Over 123 Million Medical Device Units Recalled in Second Quarter, 2012.

COSTA MESA, Calif. – September 6, 2012 -- SYSPRO, a developer of best-of-breed, award-winning enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for on-premise and cloud-based utilization, today announced that SYSPRO ERP software offers manufacturers extensive traceability capabilities. These capabilities, as well as other functionalities, facilitate the ability of manufacturers to trace products from origin, through the manufacturing process, to their ultimate destination, fully maintaining assurance certification and tracking expiration dates. The reaffirmation of the extensive traceability functionalities inherent in SYSPRO ERP software was in reaction to the announcement that "over 123 million medical device units were recalled in the second quarter of 2012, reaching an eight-quarter high," according to the quarterly ExpertRECALL Index released August 22, 2012.

SYSPRO lot traceability and serial tracking functionality afford extensive visibility up or down the supply chain, as well as providing specific component to parent tracking, thereby providing the means to expedite recalls, should the need arise. SYSPRO optionally allows specific traceable components to be reserved for specific work-orders, as well as providing the flexibility of specifying the parent traceable numbers at the beginning, during or the end of the manufacturing process.

The Associated Press article reporting the record number of recalls contains the following statement by Mike Rozembajgier, vice president of recalls at Stericycle ExpertRECALL, "The growing importance of this product category means that companies need to have a comprehensive recall plan in place that can be deployed within the blink of an eye and can effectively protect their customers..."

According to SYSPRO USA President Joey Benadretti, "The implementation of cost- effective SYSPRO software helps medical device manufacturers streamline their supply chains and also to employ extensive "˜backwards and forwards' component and product traceability for speedy recalls."

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