Sage ERP X3 Discrete is broad enough to support all of the planning, scheduling and production control activities of a manufacturer, yet flexible enough to adapt to different manufacturing modes, including make-to-order, configure-to-order, assemble-to-order, make-to-stock and mixed-mode environments. It is fully integrated with the Sales, CRM, Purchasing, Inventory and Accounting components. Sage ERP X3 offers a choice of production management methods—by job, order, or inventory. Technical data can be defined by price lists, cost centers, and stations as well as a production process sheet management function.
Sage ERP X3 also provides for monitoring of stock quantities, a management control function with calculation of forecast and actual costs, a finite capacity production scheduling function, a planning function incorporating a production coordination program, calculation of net requirements, and an overall production management function. Various performance indicators are available, ensuring optimum industrial production quality and traceability.
Designed to support the dynamics of process manufacturing, Sage ERP X3 Process enables manufacturers to achieve greater product and process consistency, while improving the ability to satisfy increasing customer demand.
In particular, the advanced planning and control capabilities of Sage ERP X3 Process use real time and historical information to help manage inventory levels and costs, optimize product mix, reduce waste, and shorten product development cycles. Its industry focus and modular design promote faster implementation of key process and business functions to provide a rapid return on investment.
Sage ERP X3 Process supports the specific needs of most process manufacturers including industries as diverse as dairies, bakeries, paints, lubricants or cosmetics. The system effectively meets the challenges faced by formula-based manufacturers by providing them with an industry-compatible set of integrated functions and features.