APPCON, a leading provider of ERP software solutions for all manufacturers, importers and distributors specializing in apparel and related industries, announced the release of the completely web-enabled version of its already powerful EIS system. The AppSphere ERP software was developed using the IBM WebSphere application suite.

APPCON has created a powerful, web-enabled software solution for distributors, importers and manufacturers in the apparel industry today. APPCON recognizes the efficiencies that are gained from using high-performance Internet based business solutions and are committed to the development on the new platform. “We are excited about working with companies in developing and marketing our solutions in the years to come”, said Garry Reinhard, President of APPCON. APPCON has significant experience in providing a wide range of advanced solutions.


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  CRM, ORDER PROCESSING, SALES SUPPORT& REPORTING MODULE



CRM, ORDER PROCESSING, SALES SUPPORT& REPORTING MODULE

  • Multiple Company/Division/Warehouse environment
  • Multiple levels of pricing
  • Credit and Factor management
  • Master File history and audit trail
  • Self balancing order and inventory systems
  • UPC & EAN
  • Estimate and Actual costing
  • Specification sheets
  • Sales Forecast and Projection
  • Salesman Management
  • Quality Control
  • Profitability
  • Management Inquiry and reporting
  • Contract/Bulk order management


ALLOCATION MODULE

ALLOCATION MODULE

  • Automatic Allocation
    • Rule driven Allocation, Picking (shipability)
      and Reset
    • Optional Customer, Customer PO, Product
      and Order specific rules
  • Real time order and inventory information
  • Prorating of customer orders and products
  • Interactive Allocation
  • Customer priority
  • Start and Cancel date management
  • Customer orders may be split between
    multiple warehouses
  • Allocation Worksheets for ‘What if’
    situations
  • Complete inquiry and reporting
  • Prepack management

WAREHOUSE & DISTRIBUTION

WAREHOUSE & DISTRIBUTION

  • Manage Bond
  • Bar coded picking and UCC128 shipping labels,
    VICS and WINS compliant
  • Location Inventory
  • RF ready
  • Scale interfaces
  • Automatic Invoicing
  • Extensive reporting and inquiries
  • Multiple units of measure
  • Bill of Lading and Master Bill of Lading
  • Manifest
  • Pro Numbers
  • Quality control
  • Physical Inventory and Cycle Count
  • Minimum Stock Levels

 

IMPORTING MODULE

IMPORTING MODULE

  • Harmonized/HTSUS number management
  • Preclass management
  • Visa management
  • Entry Number management
  • Letter of Credit management
  • Advance Shipment Notices
  • Containerization
  • Vessel/Flight tracking
  • Duty Payment
  • Multiple level Costing(Country/Vendor/Factory)
  • Bond
  • Prepaid and Claims management

 



SOURCING: MANUFACTURING, PURCHASING AND WORK IN PROCESS

SOURCING: MANUFACTURING, PURCHASING AND WORK IN PROCESS

  • Component level Purchasing Profiles, including EOQ,
    quantity and price
  • Automatic re-order ability from PO/Manufacturing
    Orders
  • Automatic allocation and pulling of inventory
  • Optional on-line PO issue and receiving
  • Auto Plan product manufacturing/sourcing
    requirements
  • Auto Plan component purchases
  • WIP/PO history and audit trail
  • Quality control
  • Routing guide tracking
  • Back log management

 

 

BILL OF MATERIAL AND MRP

BILL OF MATERIAL AND MRP

  • Component Classification by user defined categories
  • Sized and unsized components are fully supported with
    waste factors
  • Automatic/Manual allocation of inventory
  • Bill of Material can be defined at the Product and/or
    Factory and or PO level
  • Manufacturing Order level and/or per customer order
    line
  • Component Inventory
    • Multiple units of measure
    • Inventory by location
    • Inventory by total, roll(piece),
    • Shade or Case#
  • Complete MRP reporting including:
    • Lead times
    • Preferred Vendor
    • Ranges

ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE

ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE

  • Accounts can be consolidated across companies
  • Credit terms can be set by company, customer or
    transaction
  • Transactions can be future or post dated
  • Cash discounts and customer debit memos are
    allowed
  • Cash can be posted on receipt and reconciled later
  • Partial payments
  • Auto posting of cash receipts via EDI
    820 transaction
  • Adjustments and write-offs tracked
    by journal to the G/L
  • Complete inquiry and reporting
  • Account Representative management
  • Tickler System
  • Self balancing Financial Control

 

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE

  • Multiple companies, divisions, currencies and bank
    accounts are supported
  • Due dates and discounts can be automatically
    calculated or manually entered
  • Three-Way-Match for invoices, purchases and
    receipts
  • Complete integration to the General Ledger
  • Payment management and authorization
  • Immediate and Batch entry
  • Duplicate item control
  • Partial payment
  • Check and remittance printing
  • G/L distribution can be pre-assigned,
    allocated or keyed
  • Complete inquiry and reporting
  • Self balancing Financial Control
  • Letter of Credit draw down

GENRAL LEDGER

GENRAL LEDGER

 

  • Multiple companies
  • Journals include General, Recurring and Reversing
  • Costs can be analyzed and budgeted across periods
  • Statistical information can be entered against financial
    accounts
  • Complete audit history of all transactions
  • Real time G/L posting
  • User-defined account structures
  • Multi-level sub-ledger accounts
  • User-defined accounting periods
  • Transactions can be future dated
  • On demand period & year-end reports
  • Automatic account balance allocation
  • Year-end account management
  • Complete inquiry and reporting

EDI PROCESSING

EDI PROCESSING

  • Compliant with ANSI, VICS and UCS standards
  • Supports EDI versions 002040 through 004050
  • Inbound and outbound transactions are edited prior to
    being updated
  • Retail transaction sets include 810 (I/O), 812, 816,
    820, 832, 850 (I/O), 852, 855, 856, 860, 864, 869,
    870, 753 and 754
  • *WINS (Warehouse) transaction sets include 944,
    940, 943 and 945
  • Factor and banking transaction sets include 810,
    820, 850 and 870 for CIT and Nations Bank
  • Integrates with many translation software packages
  • Trading partner profiles eliminate the need for
    customer specific programs
  • GLN numbers & Direct to Customer


Piece Work Payroll

Piece Work Payroll

  • Employee Management
  • Automatic bundle creation
  • RF coupon entry
  • Multiple factories
  • Cut Level coupon tickets
  • Workcenter capacity controls
  • Workcenter performance tracking
  • Declining Bonuses
  • Split Incentives
  • Payroll upload interface
  • Complete inquiry and reporting