Syteline 7.0 version from Infor is an ERP package for discrete manufacturing. It has basically 9 modules viz.
1. Codes – In this module user can define their own parameters for account payable, account receivable, data collection, external finance and payroll interface, fixed assets, HR, inter-site, multi currency, inventory, order entry, planning mode, planning, project, purchase, RMA (Return Material Authorization), shop floor control, tax and transfer order details. This is the centralized module. System cross refers each parameter form and pick the appropriate parameter details to the respective transaction of the each module.
2. Customer – Customer module has sub modules; Delivery Order, EDI (Electronic Data Interchange), Estimates, General, Order Entry, RMA and Salesperson. In Syteline, you can post the orders manually or allow EDI to post them automatically. User can enter Customer Logs, Customer Document Profile, Customer Inquiry, Customer Item Cross Reference Prices, Customer LC (Letter of Credit), Invoice, Debit and Credit note. In customer module you can copy orders and estimates. The Estimation form shows the cost to produce an item based on an estimate job routing organized by the cost elements. You can reserve the order and release the order in case of repetitive orders. User can define order is for planning purpose or order purpose. Advance features like Pre packing slip and post packing slip, price adjustment invoice, progressive billing generation, invoice categories, price formula, price matrix, Customer LC etc. Pricing is very strong point in Syteline. You can maintain the list of valid salespersons that can be entered for each order.
3. Finance – User can define up to 13 accounting period for any fiscal year. It maintain the current fiscal period. Monthly and quarterly period can be defined automatically. It has all standard features of finance like account payable, account receivable, GL and fixed Assets. It has read only and writes only journals. Read only journals are system generated from the transactions and write only journals are created by users. User can define chart of account for easy understanding.
4. Materials – Cycle Count, ECN (engineering Change Notice), Inventory, Physical Inventory, Planning, Production Definition and Transfer Order are the sub modules in the Material module. It has ABC Analysis, Change Item Price, Change Cost Rate, Item Initialization, Rebalance Item Quantity on Hand, Rebalance Item Quantity Reserved, Set Default Warehouse, Set Item/Warehouse PTD (Period-to-date) and YTD (Year-to-date) to zero and Warehouse to warehouse bulk transfer, Job receipt, Quantity adjustment etc.
5. Production – Jobs, Production Schedules, Scheduling and Work Centers are the sub modules of the Production module. Work order is made by job orders. You can use a job order to cross-reference production to a specific customer requirement that you need to track in detail. User can define the job for Materials and Operations. Production schedules are there to manufacture the standard product. You can define work center rather than a specific job order. User defined Production Schedule Items, Production Schedule Materials, Production Schedule Operations and Production Schedules. Scheduling for Resource Grouping, Resource Group Scheduling, Resource Group Sequencing, Resource Queue, Resource Schedule, Resource Sequencing, Resource Utilization is by user.
6. Project – It is a cost management tool in Syteline. User can define all estimates and project tasks. User can use project task as a cost management tool to track the progress of specific project activities.
7. Service – Service module include subcontractor details; their address, currency, location, lead time etc.
8. System – Systems module is for defining the roles and rules for all the users.
9. Vendor – It captures all records of all vendors. Vendor details like their multiple addresses, multiple locations, currency, items, specific item price etc.
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