29320 – Manufacture of other parts and accessories for motor vehicles
Number of Employees
Growing business with lack of functionality in current solution
Company’s high speed, high turnover make-to-stock operation
Tight margins so cost control is essential
Spreadsheets used for job costing
Time consuming to update a number of systems and potential for data entry errors
K3 Syspro ERP
Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS)
Full visibility of shopfloor activities
Better management information and ability to track production progress as well as the total traceability the system provides
Ability to interrogate this using Crystal Reporting Services
Ability see if a job is ahead of schedule or if it is lagging. This allows us to react immediately and ensures efficiency
PIOLAX BENEFITS FROM CUTTING EDGE SYSPRO SOLUTION THAT INCORPORATES APS FUNCTIONALITY AND SFDC
K3 Syspro customer Piolax has implemented SYSPRO ERP v6.10 with Advanced Planning & Scheduling (APS). The system went live in July 2007 giving Piolax full visibility of its production processes, accessible management information and a platform for its expanding business. The innovative tailored solution incorporates shopfloor data capture (SFDC) using mobile devices to assist with managing and monitoring production progress.
Piolax is based in Lancashire and is part of a global group of companies that manufacture and supply plastic fasteners for the car manufacturing industry. Its customers include BMW, Nissan, Toyota and Honda.