While there are document management systems that can aid in the paperless migration, the advantages of adopting an MES as your approach to going paperless are that an MES is tailored to manufacturing operations.
Managing change in one plant is difficult. Larger companies with distributed operations face even greater challenges. Complex discrete manufacturing can involve hundreds or even thousands of parts, components, and assemblies.
Global manufacturing has seen more disruption and transformation in the last two years than in the last two decades, fueling a productivity gap between U.S. manufacturers that have invested in digital transformation and UK manufacturers that have not.