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Textile

The Challenge

Global competition brings products to the market quicker and quicker, increasing the difficulties due to the dispersal of supply chains and ongoing company mergers and acquisitions which are a key challenges for Fashion & Textile industries that must meet the requirements of demanding clients. These businesses are often struggling with fragmented information systems that are not able to manage the required number of item variants and this substantially reduces flexibility and visibility in managing operations.

Solution

With robust industry-specific functionalities, this scalable and comprehensive business software solution can easily adapt to your continuously changing requirements and enables you to work in all business areas in the most efficient and effective way.

ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS

  • Size grid
  • Product code
  • Master data management
  • Technical data
  • Sales/purchases orders
  • Trade agreements
  • Logistics
  • Collection/season
  • Production management
  • Sub-contracting
  • Master production orders
  • Material/garment overview
  • Software solutions support all types of spinning processes:
    • Worsted and woolen spinning
    • Combed and carded spinning
    • Hand-knitting yarns Extrusion spinning
    • Continuous fibers spinning
    • Post-spinning processes

Among other features, with Apparel & Textile for Dynamics 365, it’s possible to:

  • Manage the typical characteristics of the yarns:
    • Twist Type
      • Number of folds
      • Filaments
      • Fiber and Percentage (%)
      • Merchant Allowance
  • Manage conditioned weight: defining agreement with a business partner both on sales and purchase.
  • Manage blanket orders. Define orders for example with basic code, without color and then release sales order based on the Blanket order.
  • Manage all the processing phases.
  • Manage internal or external phases (using the Sub-Contracting module).
  • Detect the quantities and processing times in order to calculate the actual cost of working and yarn.
  • Trace each lot in production, each batch from dyeing to ensure the traceability of the product.
  • Calculate a budget and manage the final consumption of the recipes ingredients (recipes module).
  • Manage the PutUp identification of the yarn (hard cones, perforated soft packages, hanks, etc.).
  • Easily interface with all data collection systems on the machine through a communication protocol based on the exchange of XML files (using the PIL Production module).

Software solutions support all types of weaving processes:

  • Dobby
  • Jacquard
  • Denim
  • Tufting
  • Carpet manufacturing

Among other features, with Apparel & Textile for Dynamics 365, it’s possible to:

  • Manage the typical characteristics of Warps and Greige Fabrics:
    • Warp Waste Percent
    • Weft Waste Percent
    • Take Up Percent
    • Flange Diameter
    • Roll Standard Length
    • Greige Weight
    • Warp Width
    • Reed Width
    • Reed Type
    • Ends Per Dent
    • Average Picks
    • Harness
    • Selvedge Type
  • Declare the quantities and processing times in order to calculate the actual cost of working and warp and greige fabric.
  • Trace each beam and piece produced by storing the lot or bath of warp and weft yarns used.
  • Easily interface with all Warping or Weaving planning modules through a communication protocol based on the exchange of XML (using the PIL Production module).
  • Easily interface with all data collection systems on the machine through a communication protocol based on the exchange of XML (using the PIL Production module).
  • Easily interface with all inspection tables through a communication protocol based on the exchange of XML (using the PIL Production module).

Software solutions support all types of knitting processes:

  • Circular Knitting
  • Flat Knitwear
  • Fully Fashioned
  • Seamless
  • Warp Knitting
  • Socks manufacturing

Among other features, with Apparel & Textile for Dynamics 365, it’s possible to:

  • Manage the typical characteristics of Warp and Greige Fabrics:
    • Roll Standard Length
    • Greige Fabric Weight
    • Dyed Fabric Weight
    • Stich Per Unit
    • Number of Runs
  • Detect the quantities and processing times in order to calculate the actual cost of working and warp and greige fabric.
  • Tracing piece produced by keeping the lot or batch number of the yarn used.
  • Easily interface with all knitting planning modules through a communication protocol based on the exchange of XML (using the PIL Production module).
  • Easily interface with all data collection systems on the machine through a communication protocol based on the exchange of XML files (using the PIL Production module).

Software solutions support:

  • Brands
  • Fashion Companies
  • Licensees
  • Retailers
  • Distributors
  • Any mix of these attributes

Among other features, with Apparel & Textile for Dynamics 365, it’s possible to:

  • Manage collections and Seasons.
  • Manage Divisions, themes and lines.
  • Manage products with colors and sizes.
  • Possibility of managing size distribution curve by customer (or store).
  • Easily integrate with PLM solutions through special integration layer (PIL).
  • Manage manual allocations or automatic proposals.
  • Manage customers hierarchy (Master customer, …, store).
  • Special BI cubes designed for the fashion industry to support the decision making process.
  • In case of brands with product definition we can easily manage BOM and external Routes.
  • Special functionalities to support subcontracting.
  • Sales and purchase agreements.
  • Purchase orders managed by size.
  • Inventory Journal by size.

Software solutions support Manufacturers as well as Converters.

Among other features, with Apparel & Textile for Dynamics 365, it’s possible to:

  • Manage the typical characteristics of the finished fabrics:
    • Fiber Composition
    • Finished Weight
    • Width
  • Manage all the processing phases.
  • Manage internal or external phases (using the Sub-Contracting module).
  • Detect the quantities and processing times in order to calculate the actual cost of working and finished fabrics.
  • To trace produced pieces.
  • Calculate a budget and manage the final consumption of the recipes ingredients (recipes module).
  • Easily interface with all data collection systems on the machine through a communication protocol based on the exchange of XML files (using the PIL Production module).
  • Manage collections, exclusivities and price lists for collections.

Software solutions support all types of finished products:

  • Underwear
  • Lingerie
  • Outerwear
  • Menswear
  • Ladieswear
  • Childrenwear
  • Formalwear
  • Workwear
  • Footwear
  • Sportswear

Among other features, with Apparel & Textile for Dynamics 365, it’s possible to:

  • Manage the typical characteristics of the Goods:
    • Division
    • Season
    • Collection
    • Line
    • Theme
    • Size Chart
    • Bleaching
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Wet Washing
    • Drying
    • Ironing
  • Manage all the processing phases.
  • Manage internal or external phases (using the Sub-Contracting module).
  • Detect the quantities and processing times in order to calculate the actual cost of working and finished fabrics.
  • Manage the Size Chart Table (size grid) on Customer Orders, Purchase Orders, Production Orders, Warehouse Journal.
  • Manage collections, exclusives and price lists for collections.

Software solutions support companies in practically all kind of technical textiles:

  • Geotextile
  • Bands and ribbons
  • Carbon fibers
  • Glass fibers
  • Special fabrics

Among other features, with Apparel & Textile for Dynamics 365, it’s possible to:

  • Manage the typical characteristics of products:
    • Roll Standard Length
    • Quality Data
    • Compliancy to standards
    • Approval work-flows
  • Detect the quantities and processing times in order to calculate the actual cost of working.
  • Tracing a roll produced by keeping the lot or batch number of the yarn used in the process.
  • Easily interface with all data collection systems on the machine through a communication protocol based on the exchange of XML files (using the PIL Production module).

Solution is particularly strong when managing vertical companies. Thanks to our experience in different areas (from fiber to finished goods) and due to the incredible potential of the configuration wizard available in our solution, it is very easy to configure different areas within the same company and database.

With our solution, you can take advantage of all the specific functionalities created for each sector but among other features, with Apparel & Textile for Dynamics 365, it’s possible to manage:

  • Different Item codes.
  • Technical and user defined data by product type.
  • Traceability among all the transactions.
  • Integrated master planning.
  • Intercompany transactions and plan.

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