Intentia, Fujitsu Glovia, QAD, and SSA Global's solutions supporting lean manufacturing are examined. Which areas the extended enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendors excel in depends on their original ERP system's suitability for repetitive versus to-order environments.
manufacture resource layout
takes into account the manufacture of subassemblies and constraints for sequential production (for example work cell loading constraints) when scheduling item production. JIT/S also manages the palletizing, racking, marriage checking (e.g., ensuring front and rear car seats are the same color, type, and family), and sequence shipment validation. As necessary, the module activates alerts regarding exceptions to customer orders, inventory availability, production overload, scheduling conflicts, and other pl