SSA Global has announced that The Boeing Company has contracted with SSA Global to use products from the SSA ERP application suite as the enterprise resource planning solution for the Boeing Commercial Airplanes business unit.
Under the five-year software and services renewal agreement signed in the first quarter of fiscal year 2006, SSA Global will continue to provide Enterprise Resource Planning software that supports Boeing's lean manufacturing and supply chain objectives.
“We renewed the agreement with SSA Global for use of the SSA ERP products because they provide modern manufacturing functionality supporting Boeing’s continued delivery of the world’s most efficient and reliable aircraft,” said Dave Fennell, vice president of Information Technology for The Boeing Company.
“The continued relationship between SSA Global and Boeing is a proof point in the success we’re having developing ERP functionality that meets our customers long-term needs,” said Graeme Cooksley, executive vice president, SSA Global.
“By delivering a solution that combines low total cost of ownership with advanced ERP capabilities, we’re confident we can help companies of all sizes achieve their objectives for cost-effective manufacturing and supply chain collaboration.”
SSA ERPLN provides order-driven manufacturing companies advanced flexibility and functionality, including true lean-based manufacturing, improved freight management and comprehensive field services capabilities.
SSA ERPLN is an open systems solution that embeds specific solution templates for several vertical industries, including aerospace and defence, automotive, high technology and electronics and industrial machinery and equipment.