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Discrete Manufacturing (ERP)
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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 or...
 

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BWI Companies Selects VAI’s S2K ERP
BWI, a Texas-based wholesale distributor of lawn and garden products, selects VAI's S2K ERP system to enhance collaboration within its distributed sales force

lawn sod  Texas-based wholesale distributor of lawn and garden products with numerous locations servicing a diversified customer base in 15 states, sought a solution to automate and integrate its core business functions. It also looked to eliminate manual processes associated with building reports, and to extract data into customer buying trends and product line profitability. BWI determined that with its ease of use and full integration with existing information technology (IT) systems, VAI’s S2K Enterprise

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Discrete Enterprise Resource Planning (Discrete ERP) RFI / RFP Template

Financials, Human Resources, Manufacturing Management, Inventory Management, Purchasing Management, Quality Management, Sales Management, Product Technology Get this template

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DNA Group, Inc.


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