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MRO’s: Do You Struggle To Quote Jobs Quickly Using Excel?

March 01, 2016 / 0 Comments / in Manufacturing ERP Software, Business Intelligence - BI, MRO (maintenance,repair, overhaul) Software / by Anita Smallwood

Do you really need specialized Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MRO) software when Microsoft Excel delivers a seemingly cost effective tool for document quote generation?  If you ask yourself this question, one thing you should know is that almost anyone who works in any service or repair sales can confirm that creating price quotes in Excel is a cumbersome task that most often doesn’t pay off in terms of efficiency, accuracy or costs involved.  Basically, not using a database driven quoting or sales order tool can cost your company money.  


MRO's: Detect the Differences Between ERP systems, AX vs. NAV

November 12, 2015 / 0 Comments / in Microsoft Dynamics AX, ERP Software, MRO (maintenance,repair, overhaul) Software, Dynamics 365 for Operations / by Mike Miller


MRO's and Complex Job Shop's: Detect the differences between MS Dynamics AX vs. MS Dynamics NAV in under 20 minutes, and know definitively what system will benefit your business best.

Dynamics NAV vs AX – It’s all about the add-on’s required

With complex business requirements in Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) or Manufacturing, it’s absolutely critical to understand the true differences between two of the best ERP solutions, Dynamics NAV and AX.  Understanding the nuances between the two ERP systems will help your business better see ROI and tangible workable benefits of ERP.

Dynamics AX and Dynamics NAV are two business software solutions offered by Microsoft that appear similar at first glance. As a result, our sales team faces many questions from clients who don’t know which system to choose for their organizations.


MRO Part Conditioning with RFID and ERP, PDQ!

August 07, 2015 / 0 Comments / in MRO (maintenance,repair, overhaul) Software / by Nancy Phillippi


According to the article, “High-Memory RFID Delivering Results, but ERP Backbone Needed First” published by the Aviation Week Network, the advent of the RFID technology that makes it possible to store maintenance and repair data on high-memory RFID tags could bring obvious benefits to businesses across the entire MRO industry.


Switching from Indirect Labor to Direct Labor Tracking in AX 2012 R3

August 04, 2015 / 0 Comments / in Microsoft Dynamics AX, MRO (maintenance,repair, overhaul) Software / by Anita Smallwood




Any company or MRO who needs to track quality control as direct labor instead of indirect labor can do so easily in AX2012 R3. This process is not complicated, and can be helpful when each routing operation needs to be inspected and accepted by the quality control department, before moving to the next operation. As a result you might want to capture the QC labor as direct labor. 


Align Your MRO Strategy with Dynamics AX and ProMRO

May 15, 2015 / 1 Comments / in MRO (maintenance,repair, overhaul) Software / by Anita Smallwood


Regardless of the MRO sector your company operates within, be it heavy equipment, aircraft, or manufacturing, the business software solution you choose should provide complex functionality to help you achieve your business goals.


MRO Webinar: Capture Competitive Edge in Monetizing End-of-Life Aircraft & Heavy Equipment

May 08, 2015 / 0 Comments / in MRO (maintenance,repair, overhaul) Software / by Anita Smallwood



Attend our Webinar: May 28, 12pm CST.

At Clients First Business Solutions, we are excited to announce a free MRO webinar. The main purpose of this webinar is to inform MRO professionals about the latest proprietary technologies and industry best practices that successful MROs are already using, and each MRO should adopt in order to turn used serviceable materials into a source of profit with no additional costs – except Clients First software solution.



Is MRO Software Reshaping The Aviation Industry?

March 13, 2015 / 0 Comments / in Microsoft Dynamics AX, ERP Software, MRO (maintenance,repair, overhaul) Software / by Chandler Hutchison

MRO software solutions are currently used by aircraft MRO companies to manage a wide range of operations, ranging from controlling work orders and technical records to tracking logistics. By integrating MRO solutions, such as Dynamics AX, with additive manufacturing technology, also referred to as 3D printing, the companies operating within the aviation industry can go not one, but five steps further.


MRO Software: Wearable Tech And The Future Of MRO

January 13, 2015 / 0 Comments / in MRO (maintenance,repair, overhaul) Software / by Chandler Hutchison

Wearable technology has already become a necessary tool to increase efficiency across different industries, including MRO. Now, voice-directed and multi-modal mobile applications promise to transform the entire MRO environment at a much faster pace compared to standard technologies. Industry experts reassure us that the future of wearables is in the enterprise environment; but is wearable technology the future of MRO software?


MRO ERP: Mobility On The Rise

December 11, 2014 / 0 Comments / in Microsoft Dynamics AX, MRO (maintenance,repair, overhaul) Software / by Chandler Hutchison

Having a complex ERP solution in place is no longer enough to stay competitive in today’s marketplace. To keep up with the latest consumer demands, a company needs a mobile ERP system, which facilitates continuous operation and adaptation to changing market conditions in real time, even when decision makers are on the go.


Project Management Software for Aviation Equipment Repair

October 29, 2013 / 8 Comments / in Project Accounting ERP, Microsoft Dynamics AX, MRO (maintenance,repair, overhaul) Software / by Andi Conti

When it comes to project management software for aviation equipment repair, it’s imperative to choose an intelligent, fully integrated solution, which can help you manage multiple business units and locations, stringent quality and regulatory standards, and demanding commitments. Although very complex and expensive to operate and maintain, most solutions claiming to be the best options for handling specific aircraft and aviation operations fail to support these areas efficiently. However, there’s one solution that can help the companies operating within the aircraft and aviation industries to provide superior maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, while realizing substantial cost savings, higher return on investment and increased regulatory compliance. This solution is Microsoft Dynamics AX – one of the most complex project management software programs available nowadays.