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The Sweet Spot of One Merging ERP Vendor
CMS Software (now known as Solarsoft Business Systems) may not be a huge global player, but its enterprise resource planning solutions address a wide spectrum

tracks serial numbers of components  each trading partner. It tracks the manufacturer's cumulative (CUM) or year-to-date (YTD) orders versus shipments, and feeds the net new (or net requirements) demands into its MRP module. In MRP, the net requirements for a part or an assembly are derived as a result of applying gross requirements and allocations against inventory on hand, scheduled receipts, and safety stock. Net requirements, lot-sized and offset for lead time, become planned orders. The key solution works with the rest of CMS's ERP

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