Infor Visual, Microsoft Dynamics AX and Epicor 9 ERP Software

Published: 17th June 2010
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Infor Visual, Microsoft Dynamics AX and Epicor 9 ERP softwares come with all the options and functions necessary and helpful for manufacturing companies. Infor Visual, Epicor 9 and Dynamics AX also provide options and functions for distribution thus these ERP solutions can be utilized by manufacturing companies for managing their warehouse more efficiently and also as a solution for wholesale distribution companies.

Infor Visual comes with complete solutions for CRM providing facilities for quoting and estimating, custom pricing and commissions, sales forecasting and e business and web store front. Dynamics AX also provide CRM function where business relations with customers, vendors and leads are maintained and contacted. Epicor 9 too comes loaded with CRM solution for better work efficiency.

Infor Visual, Dynamics AX and Epicor 9 ERP software are more inclined towards manufacturing companies so there an option encompasses all the aspects of production planning, execution and manufacturing control functions. Infor Visual ERP solution provide options for MRP- materials requirement planning, advanced material planning, shop floor controls, quality management, BOM, production scheduling and lean manufacturing. Shop floor controls are available in extended core of Dynamics AX, it also provide options for master planning where purchase and production planning is done, inventory management and production where BOM is defined and every step of manufacturing is tracked down. Epicor 9 manufacturing module contains real time production management, rule based product configuration, product life cycle management, advanced planning and scheduling and support for lean manufacturing. Infor Visual, Dynamics AX and Epicor 9 ERP softwares provide complete solution for manufacturing and give necessary control to the

management to keep a track of every step and avoid redundancy.

Distribution is another feature incorporated in these ERP softwares for better management of finished products, raw material, multi dimensional inventory and shipping and receiving. Infor Visual comes with radio frequency enabled warehouse system. Dynamics AX provide the features of supply chain management through accounts receivables, inventory management and accounts payable with warehouse facility. Epicor 9 has features like supply chain management, planning and scheduling, product data management and production management, its sales management module covers the requirement of manufacturing or wholesale distribution companies for pending orders and shipping and logistics details.

Infor Visual provides features of financials and cost accounting in back office module these features contain general ledger, accounts receivable and payable with vendor and cash management. Cost accounting module covers the feature for human resource, time and attendance. Microsoft Dynamics and Epicor 9 too have similar facilities for finance and accounts. Dynamics AX contains expense management and environmental management as separate options as enhanced features for cost accounting. Epicor 9 comes with modules like financial management and enterprise performance management for better and in depth view of organizational performance in terms of profit and loss. Infor Visual, Dynamics AX and Epicor 9 ERP softwares come with handy features for improving the functionality of organization in an economic way to reduce cost and increase profit margins. It allows better inventory management and prevents dead and immovable stocks which increase operational margins of manufacturing as well as wholesale distribution


Read Microsoft Dynamics AX Review - advantages and disadvantages. Also read about Low Cost ERP Software. Read review on Infor ERP Software.

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