Enterprise resource planning (ERP) on the shop floor is critical. High-performing manufacturers have found that full integration of real-time operational data collected from the shop floor to the top floor is key to reducing costs, streamlining operations, and improving customer satisfaction. Learn how integrated ERP brings manufacturers improved quality, increased production throughput, less scrap, and other benefits.
strategic focus was on making sure that internal systems would continue to function, and operations would not come to a screeching halt, on Y2K. After Year 2000, many enterprises began deploying on-site ERP systems that were rooted in accounting and HR functions. For these applications, the manufacturing processes are an afterthought. The systems were designed with an activity which starts on the top floor and filters down to the shop floor, which is where, in the manufacturers' world, the rubber meets