Online printing & finishing

Basic sector-specific preconfigured processes

Order acquisition processes

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

Materials management

  • procurement
  • stock management
  • administration of storage facilities
  • material flow management
  • printing of labels

Order acquisition processes

  • materials / capacity planning
  • intercompany business
  • production planning
  • optimization of order sequencing

Production / checkback

  • acquisition of production data
  • acquisition of machine data
  • electronic job folder
  • performance statistics for production
  • quality inspection

Despatch and invoicing

  • transport planning
  • invoicing of goods
  • invoicing of services
  • complaint management

Finance and controlling

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

Optional modules

  • personnel management
  • quality management
  • maintenance

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Specific processes and solution components

Webshop integration

  • automatic generation of orders
  • synchronization of master data
  • continual status reports
  • transmission of products and variants to shop with basic and extra charges

Prepress integration

  • PDF workflow
  • JDF connection to prepress
  • JDF connection to image setter
  • JDF connection to offset printing

Product breakdown

  • mathematical definition of folding variants
  • optimum manufacturing routes
  • automatic panelization

Postpress automation

automatic panelization

attention to delivery priorities

approval of suggestions for joint print allocation and overall PDF version with graphic content

Cost calculation

  • performance catalog of typical processes and machines
  • complications / factors that may lead to reduced output
  • set of standards for wastage, set-up and output specifications
  • generation of standard and individual products
  • maintenance of empirical knowledge
  • cost calculation of variants
  • definition of critical run sizes for alternative manufacturing routes
  • automatic updates when costs change
  • cost comparison between parcel service and carrier

Price tableau

  • target prices and minimum price levels for all possible quantity scales
  • extra charges for variants and additional work
  • automatic fixing of sales prices in accordance with target contribution margins
  • calculated risk factor involved in joint print allocation
  • drawing up of price lists

Finishing and distribution cockpit

  • packing at the cutting machine
  • division of run to cater to any number of delivery addresses
  • per-delivery packing instructions
  • despatch label printing
  • clear labeling of cash-on-delivery packages
  • cash-on-delivery listsFinishing and distribution cockpit

Important extra functions

  • incoming payment / delivery stop conditional on preflight check
  • recalculation of delivery date depending on priority
  • aggregated report (acquisition of production data) for short runs
  • aggregated product costing analysis[/us_iconbox]