| | Estimated reading time: 8 minutes | Manufacturing, Service, Supply Chain, Sustainability, Technology
Service: Your Profit Powerhouse Five Opportunities for Manufacturers in 2023

As we wrestle with global economic uncertainty, offering aftermarket services can provide a valuable continuous revenue stream, especially for manufacturers…

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| | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes | Digital Transformation, Manufacturing, Service
Designed with Servicing in Mind

Committing to product performance and uptime through a lifetime service agreement has far-reaching implications, both for product design and field…

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| | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes | Digital Transformation, Service
Why Outcome-Based Revenues Demand Better, Longer Lasting Products

A service-based model can mean that maximizing product performance and longevity becomes more important than minimizing the cost of production….

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| | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes | Digital Transformation, Manufacturing, Service
The shift to Outcome Based Selling and Product as a Service (PaaS)

Outcome-based selling demands an entirely new and often unfamiliar mindset. In the first of a three-part blog series, IFS looks…

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| | Estimated reading time: 10 minutes | IFSCloud, Manufacturing
Manufacturing Predictions 2023: The pressure is intensifying

Intense global competition, complex customer demands and tightening regulations Manufacturers are no strangers to dealing with turbulent market conditions, however…

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| | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes | Discrete Manufacturing, Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing, Product and Innovation, Supply Chain
Putting Value on Servitization

How do you put a value on Servitization? Servitization is a hot topic, particularly in manufacturing. The consensus of opinion…

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| | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes | Discrete Manufacturing, Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing, Product and Innovation, Supply Chain, Sustainability
Keeping up with Certification and Compliance in Life Sciences

Manufacturing is probably the most highly regulated of all the industries and as a result has many bodies watching its…

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| | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes | Aerospace & Defense, Discrete Manufacturing, Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing, Supply Chain
Demand Driven Material Requirements Planning Blog #3

Trying to plan the unplannable with DDMRP Following on from my last blog, about which parts are best suited to…

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| | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes | Automotive
IFS Unleashed – An opportunity for manufacturers to share, reflect and unleash!

Hello – it’s great that the gates to ‘in-person’ networking have officially re-opened! I’ve really missed interacting face-to-face with colleagues,…

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| | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes | Case Study, Customer, Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing
KLN Family Brands works with IFS to improve forecasting and drive growth

KLN, a family-owned company based in Minnesota that manufactures human and pet food products, is partnering with IFS during a…

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| | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes | Discrete Manufacturing, Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Sustainability
Why manufacturers need a value-focused mindset to reach their sustainability goals.

Is it just me or does it seem as though the whole world is talking about sustainability right now? Admittedly,…

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| | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes | Aerospace & Defense, Discrete Manufacturing, Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing, Supply Chain
DDMRP Demand Driven Material Requirements Planning Blog #2

Trying to plan the unplannable with DDMRP (Demand Driven Material Requirements Planning). Following on from my previous blog about the…

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