AN ABERDEEN REPORT: ERP Plays a Vital Role in the Automotive Lean Supply Chain
As it becomes clearer that the long term vision of Lean includes extending initiatives throughout the supply chain, automotive manufacturers intent on improving costs, and operational performance are turning to technology solutions to successfully establish a united Lean effort. But bringing best practices from the plant floor to an enterprise scope and beyond is another journey in itself. Recent evidence from the Lean Supply Chain Benchmark Report uncovered that automotive manufacturers that are successfully backing their Lean efforts with their ERP systems, and a committed focus to actively extending Lean beyond the shop floor are achieving Best in Class status. This report takes a look at how Best in Class automotive manufacturers are fairing in regards to moving Lean initiatives to the supply chain at large, while also focusing on performance highlights from customers of leading ERP vendors.





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