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Doug Hunter

Doug Hunter

Doug heads up Customer and Ecosystem Enablement for SYSPRO Africa. He is responsible for Support, Consulting, and Education/User-Enablement services to SYSPRO's channel partners and customers within sub Saharan Africa. At heart he’s a manufacturing/logistics business professional - rather than an IT techie, having directly managed different manufacturing operations and supply chains. His passion now is to help such companies discover and implement innovation using people, processes and appropriate business IT.

Posts by Doug Hunter

ERP for ManufacturingERP and Lean Manufacturing

How ERP can help the automotive parts and accessories industry in a post-COVID world

Reading Time: 5 minutes At the beginning of 2020, the global market for automotive parts and accessories had enjoyed several years of high margins …

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Supply Chain Management and ERPERP systems

“Tuning your Supply Chain with IT”

Reading Time: 3 minutes “I paid for the weights – so where are the muscles?”. Applying IT doesn’t guarantee results either without waves of …

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Planning-Purchasing-Implementing ERPERP and Lean Manufacturing

Understanding effective inventory management in a post-Covid world

Reading Time: 4 minutes There are few people still alive that experienced a World War. In some cases, countries have experienced a local war. …

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ERP for ManufacturingERP and Lean Manufacturing

How Automation Can Activate Your Digital Transformation Journey

Reading Time: 2 minutes During the pandemic, many industry players were caught off guard by inefficient business systems and manual processes. As workforces are …

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ERP and TechnologyERP and Digitization

Intelligence – Not So Artificial – Is Becoming Essential

Reading Time: 3 minutes Brain Teasers Close your eyes and count to 10 – well that’s easy. Close them again and count to 51238 …

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Supply Chain Management and ERPBusiness software

Building a Robust Supplier Base to Secure your Supply Chain

Reading Time: 3 minutes Following a six-month stint in a dining-room chair, glued to Zoom or my cell phone, I am now free. Now …

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How Procurement can Improve Inventory Management
ERP for InventoryBusiness software

How Procurement can Improve Inventory Management

Reading Time: 4 minutes One thing that procurement departments are working intensively on at the moment is how to spend more effectively. That doesn’t …

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ERP and TechnologyBusiness software

Coming out of Lockdown – The Corona Opportunity

Reading Time: 4 minutes Now that we’re slowly “coming out” of lockdown, what is the Brave New World we find ourselves in? Will lockdown-learning fuel …

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ERP and Mobile BusinessBusiness software

Working-From-Home (WFH) – Finding the Positives and Adapting our Processes

Reading Time: 3 minutes 20+ days in lockdown to stave off the Covid-19 virus – what are you learning about yourself and your environment? …

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