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there are a few more erps in the market then why to go for sap?

what is an erp what ARE THE ADVANTAGES?


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Technology playing a major role in today's business environment. So many companies and corporations have adopted information technology on a large scale by using Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems to accomplish their business transaction and data processing needs. And in this technology SAP R/3 plays a significant role when compared with other similar tools.

ERP system takes a lead role because of some of the following reasons:

Many large corporations use several different and separate information systems, often because they have merged with and/or acquired other companies with varied systems. An ERP system integrates these separate information systems and results in improved data reliability and processing efficiency. ERP systems are not only used by large corporations but becoming popular with small to mid-sized companies also.

Simplify business transaction processing and thus work load is reduced.

Some of the main advantages of using SAP R/3 are listed below:

SAP's R/3, introduced in 1992, is the most used ERP system in the world.

The R/3 software package is designed to allow businesses to effectively and efficiently operate a variety of business processes within a single integrated information system.

The software is customizable using SAP's proprietary programming language, ABAP/4. R/3 is scalable and highly suited for many types and sizes of organizations and runs on six different platforms.

SAP’s R/3 has been designed to be the best ERP system in the four areas of human resources, financial, supply chain management, and marketing. R/3 is also an international product, and meets the local fiscal, language, and tax requirements of most countries.

SAP Manufacturing:

Drive Manufacturing at the Speed of Business

Manufacturing isn't getting easier. You're under constant pressure to deliver innovative products, respond to customer demand quickly, and eliminate costs.

Enter SAP Manufacturing. This powerful solution integrates manufacturing with your other operations, so you can identify changes in demand and supply and rapidly respond to new customer requirements.

SAP Manufacturing is the only comprehensive solution for managing manufacturing operations with embedded Lean and Six Sigma – empowering you to deliver superior responsiveness and performance. And since it's built on the SAP NetWeaver platform, SAP Manufacturing connects seamlessly with your entire enterprise, including your current plant floor infrastructure. So you can accelerate time-to-value and lower total cost of ownership.

SAP Manufacturing gives discrete and process manufacturers functionality to:

Coordinate operations with partners and suppliers

Detect and resolve exceptions and performance deviation in real time and at low cost

Institutionalize Lean and Six Sigma processes and monitor production to drive continuous improvement

Comply with environmental, health, and safety standards

Improve employee productivity and create a high-quality work environment

With SAP Manufacturing, your management and production departments gain real-time visibility into key data – enabling them to act quickly. Managers can document, track, and interpret quality and performance using rich analytics capabilities. Production teams can leverage role-based applications for plant managers, production supervisors, maintenance supervisors, and quality inspectors to detect and respond rapidly to exceptions and variances – and deliver superior performance.

SAP Manufacturing helps you to plan, schedule, sequence, execute, and monitor all your manufacturing processes optimally. So you can achieve higher profits and marketplace wins