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Are You Getting the Most Out of Your CRM?

Posted by enVista Thought Leadership on Jul 25, 2017 9:44:46 AM

For much of their history, businesses have used customer relationship management systems (CRM) as nothing more than a digital contact repository with no real touchpoints. Companies that knew they needed to keep up with the speed of innovation knew that they had to digitize their contact database, but it was done with no real end in mind. But with recent innovations, when a business is properly utilizing CRM, it is allowed to reach its full potential. With a plethora of additional features and services added over the last several years, CRMs bring a return of investment (ROI) of $8.71 for every dollar spent. This makes CRM a must have for any business in today’s customer-focused marketplace.

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Topics: CRM, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Enterprise Solutions

Importance of Program Management

Posted by enVista Thought Leadership on Jul 19, 2017 9:23:24 AM

“Wait, who was supposed to do that?”

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Topics: Facility Planning & Design, Facility Design, program management

Diagnose Your Supply Chain Challenges with An Operational Assessment

Posted by enVista Thought Leadership on Jun 21, 2017 11:11:55 AM

Business leaders are constantly facing operational challenges and striving for improvements within their supply chain. In a recent Supply Chain Digest survey, reducing supply chain costs was identified as the top priority for 57 percent of executives. One of the ways this can be accomplished is by eliminating operational inefficiencies from the supply chain. However, this becomes a difficult undertaking because the underlying causes of operational inefficiencies are often difficult to identify and require significant time, effort, and resources. Whether the issue is known or not, an operational assessment is an effective tool to ensure supply chain improvement initiatives are addressing the root issue – rather than its symptoms.

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Topics: Supply Chain Consulting, Supply Chain Solutions, Operations, Supply Chain, Operational Assessment

Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Indiana Limestone Company ERP Implementation Case Study

Posted by enVista Thought Leadership on Jun 15, 2017 10:00:00 AM

As technology continues to grow, many companies find themselves relying on increasingly outdated enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, often even operating on disparate outdated systems or machinery. Indiana Limestone Company (Indiana Limestone) was no different.

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Topics: ERP systems, Information Technology, Microsoft Solutions, ERP

8 Considerations for Deciding if it’s Time to Automate Your Facility

Posted by enVista Thought Leadership on Jun 8, 2017 1:55:54 PM

Distributors, like those in the beverage industry or other industries who deal with a large number of SKUs and increasingly demanding customers, are always searching for meaningful ways to increase productivity in their distribution processes, lower operating costs, and differentiate themselves in a crowded market by accommodating fickle consumer taste paired with frequent launches of new products. So how are the most successful companies winning in this fiercely competitive environment? Through automation.

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Topics: Facility Planning & Design, Facility Design, Distribution Center Optimization, Distribution center, Automation

IT Security Threats In The Office

Posted by enVista Thought Leadership on Jun 1, 2017 10:00:00 AM

In today’s rapidly advancing technology environment, new threats emerge every day which can prove problematic to your business. If you don’t consider yourself “tech savvy” it can be tempting to throw your hands in the air because you can’t keep up with all the latest threats and how to combat them. The reality is that there are a multitude of easy ways you can make a difference for your personal and organizational security. From time to time, the enVista blog will give you a few easy-to-implement changes that can go a long way in keeping you safe.

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Topics: Information Technology, IT Security, Security Solutions, security

Responsibility, Accountability and Authority for the First Line Supervisor

Posted by enVista Thought Leadership on May 23, 2017 9:51:21 AM

Supervising on the Line by Gene Gagnon and revised by enVista CEO Jim Barnes is a book that seeks to inform the reader on how to lead, manage, communicate, direct and measure their associates. Supervising on the Line can act as a handbook for ready reference, able to help you meet the management challenges you face on a day-to-day basis. Last time in this series we introduced Supervising on the Line and covered Chapter 1: The Role of the First Line Supervisor. In this post, we’ll cover Chapter 2.

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Topics: Labor Management, Labor, LMS, Labor Management System

When Is It Time To Upgrade an ERP – 5 Signs

Posted by enVista Thought Leadership on May 17, 2017 9:33:57 AM

Whatever challenges organizations face due to growth and technology obsolescence, real-time visibility to information and key performance indicators are critical for informed decision-making and maintaining a competitive advantage. Plus, efficiencies and cost savings are associated with leveraging a scalable ERP system that has enough flexibility to meet changing business demands. If your organization identifies with any of the following signs, it is likely time to explore how a new ERP system will provide a long-term, strategic advantage.

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Topics: ERP systems, Supply Chain, ERP

What Makes a Great Freight Audit and Payment Solution?

Posted by enVista Thought Leadership on May 10, 2017 3:44:20 PM

This week enVista is educating global shippers on our global spend management visibility solutions at Transport Logistic in Munich, Germany. We’ll be talking with visitors about what it takes to be a great global freight audit and payment provider.

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Topics: Freight Audit & Payment, Transportation, Freight, Global Freight, FAP, transportation logistics

Is It Time For Your Company To Collaborate With SharePoint?

Posted by enVista Thought Leadership on May 1, 2017 2:22:19 PM

SharePoint is an enterprise information portal that can be Intranet, Extranet, and Internet sites. It is a content and project management system from Microsoft that lets you manage collaboration and documentation. Users can create content, manage teams, approve concepts, share files, and much more. The key benefit of an application like Sharepoint is that it leads to substantially easier collaboration within your organization. But how do you know if Sharepoint is right for you?

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Topics: Technology solutions, SharePoint

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