metals-AX® – the certified industry solution for the plastics industry
Respond quickly and flexibly to customer and market demands
From consultation to product delivery, customers always expect optimum quality, fast shipping, personalised service and favourable conditions. As a plastics distributor, you need an ERP solution that integrates and controls all business processes in order to react flexibly to customer and market requirements – while at the same time optimising capacity utilization and minimizing inventory and lead times. That solution is metals-AX®.
metals-AX® offers you a modular business solution with a range of services specifically for the plastics industry. In July 2008 metals-AX® earned the status “Certified for Dynamics AX”, the first in the industry in Germany.
The speed and integration of your work depends mainly on one thing: your software.
The foundation of your ERP success
Take advantage of our foundations for success:
Industry knowledge – our consultants know your business and the language of your industry.
The base software – Microsoft Dynamics AX is a comprehensive and powerful ERP solution.
The metals-AX® industry solution – based on Microsoft Dynamics AX, we have developed metals-AX® specifically for the steel, metal and plastics industries.
alnamic project methodology – successful implementation of an ERP system depends heavily on the implementation method.
Modern. Modular. Customised.
With metals-AX®, you benefit from a highly functional industry ERP solution based on Microsoft Dynamics AX. The birthplace of metals-AX® is in the classic steel trade. Based on a solution of the predecessor product XAL, we developed an industry solution for stainless steel, steel, plastic and metals over a number of years. Thanks to the highly functional PPC module, metals-AX® offers all options needed for recording, processing and documenting internal and external modifications, from simple single-level modifications through to complex, multi-stage sub-assembly production. Even the basic version offers you a variety of functions that can be expanded in a modular way depending on industry and individual requirements.
Selection of the functions available in metals-AX®
Business types: Warehouse, shipping, purchasing
Weight settlement type for pricing commercial weight / work weight
Dynamic stock overviews - organised by dimensions, batch, certificate, manufacturer, product, … - in metres - in number of bars in trade / stock length - in kg - in surplus lengths (short lengths) and commercial lengths - in size dimensions (plates) - in batches - in serial numbers
Surplus length management
Consistent dimension-expansion for metals-AX® in all ERP modules
Material quality registry Material allocation function
Accrued charges (also hidden)
Industry-specific documents (dimensions, text modules ...)
Optimised order entry (e.g. comparison items)
Saw cut and bevel cut recording with overhead costing
Packaging (including planning)
Advanced shipping control
Transportation planning (shipping list)
Optimized ext. prefabrication
Production categorisation (SSC)
Advanced capacity planning
Analysis data (chem./mech.)
Consultants with industry knowledge
We speak the language of business and know your processes down to the smallest detail. Take advantage of our years of experience as a Dynamics AX partner, our specialized knowledge and countless successfully completed client projects. We would be happy to provide a personal consultation on our metals AX® product and its special functions for the plastics industry.