ERP Services for Industrial Machinery & Equipment Manufacturing

When it comes to industrial manufacturing, a variety of moving parts must be streamlined in order to optimize operations. Examples include: 

  • Costing of product manufacturing
  • Financial Reporting Including; A/P, A/R, and GL
  • Inventory Control which includes; raw materials, bulk stock, and finished goods
  • Production Control, including material issues and receipts, production planning, and production processes
  • Product engineering, which includes bills of material, routings, work centers, and tasks

Industrial Machinery & Equipment Manufacturing companies prefer Strategic Systems Group (SSG) To Obtain Optimal Results from their Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems

As a manufacturer within the industrial machinery and equipment manufacturing industry, you’ll most likely face challenges like:

  • Disconnected systems
  • Inaccurate supply chain and inventory forecasting
  • Sudden, unexpected failures of customer equipment
  • The need to offer faster turnaround times
Industrial Machinery & Equipment Manufacturing

These challenges can create headaches, but having an efficient ERP system will make a noticeable difference in all of the following business functions:

  • Accurate price forecasting
  • Better financial controls
  • Tracking and honoring warranties on machines sold
  • Accurate product costing
  • Maintaining accurate configurable bills of materials
  • Advanced planning and scheduling
  • Conscientious and actionable traceability
  • End-to-end supply chain visibility
  • Enhanced quality assurance capability
 

What We Do For Our Industrial Machinery & Equipment Manufacturing Clients

Our team of experienced consultants is passionate about assisting industrial machinery and equipment manufacturers in making their ERP software effective within their companies. Whether it’s creating custom reports, generating accurate sales numbers, tracking sales through distributors, optimizing inventory levels at warehouses, achieving compliance, or modeling business workflows, we strive to create meaningful business value for our industrial machinery and equipment manufacturing clients.

6 Essential Industrial Machinery & Equipment Manufacturing Challenges 

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Support Complex Equipment Continuity

As an essential after-sales service, Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MRO) requires a detailed record of customer equipment configurations and completed maintenance work in order to reach service level agreement requirements. Additionally, serial number and lot traceability functionality and dependable part warranty and replacements details and history are critical.

Managing Product Schedules

Consolidated end-to-end details, planning, and activity control are required to enable your business processes from design, procurement, and production, to delivery and installation. After-sales field service is needed to ensure your customers' operations run smoothly.

Collaborating with Customers

Clients often struggle to create a single point of touch to view customers, contracts, and orders within a fully-integrated Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system. In addition, you must be able to manage special customer pricing for high-profile clients, meet or exceed customer expectations, and increase margins with precise quoting.

Rapid Time to Market for Designs and Variations

Clients must have accurate product configurations, streamlined order taking, and automatically generated factory and purchase orders with all of the relevant information including the materials and operations needed to render the correct configuration of the finished product.

Complying with Safety Regulations

Industrial machinery and equipment manufacturers must demonstrate compliance within their core processes and implement appropriate controls for accurate record-keeping to meet the level of attentiveness required.

Remaining Profitable During Times of Fluctuating Costs

Industrial machinery and equipment manufacturers must have the capability to oversee costs and profits across the business and to identify problems as they unfold. These problems include; disparity in anticipated and true raw material and production costs, delayed supplier delivery, and outdated, slow-moving, or obsolete inventories.

Trust Strategic Systems Group to Improve Your ERP Platform

Clients trust us to work with them to improve their business outcomes by leveraging the functionality inherent in their ERP systems. With our help, clients can:

  • Vastly improve management processes for original equipment manufacturing returns, rebates promotions, and warranty claims
  • Conveniently integrate with all supply-chain partners, implement customer electronic ordering and supply systems
  • Improve your business responsiveness in all aspects from orders, design, engineering, configuration, and turnaround times
  • Streamline your business by implementing technology strategically; by doing this, you enable your company to integrate with business partners across your supply chain and other key systems
  • Get better insights by utilizing the power of business intelligence and machine learning. Enable data-driven decision-making by correlating information on industry trends and previously unknown factors in a dynamic business environment
  • Improve customer interactions with faster and more accurate quotes and estimates

ERP Specialists in Industrial Machinery & Equipment Manufacturing Industry

Our clients’ operations teams have access to accurate and timely information as well as intelligent systems to drive improvements in 6 fundamental cost and performance areas:

  • Production Scrap
  • Field Service
  • Excess and Obsolete Inventories
  • Machine Downtime
  • Labor and Machine Utilization
  • Material Shortages

Our industrial machinery and equipment manufacturing clients choose us to implement, integrate, and support their ERP systems. They know we have a passion for excellent service and delivering solutions to effect better, faster, and more efficient ways to operate your business. For more information, please call (310) 539-4645 or click here to schedule a time to speak with one of our experienced consultants.

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