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Manufacturing ERP Needs to Be More Than Vanilla

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As an ERP buyer for manufacturing, you will come across several options with their claim to be suitable for any industry or situation. In reality, each ERP systems' design supports concrete business processes based on size and micro-vertical. Implementing an ERP outside its core expertise increases the risk and costs for you.

In this article, we will learn how to weed out vanilla ERP systems that overquote their capabilities and claim to work for manufacturing businesses.

 

Vanilla ERP systems and their problems

A vanilla ERP refers to an ERP system that majorly relies on add-ons to provide industry-specific functionality. The software development companies that develop such vanilla ERP products, often referred to as ERP publishers, rely on their resellers to develop industry-specific features. In some cases, a manufacturing ERP project might include dozens of add-on vendors providing different functionality.

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How to Thrive in a World of Commoditized Logistics

Commoditization. That’s a scary word and it’s an industry trend that many of us working in logistics services have recognized as a growing threat. So it’s both refreshing and comforting to discover in this new EFT white paper, How to Thrive in a World of Commoditized Logistics, that leading shipper  >>


Job Opportunities
 
Supply Chain Analyst - CONTRACT 11 Months
     
     Glendora  -  TEMP  -  Michael Page

Quality Manager
     
     St. Louis Area, MO  -  PERM  -  SCM Talent Group

Inventory Planner
     
     Coeur d'Alene Area, ID  -  PERM  -  SCM Talent Group

Director, Supply Chain Management - GBS
     
     Nashville, Tennessee  -  PERM  -  Philips

Procurement Engineer (Mechanical Commodity), Philips Healthcare, (Bothell, WA.)
     
     Bothell, Washington  -  PERM  -  Philips

Procurement Operations Site Lead (Director) RMD and RSS
     
     New Jersey - Branchburg  -  PERM  -  Roche

Order Entry, Data Entry, Logistics
     
     Melville  -  TEMP  -  Michael Page

Production Lead Specialist, Operations - Packaging, 2nd shift
     
     New Jersey - Branchburg  -  PERM  -  Roche

Logistics Specialist
     
     Melville  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Order Entry Associate
     
     Melville  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Manager, Indirect Strategic Sourcing
     
     Stamford, CT or Malvern, PA  -  PERM  -  SCM Talent Group

Sr Procurement Engineer, Philips Healthcare, (Maple Grove, MN.)
     
     Maple Grove, Minnesota  -  PERM  -  Philips

Production Technician - Filling (Diag Tech / THR - SAT / 6am-7pm)
     
     New Jersey - Branchburg  -  PERM  -  Roche

Import Logistics Coordinator
     
     Queens  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Production Technician Associate - Filling (Diag Tech Assoc). (Thur-Sat/13 hour /6am-7pm)
     
     New Jersey - Branchburg  -  PERM  -  Roche





 
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