We are now only two years away from the FMD (Falsified Medical Directive) coming into force in the UK. In the US, in accordance with the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) the deadline is November 2017. This means that all manufactures of drugs are required to mark packs with a product identifier, serial number, lot number and date of expiration.
Here at Oakley ERP, our primary aim is to help growing businesses from all industries to streamline their business processes, increase productivity, and with this, increase profitability. This all seems very simple when written in a sentence, but how difficult is it to achieve these objectives?
The new NHS Procurement Strategy mandates the use of GS1 standards and states that every supplier of every pharmaceutical product (and all other products and services that supply goods to the NHS) must comply.
There is an abundance of things to consider when running and managing a business, and occasionally we could benefit from the support and expertise of someone trusted to undertake the behind-the-scenes tasks to ensure the seamless execution of your day-to-day growth.
Upgrading your accounting software can seem like a daunting task and one that for many of us is often at the bottom of the to-do-list. However, for businesses to grow their software must constantly evolve to support the increase in activity and help streamline your processes.
All too often when we speak to businesses about using ERP Software we hear the same objections; “Oh our business isn’t big enough for software like that” or “Software with that level of functionality is very expensive!” Both statements are in fact, in most cases, myths. That’s why we have put together this blog post to help bust some of these very common ERP Software legends.
We can’t believe that 2016 is nearly over, for some it has been a difficult year with the Brexit result and Trump becoming the next US President. But, for others it has been a year of triumph and growth and that is where we are focussing our predictions for 2017.
Often in business it’s easy to just carry on doing what you have always done because, well that’s the way it’s always been. But if you take a step back and look at the processes and systems you have in place, you may find that you have outgrown them and now they are holding you back. One of the processes that you can’t afford to let this happen to is your accounts.
In the early years of business, it is wise to use entry-level accounting software that will often more than meet your needs, after all, why spend precious pennies on features you won’t use? However, as your business grows you may find that your accounts software is limiting you, it might be causing your team headaches when trying to run detailed reports or struggling to integrate with other vital business applications, among other things.
The following article explores the 5 key reasons businesses replace their accounting software and takes a look at 7 deadly sins to avoid during a new implementation.
The following article takes a look at one of the leading small business accounting packages on the market. Excuse the pun on the article title, I must admit I recently re-watched The Fast & Furious movie franchise...Continue reading.
The following article looks at an ERP Project and explores the best time to implement a new system. While in truth perhaps there is never a good time, but you are considering changing ERP system for a reason and the long term benefit will outweigh the short term pain. Discover more here
In this article we explore the new CRM available with Sage 200 2016 and examine what happens if you are new to CRM with Sage 200 or are already an existing Sage 200 customer using the old CRM and want to upgrade to 2016.
The following guide highlights 5 ways in which you can stop your business growing. While it is very rare that a business owner would consciously want to stop growth, it is surprising how easy it is to unintentionally achieve this goal. Take a look and check you are not doing any of these...