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ERP and WMS Co-Existence: When System Worlds Collide
You are currently using enterprise resource planning (ERP) software. You want to improve your warehouse management and operations and are considering a

manufacture process chart  storing material used to manufacture products. As with the outbound discussion, there are certain processes for which there is no choice. These processes include purchasing and purchase order generation, vendor invoice processing, cash disbursement, and accounting activities as indicated in the inbound processes chart. Disposing of these administrative tasks, the physical act of receiving and storing the inventory in the warehouse can best be accomplished in the WMS. Even when not using ERP software,

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Business Process Management (BPM)

Business process management (BPM) defines, enables, and manages the exchange of enterprise information through the semantics of a business process view, which involves employees, customers, partners, applications, and databases.  

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