MRP, GPAO, ERP and PLM are tools that enable production monitoring from design until after-sales maintenance, ensuring that resources are adapted to requirements and to customer demands.
This e-learning course explains the differences between these tools.
The MRP (Material Resource Planning), remains the main part of any computerized production management.
Halfway between database and software it allows to plan production based on various resources (personnel, raw material, machine, time) to meet sales needs.
The GPAO, (Gestion de Production Assistée par Ordinateur, in french) Assisted Production Management Computer, is a program for managing all activities related to manufacturing a product.
From inventory management and procurement to invoicing, through orders, planning of manufacture or shipment.
The ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning), ERP allows a single, shared source of information. It provides real-time status of the company’s control system with good traceability management operations. Integration of human resources to accounting to billing and services well.
PLM (Product Life Cycle Management) is a set of tools to monitor the life cycle of a product from design to after sales service.
Key points of the training
- – Introduction to PLM
- – Introduction to MRP
- – Introduction to GPAO
- – Introduction to ERP and best practices in terms of implementation
- – Differences between the four systems
- – Guidance in selecting the solution that best fits your needs
what MRP and ERP mean
shading between these terms