product. While being an effective measure to identify cash drains, it can also be used to balance the price and quality relationship of your products.

 

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MRPeasy Manufacturing Podcast was selected by Feedspot as one of the Top 15 Manufacturing Podcasts that you should listen in 2021.

 

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Procurement Management – A Quick Guide for Small Manufacturers

Procurement Management – A Quick Guide for Small Manufacturers

January 13, 2021

Procurement management is more than making phone calls and arranging the purchase of materials. It is a vital part of any manufacturing company and having a strategic approach to it could bring about immense benefits.

Too often companies neglect their procurement policies in favor of improving other areas such as production planning or sales.

However, a lack of a cohesive procurement management approach may result in inefficient and flat-out harmful purchasing practices.

In fact, procurement plays a critical part in the operational success of a company.

 

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Advanced Manufacturing – Solutions That Are Transforming the Industry

Advanced Manufacturing – Solutions That Are Transforming the Industry

January 6, 2021

Advanced manufacturing is on its way to transform the industry. And there are solutions in place already that could help even small manufacturers keep up in the rapidly changing business environments.

 

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Maintenance Management – Becoming Proactive with Modern Manufacturing Software

Maintenance Management – Becoming Proactive with Modern Manufacturing Software

December 23, 2020

Maintenance management is essential for every company looking to increase efficiency and safety in the workplace. Taking a proactive approach in upkeep policies is made easy and affordable with maintenance management functionalities in a modern manufacturing software.

 

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5 Tips for Supplier Performance Management

5 Tips for Supplier Performance Management

December 16, 2020

Following supplier performance management best practices and using proper metrics could help you identify and deal with supply chain issues early on, avoiding stock-outs, production bottlenecks, or other complications that could arise due to unreliable suppliers.

 

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Kitting – a Comprehensive Guide for Manufacturers and Distributors

Kitting – a Comprehensive Guide for Manufacturers and Distributors

December 9, 2020

Kitting could be a valuable addition to the managing practices of both your raw material and finished goods inventory. There are two types of kitting and numerous instances when either of them could prove useful.

 

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What Is Demand Forecasting and What Can MRP Software Do With It?

What Is Demand Forecasting and What Can MRP Software Do With It?

December 2, 2020

Demand forecasting could be the key to a business’s future. But how does it work and how could it be leveraged in a way that would be most beneficial?

Understanding what to manufacture goes beyond planning the production floor. 

Of course, there are sales and marketing efforts to inform people of products and collect sales dollars from them. 

But another important endeavor for any manufacturing company is centered upon demand forecasting.

 

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Manufacturing Execution System Software as a Cloud-Based Solution

Manufacturing Execution System Software as a Cloud-Based Solution

November 25, 2020

From better scalability to integrated data management – there are numerous advantages to having Manufacturing Execution System software as a cloud-based solution. As automation increases through the introduction of new technology such as Industry 4.0 and other initiatives, companies continuously look for ways to improve productivity, manage production workflow, and capture higher efficiencies.

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CRM Software for the Manufacturing Industry – 6 Ways It Can Improve Your Business

CRM Software for the Manufacturing Industry – 6 Ways It Can Improve Your Business

November 18, 2020

Customer satisfaction is a major driver behind bigger profits. Using a CRM software designed for the manufacturing industry can help you get a piece of that pie.

CRM software has revolutionized customer relations with companies like Pipedrive and Salesforce offering solutions that make sales teams substantially more productive (and customers substantially happier).

 

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What Are Contract Manufacturing and Toll Manufacturing?

What Are Contract Manufacturing and Toll Manufacturing?

November 11, 2020

Contract manufacturing and toll manufacturing are ways of doing business for many companies, large and small. What are they exactly and how do they differ?

There are many paths to manufacturing success. Some companies start from scratch and produce their products in-house from day one. 

 

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Case Study: Skin Actives Scientific and MRPeasy

Case Study: Skin Actives Scientific and MRPeasy

November 4, 2020

MRPeasy helps consumer goods manufacturer Skin Actives Scientific thrive amid pandemic uncertainty.

Skin Actives proves that digitizing production operations doesn’t necessarily require big-ticket software technologies. Modern Material Requirements Planning software can address every step in the production process, from order processing to fulfillment.

 

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What is Throughput Time?

What is Throughput Time?

October 28, 2020

To put it bluntly, throughput time is the time required to make a product. But it’s not only about standing by the assembly line with a stopwatch.

 

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What is an Enterprise Management System?

What is an Enterprise Management System?

October 21, 2020

Enterprise Management Systems (EMS) are software packages that support the various requirements of complex organizations. The software allows personnel to manage multifaceted companies whose infrastructures are often scattered geographically.

 

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What Are the Challenges in Manufacturing and How to Face Them?

What Are the Challenges in Manufacturing and How to Face Them?

October 14, 2020

The challenges faced in manufacturing become more acute as conditions change. These suggestions may help your business stay on top of its game.

 

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