Industry Solutions

At ELDE, implementations are carried out with a sound understanding of the customerís business processes, ensuring minimal risk without compromising quality. Our team has the expertise in optimizing business processes over a wide range of verticals, thus enabling us to provide solutions that are industry-specific.

We also ensure that our customers are equipped to start using a solution that suits their business processes with minimal new inputs, which in turn optimizes the implementation cycle, improves the quality of the solution delivered and reduces risks.

ELDE has an expertise in delivering solutions for specific industry verticals and improving core processes of customers. Solutions are available for: -

  • Automobile ancillaries
  • Confectionary and Bakery products
  • Automobile after sales services
  • Engineering and construction
  • Facilities management

All solutions delivered by ELDE address the business needs and also cater to the statutory reporting and taxation requirements which help put the customer at ease.

Engineering

The Indian engineering industry is perceived to be the backbone of Indian economy and is interlinked with several other major industries. This industry is faced with tough challenges in terms of process improvement, quick technology adoption, and people management. Companies in this industry need to continuously redefine their competitive advantage and strengthen the delivery of the value in relation to their peers. In the engineering industry, the key processes that have the potential for improvement include project estimation, quote submission, and multiple site management. This industry faces Business Challenges in controlling and monitoring several simultaneous projects, providing customer-specific design for a single item, getting quick access to reliable business information and tracking work in progress.

Our ERP solutions address the specific challenges faced by this industry. Our Engineering Industry solution includes the following features: -

  • Detailed Production Costing
  • Multiple Bill of Material for a single product
  • Attribute mapping to Product Structure
  • Material Requirement Planning at warehouse plant and unit level
  • Production planning at warehouse level, plant level, unit level
  • Production planning based on source of material
  • Manual generation of Work Orders
  • Capacity Planning
  • Machine wise production reporting
  • Customer and Supplier Portals
  • WIP Tracking across Locations
  • Inventory Planning across locations
  • Resource Planning across locations
  • Tracking Pending Shipments
  • Procurement Planning
  • Product costing based production and overhead expenses
  • Variance calculation based on planned vs actual cost

Benefits

These features allow engineering companies to Manage and control the expenses across projects and across locations, track the variance in the budgeted and actual values, derive project-wise profitability values, automate material requirement planning across manufacturing units and locations, centralize or decentralize planning of materials, make multiple designs for a single item, Obtain real-time visibility into actual in-plant material locations, while determining which locations are dedicated to WIP, Get quick access to reliable business information.

Automobile Ancillaries

The Indian auto industry is one of the most promising and growing auto industries across the world. It is in fact looked upon to be the largest in the world, while being the second largest manufacturer of automotive components. Along with the tremendous opportunities for growth, the Indian auto industry also faces various challenges in terms of resource planning and processing. The industry faces Business Challenges to reduce forecast error, compete with increased competition from alternative transport methods, improve the efficiency of global product delivery, manage component requirements, manage a large number of component suppliers, control component inventory and manage labour.

Our ERP solutions address the specific challenges faced by this industry. Our Auto Industry solution includes the following features: -

  • Multiple levels of Bill of Materials
  • Inventory and Work In Progress Tracking
  • Order Management
  • Tracking Pending Shipments
  • Schedule-based Dispatches
  • Sale to dealers and transfer to consumers
  • Stock transfers to third party warehouses
  • Pricing promotions planning and management
  • Customer and Supplier Portal
  • Demand planning against forecasts
  • Regenerative and Net Change Material Requirement Planning
  • Automatic supplier orders based on sourcing logic
  • Centralised and localised purchasing
  • Production and Capacity Planning
  • Inward Subcontracting
  • Inventory Analysis

Benefits

These features benefit the Auto Industry by providing better enterprise-wide material requirement and production planning, enhanced control over inventory and work in progress, enhanced demand planning, automatic supplier orders, consignment sales and better pricing and promotions.

Steel Manufacturing

Steel manufacturing companies are engaged in diverse business lines such as construction, manufacture of structural steel, power transmission, manufacture of telecom towers, manufacture of precision engineering components, manufacture of domestic appliances, and international trade. They are involved in the production of light, medium, and heavy structural steel of varying shapes and dimensions, for the construction and infrastructure sectors. The industry faces business challenges to improve data accuracy, make information available quickly, track the information from the source of action and improve operational efficiency.

Features

Our ERP solutions address the specific challenges faced by this industry. Our Engineering Industry solution includes the following features: -

  • Individual Production Calendars mapped to every resource.
  • Multiple Bill of Materials for an item
  • By-products with Primary Output Item of the Product Structure
  • Attribute mapping to Product Structure
  • Multiple levels of planning for items at the warehouse, plant and unit levels
  • Planning based on multiple sources of items.
  • Features to generate Work Orders manually or through planning process
  • Machine-wise production reporting
  • Product costing based on production and overhead expenses
  • Variance calculation based on planned vs actual costs

Benefits

These features allow steel manufacturing companies to get customized online as well as offline reports, separate data across the sister organizations and their sub-units, consolidated level trial balance for the steel division, improve traceability product inputs and financial statements. The online availability of data gives a holistic view of the companies processes as well as of financial indicators such as fund flow and cash flow analysis . The online information on stocks and resources helps them in planning timelines for new orders. They are also able to better manage statutory taxes like Excise, VAT and TDS.

