Advanced Planning and Scheduling Module 101

There are so many different modules that exist in different ERP systems. Two modules in two different ERP systems may have the exact same function but completely different names. This can get extremely confusing, especially when you are trying to decide what ERP system would be the best fit for your company. In this blog post, we are going to highlight some of the most important features in an Advanced Planning and Scheduling module so you can decide if the ERP system you’re considering will be able to get the job done.

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Advanced Planning and Scheduling Software (APS)

Advanced Planning and Scheduling software (APS) is often a core module within many larger ERP business applications, but sometimes, manufacturers require specialized APS software to manage their specific business needs. This article highlights the embedded APS capabilities within the four ERP products available from e2b teknologies (Epicor ERP, Sage ERP X3, Sage 100 ERP, and Sage 500 ERP) with an overview of third party solutions available for advanced or specialized APS capabilities. It also provides a summary of some of the major features and benefits of implementing APS software. Continue reading

Advanced Planning and Scheduling in Sage 500 ERP

Advanced Planning and Scheduling in Sage 500 ERPThe Advanced Planning & Scheduling (APS) module uses industry-standard scheduling rules to automatically schedule production based on advanced algorithms and mathematical calculation. System-generated schedules provide a great foundation but do not take into consideration real world concerns. That’s why the APS module includes a drag-and-drop schedule board. Continue reading