Corrugated packaging

Corrugated packaging

Basic sector-specifically preconfigured processes

Order acquisition processes

  • handling of enquiries
  • cost calculation with variants
  • pricing & quotations
  • customer / service orders
  • contracts / delivery plans

Materials management

  • procurement processes
  • stock management / storage facilities
  • material retrieval administration
  • contracts and delivery plans
  • batch administration / batch tracing
  • handling unit management
  • control of material flow by bar codes
  • labels / pallet flags

Planning processes

  • materials / capacity planning
  • automatic availability checks
  • manufacture at more than one location
  • external / third-party manufacture
  • graphic production planning
  • alternative manufacturing routes
  • alert monitor for conflicts
  • optimization of order sequencing

Production / checkback

  • acquisition of production data
  • electronic job folder
  • automated booking of items consumed and additions to stock
  • performance statistics for production

Despatch and invoicing

  • transport planning
  • invoicing goods & service
  • handling of returns
  • stock / freight invoicing
  • customs clearance

Finance & controlling

  • financial accounting
  • fixed asset accounting
  • logistical integration
  • cost-center accounting
  • profit-center accounting
  • projected and actual cost calculation
  • profit and loss statement
  • management reporting

Quality management

  • inspection planning and inspection assignments
  • test certificates
  • error analysis / evaluation
  • complaint management

Electronic data exchange with customers and suppliers

  • manufacture without customer order
  • forecast / sales history
  • preliminary planning and make-to-stock production

Optional modules

  • CRM
  • personnel management
  • maintenance
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Specific processes and solution components

Product development interfaces

  • Esko ArtiosCAD and Esko CAD-X
  • Esko prepress
  •  CAPE Pack optimization
  •  ink recipe systems

Prepress and press interfaces

  • Esko Automation Engine (Step [&] Repeat)
  •  JDF sheetfed offset
  •  ink mixing systems

Print specification end products

  • Esko Automation Engine (Step [&] Repeat)
  •  JDF sheetfed offset
  •  ink mixing systems

Cost calculation

  • comprehensive set of standards for the calculation of wastage, set-up time and output for typical machines and processes
  • fully automatic cost calculation for standard products
  • generation of products, parts lists [&] work schedules, maintenance of empirical knowledge
  • determination of critical run sizes for alternative manufacturing routes
  • cost calculation for one-part and multipart products in individual, sequential and aggregated manufacture

Price tableau

  • suggestions for target price and minimum price level for any number of runs in accordance with target contribution margins
  • extra charges for variants
  • calculation of freight and storage costs
  • determination of optimum batches
  • drawing-up of price lists

Tool administration

  • calculation of tool costs
  • initial / repeat procurement
  •  archiving / storage
  • accounting of tool costs
  • version control & utilization

Manufacturing sequences optimized in terms of set-up

comprisal of individual orders into aggregated orders

Machine connections

  • Heidelberger Druckmaschinen
  • standardized connection independent of machine type
  • connection to packaging lines

Other highlights

  • paperless order picking
  • palletizing / mixed pallets
  • complete set of forms