Winemakers And Agricultural Industries Leverage Robots and Machine Vision To Tackle Inefficient Processes

With discrete and batch process manufacturers already taking full advantage of advancements in robotics and machine vision technology to improve operations, winemakers and agricultural industries are increasingly leveraging robots and machine vision to improve processes in the vineyard. Coupled with modern ERP systems, these manufacturers are better equipped to weather disruption and establish their foothold in a competitive marketplace.

Manufacturing, packaging, and production are already quite familiar with automation, vision systems, and collaborative robotics. Now, the more traditionally manual and complex areas of agriculture are beginning to feel the influence of these powerful technologies.

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NetSuite Streamlines Warehouse Management And Order Fulfillment To Deliver Products On-Time And At The Right Price

Whether your warehouse operations are contained in a single location or spread across the globe, Native NetSuite Warehouse and Order Fulfillment tools provide the management capabilities your enterprise needs in a simple and intuitive solution. Beyond the impressive Warehouse Management System (WMS) that comes with the Native Netsuite platform, additional features including RF barcode scanning, strategy definition for put-away and picking, task management, returns authorization receipt, cycle count plans and more, ensure that your team is equipped to deliver the ultimate customer experience while increasing efficiency and lowering costs. Equip your business to match the pace of industry using an ERP solution specifically designed to streamline and unify your enterprise systems.

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Epicor Insights 2018 Begins Next Week in Nashville, TN! In Case You Missed It, Here’s The Full Agenda.

Attending Insights 2018? Explore what’s ahead and start to plan your schedules for:

  • Technical Insight―Learn how to reduce costs and increase ROI
  • Practical Insight―Attend labs with Epicor technical staff demonstrating practical software solutions
  • Peer Insight―Network with fellow professionals, discuss common challenges, and share solutions while enjoying all that Nashville has to offer
  • Expert Insight―Hear from Epicor executives regarding what lies ahead and schedule meetings with Epicor experts
  • Education ROI―Extended education sessions offer a deep dive into the business software you’re using today

You can view the full agenda here, including extended education sessions and hands-on labs. The events begin next week and we couldn’t be more excited!

Join Encompass For A Customer Appreciation Event At Insights 2018

We are looking forward to seeing you all at Insights. This is a great chance for all of our customers to both meet each other and exchange war stories, but also for you to get a chance for some face-time with your Encompass team ― this year there will be representation at both an Executive and Operations level, as well as the account management team ― Sonia and Dave both look forward to meeting new customers, and spending time with those of you who have done business with Encompass for years.

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How To Enhance Your Enterprise’s Customer Experience With ERP-Integrated Self-Service Portals

Encompass Solutions’ strategic partner Bezlio has added further enhancements to its mobile dashboard and user interface capabilities within ERP software. The latest feature comes in the form of streamlined and intuitive customer service portals that enhance the overall experience when it comes to providing documentation and service to clients at all hours. An effective ERP solution, with the latest in customer-focused tools, can help differentiate your business from competitors and standout in a crowded marketplace.

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Beverage Manufacturing Makes Strong Gains As AI And Mass Personalization Emerge

With the many concepts of Industry 5.0 already lending fantastic possibilities to manufacturing industries across the board, the disruption potential of its components in the world of beverage manufacturing is nothing short of groundbreaking. Beer, Wine, and Spirits are some of the most complex and subjective tastes being explored among discerning palates the world over. Here’s how AI and mass personalization are bringing a personal touch to these industries.

A New App For Your Tastebuds: Gastrograph

The beverage aisles of convenience stores, groceries, and big-box stores offer the illusion of diversity, with dozens, if not hundreds, of drinks available for purchase. However, these beverages have undergone massive amounts of testing and QA to market them to the widest audience possible. The overarching “cast the widest net” philosophy of food and beverage manufacturers has left a sour taste in the mouths of many consumers. CEO of NYC-based Analytic Flavor Systems, Jason Cohen, offered as much in an interview with The New Food Economy, “My take is that pretty much all the food and beverage products on the market today are awful,” he explains. “There are literally no products engineered for me.” And Cohen is right. Manufacturers have formulated snacks and drinks for decades with the right amount of salt, sugar, and fat to hit the proverbial “sweet-spot” for consumers. What Cohen’s start-up aims to do is enable consumers to find the foods that fit their ideal flavor profile. How does he plan to do so? Artificial Intelligence.

