Proven power with total flexibility.
Infor CloudSuite Industrial helps manufacturers and distributors of all types improve productivity and respond faster to change. From selling and sourcing to production and fulfillment, this robust enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution provides organization-wide visibility.
Even organizations with highly complex supply chains are able to cut costs and ensure on-time production and delivery by using Infor CloudSuite Industrial to automate and manage key business processes, implement highly efficient process flows, and better match supply with demand.
Infor CloudSuite Industrial at a Glance
- Microsoft-based solution (.Net, Office, SQL, etc.)
- Cloud or on premise deployment
- Elegant user interface for greater usability
- Materials and inventory management
- Localizations for 20+ countries
- Mobility and collaboration capabilities
- Advanced Planning & Scheduling
Infor CloudSuite Industrial's deep functionality, remarkable flexibility, and scalability provide the foundation to improve business efficiencies, customer service and overall productivity for a broad rand of industries.
Whether you're an engineer-to-order or mixed-mode manufacturer, Infor CloudSuite Industrial adapts to your needs, rather than forcing you to follow a rigid set of procedures. Without the cost and delays involved in modifying or writing new code for unique business requirements, you get a powerful, easy-to-use solution that works the way you do.
Flexibility to Grow
As your business grows and your needs change, the solution's unmatched scalability is there to provide support. Add a new company to your organizational structure with no downtime. Easily separate data if you sell off a subsidiary. Plus, cloud deployment allows you to expand the solution to any location you want--without IT involvement.
Infor CloudSuite Industrial is packed with more than 25 years of industry expertise. Advanced manufacturing and supply chain planning capabilities--including role-based dashboards and KPIs, in-context data visualization, and more are built into the core solution, so you can concentrate on your business, not your systems.
Infor CloudSuite Industrial Core Features
Advanced planning and scheduling
Gain foresight and accuracy. Immediately determine if you have the materials, people, machines, and tools you need to manufacture an item. Continually monitor demand as it occurs. Before you commit to an unplanned order, see the ripple effect it will have on your schedule and your shop floor, so you can reset expectations with existing customers. If a machine goes down, you can update production schedules quickly. Through it all, you'll boost productivity, improve order accuracy, increase on-time delivery--and keep your customers happy.
Complex product configuration
Show the details. Ensure configured orders are accurate for the customer and feasible for the production department. Infor Product Configuration Management will enable you to increase sales, reduce cost, and differentiate your brand through its integration with Infor CloudSuite Industrial.
Materials and inventory management
Ensure supplies. Automate the process of calculating and monitoring your inventory forecasts, safety stocks, and order size to keep inventory low while avoiding shortages.
Nurture relationships. Efficiently manage the entire sales process, from customer lead origination and sales opportunity tracking through converting prospects to customers and placing orders.
Empower users. Get your Infor CloudSuite Industrial users up to speed quickly with the Infor Enterprise Performance Accelerator Kit (EPAK) and Infor Campus, an Internet-based learning solution. Not only will you speed up implementation, you'll reduce the burden on your IT staff.
Contextualize data. Get the information you need to do your job in a single screen. Make faster, more efficient, and informed decisions using dashboards that feature the actions and data most closely associated with specifically defined jobs, such as customer service, controller, and production planner.
Application event system
Customize workflows. Configure your system without modifying source code and improve your workflow in the process. When you upgrade your system, you'll automatically upgrade your configurations at the same time.
Meet distinct sets of needs. Whether you manage make-to- stock, mixed mode or engineer-to-order (ETO), Infor CloudSuite Industrial streamlines processes, so you can be responsive to
Manufacturing Process Automation
Take control of your Shop-Floor and Warehouse operations with Infor Factory Track™, an end-to-end solution that automates and simplifies all operations from the time raw-materials are received, assembled, and shipped to customers. Built on the latest Infor Mongoose framework, Factory Track is an easy to configure solution for manufacturers that offers specialized functionality for shop floor execution, warehouse data collection, and labor and attendance tracking.
Work with confidence. With familiar tools and common navigation, you'll save time on implementation, customization, and training. Plus your IT staff will be able to focus on strategic projects rather than tactical issues. Not only that, you'll be able to draw from a huge talent pool that knows how to work with a Microsoft-based system.
Better user experiences
Implement with ease. Personalize your user interface to fit a particular industry, team, or individual user. Add, remove, and edit fields, labels, and complete screens without having to call on IT for help.
Enjoy flexibility. No matter the size, scope, scale or vertical focus of your organization, Infor CloudSuite Industrial offers a solution that is ideally tailored to your needs. Whether you are a mid-size manufacturer, or large enterprise-size company with complex Made-to-Order operations, the solution suite includes the functionality you want, when and where you need it. Flexibility also means easy transition from on premise to cloud deployment, hybrid deployment options, and expansion of locations and licensed users as your company grows.
Infor CloudSuite Industrial Details
Infor CloudSuite Industrial gives you visibility into every facet of your enterprise - suppliers, customers, and product life cycles - all within a secure infrastructure built specifically for manufacturing.
Meet the New Production Norm
Comprehensive management tools and features for shop floor scheduling and lean production increase efficiency across all MTO and ETO operations.
Swift implementation, out-of-the-box functionality, and industry specialization get you moving quickly on plans for growth.
Increase Reliability and Accessibility
Robust ERP and configuration functions, industry-leading security, and mobile capabilities protect your data and give you control from any device.
Infor CloudSuite Industrial Benefits
Only Infor CloudSuite Industrial offers an end-to-end solution with functionality tailored to meet the complex demands of MTO and ETO operations--and the benefits of cloud deployment.
