Manufacturing

To stay competitive, profitable and meet increasing expectations in the manufacturing industry, producers need to seize every opportunity available. Producers often rely on outdated and incompatible back-office applications, with limited IT resources to manage their business. The mismatch of system integration creates an inconsistency of information sharing, process delays, and errors. To be successful it is important to master the managerial, financial and operational processes across the entire business, often online and in multiple locations of the world. The most efficient way is to establish a seamless integration using one unified platform, enabling a transparent and synergistic relationship.

The solution is called Seven Hives ERP, which is an end-to-end business solution that helps manage all business information and operational tasks in one application. Seven Hives ERP is a software platform that not only helps you manage your operations but also provides you with relevant business intelligence to make accurate business decisions. It forms the backbone of your organization by adding stability, transparency, and control.

Inventory Management

A common problem experienced by manufacturers is the ability to effectively balance stock levels. Being over or under stocked could be devastating in terms of product delivery, tying capital in unused goods and warehouse space utilization. Managing your stock levels correlates to matching the demands of your customer to a satisfactory level while reducing costs. Furthermore, you need to keep track of your suppliers and their lead-time to get your material delivered when needed.

Seven Hives ERP offers manufacturers a range of inventory management tools to keep full visibility and overview of their stock levels. The system gives a complete run-down starting from the customer sales order, calculating the need of material and automatically sending real-time alerts of low stock levels. The platform will automate and simplify tasks and enable a full overview making

Stock Taking and Transactions

  • Multiple Warehouses and Stores
  • Stock Settings and Entry
  • Delivery Note
  • Purchase Receipt
  • Material Request
  • Warehouse
  • Item-wise Recommended Reorder Level

Items and Pricing

  • Item, variants, attributes, brands
  • Product Bundle
  • Price Rules, List, Discounts Rewards Points
  • Shipping Rule
  • Serial Numbers and Batching
  • Expires and Warranties

Reports and Analytics

  • Item Shortage Report
  • Items Transfer Report
  • Batch-Wise Balance History
  • Batch Item Expiry Report
  • Item Prices Report
  • Stock Ledger
  • Stock Projected Qty Stock Summary Report
  • Stock Ageing Report
  • Stock Analytics
  • Delivery Note Trends
  • Purchase Receipt Trends

Accounts

Keeping track of your payable and receivables is crucial for any business, especially for a business that specializes in producing, purchasing and selling physical goods. Product-oriented businesses are dependent on having a steady revenue stream to manage their cash flow and maintain a good credit rating. This means that a single misspent payment could delay a shipment and jeopardize a delivery, resulting in customer complaints and damage to your company’s reputation.

The accounts module is a financial management tool that keeps track of your accounts by providing a series of charts on multi-levels, where each level is accompanied by an individually tailored financial report. It has the features to help you oversee your business expenses, overview taxes, and overall profitability. Staying up-to-date with all financial information related to your company has never been easier.

Billing

  • Sales Invoice
  • Purchase Invoice
  • Payment Request
  • Payment Entry
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Accounts Payable

Accounts and Statements

  • Trial Balance
  • Balance Sheet
  • Cash Flow
  • Profit and Loss Statement
  • Journal Entry
  • Chart of Accounts*
  • General Ledger

Banking and Payments

  • Update Bank Transaction Dates
  • Match Payments with Invoices
  • Bank Reconciliation Statement

Taxes

  • Sales and Purchase Taxes and Charges Template
  • Tax Rules
  • Sales Register
  • Purchase Register

Budget and Cost Center

  • Chart of Cost Centers
  • Budgeting Tool

Reports and Analytics

  • Gross Profit
  • Purchase Invoice Trends
  • Sales Invoice Trends
  • Budget Variance Report
  • Monthly Distribution

Supplier Management

Supplier Management is essential to master in order to keep your inventory fully and accurately stocked and meet customer demands. The struggle lies in organizing different parameters such as delivery lead times, price points and assessing these correctly for multiple suppliers at hand. Benchmarking and choosing the right supplier is a complex and time-consuming task.

Seven Hives ERP contains a set of features that will make your purchasing process efficient and effortless. You will be able to centralize multiple supplier details and get a full overview of all important parameters in one go, such as lead-time and pricing. It will streamline your supplier evaluation process and aid you in choosing the best supplier every time. Furthermore, you will be able to set up product identification and pricing, stock projections and centralize your purchase orders with account details and terms and conditions.

Supplier

  • Supplier Type
  • Contact
  • Address
  • Setup
  • Items and Pricing

Purchasing

  • Material Request
  • Request for Quotation
  • Supplier Quotation
  • Purchase Order

Items and Pricing

  • Item
  • Product Bundle
  • Price List
  • Item Group
  • Item Price
  • Shipping Order
  • Pricing Rule

Contract Life cycle Management

  • Buying Settings
  • Terms and Conditions Template
  • Purchase Taxes and Charges Template

Analytics

  • Purchase Analytics
  • Supplier Sales Analytics
  • Purchase Order Trends

Reports and Analytics

  • Gross Profit
  • Purchase Invoice Trends
  • Sales Invoice Trends
  • Budget Variance Report
  • Monthly Distribution

Sales

Managing several potential clients and keeping them in your sales pipeline is not an easy task. Sending proposals and quotations in an expeditious manner, is key to engaging your clients and maintaining their trust. You will need to obtain accurate information, such as product cost and delivery times, and present this to your client promptly. The challenge is to get input from several departments and stakeholders within the organization, which can be challenging if the information structure is built around legacy and incompatible IT systems. Some organizations are dependent on one or more key employees that hold the information locally on their workstations. This integral information will be impossible to obtain if they are ill, or worse, leave the company.

