Manufacturing ERP Software

Drive down operating costs, plan production more effectively, and see the big picture across your entire business.

The manufacturing industry continues to evolve. New technologies, new competitors, and of course, new challenges. Staying ahead of the market requires you to move faster, use information more effectively, and stay on the offensive.

Whether you’re in the make-to-stock, make-to-order, engineer-to-order, project centric, job shop, batch, or repetitive manufacturing market, you need an adaptable and flexible solution and a partner who can take you there.

For the past quarter century in business, Cortekx has been that partner, helping manufacturers in a variety of industries leverage technologies that help them drive down operating costs, plan production more effectively, and see the big picture across your entire business.

We serve a variety of industries to provide born in the cloud business management solutions.

Common Challenges for the Manufacturing Industry and How ERP Delivers

Enterprise Resource Planning has long been used by product-based businesses like those in the manufacturing industry to plan for demand, ensure raw materials are available to production, manage the manufacturing process, maintain revisions, and track the financials. Modern ERP goes above and beyond, providing a flexible and easy to use solution that delivers visibility across the organization.

At Cortekx, we help our manufacturing clients to use business management software to address the following challenges:

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Challenge: Controlling Increasing Complexity

Manufacturing is getting more and more complex. Customers want more variety, more sophistication, and they need it faster. However, it can be easy to lose control of all this complexity. Multi-level bills of material, multiple revisions, and an evolving product lifecycle—manufacturers need an easy and accurate way to track the design, assembly, fabrication, and more.

How Cortekx and ERP Gives Manufacturers More Control

For manufacturers, control means having accurate information and making good decisions. The right ERP solution can provide manufacturers with a complete and accurate picture of their data, allowing them to adapt, improve, and grow.

Challenge: Improving Product Costing Accuracy and Efficiency

Product costing must be integral to engineering and operations for accuracy and validity. Raw materials, purchased items, consumable supplies, labor, fixed and variable production overhead. Manufacturers need to present an accurate estimate, take control of their own product costs, and remain flexible in the wake of changes.

How Cortekx and ERP Makes Costing More Efficient

Product costing technology is a key component of manufacturing ERP, helping manufacturers gain more accuracy by taking advantage of revision management, take control over material, subassemblies, work instructions, tools, and overhead costs, and ultimately use these tools to keep costs in check.

Challenge: Bringing Together Information from Across the Business

You can’t make decisions on what you can’t track. Every component of your manufacturing operation generates a lot of data, and with the increased use of Internet of Things technology, it can get very easy to drown in the deluge of data. Today’s manufacturers need high-quality information, not just data, if they want to make decisions that enable growth.

How Cortekx and ERP Connects Your Manufacturing Business

Enterprise Resource Planning software offers businesses a centralized hub, providing manufacturers access to timely, accurate, and reliable data. Acumatica Manufacturing Edition is built on modern web technology to integrate information across applications and throughout the Acumatica system. The Cortekx manufacturing ERP solution allows businesses to move faster, keep costs low, and collaborate more effectively.

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Challenge: Collaborating Beyond Your Own Business

It’s impossible to be agile if you’re not in the know. The supply chain is more connected than ever, and manufacturers need to fit into this. From ordering materials to paying vendors, sending to distributors to collecting payments, you need to bring in data and collaborate across the supply chain.

How Cortekx and ERP Connects You to Your Partners

With Acumatica’s manufacturing management software, collaboration exists both inside your business and with your supply chain. Because Acumatica allows unlimited users, there is no barrier to including supply chain partners – suppliers, outside processors, distributors, and even end-user customers – in your collaborative environment through portals to inquire, order, or simply communicate.

Challenge: Planning for What’s Next

Today’s manufacturing business can’t be reactive. Planning is essential, and effective planning processes allow you to purchase materials, schedule machines and people, and manage inventory. Staying proactive in manufacturing requires you to take expected customer demands, combine it with purchase planning and production schedules, and ultimately end up with a finished product.

How Cortekx and ERP Helps You Remain Proactive

Today’s manufacturer needs an integrated solution that includes production control, purchasing, and inventory management, connects it with demand management, forecasting, master scheduling, material planning (MRP), and capacity planning, and makes it easy to make decisions. Cortekx helps manufacturers leverage the right solution to connect, plan, and execute, driving higher customer satisfaction while reducing costs.

“Acumatica helps us collect data we need to make informed decisions, and we are very good at taking that data and turning it into actionable decisions. We get to do that because Acumatica is so customizable and allows us to do that on the fly, based on live data.”

– Patrick Madison, CFO, Korpack

Cortekx: A Leading Acumatica Partner for the Manufacturing Industry

Making a choice to invest in a manufacturing-focused cloud ERP system such as Acumatica cannot be taken lightly. At Cortekx, we’ve spent the last quarter-century helping our manufacturing clients implement solutions that work, and have found Acumatica to provide leading-edge technology to make your manufacturing business more productive. Learn more about Acumatica, the services we provide, and contact us for a consultation.