It's Time To Move Beyond a Traditional ERP Strategy

ERP Functionality Isn’t Specifically Designed for Materials Management

Many manufacturers believe their ERP alone is enough to optimize their manufacturing and supply chain operations. This mentality has grown even more prevalent as vendors promise new features or capabilities if organizations move their systems to the cloud. However, this approach is problematic since materials management capabilities at best lie within a singular ERP module, one only equipped with a basic supply chain management functionality that does not address many nuanced, yet critical components of managing indirect and direct materials.