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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

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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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Services and Support for ERPBusiness software

The True Story of Customer Satisfaction in Africa

Reading Time: 3 minutes After 4 days of meetings with customers in Kenya, I have realized that over-delivery is the way to go here …

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Applying_ERP_technology_to_Food_and_beverage_manufacturing
ERP and TechnologyBusiness software

Applying Technology to Food and Beverage Manufacturing

Reading Time: 2 minutes During a recent holiday in France, over a croissant and coffee, I watched the morning crowds making their way to …

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BI_and_ERP_learing_to_understand_the_technology
ERP and TechnologyBusiness software

Leveraging the power of BI and Data that IT offers today

Reading Time: 3 minutes Nowadays, we take information technology (IT) for granted and simply expect it to be intuitive to use and for it …

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Supply Chain Management and ERPERP and Digitization

3 Ways to Boost Your Warehouse Management with ERP

Reading Time: 2 minutes So your warehouse is bulging – why? Because product demand is high and you’re holding buffer-stock to protect your customer …

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dos and donts for Inventory Management and manufacturing
ERP for InventoryERP and Technology

4 Dos and Don’ts of Inventory Management for All Manufacturing Operations

Reading Time: 2 minutes The current power crisis in South Africa is teaching all of its citizens a few lessons in inventory, distribution and …

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Planning-Purchasing-Implementing ERP

ERP Boosts Procurement Creating a Channel for Innovative Business

Reading Time: 2 minutes ERP or rather MRP systems for many years (in SYSPRO’s case, for 40 years!) have enabled Purchasing via requisitions through …

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ERP for Manufacturing

Circular Economy: the Future of Manufacturing

Reading Time: 3 minutes On a recent business trip to Cape Town, I had the pleasure of visiting a retail outlet that is operating …

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