ERP software system: why do we need erp system

Erp is one kind of software, which anyone can get any data from every section as well as give necessary data to someone else simultaneously so that everyone can get the correct data at the right time which help the production to be increased and time and hassle to diminish. ERP software system is one of the best systems for manufacturing data processing.

ERP software system Modules:

Apparel Connect ERP defines itself as a “complete garment manufacturing system.”

The system provides the apparel enterprise to operate seamlessly due to its highly-granular toolset including, product development, marking and cut processing, order management, WIP processing. demand-based bill-of-materials processing, inventory control, purchasing, BI reporting, production planning, carton packing, CMT & outsourcing operations, task management processing, AQL, and QC.

Basically, ERP is running well with 5 modules integrated:

  1. Merchandising
  2. Inventory
  3. Cutting
  4. Critical Path and
  5. AD system

However, other modules as Planning, Washing still going on checking and take over.

Following the ERP link process:

ERP software system

The Process of ERP System:

The 9 step of the ERP software system:

1 / Sales Inquiry:

It is the starting point in the ERP software system for Merchandising task. Here Merchandiser should input his department name, Buyer details, Style details, order qty, Size information, Fabrics & lining details, Consumption etc. The Merchandiser should know the details before entering a Sales Inquiry.

2 / Pre-Costing :

A Pre-Costing is a detailed or summary estimate costing of a sales inquiry. It is the initial stage of costing of the garments. It is included with raw material(fabrics & lining), sewing accessories, packaging material.

3 / Sales Order Confirm:

A sales order confirmation is when a buyer agrees to a sales order and gives details about it. Here again have to input Buyer information, Payment term, Delivery mode, delivery term, department, garments image, washing information etc.

With that, specifications are given about the garment order.

4 / Estimation Sheet:

We have to proceed with the estimate sheet based on pre-costing. Estimate sheet we input the correct information of the material consumption & price based on cost sheet.  the all material price & consumption finalized then estimate sheet is posted by an authorized person.

5 / Sales Order Detail :

In sales order details we have to input again department, season, Delivery date, Order Quantity, Shipment country, Size & color wise order qty.

6 / Bill of Material :

BOM(Bill Of Material) means the bills of material. We have to input here how much qty is to place per item considering price, requirement. Here also have to create the item code as per color & size. BOM mention the supplier details also where to place how to place

7 / Purchase Order

A purchase order contains details about the orders placed for raw material required in a garment style and supplier details in general. If all the information correct then Merchandiser raised the PO & signed it by authorized person & then send it to the supplier.

8 / Purchase Order Cancellation

It has another option called Purchase Order Cancellation. A purchase order cancellation confirms the cancellation of orders placed before.

9 / Material Reallocation:

Reallocation the already allocated items from one order to another. By Reallocation system, we can take the excess material from one style to another.

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