sponsored by IQMS
Posted:  05 Mar 2009
Published:  05 Mar 2009
Format:  PDF
Length:  14  Page(s)
Type:  eBook
Language:  English

In order to simplify manufacturing and reduce inventory levels, some proponents of the lean manufacturing enterprise recommend the elimination of the ERP system. However, at most, a manufacturer's ERP system should be simplified. ERP plays a vital role in analyzing existing business practices and potentially restructuring them to operate in a lean manufacturing environment.

A manufacturing firm adopting the principles of lean manufacturing can effectively leverage the company's ERP system during its transition to lean. This E-Book explains what part of the plant you should start with; the importance of simplifying the ERP system; how to balance the ERP system with lean principles; and what pitfalls to avoid.

ERP | ERP Software | Manufacturing Execution Systems | Supply Chain Automation | Supply Chain Management

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