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Caitlin Vodopia 11/22/2010 Vandelay Industries, Inc. Vandelay decided to implement an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, specifically the R/3 system from SAP AG, in an effort to end the existing fragmentation of its systems, allow process standardization across the corporation, and give it a competitive advantage over its rivals. Vandelay manufactured and distributed industrial process equipment used in the production of rubber and latex Each of the eight Vandelay plants had selected its own systems for manufacturing resource planning (MRP), forecasting, capacity planning, scheduling, and even human resource information systems. This patchwork of systems added time and expense to the production schedule in the following ways: o Scheduling – manual entry at the beginning of the week, no other inputs allowed during the week o Forecasting – plants could decide when to produce the demand within a month, even though customer orders were specified to certain weeks, resulting
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This note was uploaded on 01/25/2011 for the course MGT 3510 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.

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