We've recently been awarded as "Premium Usability and Rising Star" from FinancesOnline, a popular B2B software review Platform. After reviewing each software and comparing it to the main competitors, FinancesOnline recognizes the best players listed in each category. Finances Online have rated us with 8 out of 10, with a user satisfaction of 100%, based on various criteria examined by their team of experts. The team took into account software specifications such as: Usability and [...]
“Should we buy or should we build our manufacturing production management software?” This is probably one of the most common dilemmas facing manufacturing managers since it is also a typical objection our sales team gets. There is no simple answer since you will be comparing two dramatically different realities, but a great starting point would be to access your company’s immediate and long-term needs and goals. Ask yourself not only if you CAN do it, [...]
QuickBooks is an easy accounting software for businesses that are looking to stay in sync with your bank, track your expenses, pay bills, and manage invoices. Many manufacturers use both QuickBooks Online or QuickBooks Desktop to manage their finances, and can now sync their Prodsmart data with QuickBooks Online to seamlessly manage their production, account their expenses and transform their QuickBooks KPI into meaningful insights. Prodsmart is now one of the best ranked QuickBooks production [...]
We have already written about Poka-yoke, “a Japanese term which translates to mistake proofing, that can be any mechanism or device that helps an operator to avoid mistakes”. Although Poka Yoke is a lean manufacturing tool coined by Shigeo Shingo in the 1960s, it is also present in our everyday lives. Hoping to help you understand this concept, we have gathered eight examples of error-proofing on our daily life, which can prevent us from making [...]
Not all the Key Performance Indicators are the same and some of them are probably more important for your company than others. Here are the 28 most important metrics to capture in manufacturing, divided into five important goals, that are essential for a successful business. Improving Customer Experience & Responsiveness 1. On-Time Delivery to Commit: Percentage of time that manufacturing delivers a completed product on the schedule that was committed to customers. How to calculate [...]
In their 2018 Manufacturing survey, Food Processing found out that food safety and cost control are the top pains felt by food manufacturers. The demand for compliance regulation from customers and the government is increasing, and so is the pressure to obtain certifications from GFSI and FSMA, and therefore ensuring traceability and quality control is crucial. This might make it harder to cut on some costs, and that is why companies need to minimize waste [...]
See how this complex machine repetitively produces thousands of paper straws. Try not to get hypnotized with one more #amazingmanufacturing video! If you also have a continuous manufacturing process and want to know how you can leverage your production by using a manufacturing software, sign up now and start a free 14-days trial.
Prodsmart is proud to announce that we ranked as a leader in the Gartner FrontRunners quadrant for Manufacturing software in 2018. Gartner, the world-renowned market research agency, regularly publishes their magic quadrants analyzing the best software companies in different categories. This evaluation is Based on user feedback, reviews and ratings across Gartner Digital Markets. Hundreds of companies were evaluated for the FrontRunners Manufacturing software category and Prodsmart was placed as one of the leading manufacturing [...]
After a difficult few years, the manufacturing industry is about to make a full recovery. Experts predict that manufacturers will recover all lost output from the Great Recession by April 2019, making next year an important one. As the clock strikes midnight on Jan. 1, you should start thinking about your New Year's manufacturing resolutions — the commitments you plan to make for the next 12 months that will drive productivity and growth. Below I've [...]
2018 was an excellent journey for Prodsmart. Our solution has grown, and so did our team and the list of countries where we have clients. As we approach 2019, we feel like this year represented a big leap for Prodsmart, but we are still very far from everything we want to reach. Nevertheless, we are very grateful for our achievements and our customers, who always support us and who make it possible for us to [...]
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