Project Management

Protecting Mission-Critical Manufacturing Data With an ERP Firewall

Date Added: Sep 2009
Format: PDF

Off late manufacturing sector, outsourcing is becoming more the norm than the exception. Companies have become more and more specialized within their value chains. OEMs that traditionally were production-oriented are increasingly outsourcing many of their manufacturing and supply chain functions to third parties (contract manufacturers, freight forwarders, and third-party logistics providers). Back-office functions, such as accounts payable, human resources, and IT management are steadily being sourced to specialized Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) firms.