This paper summarizes the benefits an ERP solution provides to the entire manufacturing process "from shop floor to top floor."
Automotive OEMs and parts manufacturers are fighting for survival in an increasingly more competitive global economy. As large companies spin off parts of the whole and smaller companies are acquired by more substantial players in the industry, they share one common goal — streamlined, efficient operations that maximize profitability.
Manufacturers rely on ERP systems to ensure they thrive and succeed in the global economy. They have typically been judged on three criteria: initial capital expense, ongoing operating costs, and time to value.
To justify cloud ERP solutions in manufacturing organizations, champions are increasingly asked to prove tangible business value. In our exploration of cloud ERP, Nucleus found that there are a number of benefits beyond total cost of ownership to deploy cloud ERP, including increased flexibility, scalability, accelerating deployment, business continuity, and usability.