As the following activities depend on product engineering, it should be the core of any non-service based ERP.
- Estimation depends on the manufacturing process as well as the bill of material.
- Material Requirement Planning – Purchase
- Production Planning / Bottleneck Identification
- Production and process control
- EQuality control
- Packing & Shipping
Use of product engineering / configurator and various proprietary tools like form designer and the print & report server, makes it possible to configure and implement the application in 3 to 4 month period with no or minimum customization for any manufacturing industry, be it process or discreet.