Designing and producing winning products is a result of getting the specifications rightand streamlining the production processes to harness overall business efficiencies. Muchalso depends on getting the pricing right by introducing cost-efficiencies, derived fromcontrolling wastage and reducing time-to-market. To achieve this, expandingmanufacturing firms seek to efficiently track the performance of multiple plants andnumerous departments, processes, products, and markets. Companies also look to factorin the effects of changing business dynamics, increasing competition, and globalisation.Enterprises meet these challenges by streamlining operations and business models.Towards this, we, at Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), offer our Manufacturing Solution. Ourspecially-designed Manufacturing Solution is based on industry R&D and caters to theneeds of rapidly-growing manufacturing units. We offer the integrated solution as aservice, thus enabling you to keep investments low while delivering benefits in terms ofcost, processes, and profitability.
“UB is very pleased to have TCS SMB providing infrastructure, applications, and services for ourbusinesses in India. It gives us great confidence to have an organisation like TCS provide us thesupport that we need as we grow our business. It has given us the flexibility we need to grow ourbusiness as and when we want to.”Clifford Burroughs, Group IS & Lean Director, United Biscuits TCS SMB Manufacturing Modules Procurement n Material Requirement Management n nManagement Tools Production Management n Import/Export Management n nMaintenance Plant n / support Management Service Inventory Management n n Management Quality nManagement Sales Business Solutions Office Solutions HRMS n TCS Messaging n Payroll n IT-as-a-Service Document Management n n and Accounting Finance Manufacturing n Management Intranet n Management Project Solution n Presence Management Online Customer Relationship Management n Hardware Services Network Services Implementation Locations n n Platform Hosting n & Switch Configuration Server n & Last Mile Setup Router PC & Laptop Installation n Network Locations n An overview of our Manufacturing Solution
BenefitsOur Manufacturing Solution propels your business to Getting unified real-time views. By providing access nnew heights and brings you benefits of: to a smooth flow of consolidated financial informationStreamlined procedures, achieved by: that represents operations across multiple business centres, we enable product-wise tracking of costs andComplying with regulations. We offer India-specificn revenues. functionalities to address legal and procedural requirements relating to taxation, pricing, excise, export, and import. Higher revenues, obtained by:Standardising procedures. We introducen n losses. Our solution helps identify loss- Cutting standardised procedures across your business, with making products and eliminate unprofitable room to implement customised high-end processes. inventories before losses pile up. The solution also pin-points processes that need to be streamlined in order to reduce business cycles.Cost advantages, through: Satisfying customers. Our solution helps ensure that nStreamlining cash flows. The solution is designed ton you achieve greater efficiencies in customer support shorten the financial close cycle. This includes services, procurements-to-pay on the purchase side and such as warranty tracking and after-sales services. The orders-to-cash on the sales side. solution helps manoeuvre markets in your favour byReducing costs. Our solution brings overtime labourn gaining new customers and retaining old ones. into check through improved schedules and helps reduce overhead and transaction costs.Focused procurement strategy, facilitated by: Sales ManagementStreamlining procedures. Our solution helps raten vendors and conduct purchase price variance and Tool room usage variance reviews to identify patterns in Management procurement costs and production consumption costs. Import / Export Management SellReducing procurement costs. Our solution helpsn Procure Quality Service/ Demand Procurement support you Material Management Mgmt. plan purchases to avoid peak pricing and small Resource Planning Plan Make orders. Production Mgmt. This ensures savings of upto 10 per cent or more, reduces Plant rush charges by upto 90 per cent, and lowers Maintenance shipping costs by 10 to 50 per cent. Inventory ManagementInformed decision-making, enabled by:Integrating isolated systems. By integrating isolatedn systems in geographically-dispersed branches, we help you monitor business processes in significant detail. As a result, you drill down to factory-level details to quickly identify and solve problems.
