Infor ERP System21 Aurora and Infor ERP System21 Aurora Style
are integrated advanced ERP solutions that bring together a wide
variety of essential business functions in a scalable,
multi-language, IBM System i platform for manufacturers in
industries such as food manufacturing and distribution, chemicals,
pharmaceuticals, fast-moving consumer goods/consumer packaged
goods, automotive component manufacturing, wholesale distribution,
electronics, and industrial materials.Â Aurora Style
provides functionality for garment, apparel, and textile
manufacturing and distribution companies.
ERP System21 Aurora and Aurora Style provide manufacturers and
distributors with real-time business process management (BPM)
capabilities that support manufacturing, financials and
procurement, customer service, and logistics. System21 Aurora
supports industry specific capabilities such as after sales
service management.Â The wide range of capabilities it
offers can provide a high return on investment (ROI), and many
functions are embedded for specific industries that can lower
operating costs, improve quality, ensure compliance, and further
Infor ERP System21 Aurora and Aurora Style support global
operations and increased collaboration, are easy to use, provide
visibility of information for decision makers, and support a low
cost of ownership and flexibility in the business operations,
System21 Aurora addresses business processes that include:
- Manufacturing capabilities such as MPS, MRP, CRP, RCCP,
production and costing.Â Industry specific capabilities for
traditional or inverted BOM, Quality Control, material
availability planned to operation not WO start, Lot trace
throughout the manufacturing process, Unique manufacturing
definition to unify the ‘’greige’’ and UPC definition, planning
at style / color / UPC, bundle tracking and reporting, RFID
support, and contracting or outworker support.
- Sales capabilities such as configurable customer hierarchies
with ship to and bill to definitions; order, fulfillment and
return processing; advanced pricing and promotions; case and
bottle ordering; and retrospective discounts.
- Purchasing capabilities such as order from and pay to
definitions; vendor schedule and discrete orders; EDI support;
manual and planned requisitions; blanket purchase orders;
supplier pricing and material cross references; purchase in
multiple UOMs; receiving; and returns.
- Financial management capabilities such as full financial
management and reporting in General Ledger and sub-ledgers; tax
and European VAT (value-added tax) support; global
organizational setup to support multi-company, multi-currency,
and multi-facility capabilities; and support for enterprise
management of customers and vendors.
- Equipment service capabilities with high levels of
configuration; availability of replacement parts; sales and
customer service functions; and customer self-service.
- Logistics capabilities, such as transport planning, advanced
shipping notifications, production and EDI of ASNs, and
integration to third-party warehousing.
- Customer relationship management (CRM), which offers an
innovative approach to leveraging customer-related
information.Â Infor CRM IBM i Edition features a single
database for customer information that is tightly linked to
Infor ERP System21 Aurora. The result is a single, integrated
view of all customer-related information, including credit
limits, financial transactions, customer orders and quotes, and
This combination of deep manufacturing operations support,
flexibility, and extended capabilities means Infor ERP System21
Aurora is a platform that can support a business as it develops
and changes to meet new customer needs and market demands.