Seven Hives ERP Sales module is closely integrated with other modules, which effectively gives you a detailed overview of the business. Accurate product pricing and order delivery can easily be calculated and presented to the client with minimal effort. This is the benefit of having one unified system that centralizes key information across all departments. Everybody with the access and training will able to extract needed information, ultimately eliminating local information dependency. Furthermore, you will easily be able to keep track of customer demands and your own supply needs with analytics and projection tools. Customer satisfaction is of utmost priority for any organization where marketing and sales activities such as creating sales orders need to be monitored and automated.

Sales

  • Quotation
  • Sales Order

Customer

  • Customer Group
  • Contact
  • Address

Items and Pricing

  • Product Bundle
  • Price List
  • Item Group
  • Item Price
  • Shipping Rule
  • Pricing Rule

Setup

  • Selling Settings
  • Campaign
  • Terms and Conditions Template
  • Sales Taxes and Charges Template
  • Industry Type

Analytics

  • Sales Analytics
  • Sales Funnel
  • Customer Acquisition and Loyalty
  • Quotation Trends
  • Sales Order Trends

HR and Payroll

Recruitment, payroll and general management of employees are a common struggle for most companies. The hierarchical company structure comes with numerous types of roles and responsibilities within different departments. Keeping track of salaries, employee contracts, payslips, attendance and leave for both in-house and consultants can be a logistical nightmare. But it plays a crucial role and needs to be operational at all times to keep the business running smoothly.

Seven Hives ERP will define the role of your workers along with their responsibilities and salary. It will also decide the employment and salary structure of the workforce hierarchy and manage permanent, temporary, hourly paid personnel. The best part of this function is that when the information has been put in the system and has been predefined, all salaries, taxes, and expenses will be calculated automatically.

Employee Payroll and Attendance

  • Employee Attendance
  • Salary Slip
  • Payroll Entry
  • Salary Structure

Reports

  • Employee Leave Balance
  • Salary Register

Setup

  • HR Settings
  • Employment Type
  • Branch
  • Department
  • Designation
  • Daily Work Summary Settings

Training

  • Expense Claim
  • Appraisals
  • Fleet Management

Manufacturing

Keeping a high efficiency across your production lines is one of the most important KPIs for a manufacturing company. Time per task and material wastage must be measurable and overviewed to streamline and maintain a high production efficiency. Accurate resource allocation is essential, but it is also one of the most difficult areas to master. Miscalculations and errors could result in tying capital in over-stock, faulty products or even delaying a customer order and not getting the raw material on time.

Seven Hives has the functionality to estimate raw material and operational time needed for each workstation. Compare estimations with real-time results to get a close to perfect understanding of the operational performance and dissect possible bottlenecks. Master MRP correctly and attain a steady cash flow and increase profitability. This is made possible by calculating the optimal production schedule, using sales forecasting, open orders, bills of materials, inventory status and master production schedule.

Production

  • Production Order
  • Production Planning Tool
  • Stock Entry
  • Time sheet

Bill of Materials

  • Bill of Materials
  • Item Index
  • Workstation Setup
  • Operational Time Setup

Reports

  • Open Production Orders
  • Completed Production Order
  • Production Analytics
  • BOM Stock Report

Business Intelligence

Most manufacturing companies use multiple applications for data handling and storage which can create inconsistencies. Manual data entries can tedious and inefficient, where important data needs to be collected from multiple spreadsheets, batch tickets, accounting sources and sales orders. Bad decisions could be made if this business data is faulty, due to human error or if processed incorrectly.

Seven Hives ERP provides advanced reporting capabilities, by visualizing all the data integrated into the system. Sorting huge quantities of data is no longer a monotonous task, and with visual reporting tools, the process is made effortless and accurate. The reporting database is automatically updated with each transaction in the system, ensuring greater data accuracy.

Reporting

  • Lead Details
  • Customer Addresses and Contacts
  • Ordered Items to Be Delivered
  • Sales Person-wise Transaction Summary
  • Item-wise Sales History
  • BOM Search
  • Inactive Customers
  • Available Stock for Packing Items
  • Pending SO Items For Purchase Request
  • Customer Credit Balance

Seven Hives ERP Also Includes

  • Assets
  • Project
  • Role Based Access
  • Field Level Customization
  • Customized Print
  • Email Integration
  • Rep Sharedort Builder
  • Calendar
  • Customer, Vendor Portal
  • Downloadable Backups
  • Payment Integration
  • Workflow Engine
  • Custom Fields
  • Extensible Custom Scripts
  • Gantt and Kanban View
  • Email Alerts
  • Finance Analytics
  • Website and Web Forms