Food Processing & Dairy

India is looked up to be the largest producer of milk, and is now gearing itself to become the largest food factory in the world. The Indian dairy sector is expected to triple its production in the next 10 years, in view of creating opportunities for export to Europe and the West. The main aim of the Indian dairy industry is to better manage national resources, and also to enhance milk production and upgrade milk processing, using innovative technologies and better solutions. The dairy industry is involved in processing raw milk into products such as consumer milk, butter, cheese, yogurt, condensed milk, dried milk (milk powder), and ice cream, using processes such as chilling, pasteurization, and homogenization. The country now produces around 100 million MT. value of output, which amounts to Rs. 1179 billion.

Business Challenges

The industry faces several challenges including the following:

  • Organizing milk producers under cooperatives
  • Provision of veterinary services, feeds, and fodders, in a cost effective manner
  • Promoting hygienic practices of milk production
  • Increasing milk production
  • Producing and marketing high volumes of dairy products with low margins
  • Meeting international standards and increasing exports
  • Tackling the menace of artificial milk production
  • Promoting sheep, goat, and camel milk
  • Innovating product varieties
  • Reducing adverse environmental impacts of dairying

RODE Features

Ramco OnDemand ERP offers certain unique features:

  • Milk Procurement
    • Capturing Fat and SNF percentages
    • Arriving on a purchase price based on Fat and SNF
  • Milk Processing, Packing, and Distribution
    • Combining milk received from various sources
    • Measuring the cumulative Fat and SNF percentages of the combined milk
    • Processing milk into various categories based on order requirements.
    • By-product Management
  • Order Booking and Distribution
    • Booking orders against advance for multiple items and delivery shifts (morning / evening)
    • Dispatching milk to multiple dealers
    • Handling alternate items during shipment
  • Dairy Reports
    • Obtaining route-wise procurement summary
    • Creating ales ledger reports
    • Obtaining daily gate pass, route-wise
    • Managing tub accounts
    • Managing cash receipts for agents
    • Creating cash sales report
    • Obtaining daily milk advice - consolidated/ summary
    • Managing daily milk advice - tub report
    • Creating delivery notes

RODE Benefits

Ramco OnDemand ERP provides the following business benefits:

  • RODE exploits the advantages of internet and computers
  • RODE is considered economical, and this should certainly be good news for the dairy industry
  • The solution aids in change management and ensures that the phases are not disturbed. It does not require much modifications and it can be implemented soon.
  • The end-to-end solution helps integrate data from many different departments, automate processes, control costs, and respond efficiently to change.
  • The RODE system is fully delivered in accordance with the flow of the Dairy Industry, combined with production management concepts and materials tracking, which aid every business process in this industry

Leather Manufacturing

The Indian footwear industry is the second largest producer of footwear. This footwear sector has matured from the level of manual footwear manufacturing methods to automated footwear manufacturing systems. The industry is now growing to adopt modern and state-of-the-art technology, to suit international requirements and standards. The industry faces business challenges owing to lack of a system that can keep up with the unique challenges in the leather industry, lack of an ERP solution that can cope up with difficulties such as transactions governed by a matrix structure, multiple end products and measurements, high inventory turnover, unfavourable frequency of orders, changing customer and market requirements, continuous pressure for better value and tighter costs.

Features

Our ERP solutions address the specific challenges faced by this industry. Our Leather Footwear solution includes the following features: -

  • Size, Pattern, and Color Matrices for the footwear industry
  • Matrix Driven transaction (Through out the business process from customer orders to orders / requisitions) in Purchase, Inventory, Production, Production Planning and Sales
  • Single Bill of Material for multiple shoe sizes
  • Attribute based planning
  • Shoe fitting management
  • Tannery management
  • Effective Production Tracking in shop floor
  • Auto-computation of production costs of the Finished Merchandise production output, efficiency percentage, and stock inquiry

Benefits

The solution is fully delivered in accordance with the process flows of the Leather Industry. Combined with production management concepts and materials tracking it aids every business process in the Footwear Manufacturing Industry. It facilitates change management as it does not require much modification and can be implemented in short time which, ensures that the phases are not disturbed. The end-to-end solution helps integrate data from many different departments, automate processes, control costs, and respond efficiently to change.

Trading

The Wholesale Distribution and Trading industry is in the middle of dynamic change. Increased competition is driving down prices, and customers want more value for their money. In order to remain competitive in this market, it is essential to obtain complete data visibility.

