Getting It Right: ERP Solutions For Mixed-Mode Manufacturers
Source: Technology Evaluation Centers
Mixed-mode manufacturers operate in both discrete and process environments. In the past, these organizations have not been well served by traditional discrete or process Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions. But a recent trend in the ERP market has been the offering of software solutions by major discrete ERP vendors to the mixed-mode manufacturing sector. However, in terms of criteria and the overall weight assigned to them in a Request For Proposal (RFP), these vendors must consider the industry sector the mixed-mode manufacturer's operations serve, the manufacturing processes, government regulations, and the quality standards of the particular industry.