After implementing Infor VISUAL, a manufacturer of chemical resin materials for the architecture and design industry boosted revenues from $3 million to $70 million within five years, increased productivity in sales and all accounting processes, improved accounting accuracy of ea...
The need to replace aging systems prompted Acushnet to step up its functionality, too. CIO Peg Nicholson explains why the maker of Titleist and FootJoy golf brands chose Infor M3, and how a totally integrated system across 25 countries is such "a tremendous benefit."
Keeping equipment on rent is a key challenge for Aggreko, a global rental company. It’s adding Infor M3 Mobility solutions to improve that utilization and visibility for field service technicians. "We’re really excited about this being a game changer for Aggreko."
ATC Lasham wanted ERP that goes beyond the confines of airline or MRO competence. The breadth of Infor M3 attracted the UK’s largest MRO provider. "We liked the technology. We knew it would stay current." And the ability to scale up capabilities with the solution over time.
Augusta Sportswear manufactures and distributes teen apparel. "What was so great that we found with M3 was, in the apparel business, you have so many SKUs. … And the fashion element of M3 … had a hierarchy for the SKUs that could link up to a style—our style."
"The functionalities of M3 are complete for running our business," says Autodistribution, a leading European auto parts distributor. Other key benefits: "M3 is built on Java language, and it was very easy for us to develop an e-business strategy based on M3."
"Reporting has always been an issue," says UK-based Brunner Mond. So the soda ash maker looked at all the vendors, and chose Infor M3 Analytics. It was "quick to implement, easy to use." Now instantly, anywhere, Brunner people use one approach, one set of numbers, one report.
Caldrea, maker of aroma therapeutic cleaning products, sees Infor’s SyteLine as the solution to manage processes. The partnership with Infor provides the company with the “ability to change and personalize the software to integrate to those new business partners” and this is key ...
Custom Plastic Specialties, a promotional products printer, used Infor EPAK to help their staff make the transition from their DOS-based system to Infor Syteline. They currently use Infor EPAK to maintain their business process documentation, roll out new processes and support th...
Allan Davies, CIO, Dematic Asia Pacific explains why this global organization chose Infor SyteLine. Dematic chose Infor as its partner because of SyteLine’s functionality and competitive cost. He also cites Infor's commitment to investing in Dematic's success.
After implementing Infor SyteLine, a leading manufacturer of marine products gained improved efficiencies throughout its accounting and manufacturing processes, and used built-in business intelligence to analyze sales trends and create reports comparing sales and inventory.
After deploying Infor Distribution SX.e and Infor Demand Planning, a global distributor of fasteners for MRO and OEM markets significantly improved its business processes while growing to reach its revenue goal—almost seven times larger than the pre-implementation point—in five y...
Infor M3 for Equipment is the culmination of a development project at Infor that involves customers as well as industry associations. The result is an integrated end-to-end solution that includes support for sales, rental, service and parts management, product support and financi...
To be competitive in the equipment dealer world means not only finding ways to lower cost but also having the ability to make fast decisions with real-time information. You also need a 360 degree view of your customer and their equipment from all areas of your business to be able...
The shift to rental isn't just about cost. Hear Philippe LaHaie from Manulift speak about the additional challenges that Manulift faced when they made the shift to rental including fleet management, security of the assets, additional services and seasonality.
The growing focus on rental, new technology and competition. Watch this video to hear Garry Bartecki of AED, Philippe LaHaie from Manulift and Andreas Hellström, Infor discuss the top three trends that are impacting equipment dealers right now.
What defines an equipment dealer and what makes them different from other dealers or distributors? Several issues on what makes a dealer today are discussed and include contracts, territories, B2B, hybrid business models and more.
Fraikin, the European leader in truck and van rental, needed an IT transformation to unify processes at its 200 branches. It chose Infor M3 for its equipment-centric expertise, and analytics that opened up data visibility. "We were really pleased with the partnership."
