Fluentis is the ERP software that presents a suite of high-tech solutions designed and developed to support the needs of Metalworking Manufacturing companies for Machinery and Plants, their supply chains and their international relationships. This sector is made up of different types of companies that manage their business with production strategies linked to order-driven work, Engineering To Order.
Fluentis has created a specific ERP software solution for Manufacturing companies, in particular for Engineering to order mechanical production with functionalities and algorithms that will allow to manage all internal and external business processes of the entire cycle of product life, from Project Management, to the sale, to the procurement of materials, to the Scheduling of internal and/or subcontracting Production, to the Production Data Collection, without forgetting the connection from an Industry 4.0 perspective to your Production plants and Automatic Warehouses.
The ERP Fluentis solution is an important lever for competitiveness with the full integration of the entire manufacturing chain, through an automatic sharing of information between all the actors, therefore both towards the end customer and suppliers and subcontractors. Fluentis ERP 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 management control connected to the Administrative and Treasury area.
With the right software, flexibility and quality of service increase, determining factors for the success of companies in the manufacturing sector by order, which enables them to face the challenges of a constantly changing market.
Fluentis ERP is equipped with integrated Add-ons such as Business Analytics, with dashboards that monitor company KPIs, the WMS Fluentis Mobile that manages radio-frequency with a specific touch application all the movement of materials from acceptance to internal logistics up to shipment.
The Fluentis ERP solution has a connector, BizLink, which allows the integration of PDM (Product Data Management) and CAD systems, automatically taking the technical data from design from the technical office into Fluentis ERP, managing the entire product life cycle and increasing the efficiency of these areas.
With the Fluentis product configurator you can integrate retailers, customers and agents in determining the product through both a commercial and technical configuration, optimizing the commercial process and avoiding the bottleneck of the technical office. Through the product configurator you can set questions, constraints, rules and anything else that is used to uniquely determine the product, creating the master data, the bill of materials, the work cycle and the sale price. This will facilitate the budgeting and coding of the articles, optimizing times and avoiding errors.
With Fluentis you will have the opportunity to automate the production data collection already integrated with the part of the material purchases, thus timely and in real time costificating both the Production orders and the specific Projects of your customers and/or internal keeping monitored marginality.
The Manufacturing solution of Fluentis ERP has a connector, BizLink, which allows bidirectional automatic communication with systems and presses as well as dashboards that monitor the progress and efficiency of production in real time.
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 the Fluentis ERP is equipped with MRP I and II algorithms for optimizing the procurement of materials not managed by job / project and resource efficiency, CRP (Capacity Resource Planning) for the work center load management also represented in specific Gantt charts.
The Manufacturing solution of Fluentis ERP has its own MES solution that allows real-time control of the status and use of resources (manned, unmanned, 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 plant.
The Fluentis solutions are 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 way you will obtain 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 misunderstood information necessary to monitor and guide the management of the company, with diagrams and graphs to facilitate analysis and interpretation.
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 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.