Case Studies

Anderson Manufacturing Fastens On to Critical Business Information

Anderson

Challenge: Provide real-time, accurate data in one system to improve efficiencies, control costs and streamline financial reporting.

Enabling Technology:

Microsoft Dynamics NAV

Results:

  • Reduced 20 hours of manual labor costs per week
  • Company growth from $8 million to $12 million without adding additional staff
  • Real-time data for greater cost control
  • Better visibility into operations for quicker decision-making
  • Improved employee productivity and effectiveness
  • Streamlined financial reporting and reduced report creation time
  • Enhanced customer service capabilities

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Lowe Manufacturing Raises Operational Efficiency and Market Competitiveness

Lowe Manufacturing

Challenge:

Find a new Microsoft Dynamics NAV partner that could assist Lowe in using NAV to its fullest. New implementation must be able to access data and manage day to day operations including job costing, pricing, inventory management and customer service.

Enabling Technology:

Microsoft Dynamics NAV

Results:

  • Enhanced inventory management and manufacturing cost calculation capabilities
  • Streamlined financial reporting
  • Improved management visibility into operations for quicker decision-making
  • Enhanced customer service capabilities
  • Improved sales and marketing capabilities
  • Greater employee productivity and effectiveness
  • Integrated and modifiable solution that is easy to use and will grow with the business

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Continental Fragrances Grows to #1 Personal Care Products Distributor by Cutting Costs

 

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Challenge:

Provide an efficient and effective way to report financials, manage inventory, reduce shipping costs, and increase customer satisfaction.

Enabling Technology:

Microsoft Dynamics NAV, 10 users

Microsoft SQL Server 2005

Windows Server 2003

Microsoft Office Integration System

Lanham EDI and eShip

Results:

  • Labor related shipping costs reduced by 50%.
  • YOY growth from 12 to 23% in product sales with no increase in staff
  • Annual savings of over $100,000 in shipping costs
  • Integrated ERP and EDI system
  • Complete electronic shipping system
  • Improved reporting capabilities
  • Increased customer satisfaction
  • Increased employee efficiency

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Saris Cycling Group Peddles to $100,000+ in Annual Cost Savings

Saris

Challenge:

Implement a new ERP/CRM system to provide better insight into the manufacturing plan, on hand inventory, and efficient order fulfillment.

Enabling Technology:

Microsoft Dynamics NAV, 30 users

Microsoft SQL Server 2005

Windows Server 2003

Microsoft Office Integration System

Lanham EDI and eShip

Results:

  • Reduced Shipping Costs by $100,000 annually
  • YOY growth of 12 to 23%
  • Increased efficiency and reporting
  • Enhanced net inventory management
  • Improved customer communication and reduced customer service calls

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SingleSource Creates an Automated, “No Touch” Business Environment

Singlesource

Challenge:

Increase operational efficiencies by reducing manual processes and mundane tasks and replacing them with automated systems using Microsoft Dynamics NAV.

Enabling Technology:

Microsoft Dynamics NAV

Lanham

Microsoft SQL Server 2005

Windows Server 2003

Results:

  • Replace previous partner and ERP system
  • Reduced order process time from 24 hours to real-time
  • Improved accuracy of purchase requirements using Advanced Forecasting
  • Validates order accuracy prior to invoicing
  • Generates financial reports from TargIT reporting tool
  • Automating the approval of inbound sales orders
  • Increased order volume management without increasing staff
  • Decreased manual order processing intervention to less than 2%

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