Posted by: meikah | 12 January 2010 | 8:17 pm
EPICOR brings you this whitepaper about the five ways ERP can help you implement Lean.
Becoming Lean has been a goal of most companies over the last few years. Why is Lean so popular? Lean delivers what companies really need in todayâ€™s highly competitive world – shorter lead times, improved quality, reduced cost, increased profit, improved productivity and better customer service.
But there are about as many definitions of Lean as there are companies trying to get there. Before we enter into a discussion of how Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) can help in a Lean initiative, it might be helpful to put Lean in perspective and agree on some basic definitions.