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How Aussie Retailers are Surviving the Arrival of Amazon

After a slow Christmas, retail businesses across Australia brace for 2019. Investing in efficient and fast-implemented technology seems to be the trending solution to aid the highly competitive retail industry. With increasing adoption of Google Home, Apple's Siri and...

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New Tools of the Trade Needed for Retailers

As the holiday season ends, retail projections tell that consumer spending may weaken slightly, but it will remain active in Australia this 2019. As we close the second decade of the millennium, challenges and opportunities arose in a highly competitive market where...

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How Smart Equipment Hire Businesses Stay Successful

There are several advantages to running a business that rents out equipment rather than selling it. There's room for financial gain, growth, and continued customer relations - but it all comes down to how you go about it. We've identified four key factors that enable...

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Top 7 Trends in Field Service Technology in 2019

Over the past five years, field service businesses have been consistently investing in technology that will improve technician utilisation, minimise data entry and provide better customer service. In 2019, there are hundreds of apps and software packages that are...

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ERP Terminology Demystified

For any business starting the process of evaluating ERP for their companies, one of the biggest challenges is understanding the unique industry terminology that ERP professionals use to explain their products, their industry and their offerings. Like most industries,...

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MRP, ERP or BMP? Manufacturing Technology for 2019.

It’s a relatively unknown fact that the Manufacturing Industry pioneered MRP and ERP technology, long before other industries caught up. In the 1960’s, two leading manufacturers, Black and Decker and Toyota were the first major manufacturing companies to make a...

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Empowering Mobile Field Service Technicians

Field service management in the early years was quite simple. When an asset or piece of equipment broke, the customer notified the service organisation. The field service team scheduled a field technician. The dispatched technician arrived within an agreed-upon...

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Ten Commandments of Omni-Channel Retailing

An omni-channel strategy must include various touchpoints, a shared inventory and marketing that targets multiple channels. In today’s digital world, consumers shop in mobile devices, computers, smart TVs, stores and social media. Medium-sized retailers can pioneer in the omni-channel world if they focus on getting a single cloud-based platform to build a 360° experience and avoid a lengthy, costly and loose integration of legacy systems. NetSuite and Klugo put their experience with +3,000 retailers to write the ten commandments for a true omni-channel retail.

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52% Wholesale Distributors Moving to Cloud ERP. Are You?

52% of wholesale distribution businesses in Australia are migrating to fully integrated and centralised cloud-based ERP software solutions. They can manage everything from financials and accounting to warehouse management, supply chain, inventory and demand planning to sales and marketing. With this technology their business is run from one single solution, accessible everywhere in real time.

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From Xero to NetSuite in 45 Days.

Products like MYOB and Xero provide outstanding accounting functionality. However, as businesses grow and prepare for the future, they find that the complexity of managing their distribution operations increases, and the limits of these entry-level software packages...

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The Secret to Superior Inventory Management

Seize Distribution OpportunitiesThe downfall of wholesale distribution has been highly exaggerated in recent years. Yes, manufacturers have more opportunities nowadays to sell directly to consumers, but there are two main reasons why distributors are...

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Solar Boom Drives The Need For New Technology

Aussie Solar Energy Boom Predicted for 2018We're in the midst of a solar energy boom. Analysts say that a record number of solar panels were installed in Australia in 2017 - a total of 9,500 panels installed across the country daily. The sunshine...

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GABS Beer, Cider and Food Festival Highlights 2018

The Best of GABS 2018GABS 2018 was held in Melbourne on 18-20th May and our Marketing team couldn't resist the opportunity to check it out, do a little industry research, and of course support our Aussie craft brewers. It's safe to say that the beer, cider...

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Top Three Cashflow Tips for Craft Breweries

If there is one business goal that a growing craft brewery needs to focus on, it's this: don't run out of cash.In recent years, the craft brewery industry has seen increased demand and competition. More microbreweries are entering the market, with even more regional...

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Software for Small Breweries: Myths Busted

We've compiled a few misconceptions we often hear when it comes to Crafted ERP brewing software and just some of the reasons explaining why it's suitable for breweries of all sizes.Myth: "Our brewery is too small to need a brewing software...

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HVAC Businesses are Ditching Paper and Going Digital 

It's no secret that new technology in the HVAC industry is seeing more businesses make the move to a paperless workplace. Clean, green, efficient and cost-effective – what's not to like? According to Clean Up Australia, we use more than 4.2 million...

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2018 HVAC Industry Trends

Integration, automation and smart technologies are all trends expected to shape the HVAC industry in 2018, and competition is increasing inline with the growth of residential and commercial construction across Australia. Successful companies in the...

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Business Process Review

 Free Business Process ReviewSign up for your free technology and business process review. We’ll investigate your existing infrastructure and provide a report outlining steps you can take to step your business up.Free Business Process ReviewOur...

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Medical is the #1 IoT Growth Sector – are you Ready?

Digital disruption is seeing the use of apps in the medical industry rapidly increase. Healthcare is becoming more customer centric - and with medical device companies like Koch Disruptive Technologies entering the market, the gap between lower quality...

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The Future of HVAC is in the Cloud

Global brands like Haier are starting to make waves in the Australian HVAC market. Bigger companies entering the building services market will widen the gap between lower quality commodity service and true experts. The HVAC industry is a long-established...

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Is the Complexity of Compliance Putting you at Risk?

A compliance management process is a critical requirement of all businesses, involving every business function and department. Often a manual task with mountains of paperwork, compliance checks often consist of keeping and coordinating multiple data sets -...

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Bringing you the all new #ThirstyThursdays

Introducing #ThirstyThursdays: half an hour webinar each month where you can kick back with a beer while talking about how to gain a competitive edge in the craft beer industry. Learn from our in-house experts about the ins and outs of our brewing...

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Family Business Insider Event

FBA Insider EventJoin us along with Family Business Australia (FBA) for the next Insider event, where you can learn about cloud technology, the Internet of Things and Industry 4.0. FBA contribute to the long term success of family business by facilitating...

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Meet the Makers of Crafted ERP

Why Brewing Software is in DemandBrewers are facing increasing pressures on margins, high customer demand - and there's a great deal of competition around. With so many aspects of the business to manage, using one centralised system helps to cater for...

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The Cost of Doing Nothing in Wholesale Distribution

"Making Do" - ERP for Wholesale DistributionA white paper recently released by Mint Jutras states that less than 60% of wholesale distributors are using systems to fully support critical business processes. Distributors today appear to be "making do" with...

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Overcome Cyber Security Concerns with Cloud Technology

Keeping data in the cloud is becoming more and more common. Despite the benefits that come with cloud computing - reduced costs, flexibility and automation to name a few - concerns around cyber security have developed. Some companies express concerns...

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NextService: Field Service Utopia

The Dream Your cloud-based NetSuite ERP system has been implemented so your business operations are streamlined. This was done in order to have everything running in one system; CRM, financials, payroll, inventory. It provides you with a 360° view of your...

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