An MRP system is a system used by manufacturers to manage their business, from receipt of a customer order through to raising an invoice.
In the current economic environment, if you run a manufacturing SME, the chances are that one or more of the following will be on your wish list for this year.
Manufacturing SMEs face many challenges to stay ahead, yet Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP) systems have been around for more than 20 years. But why do manufacturers need a simple MRP system? What benefits can be achieved?
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H2M business began as a small concern with 12 employees and was using a manual spread sheet system, which worked OK initially. But, as the business grew rapidly, it soon became obvious that some sort of MRP or Production system software was needed to be taken on-board, as there were inherent problems in trying to run a business using Excel spreadsheets.
B&P were looking for an MRP package related to multiple acquisitions that could be quickly and easily adopted. With new acquisitions, it was important for them to gain visibility and control within weeks not months. They found the competitor products couldn’t respond quickly enough and those with integration partners were talking months, before they could even look at their request
Betsy Vickery teamed up with two friends (Alison and Lizzy) to create an online marketplace to support independent businesses, manufacturing solely in the UK, access consumers that value sustainability and quality. Hope+Story are now working with over 100 British manufacturers.
Effective production planning and job management start with having the necessary skills in place. JCB have yet again demonstrated that skills development leads to growth.
Use this guide to help explain some of the key terms and how manufacturers may need to adapt their documentation going forwards.
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