Case of ERP Implementation for Production Planning at EA Cakes Ltd.

Case of ERP Implementation for Production Planning at EA Cakes Ltd.

Victor Portougal (University of Auckland, New Zealand)
Copyright: © 2006 |Pages: 20
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-979-3.ch007
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Abstract

This case details the implementation of Systems Applications & Products’(SAP) Production Planning module at EA Cakes Ltd. The market forced thecompany to change its sales and production strategy from “make-to-order”(MTO) to “make-to-stock” (MTS). The decision to change the strategyinvolved not only the company’s decision to invest much more money inaccumulation and keeping stocks of finished goods, it required a completeredesign of its production planning system, which was an integral part of an ERPsystem that used SAP software.

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