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Posted on: May 30, 2013

The Institute of Credit Management has provided some great guides on Credit Management. For the full guide, please visit their website. Unless you know exactly who you’re trading with, you won’t be able to check if they are good for the amount of credit you need to grant, you won’t be able to commence legal […]

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Posted on: May 22, 2013

This blog post was written by Richard Haywood, from our partners at Draycir. In this post, he explains how companies can take control of their credit management to improve cash flow and reduce bad debt. In today’s economic climate, the success of a company is not simply determined through turnover or sales levels. Many large retailers have […]

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Posted on: May 15, 2013

After 5 long months, Commander Chris Hadfield has returned to Earth. Welcome back Chris! So what does a Canadian astronaut have to do with ERP systems? Taste of Nature snack bars were the snack of choice in the International Space Station during Hadfield’s mission. These organic, gluten-free and non-GMO bars are produced by Shandiz Natural […]

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Posted on: May 9, 2013

Did you know that the average time spent on the budgeting cycle is four months? Did you know that managers spend up to 20% of their time on the budgeting process? As a result, those involved in the budgeting process are spending too much time on the administrative tasks and NOT enough time making sense […]

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Posted on: May 4, 2013

There are a number of different telltale signs that your business has outgrown your financial  or Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems. I will choose the six most obvious to me, but the list is by no means definitive. 1. “Number of systems” – Are there more than two places you have to enter in new […]

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Posted on: May 2, 2013

There comes a time, ususally every 5-10 years or so, when companies need to replace their ERP system. But how do you know when it’s time? First, look out for these warning signs: Your system can’t keep up Data inaccuracy Slow order delivery Time-consuming or manual processes are the norm Receiving customer service complaints Second, don’t […]

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