Covid-19 | Continuity of our services
Times are uncertain and definitely hard on every company.We won’t have any kind of disruption of activity due to Covid-19 and we will be providing our service as usual. Our team is entirely working from home, where they can simultaneously protect themselves and assure that all our services, from customer support to product development, will be running smoothly and with no interruptions. Contingency plan announcement and health and safety checklists. To help our customers, we [...]
20 Poka Yoke Examples in Real Life
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 twenty examples of error-proofing on our daily life, which can prevent us from making [...]
How to Avoid a Bottleneck in Production
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Numerous case studies report the same findings: eliminating bottlenecks can triple your company's results.   Depending on your industry, that may mean: Tripling your salesSlashing your turnoverGetting more product to market on time and increase productivityExplosive growth in customer satisfactionReducing downtimeReducing waste and scrap No matter what it looks like for you, resolving any bottleneck in production that is holding you back, translates in increased agility and efficiency. Keep reading to learn what bottlenecks are and [...]
What Is WMS?
You probably own one or more warehouses close to your shop floor, so you probably know how hectic things can get. We are here to tell you there is a solution that will make managing your warehouse a breeze. That technology is WMS. If you are a business or company that uses warehouses to deliver goods to customers, then you should be using software to make your warehouse more organized and efficient. Software such as [...]
Identifying and Avoiding QC Issues
Quality Control is a vital part of every business. No matter what you are selling or which service you are providing, QC issues need to be caught before reaching the client.  In the era of social media, people are increasingly taking their complaints to popular platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Yelp. The ability to tag the company increases the impact of online customer reviews.  As a business, you owe it to your customers to have [...]
Digital transformation: Does digitalization bring value to manufacturers?
Computers, tablets, cellphones, internet and other technological innovations are part of the most common words used in our era! Not many years have passed from their invention and their application and synchrony with users has already made a disruption in how tasks and services are done. Every day, people find new uses for technology or notice new necessities, where technological devices could be useful to solve small or complex issues. Therefore, in this digital era, [...]
It is now faster to edit your Operations and Production Orders, with our Bulk Edition options.​ ​ Both in the Production Orders and Operations menus, after selecting one or more items, you can see some options that will allow you to make bulk changes. Click in the button that corresponds to the item that you want to edit, insert the new information and click in Confirm, to finalize the bulk edition.Please mind the fact that [...]
February 27, 2020
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    Inventory Management – A Review of the Decade
    When the clock strikes twelve on January 1, 2020, it marks not only the start of a brand new year but a brand new decade. The way you managed your inventory in 2010 is probably unrecognizable now. Technology has improved, trends have changed, and the way you manage inventories is probably a lot easier. Here are some of the biggest things to happen to inventory management over the last 10 years.  Advanced Sales Forecasting Sure, [...]
    3 Benefits of our Team Chat to your Manufacturing company
    Long gone are the days when you had to wait for your employees to reply to emails. With team chat apps, you can improve communication, engagement, and workflows in your organization. Here are some of the benefits of team chat apps that you need to know about right now.   #1. Better Communication With live chat apps, you can communicate privately and quickly with your employees. They don't even need to be in the office. [...]
    New feature: Purchase Orders Approval Flow
    You probably have a specific approval flow for purchase orders in place! This means that a Purchase Order can not be completed without going through a specific set os steps, requiring the acknowledgment and approval of a clearly defined person or sequence of people. It is now possible to replicate your existing approval workflow on your Prodsmart, allowing for a fast, reliable and well-documented purchase process, by requiring the necessary approvals directly to the right [...]

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