Driving Quality and Compliance
Aptean Industrial Manufacturing ERP provides robust tools to assist you in optimizing product quality, business processes and production performance. It provides complete lot and serial number traceability, and it integrates with leading computer-aided design (CAD) programs to improve alignment between engineering and manufacturing. Plus, Aptean Industrial Manufacturing ERP can capture and analyze data using statistical techniques to help you reduce waste, boost productivity and improve regulatory compliance.
Business Intelligence at Your Fingertips
With Aptean Industrial Manufacturing ERP’s user-friendly business intelligence features, you can access key information when and where you need it—enabling faster, more accurate decision making. You can easily monitor performance, identify trends, display KPIs and configure reports based on your specific requirements. And the Advanced Reporting and Analytics modules further extend your reporting power with dynamic visual dashboards and tools for generating robust financial and operational reports.
An Intuitive User Experience
Aptean Industrial Manufacturing ERP is designed with a focus on usability. Its user-friendly interface features customizable fields and menus, ad hoc reporting tools and advanced search capabilities. Seamless integration with Microsoft products and engineering tools helps streamline routine tasks and minimize time spent on repetitive data entry. All this means that you can reduce training time, increase levels of adoption and improve productivity.
Supporting Multi-Plant & Global Operations
Aptean Industrial Manufacturing ERP provides seamless support for the full scope of your operations, whether at a single location, multiple plants or across international borders. For manufacturers operating globally, the system supports unlimited currencies as well as VAT (value added tax) and GST (goods and services tax). Plus, it’s translatable into any language at the user level, so each user can choose their preferred language.
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User-Friendly Toolset for
Dynamic Planning and Scheduling
With Aptean Industrial Manufacturing ERP, you can check availability and commit orders confidently using dynamic CTP (capable-to-promise planning). Analyze material requirements with a graphical pegging tool and leverage dynamic MRP (material requirements planning) to plan materials instantly. You can also automatically search for material and capacity problems, identify scheduling issues and enact solutions quickly to meet your delivery dates.
Aptean Industrial Manufacturing ERP provides the tools you need to accurately control inventory transactions, product costs and material usage. It gives you instant access to real-time data so you can track inventory levels by item, location, product family, and historical usage—all at the click of a button. You can also perform cycle counting, physical inventories and costing information analysis. Complete cradle-to-grave tracking of multi-level serial numbers also aids compliance with traceability regulations.
Control production costs and manage resources more efficiently with Aptean Industrial Manufacturing ERP’s flexible engineering management tools. Create multiple visual bills of material (BOMs) for each item, maintaining complete revision and effective date control to track and control engineering changes. Aptean Industrial Manufacturing ERP also enables you to generate and maintain flexible routings with multiple routings versions per part number.
Aptean Industrial Manufacturing ERP allows you to track and monitor work orders, production status, and material and equipment capacity in real time. With the Shop Floor Data Collection (SFDC) tool, you can use barcode mobile scanners to efficiently track material issues, work order receipts, inventory movements, and labor transactions as they occur on the shop floor.
Aptean Industrial Manufacturing ERP supports complete inspection procedures - from raw materials to work-in-process to customer returns - and helps you maintain calibration and maintenance data on instruments used in production.
Generate more accurate forecasts with the click of a mouse—no knowledge of statistics or forecasting required. Aptean Industrial Manufacturing ERP can calculate forecasts automatically by analyzing your usage data and selecting the optimal forecasting technique from a range of methods. If you’d rather dictate your own approach, the system provides a full selection of forecasting models and all the diagnostic aids you need to create forecasts yourself.
Quoting and Order Processing
Maximize the efficiency of your salesforce with Aptean Industrial Manufacturing ERP’s user-friendly quoting and order processing features. Within the system’s quoting module, you can configure new items, BOMs and routings on-the-fly; apply customer-specific or volume discounts; and generate vendor Requests for Quote (RFQs) for any line on a quote. Automatically convert quotes to sales orders, and easily maintain sales orders of all levels of complexity with an electronic hierarchical approval system. You can even process point-of-sale purchases and maintain price matrices from within the system.
