Product planning

Planning the future, thinking ahead of processes:
The GUSS expert ERP solution accompanies you during this process.

Product planning with the GUSS expert ERP solution simultaneously fulfills multiple tasks:

     -Management of article master data and prices

     -Integrated equipment management

     -Determination of the work and material plan,
     incl. external processing, as base for your production data feedback

     -Determination of lead production time
     therefore allowing capacity overview for production planning tasks

     -Basis for the integrated costing calculation functionality

     -Automatic stock entries and stock management

     -Overview of used materials

IPS Expert offers you the tools for a highly substantive product planning solution to determine your process and know your costs beforehand.

The integrated and adjustable cost calculation algorithm determines your costs for you for individual articles, as well as for complex assembly structures.
As a result you will see your:

     Production costs, total production costs and cost coverage

And with the inclusion of a defined profit you will receive your

     Price proposals

Learn here more about costing calculation as well as the work and material plan.

A solid offer should always be based on a preliminary costing as precise as possible.
Nothing is harder to renegotiate sales prices after the order is placed
and
nothing is worse than realizing during production, that the sales prices does not cover costs.

Therefore, use our integrated costing solution!

 

Calculate with the integrated costing solution by GUSS expert:

-Costs for individual work steps (fixed costs, variable costs or order-fixed costs)

-Material costs incorporating material and energy surcharges

-Purchase material costs

-Production-independent sales and management costs

-Risk factors like expected scrap percentage

-Unit and scale quantity costing

-Freely definable price units

The whole costing process is based on the variable and article-specific configurable work and material plan.

The integrated and adjustable cost calculation algorithm determines your costs for you for individual articles, as well as for complex assembly structures.
As a result you will see your:

     Production costs, total production costs and cost coverage

And with the inclusion of a defined profit you will receive your

     Price proposals

Orders, articles or material can be set as cost objects.
All costing data is saved in a separate costing history for each article.

Exemplary costing sheet created with GUSS expert.
The actual from can be individually adjusted using the Report Designer.

The capturing of actual production data plays hereby a crucial part.

GUSS expert captures your production using the BDE expert concept. All final costing can be done for individual production orders or periods of time.

All required data will be automatically captured in the background using production feedback and price developments and be collectively displayed in reports.

Simple. As. That.

GUSS expert is specifically developed for the process manufacturer, like foundries or plastic injection casting businesses, and will support your business in your own specific requirements regarding your product planning process.
Product planning incorporates handling of single and multi-level production processes, like complex assemblies, which themselves can be made up of in-house produced or purchased articles or contain external processes.
All this can be entered and individually arranged article-specific into the work and material plan.

The work and material plan uses beforehand entered master data from the equipment management, capacity planning etc. No double entry of data is necessary.

Creating your own work and material plan with GUSS expert offers you the following advantages:

-One-time creation of a product plan, which can also be copied for similar articles

-BOM feature
Automated creation of your bill of material using the work and material plan

-Integrated costing feature

-Creating article-specific lead production time for your capacity planning of machines and work spaces

-Inclusion of external processors/extended workbench
Using the extended workbench, specific lead times, costs and external warehouses can be managed separately

-Multi-level production
Assemblies with a multitude of components and automatic creation of suborders can easily be handled

<-Variant production
Dividing equal products by different demand status or machining variants

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Tel.: +49 (0) 931 30 980-0
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