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Manufacturing ERP systems consolidation News
May 22, 2015
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June 05, 2012
Manufacturers also face integration decisions once they decide to consolidate multiple ERP systems.
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Enterprise resource planning (ERP) is an industry term for the broad set of activities that help an organization manage its business. Continue Reading
As integrated manufacturing systems evolve, a new term -- manufacturing operations management -- signifies the merger of ERP and MES. Continue Reading
Manufacturers that need to extend their ERP systems to remote locations are considering smaller, lightweight ERP suites as an alternative. With a two-tier ERP system, organizations can consolidate systems and save money while increasing operational ... Continue Reading
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Companies evaluating manufacturing ERP products have many options. Understand your needs to ensure a vendor can meet your specific requirements. Continue Reading
Many companies use a mix of disconnected ERP systems and poorly integrated third-party applications that block efficiency and increase costs. An expert explains how to start consolidating ERP. Continue Reading
Multiple software systems -- particularly, multiple enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems -- are a problem facing a surprising number of organizations today. There are some important downsides to having multiple systems at work, too: complexity... Continue Reading
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Specialty ornament manufacturer ChemArt implemented an Epicor ERP system that has reduced data redundancy and greatly improved manufacturing processes. Continue Reading
Whether you stick with SAP or go with outside vendors like NetSuite and Microsoft, experts say just a few key factors will drive the choice of the second-tier ERP. Continue Reading
Multiple ERP systems can block data accessibility and kill productivity. Here's how an ERP integration project can help. Continue Reading