A full ERP system designed by Foresight Software for distribution/wholesale trade and manufacturing companies.
Over 25 years ago, an entrepreneurial network of operations and software experts envisioned a business management system that would deliver the right combination of reliability, efficiency and low cost for the mid-market enterprise. After thousands of hours of design, programming and customer input, developers were able to execute one of the most durable, functional and flexible ERP systems ever deployed. The platform consisted of rock solid modules for finance, distribution, manufacturing and service management. Today, bringing the same innovation to market, the system has evolved into MXP-Decade, a high-performance ERP with a focus on business solutions that meet real customer needs.
MXP-Decade is a full-featured ERP system that delivers a strong building block approach to implementation and allows companies to start with the basics and add functionality as needed. Since MXP is ready ‘out of the box’ to configure, organizations in the distribution, make-to-order/make-to-stock manufacturing, and/or equipment repair and maintenance sectors can quickly implement an ERP platform to fulfill their most pressing business issues.
Feature advances in MXP-Decade technology make it unbeatable in its class:
Foresight’s commitment to customer success led the company to partner with other software developers to expand MXP-Decade’s functionality outside the traditional ERP environment. The community of industry leaders provides Foresight’s customers with the capability to:
And the native MXP-Decade Service Management Suite (SMS) is unique in the industry giving organizations full control of after-the-sale customer support functions, including Contract Administration, Field/Depot Repair, and Help Desk management.
While Foresight is always working to enhance the MXP environment, we are sensitive to the needs of individual customers. The 25-year tradition of delivering application source code gives our user community the opportunity to completely customize their system to their unique need. And the fsInstaller technology prevents future updates from ‘stepping on’ customized processes, programs or data.
At Foresight, we maintain our commitment to excellence in our products and in our level of support and service to provide customers with matchless satisfaction.
Understand where your money is going, and turn that knowledge into lower costs. Accounts Payable manages complete vendor information, with vendor-level price tables and item-numbering schemes. Ensure that payment terms are met and have the knowledge at your fingertips to negotiate effectively with the vendor community.
Know which customers are paying on time and which ones are generating the highest profits. Complete integration with our Distribution Suite ensures that transactions are never missed, and that complete visibility into the process of converting sales into cash is always available.
Bill of Material (BOM) is the core component of Foresight’s Manufacturing system. It provides a consistent base of communication for all users, from engineering to purchasing to floor personnel to accounting. Because of its mission critical role, we have made Bill of Material extremely flexible and easy to use.
Easily define and understand all your service commitments directly from your desktop. Contract Administration lets you create custom Service Level Agreements, schedule Preventive Maintenance appointments, estimate service charges, and more.
Our Financial Statement Report Designer provides complete control of information on P&Ls, Balance Sheets, TBs, etc. Create summary level entries and custom column calculations, and save as many templates as you’d like for instant retrieval. Our proprietary DIVE functionality captures financial statements as they are generated and stores them in a ‘virtual file cabinet’. Then, when access is needed, you can open the stored statement online, and drill down into the individual transactions that generated the line entries. Your staff will save hours and days of difficult manual research.
Open a web-base storefront to allow your customers to research product information, view order fulfillment, and buy online. You set limits as to which customers can view or modify which information, and retain complete control over the demand flowing from the customer into the organization.
Get support for all your field and depot repair operations. Field/Depot Repair provide full knowledge of your costs while optimizing repair schedules. The module lets you schedule, execute and record service activities and provides detailed control of service costing and pricing with consolidated billing, serialized equipment control and history, and graphical service order scheduling.
An often-overlooked function of standard ERP systems, the management of assets (from land and buildings to high-dollar manufacturing equipment) can have a major impact on net worth. The Fixed Assets module helps to identify assets, determine their cost and value, and generate appropriate tax information. When combined with Foresight’s Service Management Suite, you can establish Preventive Maintenance programs that help ensure consistent up time as well as capturing the costs of servicing physical plants and equipment.
Define and control your business entity structure, accounts and balances. General Ledger/Budgeting drives the core of the enterprise, providing detailed transaction capabilities, real-time inquiry functions, and completely customizable management reporting capabilities.
Resolve customer’s issues in seconds! Help Desk is an online solutions database that delivers valuable information so customer questions can be answered quickly and accurately. Common questions and issues can be resolved while the customer is on the phone by searching the embedded knowledge base. For more complex problems, the system can automatically generate a field- or depot repair order containing all the information the customer reported.
Create product groups, items, warehouses and bins to fit your specific environment. Determine cost methods for inventory valuations, and have real-time data available in the GL 24x7. Take inventory annually, or on a scheduled cycle. Support storage in bulk, by lots, or individual serial number.
Job Shop lets you control all the complex variables of the custom manufacturing environment. You can easily maintain pricing, estimates and production schedules for make-to-order and engineer-to-order products.
Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP II) lets you analyze available information to create optimum scheduling and capacity resource planning. Your planners have the visibility they need, from fully detailed parts and item information to the master production schedule and materials requirement plan.
Create individual or blanket customer orders, with automatic (overridable) pricing. Support drop-shipping from your vendors, or ship to multiple locations on multiple schedules on a single order. Automatically or manually allocate inventory to orders. Identify boxes or pallets on shipments via printed labels, barcodes or RFID chips. Select the most appropriate shipping method or carrier based on price or past performance.
Production Activity Control (PAC) executes your requirements plans and manages the actual production process. You can tailor the application to the way your operation works to more efficiently control vital production processes.
Maintain detailed item/vendor pricing and numbering information, allowing the Purchasing Department to eliminate errors in POs while locating the best sources. Control the requisition process with multiple sign-offs and price checks. Issue blanket orders and release as required. View complete audit trails of purchases and receipts.
Offer your vendors a web-based view into your demand cycle, with individualized feedback supporting fulfillment pricing and scheduling. Manage vendor supply in near real-time, and take control of exceptions in quantities, delivery dates and quality issues.
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