Globalisation, coupled with the fast growth rate of the textile industry today, compelsenterprises to enhance competitiveness by mitigating cost implications. This isspecially relevant because the textile industry product value chain is sensitive to thesmallest market changes. It is therefore imperative for textile enterprises to have a clearvisibility of order cycles and the supply chain to be able to produce quality textileproducts at optimal prices.We, at Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), bring you the iON Textile Solution to addressthis need. Our on-demand iON Textile Solution is offered through our innovativeIT-as-a-Service business model. This facilitates innovation, customer acquisition andrevenue growth, while addressing your future Information and CommunicationTechnology (ICT) needs.
OverviewYour textile manufacturing enterprise is constantly sales cycle-time and minimises lead-time in businessexploring and introducing new product development processes and transactions. Our solution consolidatesmethods with modern technology in order to stay data across various isolated systems and generatescompetitive. In such an ever-changing scenario, you and analyses detailed reports. Our iON Textile Solutionseek the ability to carry out operations seamlessly also enables you to manage multiple vendors,across the value chain. This is enabled by integrated suppliers and sub-contractors and provides you withand unified enterprise-wide systems, which ensures informed status on the various stages of the order. Theadministrative and operational efficiency. solution allows varied order processing from multiple customers to create strong customer traction. OurTo help you achieve this, we bring you the iON Textile solution also aligns your ICT initiatives to your businessSolution, which ensures seamless flow of data among goals, to bring you greater business benefits.the various business functions, effectively manage Textile Modules Procurement Management n n Management Quality n Management Master nManagement Sales Material Requirement Planning n Production Management n Inventory Management n Import/Export Management n Business Solutions Office Solutions HRMS n Messaging n iON Payroll n Document Management n n and Accounting Finance Textile n Management Intranet n Management Project Solution n Presence Online Customer Relationship n Overview Management Management 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 the iON Textile Solution
The key features of our solution include: BenefitsA dashboard that ensures a holistic view ofn The iON Textile Solution is specially conceived to organisation for the higher management; optimise and streamline various business processes which enable your organisation to integrate andn click information access on key ERP data;Single collaborate with your forward and backward linkages,Work-list management is a feature that ensuresn and gain a competitive edge. The other benefits that enhanced user experience by quickly approving the solution offers are: pending items; Visibility of raw material, accessories and finished nn accessed record feature helps users to workA last goods inventory at all stages, to enhance real-time on the last accessed record and complete it with traceability thereby reducing business cycle time; minimal clicks; Improved customer service and sales by nn control, which ensures configuration -basedAccess managing all the past transaction details access on the data available in the system; and related information;ncodification, which enables auto codificationItem Extensive reporting to ensure a substantial n that suits your organisation’s work culture; reduction in inventory, material costs, labor and overhead costs;n feature for all components to save timeA ’copy’ when creating new records; Improved operational efficiency through quick n decision making through real-time visibility;n level Bill of Material (BoM) to capture raw-Multi- materials that are required; n security of transaction data through Utmost different security layers;A shade size matrix for easy user entry;n nlookup of key parameters for user friendliness. AutoAn effective way to handle the style, shade andn size combination in sales order, by avoiding the creation of multiple item codes;The ability to tag multiple images to any item,n which flows throughout the application. Dashboard screen
iON Textile Solution FunctionalitiesSales management ProductionCreating different types of sales orders for variousn n and defining the operation steps to Routing styles, shades and sizes and ‘set’ configurations; be performed in the process of manufacturing the finished product;Creating sales orders based on sales enquiriesn and sales quotations; Creating a job order to produce a finished item; nn sales orders to the requirement of rawLinking Recording machine production (feedback), n materials (BoM); detentions or wastages;Provisioning to capture multiple shipping addressesn Handling sub-contracting for an operation n for a single sales order; or raw-material;Performing pre- order costing and budget costing;n Creating packing lists from shipment; nConducting export documentation;n Handling different kind of packing through n pack handling;Pack Handling for shipments, with different kinds ofn packing: assortment packs, ratio packs, solid color Enabling production with element handling feature; n and solid size or solid color mix size; Ensuring automatic flushing of inventory during nCreating sales invoices creation for selling activityn production operations; of local (domestic) sale/ samples/ and export sales Conducting element splitting to accommodate n (proforma and commercial). fabric balances;Procurement Creating a time and action (T&A) calendar for nGenerating material requisition or purchase ordern effective tracking of key milestone activities in the for raw materials, packing materials, accessories, process of customer order fulfillment, such as: and capital goods, against a production order n submission, sample re-work and Sample based on the item or style bill of material; re-submission and approval status;Generating purchase order of various types: againstn Procurement of accessories, raw materials n material requisition, raw material or finished goods (fabrics and trims); of sales order or direct purchase order; n bulk production at fabric dyeing Start ofGenerating sub-contract purchase order againstn or sewing operation. production order or raw material: for example, dyeing, printing, embroidery. Highlighting time slippages at various milestones, n enabling timely decision making to take corrective actions; Creating various types of alerts via email, like n pre-activity, delay and critical; Performing auto update of T&A tasks from all n major transactions.
JobOrder screenInventory ManagementCreating goods receipts for various items againstn Allocating and de-allocating the stock to n purchase orders or sub-contract POs with element given job order; handling feature; Merging and de-merging item ‘set’; nCreating Goods Received Note (GRN), withn n the inventory to batch number and Tracing or without F&A impact; element level;Enabling GRN for free quantity, coming fromn Enabling returnable and non-returnable n vendor along with required goods; gate passes.n materials to the shop- floor orIssuing Quality sub-contractor; n and inspecting goods received, semi- TestingReceiving semi-finished or finished goods from then finished goods in production and finished goods, production department through pack or job receipt; with element handling feature.Creating job order return and stock transfer entries;nEnabling unplanned receipt for initial stock uploadn or stock to be adjusted when comparing book stock against the physical stock;
Why iONiON provides comprehensive solutions that address A pay-as-you-use modelvaried IT requirements. From network to ERP, iON is This model eliminates capital investment as weoffered as a single service, in a pay-per-use model, provide the IT infrastructure and software on rent.allowing you to leverage the solution’s true potential. You pay as you use and only for the number of usersiON ensures integration of all processes along with who actually use the software. The rent is chargedease of use. monthly. Typically, the cumulative rental for threeiON promises: years is equal to the capital cost of acquiring similar or lesser software with one-time payment. Usually,nperformance in normal broadband;High the ROI exceeds rental within three months, whenStringent security and data privacy;n best practices are well followed. The rental includes maintenance and training, with no hidden costs.Guaranteed availability (99 per cent uptime);nDisaster recovery;n Personalised solutionsReduced need for IT staff.n Although this is a cloud service, the software is configurable to each business. You will always getiON, therefore, manages your processes while the flavour of your own business by picking andyou use the software. You gain from: choosing what processes you would need.Integrated solutions Automatic upgradesWe ensure that all your solutions are connected. For We continuously invest in our solutions to ensureexample, if you are using a CRM along with an ERP, best practices. We enrich the software based on userand have a document management system to feedback and business and statutory changes. Weorganise your files, we ensure that these solutions ensure the upgrade without disrupting the user.are connected and work as one. So for you, it issimply IT and not applications.Increased agilityWe bring in the agility to keep pace with changingprocesses or a new line of business. We help youconfigure the processes to work differently or simplychoose new practices recommended by the software.Our activation system flags on best practices whilethe system is running. As you pick and choose, wegive you more options to choose from.