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formulas for materials requirements planning  manufacturing management, especially in formulas/recipes and process modeling (including formula and routings) (see figure 5) and self-service area of human resource management (see figure 4) where the competitive rating is lower than average in the area of mixed-mode ERP. However, the fact that Pronto has chosen to provide process manufacturing support through third parties or customization is a strategy that currently works for the company. As for self-service in HR, Pronto is currently developing this

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