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Topics: shop management software, Increase Job Shop Efficiency, Private Hosting

Posted on Mar 10, 2016 3:13:18 PM by Logan Paquin

Do you want to reduce IT headaches, maintain predictable monthly payments, and spend more energy on what really matters to your business? Do you want anywhere, anytime, any device access to all of your applications and data? Now with JobBOSS Private Hosting, you can!

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Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs

Topics: shop management software

Posted on Sep 3, 2015 9:05:30 AM by Peter Adam

I watched the Sony Pictures movie, “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs,” over the weekend with my daughter.   We both enjoyed the movie immensely (good comedy for adults, too). It is about a character who invents a machine that makes food mysteriously fall from the sky like rain.   

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Exact JobBoss earns the top manufacturing ERP rating in recent academic study

Topics: shop management software, job shop business guides, Increase Job Shop Efficiency

Posted on Jun 15, 2015 7:55:04 AM by Mike Stadelman

Google LogoA group of industrial engineering students at Binghamton University's Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science just made your manufacturing ERP evaluation process much easier.
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Straight Talk, Straight from the Top – Purchase of Exact by funds advised by Apax Partners Spells Opportunity for Exact JobBOSS.

Topics: shop management software

Posted on Mar 9, 2015 11:33:18 AM by Matt Heerey

Company leadership is excited and committed to the future of Exact JobBOSS

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Increase the Power of Your Manufacturing ERP Solution Through Integration

Topics: shop management software, Increase Job Shop Efficiency, ERP Software Integration

Posted on Jan 15, 2014 9:55:34 AM by Dave Lechleitner


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Optimizing Your Manufacturing Job Shop - You Can’t Manage What You Don’t Measure

Topics: manufacturing skills gap, shop management software, cost of doing business

Posted on Aug 21, 2013 10:30:00 AM by Dave Lechleitner

If you are an owner or a manager of a job shop or contract manufacturing facility, the old management adage of “you can’t manage what you don’t measure” is more true today than ever before. With the economic uncertainty that still abounds, the demands placed on you by customers for high quality parts at lower and lower prices, and the skills gap between those employees that you might be losing and those available in the workforce, it is critically important to understand the current state of your business through the use of real time key performance indicators or KPIs. The challenge for many job shop owners is understanding first WHAT to measure, then setting a goal or standard METRIC by which your current state is measured against also known as benchmarking, and then putting corrective actions into place to help you achieve or surpass these goals in a regular, sustainable fashion.

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Accurate Job Costing for Job Shops — Easy as A-B-C (Part 2)

Topics: shop management software, cost of doing business

Posted on Apr 18, 2013 2:35:00 PM by Star Bazella

In Part 1 of our article on accurate job costing, we discussed the importance of regularly reviewing the actual costs of your jobs when you are a job shop or contract manufacturer and what to look for in job shop software solutions to help you do so.  In this week’s article, we will discuss one element specifically, and that is how to determine the appropriate labor and overhead rates to charge to your jobs. 

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10 Steps to Successful Job Shop Management Software Implementation

Topics: manufacturing skills gap, shop management software

Posted on Apr 5, 2013 9:55:00 AM by Star Bazella

Job shops and contract manufacturers decide to select shop management software for a variety of reasons. Business growth may lead to the need for an automated solution, manual processes have become demanding, or legacy systems may be regarded as old fashioned and lacking in up to date functionality.The following 10 steps outlines the process required to successfully implement a shop management system and if followed will ensure you have made the correct software choice for long term business and user benefit, and safeguard that the new system is implemented efficiently, on time and to budget. 
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8 Ways to Improve Cash Flow for a Job Shop or Contract Manufacturer

Topics: shop management software, cost of doing business, job shop business guides

Posted on Mar 13, 2013 5:32:00 PM by Star Bazella

Improve cash flow for job shops and custom manufactuers

For the small to mid-sized job shop or custom manufacturer, managing cash flow is critical to survival. Do it correctly, and you can experience slow steady growth as you build the company's net worth. Many shops close not because they run out of work, but because they didn't start out managing their cash well.

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How to Leverage Your Job Shop Manufacturing Software for Better ROI

Topics: shop management software

Posted on Mar 7, 2013 10:53:00 AM by Dave Lechleitner

If you have owned or managed a job shop for very long, you likely know how difficult it can be to remain competitive in a struggling economy. In situations like this, it is important to leverage what you can to make your business more effective. One area that many job shops can improve on is how they use their job shop management system.

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