Biz Intelligence

  • Business Intelligence Business Operations

    All business is global: Stop losing on currency exchanges

    September 1, 2019 by Mike Spiess

    Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partners: A cash management strategy covers the various currencies and foreign markets that affect your business. Even if you’re a locally-owned company, your business interests don’t stay local for very long. Anyone who has spent

  • Business Intelligence General

    Nourishing a growing world

    September 1, 2019 by Rittal

    Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partners: Crop nutrition has a vital role, backed by Saskatchewan’s potash mines and Rittal’s HD enclosures The United Nations estimates that world population will climb from 7 billion to 9 billion by 2050. This means

  • Business Intelligence General

    Planning on expanding to the US?

    September 1, 2019 by Olivia Hill

    Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partners: Four common mistakes Canadian companies make and how to prevent them Invest Buffalo Niagara has helped more than 100 Canadian companies expand to the Buffalo Niagara region. We know the process — the steps

  • Business Intelligence General Technology

    Canadian manufacturers exercising extreme caution in adopting technology

    July 4, 2019 by Dale Kehler, SYSPRO Canada

    Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partners: Looking for proof they work and will provide a return on investment. While it’s universally agreed that changes ushered in by Industry 4.0 initiatives will be beneficial to the manufacturing sector, for a variety

  • Business Intelligence General Technology

    Eight signs your accounting software is holding you back

    June 13, 2019 by Dale Kehler

    Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partners: Consider how an upgraded system could better enable your company’s growth and expansion As a growing manufacturer, your accounting software package may have served its purpose in years gone by, but in the light

  • Business Intelligence General

    Amhil North America takes charge of its energy costs

    June 6, 2019 by Enel X

    Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partners: Inside an Ontario manufacturer’s energy storage project Near the entrance to Amhil North America’s plastics manufacturing plant in Mississauga, Ont., sits a new piece of equipment that may be hard for visitors to overlook

  • Business Intelligence General Technology

    Seven tips for choosing an ERP solution that consolidates all your data

    June 4, 2019 by SYSPRO Canada

    Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partners: Drive strategic decisions through real-time data across your entire operation Are multiple sources of data testing the limits of your systems? All too often as companies grow and evolve, they stitch together a makeshift

  • Business Intelligence General Sustainability

    Making waves in the marine industry

    May 15, 2019 by Rittal

    Case history provided by Rittal: Tugboats in the Great Lakes sail smoothly and safely, powered by eco-friendly solutions For almost a half a century Canal Marine & Industrial of St. Catharines, Ont. has provided electrical design, engineering and services around

  • Business Intelligence General

    Opportunities and challenges for Canadian manufacturers in 2019

    May 2, 2019 by SYSPRO Canada

    Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partners: Whitepaper examines how they can thrive through the tough times predicted ahead Canadian manufacturers are cautiously optimistic in 2019. They are facing a variety of challenges, yet they are more open to new opportunities

  • Business Intelligence General

    Smart recruiting for the future

    April 30, 2019 by JP Van Loggerenberg

    Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partners: The world is changing – is your recruitment strategy keeping up? These days most businesses are technology businesses in some way or another and the people who ‘make’ the technology, the software developers, are

  • Business Intelligence General

    Connecting with young workers

    April 30, 2019 by Dale Kehler

    Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partners: Millennials and Generation Z are changing the Canadian manufacturing labour force A common challenge for many Canadian manufacturers is finding and retaining skilled labour. Many businesses are facing the retirement of older employees, and

  • Business Intelligence General

    Protect your processes from cyber threats

    April 25, 2019 by Excellence in Manufacuring Consortium

    The Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium presents a free webinar for manufacturers that will help tighten secure and reduce risks. For many small and medium-sized manufacturers, the importance of cybersecurity is not fully understood until it has a negative impact on

  • Business Intelligence General Operations

    Money for manufacturers: Funding your future growth

    April 11, 2019 by Dale Kehler

    Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partners: Are you tapping into the $26 billion in government grants and incentives available to Canadian manufacturers? Ask any manufacturing business owner to name some of the worries that keep them up at night, and

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    Benefits of soft starters for electric motors

    April 9, 2019 by William Schrottky

    Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partners: They relieve stress that drives up costs and reduces productivity In electric motor applications, it is important to avoid situations that create unnecessary wear and tear on the motor and driven machinery. This can

  • Business Intelligence General

    Made in the USA: Grow your business in a new market

    April 1, 2019 by Carolyn Powell, Director International Business Development, Invest Buffalo Niagara

    Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partners: Invest Buffalo Niagara offers help to companies taking the leap to establish a US location. Just a few weeks ago, FroggaBio, a Toronto-based leading distributor of laboratory products and supply instruments, announced its US