A software system designed by Datatex.


NOW, Best solution for the garment Industry, brands, private label, vertical from fiber or yarn to garment or cut and sew only.

Commission work, full package, private label, full in house cut&sew, optimize cell or line work models, multi-plant, vendor managed inventory, distribution planning, point of sale back office and more.

Order Management

  • Sample Development: Own samples, customer samples, multiple stages of development, approvals, bill of material, final approval
  • Order Receipt from Customer: Order quantity - color and size wise, price confirmation, order entry in system
  • Planning: Production planning and material planning
  • Procurement of Fabric and Trims: Purchase order, material receipt, quality check, issue to production
  • Production: Laying, cutting, bundling, sewing, quality inspection, finishing
  • Packing and Loading: Packing as ratio/assortment, carton sticker printing, loading to container
  • Invoicing: Invoicing to customer

User Defined Item Code Structure

  • Item Type Definitions: Maximum 10 Sub-codes, Primary & Secondary Sub-codes, Mandatory & Non Mandatory Sub-codes, User group controlled sub-codes, alphanumeric/numeric/alphabetic
  • Different item natures like: product, container, toll, recipe, weaving pattern, print design, cost elements
  • Multiple UM handlings for each product with independent conversions
  • Customer/supplier/sizes/user group… can be defined as product sub-codes
  • Product Approval Process
  • Unlimited quality levels


  • Made to stock or made to order can co exist
  • Forecast order (long/medium term), Open order (medium order/short term), Confirmed order
  • User defined order types like repeat orders, additional order, core style orders
  • Multiple customer handling (bill to, ship to…)
  • User friendly sales order sessions with Matrix
  • Real time availability check
  • Sales season, Collection, Sales channel management
  • Multi-media support (attach customer PO, Designs etc.)
  • Time & Action calendar definition for sales order including sampling
  • Customer Credit Management (on order/release)
  • Customer Claims Management, Credit Note, Sales Return
  • Comments, Agent & Price List definition (Chooser)
  • Customized Auto-mailing Functionality
  • Auto create order based on pre-defined structure in XML, Excel or Webservices

Procurement Management

  • Order Types: Open Order, Normal Order with flexible delivery schedules
  • Order entry by matrix and carton/box
  • Auto-generation of PR linked with Sales Order/Reorder levels and safety stock
  • Define Lead Times per product per supplier
  • Multiple levels of approvals, value based approval and levels
  • Default of last purchase price and vendor
  • Comments, Agent & Price List definition (Chooser)
  • Independent Expense Invoice Booking
  • Purchase Block at various levels and purposes
  • MRN rejections and Debit/Credit note generation


  • Multiple Planning Methods: Planning per sales order, planning by availability (inventory policy, safety stock, reorder levels etc.), Mix Model (certain levels by sales order and others by availability), planning by project (where a project can be a customer order or a collection/season or a user definable entity)
  • Auto generate Production Demands and Purchase Requests by Planning Run
  • Automatic Netting of Stock and already running work orders or purchase orders
  • Batch Size, Optimum Batch Calculation, Scheduled Planning Run, Netting
  • Impact of Sales Order changes (change of dates, quantity etc.)
  • Forecast, Open & Normal Order
  • Firm & Non-firm Demands


  • Multiple Planning Boards - sewing line / washing / cutting etc.
  • Manpower & Tools handling like special machine, skilled operators etc.
  • Definitions of Rules: Occupation to Job: Jacket Line, Trouser Line, and Job to Job: Light to Dark, Medium to Dark
  • Semi-automatic Scheduling
  • Production Progress impact
  • Production Order realignment
  • Interdependent Steps
  • Overlapping
  • Priority
  • Alternative Work Center
  • Planning Reports - user definable structures and filters


  • Cutting: Integrated with Quality Department, Marker Generation, Lay, Number or Layers Calculation, End/Bit Definition and auto stock transaction, bundle generation & progress by bundles
  • Sewing: Progress by individual operation with or w/o operation bulletin, progress by bundles or by quantity only, Handling of rework, handling of external operations, end of the line progress by quantity (by size) or by bundles, production per shift or per X hour
  • Washing: Progress by individual operation for dry wash & wet washes, progress by user defined lots, handling of recipe management, management of rejected/reworked quantity
  • Finishing/packing: Carton Generation, solid packing, mix/ratio packing, calculation of cartons based on stock availability, user definable carton numbering (may be as per buyer packing list)


  • Single Click Inventory for multiple location/warehouses (division, warehouse, availability group, physical warehouse)
  • Balance and availability definitions
  • Zone/Row/Rack/Bin… definitions and controls
  • Container & Container Element
  • Counter (Lot, Element, Container Element)
  • Multiple Quality levels with same product code
  • Easy search/filter during stock transactions
  • Multiple products can be transacted in one-go
  • Ease integration with bar codes, RFIDs
  • Integration possible with Weighing Bridge, Readers, Shipping Approvals, Conveyor Belts etc.
  • Provisional and Confirmed Warehouse Movements at all levels
  • Internal Order can be used for Inter-warehouse and intra-warehouse transfers

Product Overview

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User Reviews of NOW ERP

Submitted on April 6th, 2023 by Yue Chen

it’s user friendly, very logic and comprehensive.

The Good…

It’s a tailor made solution, but base on best practices in the industry. very smart.

The Bad…

interface, a bit too flexible

Submitted on August 16th, 2020 by Ronnie

Financial module now available, fully integrated end to end solution , purchase to sales, fiber to garment.

The Good…

Flexible dynamic solution for the industry.

The Bad…

Its perfect

Submitted on October 19th, 2019 by Nishshanka somarathna

This one great ERP for SME business

The Good…

It gives benifit to end user

The Bad…

Finance module need to develop

Submitted on November 8th, 2018 by nishshanka somarathna

This is one of great soft ware for textile & apperal manuafacturing industry.

The Good…

It gives real time integration any other soft ware & of cause user friendliness is main advantage of it.

The Bad…

finance module it need to implement further