Discrete Manufacturing – Functional Areas

ManufacturingSage ERP X3 supports all of the planning, scheduling and production control activities for either process or discrete manufacturing, and adapts to different manufacturing modes, including make-to-order, configure-to-order, assemble-to-order, make-to-stock and mixed-mode environments. The manufacturing module is fully integrated with the Sales, CRM, Purchasing, Inventory and Finance components.

Discrete Manufacturing – Functional Areas

Sage ERP X3 Discrete is ideally suited for hard goods manufacturers and consumer goods manufacturers requiring a broad and deep level of functionality across manufacturing, distribution, warehousing and accounting.

Sage ERP X3 Discrete covers all of the planning, operational and administrative areas required by a mid-sized manufacturer. Core modules covering production control, sales, inventory, purchasing, CRM, accounts receivable, accounts payable and general ledger can be combined with optional, more advanced functionality covering warehousing, data collection, shipping & manifesting and e-business. The flexible, scalable design of the software also makes it possible to implement functional modules incrementally or partially, depending on your business needs and growth.

Accounting

General Ledger, Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable are fully integrated with Sage ERP X3 Discrete.

Distribution & CRM

Sage ERP X3 Discrete provides all the necessary functionality to support a company’s key processes for customer acquisition and retention, order fulfillment, procurement and inventory management. It is designed to operate with the Manufacturing and Accounting modules as a fully integrated ERP suite for manufacturers.

Manufacturing

Sage ERP X3 Discrete software covers all of the planning, scheduling and production control activities of a manufacturer, and is 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. Manufacturing is fully integrated with the Distribution & CRM and Accounting components.

Warehousing

The Inventory software module provides core location and stock management functionality as an integrated component within Sage ERP X3.

It can be completed by two complementary offerings for companies to select from for automating their warehouse activities, based on factors such as transaction volumes and complexity of processing requirements:

  • Sage Geode is a full-function Warehouse Management System (WMS) designed within the Sage ERP X3 development framework to meet the needs of mid-sized companies with large transaction volumes and sophisticated warehouse practices.
  • Sage Advanced Warehousing and Data Collection provides radio-frequency (RF) directed support for primary warehouse activities including putaway, palletized picking, pick planning and consolidated shipments.