Ultra’s Five Factors for a Successful International ERP Project

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The “Five Factors of Success” are a differentiation point, both in the USA and internationally. ERP engagements conducted internationally, or outside of North America, can be a game changer for any company, and require different emphases on certain factors in comparison to projects conducted nationally. Oftentimes, the risks are higher in … [Read more...]

On a Mission to Find the Best ERP for Industrial Supply Companies? Here’s What You Need to Know

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Many manufacturing firms in the Industrial Supply market are facing the pressure of reducing costs and delivery times, yet are requested to increase product quality and the breadth of product offerings at the same time. This alone is quite a challenge, but in addition, add a company’s desire for continuous improvement in processes and profit … [Read more...]

Planning for ERP in 2015? Here’s Your Guidebook

Planning for ERP in 2015

The manufacturing industry is one that is always changing, and the software that runs it is no exception. With a new year brings new ways to prepare for ERP and business process improvement (BPI) in the workplace, and we at Ultra Consultants are here to provide you with everything you need to know about ERP in 2015. First of all, we recognize … [Read more...]

Mark Your Calendars: Ultra’s ERP Make to Order Webinar Series


One of the difficulties of initiating an ERP project is getting up to speed on the marketplace of vendors who can help you, and being able to get your questions answered from each. At Ultra, we call this gaining an ‘apples-to-apples’ comparison of vendors and systems, and our Make to Order Webinar Series aims to facilitate this … [Read more...]

Global Shop Solutions ERP Updates and Their Impact on Implementation

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On a recent project, I have had the opportunity to work with a manufacturer of precision pressed and milled blanks that serves a variety of industries, including aerospace, automotive, and oil & petroleum. Through a highly engineered process, this company takes raw metal powder and presses, sinters, and grinds it into a specifically designed … [Read more...]

Three Pillars of Investment: Talent Management

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In today’s dynamic world of business, our workforce is far more diverse and specialized than ever before – this means creating a workplace where top-tier talent can thrive while fostering an environment focused on value adding and streamlining for efficiency is a challenge for any organization. But despite the challenges, Ultra consistently … [Read more...]

BPI ERP: Why They Need to Go Together

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As a result of many engagements at Ultra, we have learned that Business Process Improvement (BPI) leads to Business Performance Improvement. We have confirmed that BPI is the key to gaining business performance supported by ERP technology, thus the need for BPI ERP working together. A few years ago, I heard the late Dr. Eliyahu Goldratt, … [Read more...]