Real time documenting, controlling, and management of an entire manufacturing process by this computerized system. It includes machines, personnel, and support services to track activities and resources, link administration to the shopfloor activities, and typically electronically tied to other systems. Purchasing, shipping-receiving, inventory control, maintenance and scheduling is handled by one such interface, MRP II.
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