What are ERP terminals in logistics?
ERP is Enterprise Resource Planning, i.e. the planning of the company's own resources. For this planning, special ERP systems are used in all kinds of industries, with which business processes can be controlled and operational resources managed.
Such ERP systems are also used in logistics and merchandise management. These are then mostly installed on special ERP terminals, which are either used for mobile data collection or fulfill other important tasks. The terminals then come in the form of portable tablets, for example, but can also be integrated into warehouse shelves.
Functions of ERP terminals in logistics
ERP terminals play a major role in procurement logistics in particular. Here they assist with the following tasks:
- Procurement of goods
- Determination of the need
- Determination of the stock
- Processing of orders and the
- QM (qualitative management)