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"Our state of the art manufacturing facility is fully automated which offers economy of scale and provides precise tolerances with superior efficiencies but we wanted much quicker response times with access to the information in our ERP," says
"Because of this, we began searching for an ERP that ran on Salesforce.com," adds Marston. "We saw a review on four different ERPs that did so and Rootstock seemed to fit us best because we're a job shop and their software provided the shop floor management that we required. In addition, Rootstock and Financial Force work together to the point where Rootstock is now installing both for us."
Rootstock's Material Requirements Planning (MRP) module was especially attractive to Plumb Signs as it provided managing shop floor resources, calendaring and scheduling. Rootstock MRP is the software engine that uses the sales order and forecast demands in conjunction with the effective production bill of material and, by reviewing item inventory balances, will generate planned supplies in a time phase manner to offset the outstanding demands for end items and sub assemblies. Specifically, Rootstock MRP generates what are termed planned work orders for manufactured items and planned purchase requisitions for purchase or subcontract items. For firmed (or greater supplies), it generates reschedule or excess messages when and if appropriate.
"Job shops, such as Plumb Signs, require a scheduling engine that dates work order operation routing steps (which can be sequential or concurrent) and processes them against a comprehensive set of prioritization rules," explains
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