Infor BAAN/LN

With Infor ERP LN, you benefit from a solution designed, maintained and managed by industry professionals, with the necessary features to grow your business, including specific business features that meet the needs of many manufacturing industries.


Defining management processes

Fully integrated, a unique, workflow-based graphics tool, Dynamic Enterprise Modeler, allows you to structure the software package based on how you organize, define your management processes and adapt them over time. This allows you to fully manage the supply chain and management rules related to exchanges between many sites worldwide.
Dynamic Enterprise Modeler is also compatible with ISO 9000 and other related standards.

Planning engine

With features usually found in an integrated management package, Infor ERP LN provides a comprehensive and realistic view of the full demand and capabilities. So, you master the whole process, from ordering to after-sales service through manufacturing and distribution.
Resource productivity tools. For project-by-project and mixed-manufacturing environments, Infor ERP LN controls currents and reduces costs by optimizing resource use. With a choice of flexible manufacturing options, you avoid limiting yourself to a single production method.

Service-oriented architecture

Infor ERP LN relies on Infor Open SOA, a service-oriented architecture that allows for total interoperability of different applications through flexible, standard-based integration (OAGIS 9.0 BOD, J2EE, SOAP and WDSL) and full support for web services.

Integration at the office level

User-friendly and easy-to-use, Infor ERP LN provides users with key information to improve decision-making. This is one of the reasons that led computer magazine Computerwoche to award Infor ERP LN the title of the most user-friendly solution among the leading integrated management software packages on the market.
Home pages and roles-defined fields.
To maximize user comfort, Infor ERP LN allows users to define their homepage with their own data environment based on their profile and credit: defining partners, items, purchase requests and customer orders. Role-based homepages are also predefined for a number of functions within your business.


The following key modules:


Planning

Meet your customers’ fluctuating expectations and achieve your growth, production, delay and regulatory compliance goals with the advanced planning engine that consolidates multiple planning methods into a single application, and provides a comprehensive view of capabilities and demand.
The Planning module controls planning flows while making it easier to control demand to improve forecast accuracy.

Manufacturing

An essential component of Infor ERP LN, Manufacturing is an extremely flexible component with rich functionality. It manages several types of production, including just-in-time production or lean manufacturing through assem blage control and just-in-time material replenishment.
It also incorporates complete product configuration features: from standard product variants to the most complex configurations.

Finance

Multi-site, multi-currency and fully integrated, this module meets GAAP, IAS/IFRS standards and generally recognized accounting principles at the local and international level. It authorizes the reconciliation of the balance sheet, earnings and cash accounts of different entities.
It also offers a solid financial base with flexible and user-defined parameters for general accounting, as well as for customer and supplier accounts.

Warehousing

Using bar coding and radio frequency identification techniques, the Warehouse Management Module facilitates inventory planning and management by offering the ability to track each item with a serial number, including for very large volumes. This module also authorizes just-in-time sourcing from warehouses, suppliers and manufacturing sites, including the operation of “Kanban” numbers to trigger transfers between warehouses of several companies.

Freight Management

Manage your transport with the planning and assessment of freight costs induced by the logistic movements of goods in and out. With the Freight Management module, you can select a category of carriers and a level of service when entering orders based on the level of freight cost and expected delivery times. You can also operate your warehouse according to your transportation plan.

Procurement

Any industrial enterprise requires the direct acquisition of materials. The Procurement module incorporates centralized and decentralized command management features. It allows the management of purchase requests, price requests, purchase contracts, purchase programs, returns and instructions.
It also authorizes supplier evaluation, control of supplier orders, as well as the generation of statistics and supply history.

Sales

This fully integrated solution manages quotes, order tracking and confirmation, contracts, pricing, discounts, promotions, product schedules and configuration. It streamlines the order management process by allowing registration procedures to be customized to the type of item or customer. It also manages and launchs delivery programs (including push and pull).

Enterprise Service Management

Turn your after-sales service into a profit center. Enterprise Service Management manages the entire cycle from manufacturing to after-sales with the help of on-site and workshop installation, maintenance and repair services.

Project

This module brings together project management and production resource management into a unique environment.
It offers real-time control of all aspects of production in project mode: from quotes and offers to on-site installation and maintenance. Integration with Microsoft Project and Microsoft Office makes it easier to plan and manage contracts.

Quality Management

Offering a customizable interface with sales, purchases and manufacturing orders, as well as inventory, location and batch control, the Quality Management module facilitates the automatic or manual creation of quality control orders and blocks inventory and order procedures until results are received.

Product Lifecycle Management

This module strengthens the links between the design office and the company’s other services. The ease of access to the detailed information of each article allows users, from purchasing services to manufacturing services, to improve their decision-making.


* : Additional and integrated module.
Finally, with Infor ERP LN, you innovate and become more flexible: you can seize all opportunities while meeting the requirements of your customers, all over the world.


In some companies, transaction automation has reduced internal approval times by 50%. All of Infor’s complementary modules fit seamlessly with Infor ERP LN and cover all the complex needs of industrial companies. These include Infor HCM (Human Capital Management), Infor CRM (Customer Relationship Management) and Infor SCM (Supply Chain Management)

With Infor ERP LN, you benefit from a solution designed, maintained and managed by industry professionals, with the necessary features to grow your business, including specific business features that meet the needs of many manufacturing industries.


