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Five Ways ERP Can Help You Implement Lean

Companies must identify manufacturing processes and practices that do not add business value. A lean approach to manufacturing works with ERP to focus on enhancing core values and extend them beyond the plant into logistics, warehousing and engineering activities.

Read this white paper to learn how the five principles and ten technical elements of lean will help give you a competitive advantage with shorter lead times, improved quality, reduced cost, increased profit, improved productivity and better customer service. Learn how to leverage your SAP system to:
  • Reduce delays and speed communication and coordination.
  • Use business intelligence (BI) for interactive analysis.
  • Ensure minimum delays, better handled inventory and higher quality at a lower cost.
  • Eliminate waste and foster continuous improvement.


Dave A. Turbide Independent Consultant and Freelance Writer Dave is an independent consultant and freelance writer serving both the developers and the users of software and systems for manufacturers. He has extensive first-hand knowledge of manufacturing functions and management practices, enterprise systems and vendor manufacturing software offerings. With over twenty-five years of industry analysis, consulting, teaching, writing, engineering, project management, technical analysis and management experience, he has exceptional analytical and communication skills as demonstrated by his published books, articles, papers and speeches.

Epicor Software Corporation
03 Oct 2005
01 Sep 2005
10 Page(s)
White Paper

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