No matter how well your team has done its supply chain planning, it seems like exceptions keep arising and you’re constantly in fire-fighting mode. In the case of supply chain, the issue isn’t so much about operations, it’s about the ability to collaborate quickly and effectively when an exception deviates from the established plan. This is why forward-thinking organizations are creating Centers of Excellence for their supply chain.
Outgrowing it’s ERP software, a global manufacturer of power products set about removing roadblocks that were hindering essential business changes. With the assistance of a dedicated materials requirements planning (MRP) functionality, the company was able to reduce stock-outs, improve order turn time and enhance customer experience.
Aptean, a global provider of mission-critical enterprise software solutions, recently announced the release of its Aptean Industrial Manufacturing ERP offering that provides discrete manufacturers with full cloud functionality.
With the coronavirus pandemic and its lingering effects, companies have now experienced how challenging it can be to plan and maneuver their supply chains around uniquely disruptive, once-in-a-lifetime events. But the unfortunate truth is that less severe events overwhelm or undermine supply planning all the time. Legacy tools are no longer up to the task of getting supply where it is needed most.
The year 2021 is expected to be a turning point for enterprise resource planning (ERP) business applications, as the pandemic has exposed vulnerabilities resulting from ERP’s functionally siloed architecture.
The latest news, analysis, trends and solutions regarding enterprise resource planning (ERP) software and systems and their impact on supply chain management. New developments in ERP software - used by organizations to streamline day-to-day business activities like accounting, procurement and project management - are transforming the way companies operate and allowing them to stay ahead of the competition in their industries. As these solutions continue to evolve, businesses are discovering new ways to increase efficiency and cut costs. Learn how companies around the world are using ERP systems for supply chain optimization.
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