Defining management processes

Fully integrated, a unique, workflow-based graphics tool, Dynamic Enterprise Modeler, allows you to structure the software package based on how you organize, define your management processes and adapt them over time. This allows you to fully manage the supply chain and management rules related to exchanges between many sites worldwide. Dynamic Enterprise Modeler is also compatible with ISO 9000 and other related standards.

Planning engine

With features usually found in an integrated management package, Infor ERP LN provides a comprehensive and realistic view of the full demand and capabilities. So, you master the whole process, from ordering to after-sales service through manufacturing and distribution
. Resource productivity tools. For project-by-project and mixed-manufacturing environments, Infor ERP LN controls currents and reduces costs by optimizing resource use. With a choice of flexible manufacturing options, you avoid limiting yourself to a single production method.

Service-oriented architecture

Infor ERP LN relies on Infor Open SOA, a service-oriented architecture that allows for total interoperability of different applications through flexible, standard-based integration (OAGIS 9.0 BOD, J2EE, SOAP and WDSL) and full support for web services.

Integration at the office level

User-friendly and easy-to-use, Infor ERP LN provides users with key information to improve decision-making. This is one of the reasons that led computer magazine Computerwoche to award Infor ERP LN the title of the most user-friendly solution among the leading integrated management s
oftware packages on the market. Home p
ages and roles-defined fields. To maximize user comfort, Infor ERP LN allows users to define their homepage with their own data environment based on their pr
ofile and credit: defining partners, items, purchase requests and customer orders. Role-based homepages are also predefined for a number of functions within your business.

The following key modules:


Planning

Meet your customers’ fluctuating expectations and achieve your growth, production, delay and regulatory compliance goals with the advanced planning engine that consolidates multiple planning methods into a single application, and provides a comprehensive view of capabilities and d
emand. The Planning module controls planning flows while making it easier to control demand to improve forecast accuracy.

Manufacturing

An essential component of Infor ERP LN, Manufacturing is an extremely flexible component with rich functionality. It manages several types of production, including just-in-time production or lean manufacturing through assem blage control and just-in-time material replenishment
. It also incorporates complete product configuration features: from standard product variants to the most complex configurations.

Finance

Multi-site, multi-currency and fully integrated, this module meets GAAP, IAS/IFRS standards and generally recognized accounting principles at the local and international level. It authorizes the reconciliation of the balance sheet, earnings and cash accounts of dif
ferent entities. It also offers a solid financial base with flexible and user-defined parameters for general accounting, as well as for customer and supplier accounts.

Warehousing

Using bar coding and radio frequency identification techniques, the Warehouse Management Module facilitates inventory planning and management by offering the ability to track each item with a serial number, including for very large volumes. This module also authorizes just-in-time sourcing from warehouses, suppliers and manufacturing sites, including the operation of “Kanban” numbers to trigger transfers between warehouses of several companies.

Freight Management

Manage your transport with the planning and assessment of freight costs induced by the logistic movements of goods in and out. With the Freight Management module, you can select a category of carriers and a level of service when entering orders based on the level of freight cost and expected delivery times. You can also operate your warehouse according to your transportation plan.

Procurement

Any industrial enterprise requires the direct acquisition of materials. The Procurement module incorporates centralized and decentralized command management features. It allows the management of purchase requests, price requests, purchase contracts, purchase programs, returns and i
nstructions. It also authorizes supplier evaluation, control of supplier orders, as well as the generation of statistics and supply history.

Sales

This fully integrated solution manages quotes, order tracking and confirmation, contracts, pricing, discounts, promotions, product schedules and configuration. It streamlines the order management process by allowing registration procedures to be customized to the type of item or customer. It also manages and launchs delivery programs (including push and pull).

Enterprise Service Management

Turn your after-sales service into a profit center. Enterprise Service Management manages the entire cycle from manufacturing to after-sales with th
e help of on-site and workshop installation, maintenance and repair services.

Project

This module brings together project management and production resource management into a unique envi
ronment. It offers real-time control of all aspects of production in project mode: from quotes and offers to on-site installation and maintenance. Integration with Microsoft Project and Microsoft Office makes it easier to plan and manage contracts.

Quality Management

Offering a customizable interface with sales, purchases and manufacturing orders, as well as inventory, location and batch control, the Quality Management module facilitates the automatic or manual creation of quality control orders and blocks inventory and order procedures until results are received.

Product Lifecycle Management

This module strengthens the links between the design office and the company’s other services. The ease of access to the detailed information of each article allows users, from purchasing services to manufacturing services, to improve their decision-making.


Additional and integrated modul
e. Finally, with Infor ERP LN, you innovate and become more flexible: you can seize all opportunities while meeting the requirements of your customers, all over the world.


In some companies, transaction automation has reduced internal approval times by 50%. All of Infor’s complementary modules fit seamlessly with Infor ERP LN and cover all the complex needs of industrial companies. These include Infor HCM (Human Capital Management), Infor CRM (Customer Relationship Management) and Infor SCM (Supply Chain Management)