Quality and Production
- Shop-floor scheduling and lean production tools
- Compliance with complex regulations
- Program management
Customer Relationship Management
- A 360? view of customer activities
- Detailed transaction tracking
Deep, Custom Analytics
- Easy-to-use, built-in reporting tools
- Customized views for front-line users, managers, and executives
Supply Chain Visibility
- Advanced procurement tools
- Raw materials sourcing for lower costs
- Fast product delivery across the supply chain
- Sophisticated design, engineering, and development tools
- Advanced product lifecycle management for faster launches
- Product configuration for customization, quoting, and engineering tasks
Planning and Inventory
- Scheduling for all processes
- Support for engineer-to-order (ETO) and service parts
- High-volume production management
A stunning new approach to user experience
Infor CloudSuite Industrial delivers Infor's next-generation interface. Using the power of HTML5, users can securely access data from a wide range of browsers and devices, or quickly tailor screens and develop new functionality using Infor Mongoose's extensibility features.
Infor CloudSuite Industrial: Meeting the demands of your industry
With Infor CloudSuite Industrial, you get a best-in-class enterprise resource planning solution that adapts to your business needs. Infor works directly with experts to write industry-specific best practices into the core solution, eliminating the need for costly customizations.
Explore by Industry
Aerospace companies need end-to-end integration that provides project status visibility each step of the way, as well as stringent cost accounting to maintain consistency throughout their organizations. Infor CloudSuite Industrial delivers these specific capabilities in a robust, integrated, affordable system for managing program and contract demands.
- Lean manufacturing
- Powerful tracking and reporting
- Detailed audit trails
- Production and inventory control capabilities
- Tools for contract administration and billing
- Work Breakdown Structure
- Project control and execution
Legacy business solutions struggle to keep up with the pace of change in the automotive industry. Aggressive schedules, increasingly complex components, globalization, and cost challenges require solutions that are innovative and agile. Infor CloudSuite Industrial delivers specific capabilities designed with the automotive manufacturer in mind.
- Export-and customs-related processes, including printing documents and generating EDI messages for customs
- Release-oriented sales orders
- Error checking of EDI documents
- Retroactive Billing FMEA and APQP Templates
- OEE Critical Number
Equipment manufacturers have to be more responsive and provide products faster than ever, even as business challenges stretch resources and drive down margins. Infor CloudSuite Industrial delivers essential speed not only to engineering and product development, but also to production and aftermarket services, bringing new value to the total equipment lifecycle as an inter-connected whole and enabling a global networking model.
- Rules-based, parametric, and multi-level sales configurator
- Product data management, engineering change management, and document management
- Advanced Planning System (APS)
- Integrated maintenance management with production planning and procurement
High tech and electronics manufacturers are under relentless pressure to introduce innovative, reliable, inexpensive products--a challenge exacerbated by short product lifecycles, long procurement lead times, indirect channels, and complex supply chain networks. Infor CloudSuite Industrial helps get products to market quicker while managing efficient fulfillment practices.
- Product data management
- Design for manufacturability
- Strategic sourcing
- Global planning
- Online supplier interchange
- Process workflow
- Cross-entity visibility
Manufacturers today must provide flexible capacity, continuous replenishment, collaborative designs, and the ability to vertically integrate sourcing on a global basis. Infor CloudSuite Industrial enables manufacturers to take full advantage of business improvement opportunities and realize bottom-line benefits: cost reductions and increased operational efficiencies.
- Quality control and alerts
- Centralized procurement spending
- Capacity planning
- Fulfillment visibility
- Internet-based sourcing
Infor CloudSuite Industrial is the most secure, complete, and flexible cloud-based solution suite available to the industry. More than 5,500 manufacturers are already benefitting from moving their solutions to this environment protected by Amazon Web Services.
Build global manufacturing capabilities that align with modern best practices for managing quality, value, and differentiation throughout the entire supply chain.
Quickly respond to economic shifts with business intelligence and superior data analytics. Get valuable insights into customers and products to speed lifecycle performance management.
Stronger Network Relations
Improve visibility over your complete value chain, including suppliers, contractors, and partner networks. Leverage social and mobile tools for enhanced collaboration and 24/7 connectivity. Recruit and retain millennial workers with consumer-inspired, modern solutions.
Lower Costs that Enable Innovation
Strengthen your balance sheet by identifying opportunities for continuous improvement. Provide personnel with highly intuitive tools, encouraging them to be fully engaged, self-sufficient and proactive.
Subscription Plans to Fit Your Needs
Set up Infor CloudSuite Industrial as an Operating cost, rather than a capital expense - with its transparent price tag. Our flexible payment models feature SaaS-based, per user, per month pricing and can be scaled up or down to meet changing business needs.
Essential features are standard:
- Full service support: Users in your organization receive ongoing updates, upgrades, and IT operations service.
- Swift, unlimited incident response: Your team stays in constant contact with support staff for system issues, which are prioritized by severity.
- Phone access and 24x7 online support: Speak with support during business hours or go online to file reports and browse our extensive knowledge base. Listen to recorded briefings on specific topics.
- Online communities: Use Infor social networking tools to ask questions of peers with the same configuration and industry challenges.
Add-on Options Include:
- Critical Incident Support: Subscribe to 24x7 support for highly critical incidents.
- Administration Services: Receive 20 days of remote service for five categories: applications, system and data, best practices, reports, and branding.
- Customer Success Manager (CSM): Get a dedicated customer service manager for ongoing guidance, regular reviews, consumption evaluations, and best practices for utilizing Infor technology.
Infor CloudSuite Industrial Resources
This overview guide to the Infor CloudSuite Industrial provides an executive-summary of the suite's features, footprint and benefits.
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