Growing pains prompted GAP Group, the UK’s largest plant and tool hirer, to seek an IT solution to improve margins through efficiencies. Infor Opportunity Analyzer "mapped out our processes, and showed us specific areas where we could make the most return on investments."
To expand its distribution reach, Golden Flake Snack Foods went shopping for a robust new system. "Manufacturing was going to be phase 2, … but our people were so interested in the [Infor] system and the knowledge the [Infor] people brought to the table …"
“The velocity of business has increased tremendously,” for Group Dekko with the combined use of Infor’s LX, PM10, and Infinium Financial Solutions. Group Dekko provides engineered products and solutions from nine different national and international manufacturing locations.
High Five Sportswear in Seattle says the materials management planning module in Infor M3 Fashion is helping High Five to be more competitive. "We were able to reduce our supply chain department by a third, and at the same time, improve our customer service level to 99%."
When a leader in advanced sensor technology development for homeland security sought account transparency for all its subsidiaries, it chose Infor VISUAL. The company gained immediate access to critical data for consolidation and improved decision-making while saving tremendous c...
Immucor, which manufactures blood reagents that test 35% of the world’s blood supply, was able to expand globally and handle the related growth in orders, inventory, and financial processing as well as deal effectively with multiple currencies, languages, and tax systems, all whi...
Infor executives review the history (and future) of Infor VISUAL, which was built from the ground-up to be a visually-oriented product, currently has over 2,400 manufacturing and distribution customers that span the globe, and plans for ongoing investment with a focus on micro-ve...
Natural apothecary J.R. Watkins selected Infor M3 for "all the unique aspects of the food and beverage business you could see reflected in the software … it’s all in one system, greatly enhanced visibility of all our activities," quick to install, with rapid financial payback.
Candy maker Jelly Belly had supply chain problems: 1,200 SKUs requiring 7,000 structures. "It’s a massive undertaking." Infor M3 "gives us that sweet spot of a single stop for all our supply chain planning, handling our processes, and implementing with their own consultants."
"What’s going to be our payback?" That was nutritional ingredient maker Kemin’s question about Infor financials. "Almost immediately, we were able cut a week off our month-end closing process." Now Kemin also uses Infor for production, procurement, inventory, and lot tracking.
Apparel retailer L.L.Bean lacked integration between finance and payroll. Now with Infor Lawson, ramping up 11,000 employees at peak season is seamless. Bean cut payroll processing costs, shortened monthly close and is positioned for future growth without increasing headcount.
LEAF, one of Europe’s biggest confectioners, has facilities in 13 countries and was running 7 ERP systems when it decided to regroup. Selection included reference visits, proof of concept, detailed questions. "We always had very good answers from (Infor). … We chose M3."
Tractor maker Lindner in Austria wanted to expand its export market with international subsidiaries and chose Infor M3 for its new ERP solution because it is multilanguage, multicurrency, and "will give us a better insight into real-time data, especially after-sales service."
Endless—sometimes fruitless—searches. "We were taking so much time to service our customers, maybe not even being able to help them on the phone and having to call back." Oldcastle APG building products deployed Infor ION Enterprise Search. Now searches—and help—come "instantly."
The largest organic foods cooperative in the US extended its Infor Adage system with Infor Advanced Planning and Infor Advanced Scheduling to improve planning and forecasting processes through automation. Infor’s SOA architecture enables the company to leverage the entire busines...
Preferred Sands has grown from 0 percent of the sand market to No. 2 in the U.S. and No. 1 in Canada. In this video, Preferred Sands leaders detail how Infor Ming.le™, ION, SyteLine, and Mongoose products are helping them change the way they do business.
Pride Industries has realized efficiencies and standardized business processes through the use of ERP LN. It helps them to manage financials and operations across multiple sites supporting the planning and forecasting thousands of shipments per day.
Propper International, primarily a manufacturer of military uniforms, has been using Infor’s M3 Solutions since 2001. M3 solutions have provided Propper International with an integration of processes that allows the company to "give better information to all of [their] users to m...
