Axis ERP

Axis ERP is a directly-delivered enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, services and support solution for metals, wire and cable manufacturers, processors and service centers, ranging from global corporations to family owned businesses.

Axis provides these companies with advanced business solutions designed specifically for metals-based companies to drive increased efficiency, reduce costs and maximize profitability.

Axis ERP

WHY IT'S DIFFERENT

Unlike generic ERP solutions, Axis ERP has the specialized functionality that metals and wire and cable companies need to address the business challenges they face every day. Built by industry experts and continually updated based on the input of some of the world’s largest metals, wire and cable manufacturers—our customers, Axis delivers innovative, yet practical, solutions to your strategic operational challenges and real return on investment.

WHY YOU NEED IT

Axis ERP software makes it possible for metals companies, and wire and cable manufacturers to manage their business operations using a common base of industry-specific information and business processes. Axis ERP software contributes to the long-term success of companies by helping them:

  • Quickly develop, quote, and produce new products to exacting customer expectations
  • Consistently deliver high-quality products while decreasing lead times
  • Reduce costs and improve profitability
  • Effectively manage complex business models involving many customized products for many customers
  • Efficiently manufacture products in either low volume or high volume
  • Put high-cost capital equipment to the best possible use

WHAT YOU GET

Axis ERP features a robust, highly configurable and customizable solution that is designed out of the box to address the unique requirements of metals, wire and cable manufacturers, processors and service centers, including support for:

  • Material defined by its attributes and characteristics
  • Material application based on actual quality
  • Material reapplication
  • Pricing rules based on order attributes
  • Process routings with alternative processing methods and dynamic, rule-based logic based on ordered attributes
  • Quality tracking from heat to heat with full traceability and genealogy
  • Inventory tracked at the tag level and/or heat/lot
  • Inexact quantities & variable units of measure
  • Shipping/receiving logistics
  • Effective scheduling
  • Quality control & tracking

FUNCTIONALITY THAT PERFORMS

Designed for the very unique requirements of metals, wire and cable manufacturers, Axis ERP is used by some of the world’s largest manufacturers. To get to know Axis, browse these feature categories:

Why Axis? Learn more about why industry-specific ERP is the best choice, how easy it is to use when it’s well aligned to the way you do business, as well as Aptean's support services for Axis.

In designing the Axis ERP solution, Axis industry experts incorporated functionality specifically designed to solve the most pressing challenges facing any company that transforms material through melting, casting, rolling, forging, drawing, annealing, slitting, extruding, stranding or cabling product to product. The solution has been built from the ground up with a focused objective to streamline the operations of manufacturers and distributors of metals, wire and cable products.Here are some of the top reasons leading manufacturers and distributors in the metals and wire and cable industries have chosen Axis ERP software and have been glad they did:

LEVERAGE PROVEN TRACK RECORD OF INDUSTRY PERFORMANCE

The Axis solution has been serving the specialized needs of the metals and wire and cable products industries for more than 10 years. During this time, Axis experts have effectively partnered with companies like yours to solve near-term challenges and create an information technology infrastructure to support long-term success.

IMPLEMENT QUICKLY, EFFICIENTLY TO ACCELERATE ROI

Axis experts use, SurePath, an implementation methodology designed specifically for metals, wire and cable industries to help companies get the Axis solution up and running quickly, with minimal disruptions. Because the solution is designed to address the unique challenges of a focused customer set, there is typically a limited need for customizations. As a result, companies that implement an Axis ERP system realize faster return on investment and better long-term business results than they would with a more general ERP solution.

DEPLOY ON ANY COMPUTING PLATFORM

Axis software can be deployed on most current UNIX or Windows computing platforms. The advanced architecture of the Axis solution fully leverages modern computing technologies for industry-leading performance and provides a highly-flexible foundation so you can adapt and scale the solution to meet future requirements.

ADDRESS THE MOST CRITICAL BUSINESS CHALLENGES

The Axis solution will fit your business from day one. The solution features several specialized capabilities, including Axis Dynamic Order Fulfillment that eliminates the need to maintain unique product masters, process routings, pricing information, and descriptions for every possible product or processing variation. The solution also features Axis, comprehensive metals software functionality for sales, production, quality, and financial management. In addition, the solution has special capabilities designed to address individual segments within the metals and wire and cable industries.

EASILY EXPAND CAPABILITIES & SCALE THE NUMBER OF USERS

The Axis ERP solution is continually refined and enhanced based on input from companies like yours. The solution features functionality and scalability designed to support a wide range of company sizes, from smaller organizations up to some of the industry’s largest.

BUILD STRONG CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIPS

Axis e/Suite Customer Service, a web-based extension of the core Axis solution, helps build stronger customer relationships by making critical information available to customers and employees at all times. And since customers can get the information they need themselves, the number of calls that must be handled by sales and service people can be dramatically reduced, freeing more time for priority sales and problem resolution activities.