ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) covers all entrepreneurial activities for planning and managing resources, staff, operating resources, materials, IT systems, etc. In addition, especially for manufacturing companies, a core discipline of ERP systems is material requirements planning to ensure the production of goods. In this way, it can be ensured that all relevant components for production are in the right place in time.
ERP systems support companies in planning, controlling, and executing internal processes. Further optimisations can be achieved through the automation of internal processes. The goal is to make the internal value chain as efficient as possible. ERP systems support this process.