Project Enterprise Resource Planning Systems Essay

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REPORT ON

ERP SYSTEMS AND THEIR ROLE IN

SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

SUBMITTED BY: SHAKEEL M KHAN (1336)

SUBMITTED TO: SIR SOHAIL MAJEED
CONTENTS
OVERVIEW ENTERPRISE RESOURCE PLANNING SYSTEMS (ERPS) 3 IMPLEMENTATION OF ENTERPRISE RESOURCE PLANNING
SYSTEMS (ERP) 4 -5 21ST-CENTURY SUPPLY CHAINS 6 DEFINING ENTERPRISE RESOURCE PLANNING IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT 8 ENTERPRISE RESOURCE PLANNING EVOLUTION 9 TYPES OF FLOWS IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT 10 CHARACTERISTICS OF AN ERP SYSTEM 11 BENEFITS OF COMBINING SCM AND ERP SYSTEMS 12 ADVANTAGES OF ERP IN SCM 13 DISADVANTAGES OF ERP IN SCM 14 CHOOSE THE BEST ERP & SCM IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGY 15

OVERVIEW OF
ENTERPRISE RESOURCE PLANNING SYSTEMS (ERPS)

Enterprise resource planning systems (ERPs) are management information systems that integrate and automate many of the business practices associated with the operations or production aspects of a company.

Enterprise resource planning is a term derived from material resource planning. ERP systems typically handle the manufacturing, logistics, distribution, inventory, shipping, invoicing, and accounting for a company. Enterprise Resource Planning or ERP software can aid in the contro of many business activities, like sales, delivery, billing, production, inventory management, and human resources management.

ERPs are often called back office systems indicating that customers and the general public are not directly
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