What do you get?Our Manufacturing Solution offers feature-rich modules to streamline every aspect of your business:Inventory management Production managementHelps you track: Facilitates preparing and monitoring of:n of goods;Receipt n materials; Bill ofMaterial consumption and transfers;n Job orders and feedback; nJobs;n n operations; Routingn adjustments;Stock Production planning; nMovement of scrap;n Subcontracting; nFinished goods batches.n Back flush; n.nand loss generation.tion. Scrap n and loss generation. ScrapGenerates extensive: Generates extensive:Inventory costing and valuation reports;n n reports; IBOMMIN-MAX planning reports.n Production reports. nProcurement MRPHelps you track: Facilitates:Purchase requisition;n n up; MRP setPurchase quotation;n n selection for MRP; VendorPurchase order;n Planned purchase order; nn to vendor.Returns Planned job order; nMRP engine.n n plan scheduling; MasterMRP engine.n MRP engine. nGenerates extensive: Generates extensive:n rating analysis;Vendor MRP reports. nPurchase reports.nSales management Quality managementManages: Helps:nenquiries, quotations, and orders; Sales n quality specifications. DefinenSchedule sales order;nShipments and sales invoice; Monitors: n inward quality; Goods’nPricing; n in production; QualitynTax configuration. Finished goods’ quality; nBenefits from timely: n quality test. Samplenreturns; Salesnforecasts; Sales Generates extensive: n reports. Qualityntargets; Salesnreports. SalesImport/ export managementFacilitates:n management; Importn management; Exportn maintenance; Licensen obligations tracking; Exportn Delisting of advance license;n Customs duty calculations.Generates extensive:n export reportsImport/
Add-on modulesPlant maintenance Tools managementFacilitates: Facilitates:Preventive maintenance schedules;n nmaster set-up; ToolsRequest for maintenance;n npurchase/ receipt; ToolsRequest for product change over;n ninventory; ToolsRequest for commissioning and installation;n n status updation; Stockn card for machine;History nscrap valuation; ToolsPlanned preventive maintenance;n nissue/ receipt. Toolsn against requests and schedules.Action nissue/ receipt. ToolsGenerates extensive: Generates extensive:nmaintenance reports.Plant n Reports.Service/ support managementMaintains:nItem master for spare parts;n order for warranty/ spare stock/ after warranty; Sparesn shipment/ invoice; Sparen stock purchase/ receipt; Sparen part inventory. SpareGenerates extensive:Reports.n
Why TCSAt TCS, we understand that you benefit the most from Protection from technology obsolescence and ninvesting in infrastructure to expand your core periodic investments in technology upgrades;operations. We, therefore, offer comprehensive, cost- Reduced costs and efforts associated with neffective solutions, which allow you to pick and choose technology licenses;from our bouquet of services including hardware, Working with minimal IT support staff and the nsoftware, and networked computing infrastructure, and assurance of reliable and responsive helpdeskpay for what you use. support.The five-point TCS advantage 3. Build-as-you-grow. We understand that IT needs1. Pay-as-you-use. This model eliminates capital grow as the business expands. From using a few expenditure and allows you to only pay the standalone computers to a networked environment subscription charges for the hardware, software, and to a variety of productivity solutions, we help you networking services that you actually use. You also scale-up operations and adopt sophisticated systems benefit from: for your growing business needs. We also help you overcome legacy applications to make room for The aggregated purchasing power of the Tata n modern enterprise solutions. Group, which means that you pay the lowest possible price for third-party products and 4. Best-in-class. We bring in best-in-class infrastructure services; and processes for your business and continuously Contracts with no price escalation and no hidden n invest in our solution to ensure that it reflects costs; evolving best practices and processes. Our innovative model, which reduces your current n 5. Get anytime, anywhere, secure data access. We IT spend by a minimum of 30 per cent . protect your data through multiple security-layers2. Avail IT-as-a-Service. This ‘pick -and-play’ option and provide your authorised personnel secure, allows you to pick a solution and get started without anytime, anywhere data access. In addition, our any delay. You benefit from: efficient disaster recovery capabilities help put your business back on track without delay. Reduced installation time; n n only when you ‘go-live’, thereby eliminating Paying project delays and failed implementation scenarios. You also get immediate returns on investment;