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
With Aptean Industrial Manufacturing ERP’s built-in CRM, you can manage customer data, opportunities, marketing campaigns and support incidents on a single platform, while ensuring alignment with the financial and order processing data in your ERP. You can easily manage contact and account information, view current and historical status data and link appointments, documents, emails and activities to specific customers or opportunities. And the system allows you to create detailed records of every support incident, calculate the costs associated with incident resolution, track warranties and manage service contracts.
Shop Floor Manager
With Shop Floor Manager, you can track labor and inventory transactions on the shop floor in real time. The tool provides supervisors with at-a-glance visibility into production priorities, order status, work center loads and employee utilization. For work center operators, Shop Floor Manager provides an intuitive, touch-enabled dashboard that allows them to clock in and out of work orders and report work order completion and material movements from a mobile device.
Shop Floor Data Collection
With Shop Floor Data Collection (SFDC), operators can use mobile barcode scanners to efficiently capture a wide range of data on the shop floor in real time including material issues, work order receipts, inventory movements and labor transactions. Available on smartphones, tablets, hardwired units and RF handheld devices, SFDC allows employees to remotely enter data anywhere and helps reduce receiving errors by allowing incoming material to be scanned into your ERP immediately upon arrival.
Advanced Quality by uniPoint
Advanced Quality by uniPoint enables manufacturers in regulated industries to track and measure both the cost and frequency of quality events. It helps you easily initiate non-conformances and corrective preventative actions as well as manage HazMat documentation. The solution also supports the management of maintenance for ISO compliance—including ISO 9001, ISO 13485, ISO/TS 16949, AS9100, and FDA 21 CFR Part 11 & Part 820 Compliance.
With Aptean Analytics for Aptean Industrial Manufacturing ERP, you can easily identify and share business insights with relevant stakeholders to accelerate business decisions and action. Leveraging rapid multi-dimensional and cross-functional analysis, Aptean Analytics presents intelligence in pre-built, interactive dashboards and dynamic reports that deliver insight into your operations and allow you to drill down to examine root causes.
Aptean CADLink establishes a real-time, bidirectional link between your CAD software (including SolidWorks, Autodesk Inventor, Creo and Solid Edge) and Aptean Industrial Manufacturing ERP. It creates a two-way flow of engineering information and BOM data between the two software systems, eliminating the inefficient, error-prone task of keying data into two separate systems. With CADLink, you can create Item Master & EBOM records identical to CAD drawings, automate duplicate data entry and quickly assimilate engineering BOM information between your CAD system and your ERP.
Event Management Framework
Aptean Event Management Framework (EMF) is a comprehensive alerting solution that automates a vast range of tasks. Use EMF to monitor various processes, notify staff members to concerns, respond to exceptions, answer queries and automate communication with employees, customers and vendors. EMF can predict and react to events in your ERP and deliver critical information to the relevant stakeholders and departments via automated notifications, texts or emails. Easily integrated with Aptean Industrial Manufacturing ERP, EMF is a one-stop shop for all your alerting requirements.
The Web API for Aptean Industrial Manufacturing ERP provides your organization with full access to business logic enabling you to manipulate, update and share information from outside the ERP interface. Leverage the API to create custom reporting solutions, integrate Aptean Industrial Manufacturing ERP with other enterprise systems and more—all while adhering to business rules and master control settings. User-friendly configuration tools give you precise control over the actions and resources you want to expose and the users who can access them.
Aptean Industrial Manufacturing ERP offers a full range of professional services—including pre- and post-implementation consulting, customization, education, business process outsourcing (BPO) and around-the-clock support. Due to its flexible open architecture, Aptean Industrial Manufacturing ERP can also be seamlessly integrated with complementary solutions such as Aptean Event Management Framework (EMF), Aptean Product Configurator, Advanced Reporting and more.
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