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Aptean Intuitive ERP Review

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Technology

Aptean Intuitive ERP leverages the Microsoft .NET architecture to allow their ERP and CRM solutions faster, more secure and easier to modify and integrate with other applications.

Customer Focus

Aptean Intuitive ERP was made to help companies who manufacture discrete product lines requiring repetitive, high-mix production, including product configuration and engineering change management (ECM). Intuitive ERP can be used in a variety of industries including electronics, industrial machinery and equipment, fabricated metal products, medical devices, and aviation.

Select Customers

Ace Designers, American Tubing, Anderson Power Products, ATI Industrial Automation, Cardinal Scale, Leading Edge Hydralics, Qualitel Corporation, San Antonio Lighthouse, TrailTech Inc.

About Aptean Intuitive ERP

Aptean Intuitive ERPAptean Intuitive ERP software is an ideal solution for supporting companies who manufacture discrete product lines requiring repetitive, high-mix production, including product configuration and engineering change management (ECM). Aptean Intuitive ERP software is designed for manufacturers building high tech products for regulated industries, such as electronics, medical devices, and aviation.

About Aptean
Aptean, a global leader in enterprise application software (EAS), gives businesses of all sizes a competitive edge. They empower people and businesses with end-to-end, industry-specific solutions to address complex business challenges more effectively. Their software applications and professional business services enable more than 9,000 customers, in more than 100 countries, to more successfully manage their business. Software built specifically for their target markets, aligned with deep knowledge across vertical industries, allow businesses to satisfy their customers, operate most efficiently, and stay at the forefront of their industry.

Aptean Intuitive ERP Key Features

ERP
Planning
  • Generate plans on demand.
  • Analyze material requirements.
  • Control production costs and scheduling.
  • Manage resource efficiency.

Inventory Management

  • Manage detailed inventory records.
  • Maintain optimal inventory levels.
  • Simplify inventory transactions.
  • Automate frequently performed tasks.
  • Ship and receive goods.
  • Track material location/lot information.
  • Track serial numbers.
  • Utilize bar coding and bar code labeling.
  • Perform cycle counting and physical inventories.

Engineering Management

  • Create and maintain multi-level visual bills of material.
  • Manage product data.
  • Design routings and standard processes.
  • Track and control engineering changes.

Purchasing Management

  • Manage procurement.
  • Organize and maintain detailed vendor information.
  • Maintain a bid matrix.
  • Create purchase orders or generate orders from planned orders.
  • Manage requisitions.
  • Receive and inspect vendor shipments.

Manufacturing Management

  • Plan and schedule production.
  • Enter and track work orders.
  • Control the shop floor.
  • Monitor production status.
  • Manage material and equipment capacity.
  • Promise deliveries.
  • Track time and attendance.

Financial Management

  • Create budgets and monitor cash flow.
  • Process accounts payable and accounts receivable.
  • Generate general ledger activities.
  • Reconcile financial accounts.
  • Track material, labor and production costs.
  • Create professional presentations with financial statement.

Project Management

  • Establish projects and master projects.
  • Associate Project IDs with all facets of the system.
  • Maintain a project ID in multi-level manufacturing and procurement orders.
  • Report on revenues.
  • Expenses and profit/loss for any project.
  • Report on progress billing.

Quality Control

  • Inspect incoming (purchased) materials.
  • Inspect outgoing materials.
  • Inspect returned materials.
  • Track processes with Statistical Process Control.
  • Maintain calibration and maintenance data on all the instruments used in production.

SPC

  • Provides hands-free data collection from gages, scales, CMMs, optical comparators and bar code readers.
  • Includes charts, graphs and spreadsheets.
  • Charts include Six Sigma Capability for Cp, Cpk and Ppk with distribution curves.
  • Helps companies analyze the data collected.
  • Reports helps companies with ISO 9000 and QS-9000 audit trail reporting.

Return Material Authorization

  • Companies can receive returned materials into a special inventory account.
  • Process sample returns before authorizing a full return of materials.
  • Automatically credits the customer’s account.

Demand Forecasting

  • Helps companies improve the accuracy of forecasts.
  • Improves overall planning across the company.
  • Reduces inventory costs.
  • Decreases stockouts.

Payroll Assistant

  • Reduces payroll processing time across multiple locations.
  • Helps companies manage complex payroll formulas and rules.
  • Leverages existing hardware to improve cost effectiveness.

Alert Messenger

  • Provides automatic notifications of critical events.
  • Improves workflows by providing automating communication and provides more access to critical information.
  • Rule Editor allows companies to create their own alerts.

Project Management

  • Establishes projects and master projects.
  • Reports on revenue, expenses and profit/loss margin for projects.
  • Uses progress billing to allow companies to bill for work completed.

CRM
Relationship Management

  • Tracks contacts, follow-up information, historical interactions, possible opportunities and marketing campaigns.

Opportunity Management

  • Helps companies manage sales opportunities by linking opportunity records to accounts.
  • Tracks opportunities including percent chance of close, opportunity value and other associated data.
  • Companies can add user-defined fields to each opportunity.
  • Helps schedule interaction with Microsoft Outlook calendar.
  • Maintains a complete history of activities including notes.
  • Link appointments, tasks, notes and documents to sales opportunities.

Marketing Management

  • Allows companies to create marketing campaigns designed around a specific audience.
  • Helps companies manage responses and associate opportunities to campaigns.
  • Complies with “Do Not Solicit” regulations.

Service and Repair

  • Helps companies manage, record and resolve customer incidents.
  • Helps companies analyze the effectiveness of the support department.

Business Intelligence
Decision Making Tool

  • Automatically tracks 50 KPIs.
  • Provides companies with vital information about the health of the company.

Ad Hoc Report Wizard

  • Create an unlimited number of custom reports.

Form Wizard

  • Allows forms to be created and updated quickly.

E-Commerce
Customer Portal

  • Allow customers to view products, place orders and check stats.
  • Customize pricing and inventory selections per customer.

EDI

  • Communicate with trading partners electronically.
  • Provides support for common EDI transactions.

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