Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP)
Taking the needs of an entire organization into account ERP is essentially an extension of “MRP” “Manufacturing Resources Planning” which attempts to ascertain needs and abilities of a company system.
Comments: Both ERP and MRP systems have been getting a lot of attention over the last several years and can have particular value when it comes to very large organizations with thousands of sku’s.
Very often we find many “work-around’s” to these systems which greatly compromises their usefulness and data. As software and understanding of systems improves these tools should become more useful.