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ERP Optional Modules

Auto Allocation/Reservation Module

The allocation/reservation module enables the automatic packing of available inventory when a sales order is changed to a specific status and/or the reserving of purchase order lines against sales order lines so the inventory is automatically packed upon finalisation of a goods receipt for such purchase order lines.

 

Auto Document Attachment

The auto document attachment module enables the ability to automatically attach documents linked to a part in:

  • Customer Quotations

  • Sales Orders

  • Shipments

  • Engineering Change Orders

  • Works Orders

  • RFQ’s

  • Purchase Demands

  • Vendor Demands

  • Purchase Orders

  • Projects

  • Service Calls

  • Service Contracts

  • Invoices

 

Auto Run MRP Procedure

This Module enables the parameters for the “Purchasing > MRP for Manufacturers > Material Requirements Planning” procedure to be stored and a new version “Purchasing > MRP for Manufacturers > MRP run with no prompts” to run or be run on the task scheduler and process with the defined parameters with no user intervention.

 

Bartender Labels from Documents

This module installs the basis for producing bartender labels from selected documents within Priority. No bartender installation/licensing or set-up is included as standard in this product. Documents currently supported are:

  • Goods Receiving Voucher

  • Customer Returns

  • Packing Slips

  • Reporting Production

 

Batch Scan Module

The batch scan module allows for scanning a batch of documents which have been barcoded by Priority and will attach the scanned documents to the relevant record automatically.


For example:

  • Shipping documents will be printed from Priority with a barcode

  • The documents are returned signed with proof of delivery.

  • The whole bundle of signed documents is put into the scanner's feeder.

  • The scanner reads the documents one by one and links them as attachments to the relevant shipping documents

 

BOM Availability Module

The BOM availability module adds new “Purch. On-Hand Date” and “Max Can Make” fields to sales order items and quotation items forms, plus a new series of BOM availability sub- level forms to sales order items and quotation items forms. These sub-levels display availability details of the child parts of the ordered item. In addition, it adds “Required for Issues” and “open work orders” fields to the part availability form.

 

Bulk Disposal of rejected stock

Disposes of any stock reported as rejected in Production > Production Control > Reporting Production or Production > Production Control > Reporting Production Details.
Warning, if you have stock of rejected parts that you intend to rework then carry out the relevant rework procedure before running the Bulk Disposal of Rejected Stock procedure.

 

Copy Part- Replace in BOM

Disposes of any stock reported as rejected in Production > Production Control > Reporting Production or Production > Production Control > Reporting Production Details.Warning, if you have stock of rejected parts that you intend to rework then carry out the relevant rework procedure before running the Bulk Disposal of Rejected Stock procedure.

 

Enhancement to Malfunction

The MRB enhancement module enhances the use of the malfunction document (Inventory > Quality Assurance > Handling of Malfunctions (MRB)> Malfunction Document), improving the supplier references and adding new customer references. It also adds the ability to create a vendor return document and/ or a customer return document from the Malfunction document linking the documents together.

NOTE: you must have the standard quality module to use this module.

 

Estimation Module

The estimation module enables the user to design a new manufactured (type P) part within the quotation process and then calculate the cost and therefore estimated price for quotation to the customer. The user may then create a new manufactured part based on the quotation details.

 

Exchange rate downloader

 

Export Bank payments

This module allows the automatic loading of exchange rate data into Priority. The executable downloads and reformats the XML feed data (to make it Priority friendly), and Priority loads this data using the procedures added by this module. This is well suited to automatic use. The system will download the Bank of England rates if the company base currency is GBP and the European Central Bank rates if 'EUR'.

 

The estimation module enables the user to design a new manufactured (type P) part within the quotation process and then calculate the cost and therefore estimated price for quotation to the customer. The user may then create a new manufactured part based on the quotation details.

Invoice payment schedule

This direct activation on the Multi-Shipment Invoice and Multi-GRV Invoice forms enables the user to automatically create Payment Instalments based on Invoice value, user defined first payment date, payment frequency and number of payments.

 

Issues per unreleased WO report

This report shows unreleased work orders and the Issues required from stock with the current stock availability. Users can choose to see only work orders that can be issued from available stock.

 

Items per packing slip per customer

 

This report takes a customer number and the final flag status of a packing slip document, it displays all items assigned to a customer on any packing slips that have not been cancelled. The final flag input can be used to hide all items on packing slips of this type.

