Sage X3 Advanced Business Software for mid-sized Discrete Manufacturer

Sage X3 advanced business software incorporates out-of-the-box ‘best practice’ functionality designed for Discrete Manufacturers who assemble to order, make to order, make to stock, engineer to order, and, or who are mixed mode manufacturers.

The second largest Sage X3 client segment is mid-sized Discrete Manufacturers operating across a wide number of industries including high-tech, automotive and components, industrial machinery and the equipment manufacturing sector. Sage X3 contains the sophistication to manage even the most demanding discreet manufacturing environment whether that be at a single site or across multiple manufacturing sites in one or multiple countries.

Compete Effectively with Sage X3

Sage X3, as an all in one system, offers discrete manufacturers, of all manufacturing modes, coverage across all your business processes in a single co-ordinated manner leading to business efficiencies, improved collaboration and cost savings.

Sage X3 assists with production planning and execution, so Discrete Manufacturers can reduce the time to market. Sage X3 for Discrete Manufacturing provides real-time control and visibility of production schedules, capacities, constraints, shop floor activities and an overview of costs. Sage X3 will help your production managers operate effectively and efficiently by focusing on optimal production and timely completion of manufactured goods. You will be able to match budgeted production data with actual production data captured in your MES system for immediate feedback on performance. Technical data can be defined by a wide variety of options such as by facility, line, costs centres, and individual resources can be tracked through the entire production process.

Advanced Capabilities

Optionally extend Sage X3 by including Product Life Cycle Management (PLM) software from Lascom. Integrate with leading CAD systems and streamline the creation of Inventory BOMs (Bill of Materials) from 2 and 3D drawings. Better manage your product design phase including emails, files, and documents and drawing version controls. Manage organisational breakdown structures (OBS) and Work breakdown (WBS) structures in concert, and optimize production accordingly.

Sage X3 also offers, as options, an advanced sales and manufacturing product configurator, and Computerised Maintenance Management (CMMS) coverage, and Quality Management and Controls (QC) as standard product functionality.

Sage X3 also supports cost accounting, capacity planning, MES integration, subcontracting, workflow and alerts management, radio frequency (RF) warehousing and CRM sales and account management.

Improve your collaboration

Designed for the Web, Sage X3 for Discrete Manufacturing provides a collaborative Web 2.0 portal environment that optimizes information sharing. Each system user has a custom work-space (Displaying key performance indicators, reminders; workflows, shortcuts, alerts and RSS feeds). A graphical display of business processes helps users conform to your business practices.

Supply chain information can be provided via your Web portal, to alert supply chain partners of likely material demands.

The use of Sage Inventory Advisor(SIA) further supports your optimization of raw materials. SIA is an advanced inventory management service that utilizes over 28 advanced algorithms to ensure you hold optimum stock.