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Comprehensive ERP Production Management and Control – from the shop floor to the end-customer

When it comes to manufacturing, Priority knows your business – best. We proudly boast over 1,200 manufacturing customers from a wide range of vertical markets.

 

If you’re a manufacturer, no matter what your end-product or service, chances are you have a demanding customer at the end of the assembly line. Whether you produce aluminum windows, automotive parts, dog biscuits or concrete blocks, your end-product needs to be the best in the industry. It must be perfectly manufactured to spec and virtually error-free. It must be ready on time, delivered on schedule and all at the lowest possible price. If your products don’t measure up, rest assured that your competitors are already one step ahead.

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We know you have to maintain a production plant, manage work schedules, tackle stringent quality control, handle inventory and parts ordering, invoicing and shipping and meet to delivery schedules. What’s more, your head office may be on one side of the globe, while your production facility is in a small, remote community thousands of miles away. Simply put, you need a manufacturing ERP solution to not only serve your immediate needs, but potentially hundreds of users at multi-sites, in different languages, currencies and time zones. Now you can.

Designed for SMBs
Uniquely designed to serve small and midsize businesses (SMBs), Priority’s manufacturing module effectively supports the entire supply chain that goes beyond the production line. Today’s manufacturers tackle some of the industry’s toughest challenges – customer and compliance mandates, effective supplier management, cost control and finding new customers to grow the business.

Strong, smart and reliable tools to effectively grow your business
Priority supports the next revolution in manufacturing, including IoT and Industry 4.0 with a dedicated REST API, enabling app developers to build and leverage applications in Priority, that result in powerful integrations and a significantly more flexible ERP system.

Priority delivers a fully integrated ERP solution designed to reduce costs, improve customer service, increase margins and generate new revenue streams. Now, SMB manufacturers can effectively improve business performance with a comprehensive, highly configurable and comparably priced ERP solution.

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    Inventory Control

    Inventory control is often the cornerstone of any successful manufacturing operation. It’s what drives your shop floor, supports materials handling and it’s what helps drive your revenues. Viable inventory control means reducing inventory costs and enhancing tracking and traceability, maintaining tight control on inventory replenishment.

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    Material Requirements Planning

    Material Requirements Planning (MRP) is a production planning, scheduling and inventory control system used to manage manufacturing processes. Composed of these and other linked functions and all related support systems, MRP determines material requirements based on sales orders, open work orders or frequency of need.

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    Product Data Management

    PDM effectively plans and coordinates an organization’s transactional operations,  including sales order management, purchasing, cost accounting and logistics. Part of the larger concept, Product Lifecycle Management(PLM), PDM maintains manufacturing part numbers, bill of materials (BOM) and integrates with Product Change Control (PCC). 

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    ECO Management and Revision Control

    Manufacturers must respond quickly with engineering changes in order to maintain and increase market share. Effective ECO management combined with revision control provides immediate response to market demand, governmental requirements, safety issues, service requirements or functional and competitive needs in the manufacturing process, including optimizing, organizing and tracking their approval process.

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    Multi-Division and Multi-Site Planning

    Powerful functionality used to support distribution organizations with multiple distribution centers and/or multiple sites around the world. Priority serves multiple divisions at any given company, with each site maintaining its dedicated inventory and/or distribution, while planning and purchasing may be handled multi-site or separately. Process are easily adjustable for multiple production control methods used in discrete, repetitive and mixed-mode manufacturing.

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    Manufacturing Execution

    Comprehensive control system for managing and monitoring work-in-process on the shop floor, a Manufacturing Execution System (MES) keeps track of all manufacturing information in real time, receiving up-to-the-minute data from robots, machine monitors and employees. Essential in tracking operations and production progress, quality control, rework and scrap ratios, while supporting data collection via bar code or RFID.

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    Quality Control and Assurance

    Key to any successful manufacturing process, Priority manufacturing is equipped with robust Quality Control (QC) and Quality Assurance (QA) capabilities to automate the quality control processes and tests for serialized, lot or batch tracked inventory items and non-inventory items, such as environmental or laboratory metrics. Priority effectively defines test procedures and standards for inspection of purchased or outsourced components, inventory sampling, work order testing and final QA.

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    Serial, Lot Tracking and Traceability

    Designed for manufacturers who need more stringent control over product tracking, Priority’s Serial and Lot Tracking ensures reliable management of material and product traceability through every stage of the supply chain – from receipt of initial raw materials through delivery to your end-customer. Control all parts as they move through the manufacturing process and track serialized parts and their lot attributes throughout the part’s lifecycle.

