Product family is the most comprehensive range Manufacturing Solutions available in the Cloud for SME Manufacturers
New functionality includes: support for Manufacturers that “make to stock” and require robust materials planning
Delft (NL), October 10, 2018 - Today, Exact is introducing its Autumn ’18 Release to over 6,000 guests at the company’s annual flagship conference and exhibition, Exact Live. This includes the launch of Exact Online Manufacturing Premium Cloud business software, with sophisticated materials planning and support for the efficient use of multiple warehouse locations. The advanced features of this new edition help manufacturers shorten lead times and drive out costs.
VertiDrive, an innovative manufacturer of safe, environmentally friendly and cost-effective robotic solutions, is one of the first companies to work with Exact Online Manufacturing Premium. "The reason we switched to this edition was to take advantage of the enhanced support of material requirements planning that this version includes.’ Said Thomas Oomsen, Finance and IT Manager at VertiDrive. “When we plan our production runs, we want to know which parts we need and when we need to order them. Thanks to Exact Online Manufacturing Premium, we now have the right products available at the right time and our stock levels are in balance. This helps drives improved efficiency and cost savings for our business.”
Exact Online Manufacturing Premium has specific functionality for calculating material requirements, variable storage locations, sales forecasts and drawing up production plans. Companies that make to stock also need to make efficient use of warehouse space. With this edition, it is possible to store the same item across multiple warehouse locations. This makes it possible to find the location of items meeting certain criteria. for example, all items with a specified expiry date.
Auke Hylarides, Principal Manufacturing Specialist at Exact said, "Exact Online Manufacturing Premium prevents unnecessary large and costly stock levels. For example, it is now possible to generate work orders per period and to base production runs on sales forecasts. This allows manufacturers to adopt a Configure-to-Order approach where components are made to stock based on a Master Production Schedule (MPS).”
Exact provides the most comprehensive range of cloud manufacturing solutions for SME manufacturers with the introduction of Exact Online Manufacturing Premium, alongside it’s Standard and Advanced editions. In addition, Exact for Manufacturing, based on Exact Globe and Exact Synergy, serves the needs of larger or more sophisticated manufacturers.