New HMI Device, RTStation™, Empowers Users on the Shop Floor
IQMS is pleased to announce the release of the RTStation™, latest development in a line of MES applications that push the boundaries of shop floor control. The RTStation devices are designed to empower plant floor operators with immediate access to both ERP and MES data via a rugged, inexpensive device that replaces tablets and centralized computers on the shop floor.
Attached to a manufacturing work center, the RTStation™ graphically displays machine monitoring details (such as part counts, cycle speeds and other machine processes) in real time, as well as allows operators to print work orders, log rejects for production reporting, display job set-up information and other documents, perform SPC inspections, scan barcodes, print labels, clock in/out of jobs and so much more...Learn more about the new RTStation™.
Latest Release of EnterpriseIQ Includes More Than 1000 Enhancements
IQMS recently released the latest version of EnterpriseIQ manufacturing ERP software that includes more than 1,000 enhancements and reports across all aspects of the system. Pushing the boundaries of what a comprehensive ERP system can provide, highlights from the latest version of EnterpriseIQ include increased security options, greatly enhanced accounting functionality and even more customization features. A small sampling of the enhancements includes:
- Mobile Android Tablet Application
- Shipping Manager certified by UPS and FedEx
- Complex Manufacturing
- Heijunka Box
Learn more about how EnterpriseIQ helps manufacturers maintain a lean and competitive supply chain.
Virtual Learning Environment Makes EnterpriseIQ Training Easy and Convenient
IQMS reveals a new in-depth, module-specific virtual learning and training environment that delivers a multitude of step-by-step instructional videos to ensure IQMS users are substantially trained and utilizing the EnterpriseIQ ERP software to the fullest. The extensive and comprehensive library of virtual training courses allows users to train by module or by job description and includes quizzes to ensure employees are knowledgeable on the breadth of functionality available within each of the modules.
Access to the Virtual Learning Environment on MyIQMS is free to all IQMS customers current on their maintenance program.
It's 5:00 on Friday, Do You Have Enough Off-Site Inventory to Fill an Order Shipping on Monday?
Whether it's Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) or Outsourced inventory, managing inventory that is not stored within your facility can lead to shipping errors, missed ship dates, unnecessary expedited shipping costs and uninvoiced shipments. To accurately manage off-site inventory, you must be able to track how and when the inventory was shipped, how much has been consumed, serial numbers associated to the shipment and of those, which have been consumed and immediately invoice the consumption.
Find out how all of this can be done easily and quickly in one module with the press of a button...more
IQFeature of the Week -- ERP and Manufacturing Equipment Integration
Did you know that..IQMS offers custom automation to integrate your ERP system with manufacturing equipment on the shop floor,
in the warehouse and at the loading docks? While many ERP solutions ignore existing shop floor
capabilities, IQMS has lead the innovation between ERP software,
shop floor and warehouse equipment. The IQMS Automation Group integrates EnterpriseIQ
ERP software with manufacturing equipment that includes capabilities
such as two-way communication with PLCs to control and initiate conveyors,
vertical lifts, scanners, palletizers, photoeye sensors, and other
pieces of equipment, automated FIFO pick/store warehouse applications for forklifts and direct interface with work centers to automatically report
scrap and production efficiency.
Having real-time shop floor data from equipment
that works in tandem with the ERP system delivers greater efficiency
allowing manufacturers to be more competitive in a demand driven