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    Increase efficiency

    Your manufacturing process is the hub of your entire operation. Reduce costs and increase your bottom line with improved inventory management, boosted employee productivity, enhance workflows and processes and increase overall process control with real-time views of your business.

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    Eliminate unnecessary downtime

    Manufacturers know that downtime is a costly business and reducing or eliminating unnecessary downtime, especially supply chain disruption, is critical to any manufacturing operation. Priority lets you effectively gain control and insight into your supply chain and minimize your risk of downtime.

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    Enhance production and performance

    Priority helps you accelerate your entire manufacturing operations – from the production planning phase through to scheduling,  execution and real-time analysis. Achieve measurable results on the shop floor with the tools you need to keep up with market requirements, make changes in real-time and yield high quality results on every end product.

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    Improve supply chain visibility

    Priority raises the bar on comparable ERP solutions for its unique ability to increase the quality and visibility of information that today’s manufacturers need to make the best possible decisions to drive their businesses forward. From strategy to operations, finance to employees, Priority’s manufacturing solution controls every step of the way – from supplier raw materials to packaged products en route to end customers. 

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    Multiple tools in a single system

    All the tools you need to manage and control the entire manufacturing process, all with a single database that eliminates costly third-party integration. Supported by a single development team, your organization will benefit from lower overall cost of investment, decreased maintenance costs and faster ROI.

With Priority, you get a perfect fit to meet your needs. We tailor the solution to your needs and not vice versa. Priority’s manufacturing module offers superior vertical market functionality, serving a wide range of industries with a tailored solution to meet your organization’s unique needs.

We are able to easily tailor the system to fit the business processes of the manufacturer Today’s manufacturers rely on system openness and flexibility to manage all aspects of the production process. With Priority’s native support for complete inventory management, dynamic replenishment, warehouse management, production planning and costing and financial accounting, you can easily gain a true holistic view of your entire operation.

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Flexibility also means delivering the right products quickly and retrieving real-time information about product specifications and configurations, spare parts and equipment maintenance requests, schedules and costs. This means you have the efficiencies readily available to help you run a leaner, more cost-effective business. That’s because Priority fully automates the production process, saving valuable time and costly resources.

Designed to support multiple manufacturing strategies, Priority’s manufacturing solution serves numerous industries, including:

Automotive

Clothing & Footwear (Apparel)

Chemicals

Electronics

Engineering

Food & Beverage

Furniture

Industrial Manufacturing

Metal 

Medical Devices

Optics & Laser

Pharmaceutical

Plastics

Print

Technical Supply

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    Priority Pro

    A comprehensive, integrated solution, covering all aspects of your business from financials and HR to supply chain management, customer relationship management and production. Priority Pro raises the bar on flexibility and is highly configurable – custom tailored to suit your organization’s needs. Built on an innovative platform that translates into easy development and customization via a full-fledged SDK and standard APIs.

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    Priority Time & Attendance

    Store, process and analyze employee attendance and absence data for use in Priority‘s HR module or in an external payroll system. Benefit from easy interface with most enterprise systems, allowing your organization to fully leverage its  information assets.

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    WMS

    Priority‘s Warehouse Management System (WMS) is comprised of advanced, innovative tools for planning and monitoring every aspect of effective warehouse management. Fully integrated with Priority ERP, WMS manages the storage and movement of inventory, tracking the movement of every stock item, such the item received, picked, packed and shipped, offering optimization of inventory based on real-time information.

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    Financials

    Provides organizations with an innovative set of tools needed to manage all the financial aspects of your business, while maintaining a high level of regulatory compliance. Process and report multi-company and multi-currency financial data and customized reports to comply with any tax jurisdiction or set of accounting rules. Supports multiple revenue recognition methods, handles billing and fixed assets, integrates BPM for tight financial controls and more.

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    Business Intelligence (BI)

    Generate flexible, customized reporting and analytics. Built as an integrated part of the application, Priority’s BI and analytics tools allow users to drill-down with a single click – from aggregated data presented in dashboards and dynamic BI reports, directly to underlying data elements in their respective Priority forms. Tailor reports and dashboards, add and personalize shortcuts and business metrics, compare and contrast data and more.

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    Supply Chain Management (SCM)

    A complete set of tools to integrate supply chain management across your entire organization – from purchasing and inventory management to production and quality control. Your organization can reduce overall costs associated with supplying goods and services. Satisfy your customers and meet their needs by streamlining your processes and reducing supply lead times. 

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