Kit List with Analysis from GRV

This report is accessed from the Work Orders form and shows any goods receipt analysis results for all kit items on the work order.

 

Make Part Check Report

Mandatory Customer PO Number

This report checks the required data for a make (type P) part reporting any discrepancies.

 
 

This adds the customer flag to force the entry of a 'Cust's PO' number before a Sales Order for that Customer may be created or updated.

MRP Flag on Forecast orders

New version of Purchasing > Demand Forecasts > Prepare Orders from Forecast called Purchasing > Demand Forecasts > Prepare Orders from Forecast-MRP which will also update the MRP flag on the Forecast
Sales Order Items based on a user settable constant with options:

  • 0 = Set to Blank (even if Part Flag for MRP module is installed)

  • 1 = Set the MRP Flag to Y

  • 2 = Set the MRP flag to N

  • 3 = Follow Part MRP Flag rules (if Part Flag for MRP module is installed)

 

On time delivery report

Customer Delivery Performance Inventory Transaction Report. This report depicts the transaction that any given order item has undergone. It indicates, for example, the quantity of ordered parts that have been shipped to a given customer and when each shipment was made. It also displays how early, or late the shipment was compared to the due date entered on the order.

 

Packing Slips by due date

This module will allow you to create packing slips for Sales order based on the due date of the order lines. Either run from the menu to select multiple sales orders or as a direct activation on the sales order form for individual order.

 

Part Average Usage module

The part average usage module enables the user to see the monthly average usage of a part within the Part Availability form with a sub-level showing a breakdown over different document types. The user may define which document types are included in the calculation and the number of months over which the average is taken.

 

Part Flag for MRP

The part flag for MRP module enables the setting of a flag for any part such that when that part is added to a Sales order which is already at a matching flagged MRP status or when a sales order is moved to such a flagged status all order item parts MRP value is used for the sales order line MRP flag. See Sales Order Items form MRP? Field: -The value in this column determines whether or not the order item is taken into account during Material Requirements Planning (MRP):

  • A Y indicates that the item is to be taken into account.

  • A blank column indicates that the item is not currently included in MRP calculations, but may possibly be included in the future.

  • An N indicates that the order item should not be included in MRP. It will therefore be ignored by the Retrieve Sales Orders - MRP program.

 

Repeating Task Modules

This module enables a Priority task to be defined as repeating based on numerous criteria in a similar way to that available in other calendar programs E.G. MS Outlook. Any modifications to details of a task which is part of such a repeating sequence are automatically copied to the other tasks in the sequence.
Tasks may be moved within the sequence, removed from the sequence or the whole sequence removed in one procedure.

 

Parts Due for Production by week

Two Work Order Reports:

  • First one is a detailed report that shows the quantity of selected parts due for production by week number.
    i.e. Quantity on work orders not closed.

  • Second report shows the quantity of selected parts due for production by week number by Customer.
    i.e. Quantity on work orders not closed.

 

PO Authorisation summary form

This adds a sub-level form 'Authorisation Summary' to the Order Authorisation sub-level form on Purchase Orders. It shows summary information regarding the items on the PO and is useful when wanting an overview for authorisation purposes. To ensure that the PO is well priced and sensible quantities are used etc.

 

PO for SO Parts child parts

This procedure will create purchase orders for all child parts of parts on the sales order providing the child parts are not marked as for information only and have a preferred supplier set.

 

PPaP, 8d & 5 Why Module
 

 

External PPAP (Production Part Approval Process)
Use this form and its sublevels to record and control all relevant PPAP data for parts/processes that have been requested by an external customer including Requirements, Characteristics, DFMEA, PFMEA, ISIR, AAR, Test results, PSW and their relevant reports. The PPAP form has a BPM Flow chart allowing you to manage the PPAP process by defining statuses and appropriate business rules.

Internal PPAP
Use this form and its sublevels to record and control all relevant internal PPAP data for parts/processes that you order from your Supplier base. Including Requirements, Characteristics, DFMEA, PFMEA, ISIR, AAR, Test results, PSW and their relevant reports. The PPAP form has a BPM Flow chart allowing you to manage the PPAP process by defining statuses and appropriate business rules.

8D
Use this form and its sublevels to record internal and external 8D information. The form allows you to record the 8 stages from choosing the team, describing the problem, containment, root cause and corrective actions through to the prevention implementation and final recognition of the team’s efforts in resolving the problem/concern.

5 Why
Use this form and its sublevels to record failure modes, areas of detection and measures put in place to resolve the concerns via the 5 WHY. It enables you to explore the cause and effect relationships underlying a particular problem.

