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Bluebee ERP v.4b.08 for Discrete Manufacturing and Distribution Certification Report
Companies performing a software evaluation and comparison want assurance that the products they’re evaluating do what the vendors say they do. Solutions

reviewing supply chain discrete manufacturing  TEC Analyst Commentary While reviewing Bluebee's ERP during the certification process, we determined that the application is very user-friendly. The layout of the screens makes it very easy to navigate, with the exception of the tool used for quality control and some parts of the manufacturing process, which is a character-based interface. Among the functionality of the Bluebee ERP system, here are some of the highlights: Being Web-based, Bluebee's ERP brings undoubted advantages to its customers: the

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Discrete Manufacturing (ERP)

The simplified definition of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is a set of applications that automate finance and human resources departments and help manufacturers handle jobs such as order processing and production scheduling. ERP began as a term used to describe a sophisticated and integrated software system used for manufacturing. In its simplest sense, ERP systems create interactive environments designed to help companies manage and analyze the business processes associated with manufacturing goods, such as inventory control, order taking, accounting, and much more. Although this basic definition still holds true for ERP systems, today its definition is expanding. Today’s leading ERP systems group all traditional company management functions (finance, sales, manufacturing, and human resources). Many systems include, with varying degrees of acceptance and skill, solutions that were formerly considered peripheral such as product data management (PDM), warehouse management, manufacturing execution system (MES), and reporting. During the last few years the functional perimeter of ERP systems began an expansion into its adjacent markets, such as supply chain management (SCM), customer relationship management (CRM), business intelligence/data warehousing, and e-business, the focus of this knowledge base is mainly on the traditional ERP realms of finance, materials planning, and human resources. The foundation of any ERP implementation must be a proper exercise of aligning customers'' IT technology with their business strategies, and subsequent software selection. 

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