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drag and place menus per user  with almost instant response drag-and-drop scheduling and right away view late jobs, other workstations, and available tools. Forward finite, queued, and just-in-time (JIT) scheduling is provided for all workstations and secondary operations, while through the product's material requirements planning (MRP) functionality, processors can project the requirements for all materials based on scheduled production, sales orders, and back orders, and thereby reduce the cost of inventory while ensuring critical

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Warehouse Management Systems (WMS)

A warehouse management system (WMS) should provide database and user-level tools in order for a company to optimize its storage facilities while at the same time providing user level task direction and activity support. The WMS should enable warehouse operators to optimize pick, put-away, and replenishment functions by employing powerful system logic to select the best locations and sequences. 

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drag and place menus per user  would allow users to drag and drop screens, fields, and tables into custom user interfaces; more mobile features for distributed functions, etc. Incidentally, ABAS has a unique structure, with the parent company strictly involved in development and subsidiaries facing customers throughout the world. It is the closest thing to a private community as I have seen, with sharing and collaboration among all subsidiaries. It also has allowed us to build a very detailed project management structure, for both Read More

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