With Infor Distribution A+, one of the biggest distributors in Puerto Rico easily consolidated six warehouses into one 200,000-square-foot facility designed to handle more than 2,000 different products with extra space for future growth. The company significantly increased picker...
Red Wing Shoe Co. waited a long to time before upgrading to Infor M3 10.1. The advantages it now enjoys include getting on a supported platform, and adding new capabilities: archiving, mashups, "Smart Office is something we’ve been desirous of for quite a long time."
Rieke Packaging Systems is a world class manufacturer of closures and dispensing systems for the global market and committed to Innovation. They are using Infor10x technology and SyteLine solution to create standard processes around the world, provide global visibility to invent...
Rossignol, maker of ski equipment and apparel, says Infor M3 "answers all our key requirements in a single solution"– the whole chain from manufacturing to sales, back office to customer service . "The system has brought 22 companies into a single platform at the European level."
SAS Component supplies airlines with operating materials. Such a complex supply chain requires considerable staff and IT systems resources. "A good IT solution is fundamental to good logistics." SAS conducted a rigorous assessments of available systems. Infor M3 was the choice.
From design to delivery, Shahi Exports in India produces 300,000 branded garments a day. With growth at 22% to 27% a year, it needed fashion-specific ERP. Shahi chose Infor M3. "We never had a problem with scalability." Input costs dropped 8%; capacity utilization rose to 96%.
A leading manufacturer and distributor of environmentally friendly nutritional supplements, products for skin care, cleaning, and filtration chose Infor BPCS to manage its manufacturing operations. After a successful 10-year run, the company upgraded to Infor LX to provide a cent...
SpectraSensors is the leading global provider of laser-based process instrumentation. They use Infor EPAK to maximize employee productivity, ensure their employees are following standard business procedures and to get the maximum benefit from their Infor Syteline ERP software.
A leading distributor of fashion accessories for every family member implemented Infor System21 to improve inventory visibility while allowing for future growth and change. The company was able to easily consolidate divisions and standardize processes, store correct amounts of pr...
After implementing Infor VISUAL, an international leader in the design and manufacture of gas and liquid delivery systems gained huge productivity increases through use of a wireless barcoding system to track inventory, and doubled efficiencies in purchasing with an advanced plan...
Learn in this video how UPCO, a leading manufacturer of "downhole" oilfield equipment, uses Infor VISUAL to reduce labor costs by automating scheduling and reporting, resulting in lead times that have improved from seven to five weeks and inventory that has been reduced by 40%, c...
Van de Velde makes high-fashion lingerie. It’s a complex business with many small-order transactions. The company uses Infor M3 for production, forecasting, supply chain, distribution, financials, and e-sales, "which a lot of our customers are quite delighted about."
Infor VISUAL customers are streamlining business processes with specialized software. Watch this video to hear them describe how Infor software has changed the way they work by meeting industry demands, increasing efficiencies, and improving profitability.
A five-state distributor specializing in building materials and value-added services, Wausau Supply uses Infor Distribution SX.e to provide visibility into inventory at all of its 11 distribution centers, enabling the company to maintain next-day delivery and maximize selection w...
Western Water Works Supply is a 3rd generation family-owned distributor of pipe, valves, and fittings for the water works industry with 6 locations. In this video, discover how Western Water Works Supply is able to send out more proposals and bids and pull in more orders with the...
Wilbo is a Polish fish processing company. It chose Infor M3 for its scalability, food safety, and simplicity. "Implementing an integrated business solution brought us expected benefits: more inventory management," process automation, real-time access to information, low TCO.
Infor XA customers are achieving next-generation best practices and building speed as a competitive differentiator. Watch this video to hear them describe how Infor software has changed the way they work by streamlining processes, shortening time to action, and making them more p...
Zeppelin sells and services earth-moving equipment in Europe. It chose Infor M3 for its functionality, multilanguage, multicurrency, technology, and cost-benefit ratio. Zeppelin users say M3 is simple to use. Zeppelin’s CIO says, "We can talk to (Infor). They listen to us."