CIRP Encyclopedia of Production Engineering

2014 Edition
| Editors: The International Academy for Production Engineering, Luc Laperrière, Gunther Reinhart

ERP Enterprise Resource Planning

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-20617-7_6673

Synonyms

Definition

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

The term Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) sums up the different tasks within a company to plan and control the internal and external resources (capital, personnel, and capital equipment) of a company efficiently.

ERP System

ERP systems execute these tasks in practice and can therefore be considered the information backbone of the company. In addition to the core of Production Planning and Controlling (PPC), ERP systems integrate all entities (e.g., purchase, finance and controlling, sales) of a company and their corresponding business processes. ERP systems can be defined as business software solutions that consist of several modules such as PPC, materials planning, accounting, human resource, or logistics. They interact via a central database.

Theory and Application

Enterprise Resource Planning for Production Planning and Controlling

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Production Engineering, RWTH Aachen UniversityAachenGermany