Category Archives: Management

ERP evaluations are not a beauty contest

The last week was pretty hard, not only for me, but also for a number of food companies I was dealing with. 2 meat companies independent of each other decided a few years back for a Microsoft Dynamics AX (formerly … Continue reading

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The truth about reporting in the food industry

I started writing about the truth in last week’s blog post. The truth as we would like to see it appear on the outside and the sole purpose of linkedin, facebook, twitter and even this blog. We saw how people … Continue reading

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Expected vs. Actual

Last week’s blog post provoked quite a response. If you remember, we talked about optimization procedures and cost management of your own fleet. Some had difficulties understanding why companies install $6,000 or more in terms of equipment on their trucks … Continue reading

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unable or disabled IT department?

I work in technology and I sometimes think that technology sucks. Recently I started learning programming in jscript, as I wrote on this blog a few weeks back, but just the other day I was challenged to program our coffee … Continue reading

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Is your problem data, integration or reporting?

Or all of the above? I was travelling last week visiting a couple of meat packers and processors. One of them was a large sausage manufacturing facility, a market leader in their space. The reason for my visit where desires … Continue reading

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