ERP for Engineer-To-Order eCommerce
The term eCommerce is most commonly associated with the retail environment. And indeed, the ability to browse, search and order products remotely has forever changed how we buy things. In the business-to-business world, companies selling commodity items have also erected storefronts, and those selling to large OEMs are engaged in eCommerce through EDI, electronic data interchange. But what of more complex manufacturers, those that engineer products to customer orders; engineering, procurement construction contractors or those involved in large, capital equipment projects that are highly collaborative? With the right enterprise application environment, these companies can also harness the efficiencies of eCommerce. In this whitepaper, we will discuss the benefits engineerto-order (ETO) manufacturers can realize by adopting eCommerce practices as well as the specific demands eCommerce for ETO will place on an enterprise software product.
File Information: White Paper, pdf 0.6 MB