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The Complete NetSuite ERP Overview

NetSuite delivers an incredible set of enterprise tools in one unified system, all while operating in the cloud for maximum mobility. Allowing small, medium, and large enterprises to shed siloed and disparate systems in exchange for a software solution that speaks to every department’s needs, NetSuite ERP is the #1 Cloud ERP solution when it comes to empowering enterprises to take charge of their prosperity.

Table of Contents

  1. NetSuite ERP
  2. NetSuite Human Capital Management (HCM)
  3. NetSuite Warehouse And Order Fulfillment
  4. NetSuite Procurement
  5. NetSuite Materials Management
  6. NetSuite Sales Order Management
  7. NetSuite Financial Management
  8. NetSuite Production Management
  9. NetSuite Supply Chain Management
  10. NetSuite Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
  11. NetSuite Real-Time Dashboards
  12. NetSuite Security
  13. NetSuite Support Services
  14. Tools, Templates And Training From NetSuite Central
  15. NetSuite Site Consultation

NetSuite ERP

A full profile will give prospective enterprises better insight into the capabilities and components of NetSuite ERP that can be utilized by every facet of an organization. The following is a comprehensive profile of the software solution from the time of writing this article.

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Epicor Announces Insights 2018 Guest Keynote Speaker

We are pleased to announce that legendary NFL quarterback, Peyton Manning, will be joining us as the guest keynote speaker at Insights 2018.

(Photo by Bobby Ellis/Getty Images)

Peyton Manning, the NFL’s only five-time Most Valuable Player and a 14-time Pro Bowl selection, has earned his place among the greatest quarterbacks in league history as a leader in nearly every statistical passing category. During the 2015/2016 season, Manning led the Denver Broncos to a 24-10 win over the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50, making him the first starting quarterback in NFL history to win a Super Bowl with two different teams.

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Join Encompass Solutions At Epicor Customer Conference Insights 2018

Epicor’s annual meeting, Insights, of Epicor customers, partners, and employees is right around the corner! Taking place May 21 – 24 in Nashville, TN at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center, Insights 2018 will bring together 3,000 attendees from around the world to learn, network, and celebrate together. The event is hosted by the Epicor Users Group and Epicor Corporation. Encompass Solutions will also be holding our annual customer appreciation reception.

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Epicor Insights 2018 Will Be Held May 21-24 At The Gaylord Opryland Resort And Convention Center.

The Benefits of Attending Epicor Insights 2018

Here’s what you can expect to get out of your attendance at Insights 2018:

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Apple’s New Recycling Robot And The Rise Of Robotics, AI, And Machine Vision In Material Recovery Facilities

‘Daisy’, the disassembling robot, is Apple’s answer to reclaiming the valuable materials that go into the creation of nearly every Apple mobile and tablet device. Aluminum, cobalt, gold, silver, platinum, and many other valuable metals and rare earths can be extracted using this useful technology. Daisy’s efficiency is punctuated by an exceptional rate of recovery, disassembling and collecting materials from outdated devices at the rate of 200 iPhones per hour.

An image of iPhones being recycled at Apple.

Daisy’s efficiency is punctuated by an exceptional rate of recovery, disassembling and collecting materials from outdated devices at the rate of 200 iPhones per hour.

Not only has the recycling robot enabled Apple to recover these valuable resources, but the machine’s creation process has yielded valuable information on recycling many of these materials in a cleaner and more efficient manner. New processes have eliminated the need to introduce contaminants and other dangerous substances into the recycling process, leading to an unsullied recycling process all around.

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Metaphase Technologies Selects Encompass Solutions For Epicor ERP Implementation

In an effort to scale operations alongside the company’s recently enjoyed growth, Metaphase has contracted the services of Encompass Solutions to implement Epicor ERP, train staff, and support operations through Go-Live and beyond. with the project plan finalized, implementation, testing, and user training are projected to be completed by the end of this year.

The Project

Metaphase Technologies Inc. is a leading manufacturer of machine vision and specialty LED lighting.  They develop products that advance “The Quality of Light” through engineering and manufacturing of LED illuminators for machine vision, military, and specialty lighting applications.  Because Metaphase is projecting another year of 20% growth, they require a system that supports their growth without the necessity of increasing their labor force.

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