Contract Manufacturing

Contract manufacturing is a business model that is growing in popularity in the Midwest region. However, it can be challenging to implement and maintain.

Streamline Your Contract Manufacturing Process with Tailored ERP Solutions

Challenges that Acumatica Cloud ERP can solve for contract manufacturing operations.

  1. Inefficient Production Scheduling: As a contract manufacturer in Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana or other Midwest states,, it’s crucial to schedule your production efficiency to meet your customers’ demands. Acumatica Cloud ERP provides real-time visibility into your production capacity, resource availability, and order backlog, allowing you to optimize your production schedule and minimize lead times.

  2. Lack of Cost Management: Managing costs is essential for contract manufacturers. Acumatica Cloud ERP provides real-time visibility into your costs, allowing you to track your expenses accurately and make informed decisions about pricing and profitability.

  3. Poor Quality Control: Maintaining quality control is crucial for contract manufacturers. Acumatica Cloud ERP helps you manage your quality control processes by providing real-time visibility into your production processes, allowing you to quickly identify and address quality issues.

  4. Inefficient Inventory Management: Contract manufacturers often have to manage large inventories of raw materials, work-in-progress, and finished goods. Acumatica Cloud ERP helps you manage your inventory more efficiently by providing real-time visibility into your inventory levels, tracking your inventory movements, and automating your inventory replenishment processes.

  5. Difficulty with Compliance Management: Contract manufacturers need to comply with a wide range of regulations and standards, including environmental regulations, safety standards, and industry-specific regulations. Acumatica Cloud ERP helps you manage your compliance requirements by providing real-time visibility into your compliance status, automating compliance workflows, and generating compliance reports.

Features of Acumatica

ERP offers a variety of features that are essentials.

  • A comprehensive set of financial tools

  • Flexible inventory management options

  • Reporting capabilities.

  • The ability to connect with customers easily

AdCirrus ERP is the ideal partner for your small to mid-size contract manufacturers looking to streamline their production processes, reduce their costs, improve their quality control, and comply with regulations.

 Whether you are in the Midwest region, Virginia, or California, you can increase your production efficiency, improve your profitability, and meet your customers’ demands with ease. 

Contact us today to learn how the AdCirrus ERP team can help your contract manufacturing business thrive in Chicago.

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Industry Specific Edition

Acumatica cloud ERP’s Industry-Specific Editions are a unique combination of Acumatica cloud ERP functionality and functionality specific to a particular industry or industry segment.

For example, the Manufacturing Edition includes both manufacturing and distribution modules, as well as modules for field service and general business use. The Distribution Edition includes only distribution modules.

The Industry-Specific Editions include all of the core Acumatica cloud ERP functionality including:

  • Core Accounting
  • Core Billing & Invoicing
  • Core Business Management  (including project management and portfolio management)
  • Core Data Modeling & Validation  (using the same data model used in the Core Accounting module)
  • Core Enterprise Resource Planning  (including CRM integration)
  • Core Human Resources & Payroll  (HRIS integration with HR applications such as Zenefits)
  • Core Inventory Management  (including barcode scanning technology that can be used to identify inventory items based on their UPC codes or SKU numbers.)

Retail Commerce Management

Deliver a consistent customer experience across all your sales channels with full integration between your online, mobile, kiosk, and in-store service.

  • Reduce stock-outs and back orders 
  • Speed up order processing and fulfillment 
  • Streamline returns and exchange 
  • Provide an omni-channel experience 
  • Offer a world-class eCommerce presence 
  • Integration with web stores and POS systems

Project Management

Streamline project management: The project accounting suite enables you to track project costs, carry out planning and billing, and manage time and expenses while completely integrating with the fundamental accounting operations like general ledger and accounts payable.

Customer Relationship Management

Set up customer relationship management: CRM is an important tool for any business that wants to build strong customer relationships and retain customers. With Acumatica, you can set up a customer relationship management system that works for your business.

The CRM feature includes:

  • Customizable reporting dashboards
  • Powerful business intelligence capability
  • Service and support automated workflows
  • A customer self-service portal

Service Management

Maximize dispatching and boost revenue by scheduling the right people at the right time, and see real-time data for work taking place in the field.

  • Single version of the truth
  • Multi-dimensional reporting
  • Security by role
  • Custom reports and personalized dashboards
  • Multiple display options

Construction Management

Provides a complete, mobile-enabled cloud-based construction and accounting software solution.

  • Instant data access in role-based dashboards 
  • Native AI and ML for automation and data processing 
  • Superior compliance management 
  • Flexible drop-shipping to project sites 
  • Real-time connection among workers-field, office, and remote.

Sales Improvement

Acumatica’s sales management features can help businesses increase their sales and revenue.

Utilize Business Intelligence

You may gather crucial data from various sources and show it in reports made for quick decision-making with Acumatica cloud ERP. This software includes analytical tools for monitoring the state of your business. It identifies problems before they substantially harm your company.

Warehouse Management

Streamline warehouse operations and transaction to reduce errors, automate processes and increase productivity.

  • Reduce errors 
  • Increase customer satisfaction
  • Automate data capture 
  • Simplify tracking
  • Prioritized, direct picking 

Inventory Optimization

Optimize inventory: Acumatica’s inventory management tools can help businesses reduce inventory costs and improve stock levels.

Manufacturing Management

Built for make-to-stock, make-to-order, engineer-to-order, project centric, job shop, batch, repetitive manufacturing, and more.

  • Complete, multi-site cloud manufacturing control and planning system
  • Improve efficiency with intuitive, award-winning UI
  • Empower collaboration with cross-module workflows 
  • Create business resilience with our future proof design 

Order Processing

Use order processing: Order processing is another key feature of Acumatica ERP software. With this feature, you can streamline your order process and keep track of orders as they move through the pipeline.

Improve financial management

There are a number of ways businesses can make the most out of Acumatica’s features. For example, businesses can use Acumatica to:

– Improve financial management: Acumatica’s financial management tools can help businesses save time and money by streamlining accounting and financial processes. This functionality includes:

     General ledger incorporating real-time analysis fully integrated with all other features

     Accounts receivable and payable

     Cash, currency & tax management solutions

     Fixed assets

     Recurring revenue management