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Capitalizing on Advanced Inventory Management
Today’s distributors have an opportunity to drive performance to new levels by investing in advanced inventory management. These companies can expect to

construction supply inventory system vb2008  sectors as automotive and construction have been especially hard hit as these sectors have undergone severe contraction. In the current environment, demand is far less predictable than it has been in the past. Demand forecasting, as a result, becomes far more important if distributors are to avoid the fate of carrying unnecessary inventories that further erode profitability. And, given the buyer uncertainty and restricted demand of the present, every potential sale must be pursued with extreme care.

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Software Functionality Revealed in Detail

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Discrete Manufacturing (ERP)

The simplified definition of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is a set of applications that automate finance and human resources departments and help manufacturers handle jobs such as order processing and production scheduling. ERP began as a term used to describe a sophisticated and integrated software system used for manufacturing. In its simplest sense, ERP systems create interactive environments designed to help companies manage and analyze the business processes associated with manufacturing goods, such as inventory control, order taking, accounting, and much more. Although this basic definition still holds true for ERP systems, today its definition is expanding. Today’s leading ERP systems group all traditional company management functions (finance, sales, manufacturing, and human resources). Many systems include, with varying degrees of acceptance and skill, solutions that were formerly considered peripheral such as product data management (PDM), warehouse management, manufacturing execution system (MES), and reporting. During the last few years the functional perimeter of ERP systems began an expansion into its adjacent markets, such as supply chain management (SCM), customer relationship management (CRM), business intelligence/data warehousing, and e-business, the focus of this knowledge base is mainly on the traditional ERP realms of finance, materials planning, and human resources. The foundation of any ERP implementation must be a proper exercise of aligning customers'' IT technology with their business strategies, and subsequent software selection. 

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