Lawson Software have announced the availability of Lawson QuickStep Manufacturing, a pre-configured enterprise resource planning (ERP) software application package designed to help manufacturers to achieve faster business results.
The Lawson QuickStep Manufacturing software application package helps to address the industry-specific business needs of manufacturers, including visibility across global supply chains. It also offers the ability to manage a range of products, and supports a variety of product delivery and supply methods.
Lawson QuickStep Manufacturing software application package combines manufacturing-specific content with built-in business practices based on Lawson Software’s knowledge of the manufacturing industry and their implementation methodology.
The software application package will reduce the time, cost and risks typically associated with an ERP software implementation by pre-configuring 70 percent to 90 percent of manufacturing business processes within the Lawson Software system.
As a result, Lawson QuickStep Manufacturing software application package provides a deployment model for the process and manufacturers and creates complex products based on custom orders or through mass production.
Lawson QuickStep Manufacturing software application package also offers a lower total cost of ownership by helping manufacturers reduce ERP system installation time by up to 50 percent.
In addition to its pre-configured business processes, the software application package also includes e-learning tools and documented business processes to help manufacturers speed up employee training. It helps customers to address a number of manufacturing-specific business challenges, including:
- Aggregation and visibility of organisation-wide production data
- Management of complex and expanding product lines
- Visibility of the entire order chain for optimal material flow and inventory reduction
- Implementation of lean manufacturing principles, enabling manufacturers to focus on the customer while removing unnecessary work and costs.
Other Lawson QuickStep Manufacturing software application packages include QuickStep Distribution, QuickStep Enterprise Asset Management, QuickStep Food & Beverage and QuickStep Fashion.