The industry faces Business Challenges to reduce costs, both operating and inventory tracking costs, manage inventory across locations, reduce inventory turnover time, increase warehouse productivity, track materials in transit, improve cash flow and reduce sales collection days, value stock accurately across multiple locations with proper excise documents tracking, support centralized and decentralized operations and standardize business procedures to avoid disparity in reporting and delay in decision making.

Features

Our ERP solutions address the specific challenges faced by this industry. Our Trading Industry solution includes the following features: -

  • Multi-location Setup Management
  • Franchisee Management
  • Dealer Management System
  • Stock Replenishment Management
  • Sales Agent Management
  • Integrated Warehouse Management
  • Actual Costing Method
  • FIFO based inventory management
  • Purchasing for trading including import purchases
  • Sales for trading including export sales
  • Centralised purchasing across branches
  • Stock transfers between locations of excisable goods
  • Sales returns management
  • Automatic credit checks

Benefits

These features allow trading companies to control on processes driven by the lot expiry date/and batch Ids, transfer stocks to branches to meet shortages, import and export trading with relevant taxation, value stock valuation using actual costing enable them to pass on excise and control packing and reprocessing. The online availability of data gives a consolidated view of domestic and import purchases, domestic and export sales, accounts payables and receivables and profitability across branches. The data visibility will also help trading organizations to reduce operating costs, increase efficiency, offer value added services and manage customer and supplier relationships.

Services

The Indian automobile service industry is involved in functioning as authorized dealers and service units for leading automotive players and has linkages with several manufacturing industries. These companies deal with the manufactures of automobiles and auto parts. From being a low-key supplier providing components, the industry has evolved to become a significant player in the automobile industry. Today, the Indian automobile service industry is a pioneer supplying a vast range of high-value and critical components and services to automobile users. The industry faces business challenges in providing additional infrastructure that is required to open new branches, obtaining and consolidating data from all locations in real time and lack of a service module integrated with other functions.

Features

Our ERP solutions address the specific challenges faced by this industry. Our Automobile Services solution includes the following features: -

  • Services offering definition and positioning
  • Serviceable item definition
  • Spare parts and service item management
  • Technician enablement
  • Service Enquiry and Quotations
  • Service Order management and tracking
  • Customer management
  • Complaint registration
  • Service billing
  • Third-party billing
  • Service billing with insurance claims

Benefits

These features allow Automobile Service companies to monitor and control service tasks, track billable and non-billable materials consumed while tasks are being performed, tracking of each vehicle for providing service and revenue contribution, manage relationships with customers, send service reminders to customers and offer value added services to customers. The integration of the service module with the other functional areas provides a single comprehensive ERP system to manage all business operations, online inventory control across all branches and centralized control over decentralized operations.

Power

The power industry plays a significant role in promoting the economy of any country, across the world. Power generation is one of the biggest industries in India. The Indian electricity sector has made remarkable progress in the last five decades in the field of generation, transmission, distribution and utilization of electricity. Today, several government entities, as well as private organizations, have taken up the task of power generation in India. However, the demand for electricity has always been more than supply. The projected power requirement, by the year 2012, is per capita consumption of 1000 units per annum. The capacity utilization and the hence improved efficiency are the key indicators to success in this industry.

Business Challenges

This industry faces the following challenges:

  • Visibility and close monitoring of plants across locations
  • High inventory-carrying costs across locations
  • Effective utilization of plant and machinery
  • Controlling cost over-runs of projects
  • Monitoring various real-time plant parameters from different generating stations
  • Improving operational performance
  • Fixed-asset management

RODE Features

Ramco OnDemand ERP Power Generation solution offers certain unique features:

  • Options to analyze the efficiency of multiple plants and engines across location
  • Options that enable capturing of the total turbine/engine run time and the break down time; this allows tracking the effective utilization of the plant and machinery, thereby helping in optimizing the output
  • The Fixed Asset Management Module in the solution provides Asset Register, which contains all the information required for managing the assets, and also gives automated depreciated value of the assets
  • Options that provide MIS inventory-based reports
  • Raw Material Consumption Tracking
  • Operational Efficiency Tracking
  • Control Systems Management

RODE Benefits

Ramco OnDemand ERP Power Generation solution offers the following benefits:

  • The solution provides options to conduct budgeting, both at plant and turbine level, with respect to the raw materials consumed and the electricity produced
  • Management reports give the comparison and variance between the budgeted values, for raw material and the electricity generation, on a day-to-day basis
  • Meter readings help to track the production of electricity, as well as the auxiliary consumption of electricity and raw materials, on a daily basis.
  • The solution reduces the need to maintain huge paper work
  • The solution provides the top management an insight into the actual situation of the company
  • Anytime availability of cost center-based reports gives the top management the confidence to analyze data anytime
  • The solution provides the management to control the inventory across the locations. This in turn enables the management to take corrective actions, because crucial information is available across locations, at all times
 
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