The Fluentis ERP software is specialized for plastic molding companies, with functionality to manage the entire product life cycle. Fluentis ERP presents a suite of high-tech solutions designed and developed to support the needs of these companies, their supply chains and their international relationships. The Plastics Molding sector is made up of different types of companies that manage their business with production strategies linked to work Engineering To Order.
The ERP Fluentis software contains essential functions and algorithms for companies with plastic moulding: it allows you to manage all internal and external company processes of the entire product life cycle, from internal and/or subcontracting production planning and scheduling, to the management of molds and tools, to the Production Data Collection, to the sale, to the supply of materials, without forgetting the connection from an Industry 4.0 point of view to your Production plants and Automatic Warehouses.
Fluentis ERP is an important lever for competitiveness with the full integration of the entire supply chain, through an automatic sharing of information between all the actors, therefore both towards the end customer and suppliers and subcontractors. Fluentis is equipped with APPs that allow the company to integrate subcontractors by managing the flow of information on the processes commissioned and the collection of related advances without forgetting solutions that integrate APPs for business development such as CRM, B2B and B2C Ecommerce. Everything then flows into the management control connected to the Administrative and Treasury area.
In this way, flexibility and quality of service increase, determining factors for the success of the companies in the Plastics Moulding sector, which enables them to face the challenges of a constantly changing market.
Fluentis ERP is equipped with integrated Add-ons such as the Business Analytics, with dashboards that monitor corporate KPIs, WMS Fluentis Mobile which manages all the movement of materials from acceptance to internal logistics up to shipment with a specific touch application.
The Fluentis ERP Plastic Moulding solution has its own MES solution that allows real-time control of the status and use of resources (manned, unattended, traditional machines, etc., plants, personnel) through specific dashboards. The functions of the Fluentis MES allow the detection of production times through touch dashboards or bar-codes, the sending of subcontract work with the related automatic retrieval of feeds. Graphs are also available for immediate control of the performance of each resource or installation.
Fluentis ERP's Plastic Molding solution has an APS area for Production Planning and Scheduling that allows you to combine optimization and flexibility of production processes and logistics with production constraints, the availability of materials and production resources and compliance with the Date of delivery.
Fluentis ERP's Plastic Moulding solution has a Planning area equipped with ATP algorithms (Available To Promise) to support the commercial area MRP I and II for the optimization of the supply of materials and the efficiency of the resources, CRP (Capacity Resource Planning) for the management of the loads of the work centers also represented in specific Gantt diagrams.
The Manufacturing solution for Fluentis ERP job orders has a APS area for Production Planning and Scheduling for Job / Project that allows you to combine process optimization and flexibility production and logistics with production constraints, the availability of materials and production resources while maintaining a univocal link between supply and demand .
The Manufacturing solution for Fluentis ERP orders has a connector, BizLink, which allows automatic bidirectional communication with systems and presses as well as dashboards that monitor the progress and efficiency of production in real time.
Fluentis ERP has its own integrated Quality area that allows you to define the control plans of the items by Supplier, with the definition of the relative frequency according to the performances detected. The Quality area will give way to qualify all suppliers, who will be assessed with a sort of points license influenced by the checks provided for in the control plan. The same checks can be carried out during the internal production process, automatically informing the quality control manager through a workflow on the actions to be performed in order to manage customer complaints and internal and external non-conformities to take the necessary corrective actions.
Fluentis ERP is a complete solution that covers all company functions, avoiding the need to integrate external solutions into the system. The presence of the preconfigured and parameterized Best Practices allows an important efficiency in the project implementation phase.
Fluentis solutions are natively multi-company, even in the same database, multi-taxation, multi-language and multi-currency. Intercompany features are also available to automate the creation and circulation of information between companies belonging to the corporate group.
The Fluentis ERP solution is complete with the Administrative area for the fulfillment of local and foreign taxation. A list of foreign taxes present in Fluentis or through the integration of specific international solutions is available for companies distributed in different countries. With the Treasury area you can manage all financial flows with particular attention to the corporate Cash Flow.
With the Fluentis management control module you will be able to distribute costs and revenues in detail and by destination. In this you will get 2 results: a specific accounting for orders / project with specific reports and graphics that highlight margins and profitability, and an accounting for cost centers, which collects the costs charged to each department and resource and allows you to calculate the rates. Controlling also allows you to obtain interim financial statements with different reclassification models with the automatic generation of the summary information necessary to monitor and guide the management of the company, with diagrams and graphs to facilitate analysis and interpretation.
LOGISTICS AND WMS
Fluentis ERP is equipped with specific features that can increase internal and external logistical efficiency through the WMS Fluentis Mobile. The Fluentis Mobile WMS operates in Wi-Fi contexts with touch screen devices, connected via Web Services to the ERP part, providing support for greater flexibility and speed, with real-time information and less errors. The WMS Fluentis Mobile defines the physical structure of the warehouses in aisles, shelves, shelves or simply areas, squares or stations in line so as to have the uniqueness of the locations. In particular, the procedures intervene in the automation of the material loading and unloading processes, in the optimization of the picking and storage logic of the materials and in speeding up the fulfillment of orders and the receipt of materials.
It is foreseen the complete management of the lots, obtaining speed and precision in the activities of the operators, by optimizing the times and reducing the errors and guaranteeing the complete tracking of the materials. The system is also equipped with the functions necessary to manage the periodic phases of inventory and stock verification.