Textile manufacturing is a very large industry that involves spinning fiber into yarn, weaving the yarn into fabric, dying, printing and finishing the fabric into a textile and finally producing garments and a plethora of other products.
The industry is very innovative at finding ways to make their processes more efficient, developing products to be more durable, energy efficient and environmentally friendly. Many in the industry have had to find ways to effectively navigate the global supply chain that textile manufacturers and distributors are faced with daily.
In fact, one of their challenges is import management and so it is important that ERP software for the textiles industry includes the ability to track shipping containers and calculate landed costs by product, supplier, location, unit and volume. Because of the global nature of this industry, it is also important for an ERP system to handle multiple currencies and multiple languages.
Exact ERP handles import management and more. For instance, the system's inherent document management capabilities assist textile manufacturers in the design process allowing them to store photos, drawings, costing estimates, and other production details. In addition, all related import documentation is easily accessible and can be assigned to specific shipping containers as well as related products, accounts, etc.
The core accounting functionality in Exact Macola assists textile manufacturers and distributors with retail compliance using EDI, RFID and other labeling systems. It will also facilitate related invoice deductions and charge backs.
When it comes to managing inventory, Exact Macola's item-centric foundation means that inventory items can be tracked in as much detail as is required for the business. When used in combination with barcoding and the warehouse management system, inventory can be managed very efficiently.
Key features of Exact ERP software for textiles distribution and manufacturing include: