Enterprise resource planning (ERP) platforms for manufacturing are some of the most popular and one of the companies that gets good ratings is Infor manufacturing. This company offers enterprise platforms for thousands of businesses around the world. It is also active in providing services for a diverse group of business that include not only manufacturers, but also financial services companies, retailers, state and local governments, pharmaceutical companies, automotive suppliers, high-tech companies and the aerospace industry. Its service systems are known for their ability to integrate all components into a repository of centralized tools, information and data, that come together to administer all day to day business processing activities.
The Infor Manufacturing platform gets good ratings
The company’s manufacturing platform is known for its comprehensive scaling of production, sourcing, selling and fulfillment. The systems for mixed mode manufacturing are all automated, as are those for project management, materials and inventory management, product configuration, supply chain management, intelligent tools management and customer relationship management. The Infor SyteLine product is a program that is extended and based on a Microsoft platform that provides the accuracy and speed needed for not only the manufacturing component, but for selling and service objectives as well. The system provides for collaboration across the enterprise, to include partners, suppliers and customers, with real-time visibility.
The SyteLine product is popular for being able to incorporate the duties of planning and scheduling along with the management of customer orders and product configurations and to extend the application to address such areas as customer relationship management and fulfillment. Its manufacturing production tools include the ability to gather information and data and to analyze different aspects required for the shop floor for planning, scheduling and the decision making process that takes place on different levels. All of this information and data is brought together so that all concerned parties have the same blueprint for production. Infor’s software is also adaptable to the customer’s desire and coordinated for links with suppliers for just in time deliveries.
another interesting aspect of Infor manufacturing is that it its architectural design simplifies the process by giving users the ability to tailor their enterprise browser screens to their own individual needs, while still being able to transfer information, data and statistics across the enterprise in real time. The Infor architecture can also allow for the tailoring of information and data for observation and analysis, in real time. This is helpful and important for a quick picture of the operational scenario as well as the ability to make decisions on the spot. Reduced training costs are also part of the design of this software system as is the addition of tools that increase productivity, boost revenue and support customer relations.
The financial functions of the Infor platform are fully integrated and can coordinate all of the costing and financial transactions in sync with production operations. Some of these finanacials include HR and payroll management, Multiple and alternative currencies, Project management and control, Standard or actual costing, Tax calculations, Treasury and cash management, Fixed asset management, Enterprise reporting and consolidation, Crystal Reports®, Costing based on work orders and/or projects, Audit controls and AP/AR and GL.
Infor manufacturing provides a sturdy platform.