Using technology to help manufacturers solve business problems
You can depend on the experience and expertise of our enterprise resource planning (ERP) consultants to help you select and implement the solution that best fits the unique requirements of your organization. Already have an ERP system? They can help you find more value in your current system. Our consultants are all about continuous improvement. You can rely on them to ensure that your ERP system is always working at its maximum strength.
Experience serving a wide range of manufacturers
Whether you are in automotive, food and beverage, life sciences, aerospace, defense, or chemicals, our technology team knows the best practices for your sector and can help:
- Improve the accuracy of your costs and other data, as well as management reporting and real time shop floor reporting
- Develop and report key performance metrics
- Continually optimize the value from current systems
- Reduce IT costs and risks
Optimizing technology while containing costs
If you are like most manufacturers, your IT budget shrank this year, so you will particularly appreciate the ability of our technology consultants
to help you increase the value you are getting from technology while staying within budget. They can advise you on best practices in IT spending, staffing, and outsourcing of services. They can also help you increase efficiency and mitigate risk in your technology environment.
If there is a merger or acquisition in your future, the technology consulting team has developed a methodology for assessing IT costs and risks when combining or replacing multiple systems. They can help you implement a transition of the IT applications and infrastructure, as well as negotiate new technology and service contracts for the emerging entity.
Supply chain integration through ERP solutions
When you talk about the need for better supply chain integration, our ERP consultants
understand and can help with suggestions to improve requirements, quality, and communication. You will also appreciate their ability to help you set up lot and serial traceability for increased inventory accuracy.
Plante Moran understands ERP solutions and can help with strategy, budget development, selection due diligence, negotiating with vendors, and implementation. You will appreciate that they can help you make continuous improvements in your ERP system and the way you use it.
The members of our technology consulting team for manufacturing are certified in a range of specialties and each average more than 20 years of experience. They have been involved in more than 50 ERP solution installations here and around the world. They are well versed in a range of technologies, but do not sell any technologies. You can depend on their independent, unbiased advice when you are making decisions.
Our menu of services for manufacturers includes: