We know Manufacturing
Let us help you do better…
Columbus knows how to make clients more successful by adapting and implementing proven, Microsoft-based solution sets to maximize the efficiency and overall business performance of manufacturing companies.
With deep engagement in the manufacturing industry, we build targeted solution sets on top of the reliable Microsoft platform. Our solutions often meet 80% of the industry requirements right off, and with individual adaption, you will experience the full impact on your business performance with a lower total cost of ownership.
Columbus has developed RapidValue, a business process modelling solution that works inside Dynamics AX. This helps manufacturers to implement best practice processes and speed up implementation times.
We help you streamline processes to optimize your business in a professional, yet pragmatic way. Our proven SureStep+ process and unique solution sets ensure a faster and less expensive implementation.
By upgrading your legacy system to a Columbus end-to-end business application, your business will achieve:
Improved operational efficiency & supply chain collaboration
Streamlining the integration of all your supply chain processes is crucial to stay competitive, and we can help you:
- Reduce operating costs by replacing multiple disparate systems with a single standardized platform
- Streamline and improve work processes for increased efficiency by reducing raw material inventory,closing periods and production run preparation time
- Increase production without increasing overhead
- Reduce maintenance costs and freeing up time used on routine maintenance
- Improve collaboration between business units and OTIF (On Time In Full) service levels
- Increase supply chain efficiency by consolidating operations and warehousing
- Increase efficiency of dealer network and multi-language/currency operations
Improved basis for optimal business decisions through increased visibility
Real time access to accurate business metrics is vital for your ability to make optimal business decisions, quickly and effectively. We can help you:
- Access critical information across manufacturing operations and improve visibility and margins
- Reduce financial reporting time through a wide range of easily accessible reports
- Optimize performance through business intelligence, data mining, analytics and real time KPI monitoring
- Quickly identify capabilities and technologies of peers and best-in-class organizations for effective benchmarking on key performance indicators, such as on-time and complete shipments, successful new product introductions and profitability
Reduced time and cost of implementation and administration
Columbus is committed to faster implementation and easier administration through SureStep+ integration, predefined best practice set up and configuration.
We can help you:
- Reduce total cost of ownership (TCO) associated with implementing the solution faster with less need for 3rd party customization
- Reduce time/cost of training employees due to the easy integration with Microsoft desktop applications
- Reduce accounting and administrative head counts
- Improve customer service and governance without increasing overhead
With more than 20 years in the market and 6.000 successful business cases, Microsoft recognizes Columbus as a global top 3 partner in the manufacturing industry.