Companies that are project manufacturers, engineer-to-order (ETO), build-to-order, jobbing shops or contract manufacturers should think carefully when selecting an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. Given the maturity of the ERP market, its ongoing consolidation, and that fact that competitive advantage is hard enough for manufacturers to find, they should not compromise on their requirements.
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bigger, the better , limited financial resources; low visibility and brand recognition; and limited global capabilities of a product are the challenges such companies have to overcome. It remains a good practice for manufacturers that are selecting solutions to factor costs, the financial viability of a vendor, local support, and many other criteria, which might not go towards a small company's favor. On a more general note, companies that are project manufacturers, ETO, build-to-order, jobbing shops or