8D Pareto Chart
Allows you to view in a graphical format the 8D problem issue types that have been recorded in the 8D form for analysis purposes including an option to view the top ten occurrences.

Purchase order Grv notification

 

Add the ability to flag a Sales Order line so if a purchase order is created based on the sales order, when that purchase order is goods receipted the purchase order assigned user is notified the GRV has occurred. Also adds the ability to flag a manually created Purchase Order line so when that purchase order is goods receipted the purchase order assigned user is notified the GRV has occurred.

Quotation discount activation

This direct activation on the quotation form allows the user to change the percentage discount given on all quotation lines with the option to override any existing discount percentages or just give lines currently with no discount the new percentage discount.

 

Reporting Production Extras

The reporting production extra module enables extra checks when reporting production using two new company wide constants. Ability to automatically adjust the receiving warehouse for subcontractor purchase order items when linked to an operation which is not the last in the routing. Also gives a quicker procedure for reporting completed production.

 

Royal Mail Post codes module

Price is for module installation + 1 user. Note: £150 charge per user per year will apply after 1st year of use. This module enables the user to enter a post code and then look-up the address details based on the Royal Mail's post code database.

 

Royal mail yearly fee

Price is per user per year. Additional user licenses for Royal Mail Postcode Module. (MOD-ROYALMAILPC)

 

Single entity scan module

 

Single entity scan module will allow work stations that have a Twain scanner to scan documents and store them as attachments. The module is available for a range of different Priority forms:

  • Invoices - both sales and purchase

  • Orders - Sales and purchase

  • Customers and Vendors

  • Quotations

  • Inventory transactions and more

STD cost analysis with labour
 

This report includes a new section for the Labour cost analysis per manufactured assembly on the detailed Standard cost analysis report.

 

Supplier Quality Maintenance

This module allows management of all the quality documents for each supplier, including expiry dates, and to drive supplier approval based on the fulfilment of such documents. Re-approval reminders can also be sent from the system when a document is about to expire.

 

Trace work/Lot number use report

 

This report allows you to see traceability from customer Shipment back to all items issued to the product or from the work order or lot number to see all products it was used in.

Training – Advanced Reports

 

Advanced Report Writing Course. This one-day training will cover

  • Developing and changing Priority reports based on table design (reports with x and y axis)

  • Reports from procedures with input steps for data selection

  • Reports run as direct activations on forms

  • Using procedures to choose between different report output.

Training - Basic Reports
 

 

A 2-day training course covering the basics of report writing.
This course gives the user the opportunity to create some reports on a standalone system, and find out how to query the system so that reports can be amended or created when returning to the business.

  • Developing and changing Priority basic reports based on single database entities then multiple entities join together then multiple joins to same entity, E.G. Marketing and Sales > Customers > Customer Reports > List of Customers

  • This training is not expected to cover complex procedure based reports.

  • It will cover how to read the Priority database design using the database entity dictionaries and Priority form designer.

Training HTML Reports

 

This one-day training will cover:

  • Developing and changing Priority HTML reports such as Order Confirmation, Invoice etc.

Update Part Proc. Parameters
 

 

This new procedure will update the part and operation processing parameters for all parts, based upon the values in their routing. Therefore, ensuring that standard costing picks up the correct values.

User Text as mail Text

 

Automatically add a signature per user to Priority emails. The user text as mail text module enables maintenance of text against each user and the option to copy this text when the user uses the Priority Compose Mail form.

Vendor Delivery Report

 

Inventory Transaction Report. This report depicts the transaction that any given purchase order item has undergone. It indicates, for example, the quantity of ordered parts that have been shipped by a given supplier and when each shipment was made. It also displays how early, or late the shipment was compared to the on hand date entered on the order.

Work order kit scrap percentage

 

Add the ability to automatically increase the work order kit item quantity by each components scrap percentage. Either globally or on a per part basis.

Inventory Transaction Report. This report depicts the transaction that any given purchase order item has undergone. It indicates, for example, the quantity of ordered parts that have been shipped by a given supplier and when each shipment was made. It also displays how early, or late the shipment was compared to the on hand date entered on the order.

Medatech Customer Portal

The Medatech Customer Portal allows you to open your system to your customers, so that they can view their orders, shipments and invoices as well as create new orders. The new module is an easy to integrate plug in that will allow you to spend more time focussing on your business and less time reprinting documents or adding sales orders.