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Advanced bidding and estimating for manufacturers of highly engineered products

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Manufacturing is a challenging business – no matter what you make. However, if you sell, make and service highly engineered products based on customer-specific proposals, contracts or projects, you operate in one of the most complex business environments anywhere. The Cincom Business Suite, an advanced version of Microsoft Dynamics, has Advanced Bidding and Estimating capabilities that are uniquely tailored for these manufacturers.

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Advanced bidding and estimating for manufacturers of highly engineered products

  1. 1. Advanced Bidding and Estimating for highly engineered products
  2. 2. Who We Are • The only Microsoft Dynamics GISV in manufacturing for AX and CRM • 45 years experience delivering innovative ERP and other enterprise solutions • Deep industry experience with customers in 65 countries A few enterprises who trust us for Business Solutions …
  3. 3. Manufacturing Is a Challenging Business—No Matter What You Make If you sell, make and service: • Highly engineered products • Based on customer-specific proposals, contracts or projects You operate in one of the most complex business environments anywhere Some Industries Producing Highly Engineered Products • Industrial Equipment and Machinery • High-Tech and Medical Equipment • Transportation Equipment and Specialty Vehicles • Aerospace and Defense • Government Contracting
  4. 4. Wouldn’t You Like Advanced Estimating Capabilities—within Microsoft Dynamics? The Cincom Business Suite: • Is an advanced version of Microsoft Dynamics • Combines Microsoft’s industry-leading technology with • Cincom’s specialised selling, engineering, contract, project and aftermarket service capabilities
  5. 5. Advanced Bidding and Estimating • A component of the Cincom Business Suite • Designed specifically for manufacturers of highly engineered products • Based on customer-specific proposals, contracts or projects Built for businesses just like you.
  6. 6. No Reason to Change What’s Working Advanced Bidding and Estimating is built right into Microsoft Dynamics and: • Provides a familiar, intuitive experience in a proven, easy-to-manage environment • Speeds development of cost estimates for engineer-to-order products, custom services, new product development and make vs. buy scenarios • Quickly transforms estimates into order, contract and project information
  7. 7. Win More New and Repeat Business and Ensure that the Business You Win Is Profitable • Reduce the cost of producing estimates by including all product and service elements the first time • Avoid costly rework or unbillable effort due to mistakes • Have confidence that estimates are thorough, accurate and profitable
  8. 8. Have a question for our ERP experts? Call 1800 022 871 or
  9. 9. The Cincom Business Suite An Advanced Version of Microsoft Dynamics for Complex Enterprises
  10. 10. The Cincom Business Suite An Advanced Version of Microsoft Dynamics for Complex Enterprises Modular Components mean you only deploy (and pay for) what you need. You decide.
  11. 11. The Cincom Business Suite Advanced Bidding and Estimating ESTIMATING Cost Integration  Product and project cost  Cost categories  Indirect cost application Estimate Breakdown Structure  BOM/WBS Hierarchy  Pricing tools Estimator Workbench  BOM/route drag and drop  Cost spreading  Purchase request for quotation Revisions and Scenarios  Auto-copy  What-if comparisons
  12. 12. Advanced Bidding and Estimating Landing Page See all estimates in the system, including items such as: • Multiple Revisions and Scenarios • Cost Rollup • Requests for Quotes (RFQs)
  13. 13. Advanced Bidding and Estimating – Estimate Designer Page Allows engineers to create cost estimates by dragging and dropping resources directly from Dynamics AX into their cost structure or estimate
  14. 14. Advanced Bidding and Estimating – Estimate Designer Page Estimate Designer page showing costed routes
  15. 15. Cincom and Microsoft Dynamics Cincom, the Quadrant Logo, Cincom Acquire and Cincom Guru are trademarks or registered trademarks of Cincom Systems, Inc. Microsoft, Microsoft Dynamics and the Microsoft Dynamics logo are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. All other trademarks belong to their respective companies. ©2014 Cincom Systems, Inc. All Rights Reserved Cincom Safe Harbor Certification Stronger Together Cincom and the Quadrant Logo are registered trademarks of Cincom Systems, Inc. Microsoft, Microsoft Dynamics and the Microsoft Dynamics Logo are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. All other trademarks belong to their respective companies. ©2014 Cincom Systems, Inc. All Rights Reserved Call 1800 022 871 or
  16. 16. Moving from AX 2009 to AX 2012? Replace ALL of your customisations with ONE out-of-the-box solution. The Cincom Business Suite was developed inside AX specifically for project-based manufacturers of highly engineered products such as: • Engineer-to-order, configure-to-order and mixed mode • Government contracting • Aerospace and defence Have a question for our ERP experts? Call 1800 022 871 or

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