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MPIs: Manufacturing Performance Indicators


Critical factors considered when assessing manufacturing performance include total cost, incoming and outgoing quality, customer service, inventory turns, capacity, and employee and machine efficiency. More...

Bet You Didn't Know...


You can launch an email from PowerShift by ctrl-clicking an active email address field.
And you can launch a vendor’s or manufacturer’s webpage from PowerShift by ctrl-clicking an active URL field. More...

Speed Up Demand Drills

Speed up the demand drill in ISQ (Inventory Status Inquiry) by purging unneeded consumption data. Consumption data is saved to allow for comparison of actual demand to forecasted demand. More...

Timely Information Is A Business Imperative

Back in the day, computer applications were used to almost exclusively to complete transactional business processes. Data was entered in batches -- it could be days after the actual transaction. It didn’t take long for organizations to realize that the transaction-based data they acquired held significant value – and the sooner they had access to the data (and the information it provided) the better!
Our need for immediate access to useful information continues to grow – and the speed at which we can respond is a key component in our continued success. PowerShift supports business processes in real time. More...

Keep Up With Technology

Bill Gates reportedly compared the computer industry with the auto industry, suggesting “If GM had kept up with technology like the computer industry has, we would all be driving $25 cars that get 1,000 miles to the gallon.” While the quote may be urban legend, the point is well-taken. Think of your own organization. Have your business processes kept up with available technology? More...

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