Process manufacturing industries have distinct needs from an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. Here’s an overview of what process manufacturing requires from an ERP solution, including business intelligence capabilities.
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achieve product consistency (two examples are textiles, with dye lots and finishing, and bakeries, with oven scheduling, and aerospace, with electroplating, etc.). That some factors are out of the control of process manufacturing vendors is exemplified by the retail industry. In this industry, the vendor has a many-stop supply chain, and plays a role almost like that of the caboose at the end of a long train. For example, chain stores track sales at the cash register, and use that information to