McKenna is positive about its new investment and also the future. As Don Mckenna, McKenna’s Managing Director concludes, “It’s a drastic improvement over what we’ve had – now we have the ability to link the shop floor with the rest of the business. Being able to has forced us to do things in a better way and opened our minds to a bigger scope of what we can achieve.”
“From the beginning, it was apparent that EFACS would enhance the company’s business practices, enabling us to continue to offer the best product at the best price. The installation has been non-intrusive – smooth all the way through – which was an unexpected bonus. Exel’s expertise and great co-operation from all our staff have enabled Kent Brushes to move painlessly into the future.”
“Everything we need is now in EFACS E/8 and we can get at that information as and when we need to. Not only can we mould EFACS E/8 around our current ideal processes, we can adapt these as the company continues to grow. We have already achieved our return on investment and we know EFACS E/8 has much more to give.”
“Because of the excellent visibility in EFACS E/8, people were now able to see not just the information they wanted or needed, but also how this interacted with the information of others around them. They could see how decisions they made impacted other people’s roles.” This was a key driver in helping move people away from an individual job focus to a much more company oriented focus and a greater sense of teamwork.
“We liked the fact that Exel is a UK company and that it also has a number of installations in China with people that we know. Exel also has experience of successfully linking UK and Chinese operations.”
Ondrives – Manufacturer of gearboxes and associated parts explain the reason behind, as well as the benefits of, selecting and implementing the EFACS E/8 fully integrated ERP system from Exel Computer System plc.
People are increasingly using EFACS E/8 more effectively and have benefited from it being tailored very specifically for their own work purposes. Processes have not had to be compromised in order to fit around the system – instead they have been able to be refined and improved upon because of EFACS E/8. And when it comes to data, Govier simply says, “All present and correct.”
“We simply wouldn’t have been able to grow without implementing EFACS E/8. Both the software and Exel as a supplier are sufficiently flexible to allow the system to be a usable tool wherever we have needed to use it. It’s a long term investment and we have every confidence in its scalability and ability to continue to grow with us as our business grows. If we double in size, will EFACS E/8 be good for that? Without a doubt.”
“With EFACS we have the best of both worlds. It is flexible enough to fit around the way we need to run our business BUT with its wide ranging functionality, it has also enabled us to change various ways of working in order to take advantage of the potential the system as a whole offers.”
“People need the right tool to do the right job and for us, EFACS is that tool. EFACS impacts not just the day to day running of the company but also the strategic direction of the business itself.”
With the EFACS upgrade in place, significant reductions in the administrative overhead has been achieved, particularly in managing engineers. Increased all round integration has improved competitiveness and customer service.
With EFACS Touchscreen functionality Gesipa will have achieved a Return On Investment in two and a quarter years, making it a very sensible investment.
As Mini Gears expanded they realised their current ERP systems weren’t adequate. They needed to integrate their sales, purchases and finance and EFACS gave them what they needed.
With global locations, SCA Packaging needed a fully integrated ERP system, and they found EFACS to be a very flexible tool with considerable potential benefits.
“The whole system is updated in realtime as transactions take place, giving up-to-date information to everyone using the system. And it is browser-based via the familiar Internet Explorer, which really shortens the learning curve.”
EFACS flexibility and dependability has provided greater consistency in quality and service and serves to make things better for SSF’s customers.
“For us EFACS is simply an essential part of how we do business now. The company has grown in terms of sales and profitability which EFACS must take some credit for as it is in operation on all of our sites and is consistently delivering what we require from an ERP solution.”
Bankside Patterson were looking for more than just a system – they were looking for a long term relationship with a proven company. EFACS gave Bankside Patterson the capability to undertake more business and operate more efficiently for future success.
Martin Aerospace believes it’s now possible to do as much business in one day that it previously took a week to do thanks to EFACS
“We could see the data for ourselves which gave us immediate business intelligence and dramatically reduced reporting time. Sales reporting now takes a matter of minutes whereas before it would take up to 4 days!”
Ultimately EFACS was better equipped to manage SELEX Communictions’ elaborate contract requirements and 600 users worldwide.
For the first time ever, Gesipa had real-time access not just to what was actually happening in every part of the production process, but also the projected flow of work into the production area.
Formula One engine manufacturer selects EFACS. Unlike Ilmor’s previous system with its 2 week wait for vital financial management information, this was now available instantaneously and showed real-time visibility of the financial position of the company.
“The SQL backend, the familiarity of a web browser, the ease of configuration, the ease of using the ADAPT programming language to modify the system yourself, all combined to make EFACS the clear choice for us.”
Customer Profile McBraida pic provides a precision engineering service to high technology industries. “We chose EFACS because it was written in an open and straight forward manner – you could align the product to what you wanted rather than having to take it as it was.”
With EFACS, the DLP Limited can now scan goods onto the trailer directly to generate a shipment for each trailer which then goes on to create the trailer shipment list and sales invoices automatically.
Since installing EFACS, IIchester Cheese has had much greater control over operating specifications used on the shop-floor with strict procedures for making and accommodating any changes to the product.
“We knew from the beginning that EFACS was the right system for us and we’ve been proved right time and time again that we obviously made the right decision. We are delighted at the way it has helped to improve our efficiency and our customer services and at how its flexibility gives us the freedom to change the way we operate without having to make major changes to our IT infrastructure.”
Following a management buy-out Elizabeth Shaw needed a complete IT and administration infrastructure. Elizabeth Shaw worked with Exel Computer Systems to deploy ERP package EFACS reducing support costs and increasing customer retention and conversion rates.
Royal Crown chose the integrated ERP system EFACS from leading UK software author Exel Computer Systems. They now have excellent controls in place and consequently our standing has improved immeasurably in the marketplace. The EFACS system has helped transform Royal Crown Derby.