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Failure to Meet Forecast

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Manufacturing failed to meet demand. Unknown orders per month missed their promised date. Your current system does not have the ability to calculate valid ship (capable to ship) dates at the time of order entry. How many times do you ask manufacturing to expedite orders. It is because an engineering change in the order delayedContinue Reading

Unable to Forecast Accurately

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There is no manageable sales process in place. Unknown current process. Unknown how you enforce it/manage to it. Unknown what steps a sale normally goes through. Unknown length of the average sales cycle. It varies widely by sales person. Unknown why you think that is. You cannot track win percentage. You have no visibility intoContinue Reading

Not Knowing Financial Position

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Inter-company transactions must be entered manually in each company. Transactions are re-keyed into multiple databases. There are errors. Transactions do not get recorded in all companies. They get recorded incorrectly resulting in difficulty reconciling the inter-company balances. Time is spent re-keying budget data from spreadsheets into the GL so budget vs. actual analysis can beContinue Reading

Too Long to Close the Books

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Excessive time is spent in reconciling inter-company due to/from accounts because inter-company transactions have to be entered manually in each company. Inter-company transactions re-keyed into multiple company databases. There are errors. Transactions not get recorded in all companies. They get recorded incorrectly resulting in difficulty reconciling the inter-company balances. The reconciliation of bank accounts isContinue Reading