Today’s increasingly competitive business environment means manufacturers are under more pressure than ever to provide top-quality products on time and at an attractive price.
Organisations are not only dealing with higher customer expectations, they must also adhere to governance and compliance mandates, market fluctuations, volatile exchange rates and rising material costs.
Increasingly, whether you or your customers are players on the international stage, or some or all of your strategic supply chain is based offshore, you are part of the global economy.
Given these challenges, it is not difficult to see why many manufacturers struggle to reduce costs and increase profitability while still maintaining a strong market position. And given the harsh realities of the last few years, you probably think you’ve stripped things to the bone already. But you may be surprised.
Our customers look to us to help them:
- Reduce operational complexity, cut waste, remove manual processing
- Increase automation and drive standardisation
- Improve the effectiveness and utilisation of people and equipment
- Become more proactive and able to react more quickly to changing circumstances.
These benefits and more can be achieved through the implementation of the right software, and Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP) based systems in particular.
Epicor has a comprehensive manufacturing software portfolio that facilitates all the day-to-day processes that organisations in the industry must handle.
This enables companies to not only plan for today’s needs, but also add further functionality if necessary in the future.
Epicor’s manufacturing suites include:
- Customer relationship management
- Product data management
- Service management
- Enterprise performance management
- Planning and scheduling
- Supply chain management
- Sales management
Epicor provides solutions for both discrete and process manufacturers, allowing for flexibility regardless of your specific production goals. A Manufacturing Execution System (MES) enhances productivity by offering businesses manufacturing information in real-time, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
The company’s MRP software is designed to meet the progressive needs of modern manufacturers, providing built-in workflow processes that manage the entire order cycle, including:
- Marketing, quote preparation and sales
- Production, planning and shop-floor execution
- Sourcing and procurement
- Installation and on-going service
- Financial recognition
With sophisticated functionality and intuitive interfaces, you can plan, schedule, execute and monitor every element of your manufacturing operation. Plus, you get support for best practices such as Lean Manufacturing and cradle-to-grave traceability, while enhancing standard compliance and customer service levels.
For more information on Precise Business Solutions’ Epicor products, please contact us
NetSuite offers comprehensive features for manufacturing firms, providing an end-to-end solution aimed at delivering true streamlined benefits to the industry.
The software covers a range of modules, including:
- Production planning
- Inventory management with dynamic replenishment
- Warehouse management
- Financial accounting and costing
- Customer and partner relationship management
NetSuite is the ideal solution for various businesses operating in the sector, whether you’re involved in assemble-to-order production, distribution or full-scale manufacturing processes.
Here are some of the specific benefits the NetSuite cloud platform can provide for your organisation:
Full overview of your entire operations, from the sales process right through to production and invoicing requirements.
Eliminate disparate systems and manual processes by bringing all essential management procedures together in a single solution.
Enjoy greater ROI and reduce capital expenditure on IT infrastructure by using the cloud.
Manufacturers can take advantage of a host of features designed specifically for the sector, including built-in support and bespoke dashboards.
Add modules as your business expands, enabling greater functionality and improved agility in a rapidly changing market environment.
If you would like to learn more about tailored NetSuite solutions provided by Precise Business Solutions, please contact us today.