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Accounting Information Systems

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Ulric J. Gelinas + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337552127

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11th Edition
Ulric J. Gelinas + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337552127
Textbook Problem

Choose (or you instructor may designate) an ERP add-on module (such as CRM, SCM, PLM, or SRM). Describe how Airgas (or another organization selected by your instructor) might use the module to support its business value chain.

Summary Introduction

To explain: The way Company AG might use the ERP module to support the value chain.

Introduction:

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) system:

It is the combined management of different activities including the core business functions such as human resources, back room activities and other with the help of well-developed software and technology.

Explanation

The way Company AG might use the ERP module to support the value chain:

Customer relationship management (CRM):

The company for retail sales can keep the path of the information of the customers. They can send new product details to the existing customers and send offers when the life of the product is nearing the end. It also makes the self-purchasing process easier for the customers.

Supply chain management (SCM):

As the company grows, demand planning, acquiring inventory, distribution are all key factors for the successful growth of the organization. The system will help to keep everything in check so that there are no stock-outs and other issues...

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