In this global competition manufacturing control is essential thing for the manufacturing organizations. ERP for manufacturing gives full visibility and control across processes, departments, lines, plants, and subcontracting. Several companies are providing integrated software for manufacturing. Microsoft, SAP, Oracle, LN etc. are the few names. Solutions based software help people in manufacturing minimize the cost of powerful manufacturing enterprise resource planning solutions.
Manufacturing companies need to extract data from every line of the manufacturing then assemble and manage it from a single system, and deliver it to the enterprise. There are two basic and fundamental challenges while implementing a manufacturing ERP - Manufacturers need a cost-effective, flexible platform. And they need integrated software that provides real-time information visibility, flexibility, adaptable business processes (lesser or no change in current business process), and supports advanced manufacturing techniques, such as lean manufacturing, JIT, Six Sigma, TQM and demand-driven planning.
There are many solutions for these pressing problems, each with its own unique strengths in the marketplace.
Microsoft partnership with SAP: SAP applications offer a broad selection of solutions tailored to your specific vertical. SAP has a solution that fits your business model whether you make-to-order, make-to-stock, engineer-to-order, or all three.
Infor ERP for Manufacturing: For order-driven manufacturers (project driven or made to order) looking to balance customer satisfaction, profitability and operational efficiency. Infor delivers the critical tools required to thrive in a lean world. These include sales planning, production planning and control, quotation and order processing, configuration and variant management, sub-contract management, inventory and purchasing management, and costing and value flow management.
Microsoft Dynamics: Microsoft Dynamics is powerful software that helps organizations drive down costs, improve operations, retain and build customer relationships and continue to improve in challenging environment. Microsoft Dynamics AX and Microsoft Dynamics GP provide single solution for your manufacturing process. Microsoft ERP uses the industry and customer specific KPI (key performance indicator) to keep your business competitive.
Implementing an ERP for manufacturing from Microsoft, Oracle, LN and SAP, you and your people can realize the following benefits:
* Streamline logistics operations to minimize warehouse/Inventory costs
* Optimize planning to deliver the right products on time and on budget (JIT)
* Improve performance by capturing and sharing rich, strategic data (Better MIS reports)
* Capture real-time shop floor data to adapt processes and reduce costs
* Accelerate critical information between you and your suppliers (Better Supply Chain Management)
* Centralize database and reduce costs
* Single manufacturing solution
* Optimize capacity
Manufacturing ERP enable you to improve visibility, flexibility, control and be more proactive. You can automate the planning process across your business to create consistent and optimized production plans and deliver the right product on time and at lower cost. It also enable you to integrate shop floor information by capturing real-time manufacturing data so you can adapt your processes and reduce costs.