My application carries out works order processing for a specialist manufacturing market. I'm being asked more frequently if our product can be linked to or extended to more of a complete solution. (ERP). The requirement seems to be stock control, invoicing, delivery and that terrifying one, factory floor workflow. (Deciding which machines should carry out which processes and when). I imagine stock control also can be difficult not only knowing what is required, what is in stock but also goods that are expected to be delivered at some point in the future.
I have heard that some companies use Access to run their entire business administration. So is it something that you can buy or would it be a realistic challenge for me and Access to develop our own.