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 Sep 5, 2018 12:03:03 PM by JobBOSS Team

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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Reduce Inventories—Increase Your Job Shop’s Bottom Line by 30% or More

Topics: cost of doing business, Lean Manufacturing

Posted on Sep 4, 2018 12:01:00 PM by JobBOSS Team

For many years, if you were a job shop or contract manufacturing owner you didn’t have to worry about inventory. You bought raw material directly to the job about when you needed it and whatever inventory you did have was usually comprised of raw material drop or remnants or a few finished parts from a previous job overrun.

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Take the shortcut to fast, accurate job shop quotations.

Topics: quote to cash, ERP, Manufacturing, Job Shop, Shop Management Solutions, Quoting, increase win rates

Posted on Jun 16, 2018 10:27:11 PM by JobBOSS Team

Run a small manufacturing shop? So no surprises if you feel like it’s a long and winding road as you contemplate the journey from quote to cash. A fast, accurate quote is the key to getting a job off to the best possible beginning. So you'd think most manufacturers have got it down to a fine art, right?  Wrong. Fact is, too many shops still stumble at the very first hurdle. Delays in putting together a quote can nip new business in the bud. And some don't even start the journey at all. Get this for a stat: small manufacturers walk away from 11% of all RFPs for the simple reason they can't deliver a quote on time*. It's costing them billions.

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Powering the growth of U.S. manufacturing with TITANS of CNC: Academy. Get ready for your shop to BOOM!

Topics: shop management software, ERP, Manufacturing, Job Shop, TITANS OF CNC ACADEMY, TITAN GILROY, Free ERP tutorials, JobBOSS 2018

Posted on Jun 6, 2018 12:45:23 PM by JobBOSS Team

Yep, things are getting pretty exciting here at JobBOSS right now. We’ve just released our industry-leading JobBOSS 2018 ERP software. And now, we’re launching a dedicated ERP software training program in partnership with the TITANS of CNC: Academy - the incredible free learning platform set up by U.S. manufacturing champion Titan Gilroy, owner of TITANS of CNC, creator of the TITAN OF CNC reality TV show and JobBOSS customer.


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Inspiring the next generation of manufacturer

Gilroy’s vision is to inspire a new generation of manufacturing shop and worker. His Academy offers a free educational program packed with real world projects, video tutorials and TV episodes. The aim? To help businesses like yours fill the skills gap by training up your own workforce in your shops and wider communities. And it’s already having a real impact:  the Academy welcomed over 30,000 members in less than 12 months.


Dial up your performance with JobBOSS 2018

TITANS of CNC, a specialist manufacturer of parts for the aerospace industry, has just upgraded to the latest version of JobBOSS 2018 ERP software. And he’s so blown away by the way ERP software dials up efficiency, performance and profitability across his 15-person shop, he wants to spread the word.




The content you need to grow and succeed

Well, we hear you Titan. We’ve always been completely on-board with anything that helps SMB manufactures grow and succeed. So we’ve been getting to work on free, dedicated content to showcase best practices for using ERP software in manufacturing job shops.


So what does Titan have to say?

“I’m really excited to add this ERP content to the Academy. You know, I often hear questions about what ERP software can do for a job shop and how JobBOSS had helped improve my business,” says Titan. “JobBOSS 2018 allows my management, shop floor and front office employees to be continually updated with timely information and take real-time actions that drive company goals.”



Blowing the world of ERP wide open

Our shop management expertise combined with Titan’s incredible free learning platform is set to be a real powerful combination that’s about to blow the world of ERP software wide open. Get real world guidance on growing your business with ERP software. Dial up the way you use JobBOSS to move your shop to the next level. Access free tutorials, ideas and expert insights. BOOM!


Shop management 101

And sure, maybe you’re new to it all and still wondering if ERP is the right move for your shop. So this is also where you’ll also find your ready-made ERP 101 to get all your questions answered: What is ERP? How does it work? What can it do for you? All free to view TITANS of CNC: Academy.


Save 10% off JobBOSS 2018 with TITAN 10

So now we’re celebrating the launch of both JobBOSS 2018 and our partnership with Titan of CNC Academy by offering you a 10%* discount. If you’ve been thinking about using ERP software to move your shop to a higher level, there’s never been a better time.


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Use your Lojic: JobBOSS 2018 integrates with Lojic Dashboards!

Topics: shop management software, Software, Manufacturing, Job Shop, business analytics, customizable dashboards, track scrap

Posted on May 3, 2018 9:00:00 AM by JobBOSS Team

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Introducing JobBOSS 2018!

Topics: shop management software, quote to cash, ERP, Software, Manufacturing, Job Shop, dashboards

Posted on Apr 23, 2018 10:30:00 AM by JobBOSS Team

JobBOSS 2018 gives you more visibility, more flexibility and more control.

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Problems with job scheduling? JobBOSS got you covered.

Topics: ERP, Manufacturing, Job Shop, Shop Management Solutions, Scheduling

Posted on Apr 2, 2018 4:17:23 PM by JobBOSS Team

We've already seen how JobBOSS makes accuratquoting faster and easier, eliminating the delays that lose business. Now, we're going to take a look at how JobBOSS helps you master one of the most challenging, frustrating, and headache-inducing tasks you ever have to deal with. Yep, getting your job scheduling to run smoothly can often feel like mission impossible.

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Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs

Topics: shop management software, Cloud ERP, Cloud ERP Affordability, Reduce IT Dependency with Cloud ERP, JobBOSS Cloud, Cloud ERP Accessibility

Posted on Mar 14, 2018 3:39:31 PM by JobBOSS Team

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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Where am I Losing Money?

Topics: job shop business guides, Increase Job Shop Efficiency, labor productivity, employees productivity

Posted on Mar 14, 2018 3:36:09 PM by JobBOSS Team

Our popular eBook 9 Common Questions that Keep Job Shop Owners Up at Night and Answers to Help You Sleep Better is packed with answers, practical tips, and advice for small manufacturers looking to improve their business. The ninth question addressed in the eBook is: Which of my jobs are most profitable and where am I losing money?

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Why The Cloud Is So Important To SMB Manufacturers

Topics: cost of doing business, Increase Job Shop Efficiency, ERP Software Integration, JobBOSS, Cloud ERP

Posted on Mar 14, 2018 2:49:40 PM by JobBOSS Team

Cloud ERP makes it easier to run a shop at a lower cost.
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