Making or selling standard products with many variancesSyscom PLC celebrate 40 successful years this year and has been a Microsoft Gold ERP Partner for over 10 years. They are one of the UK’s leading suppliers of fully integrated software to manufacturing, wholesale and distribution companies in the UK.

Syscom work closely with companies to resolve common and complex issues within their business process such as: No stock visibility, poor production and capacity planning, duplication of effort and lack of information and communication. All these issues have a negative impact on turnover and profits.

Major UK furniture manufacturer, Celebrity Motion Furniture with more than 500 retail customers in the UK invested in Microsoft Dynamics AX from Syscom. Syscom won the business as they were able to demonstrate an excellent ability to understand detailed business requirements and processes. In particular the Product Configurator in Microsoft Dynamics AX will allow Celebrity to create distinct product variants that each have a unique bill of materials (BOM), and route through to production.

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The Syscom Advanced Product Configurator can be integrated into CAD design software, automatically build a bill of material directly from a sales order and route through to production.

“Those that make often don’t trust those that sell to get things right,” said Keith Pittaway from Syscom. “Microsoft Dynamics Advanced Product Configurator from Syscom takes that uncertainty and doubt away as it automatically builds the bill of material from a sales quotation or order & routes it directly through to production – reducing time and cost.”

Other benefits include: simplifying complexity with guided selling, handles the most complex and multi-level BOM, trains new starters quickly and efficiently, no mistakes – no returns – no overstocking issues and enables mobile productivity to help your mobile sales force work faster and smarter.

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“A well established, well proven manufacturing, production and distribution software system, Microsoft Dynamics AX from Syscom will take away the complexity and do all the hard work for you,” concludes Pittaway.