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The Issues for Tier-One

and Tier-Two Suppliers

Transparency and Control over logistics processes

Variable demand - Globalisation and broad range of exchanges – Huge amount of data and dematerialization - Complexity of the Supply Chain

So many issues that we can help you overcome

Capacités de production

REACTIVITY to face a variable demand

Flux logistiques

FLEXIBILITY in the Supply Chain

Normes EDI

COMPLIANCE with specifications

Performance oérationnelle

MAINTENANCE of the operational performance


COMPLIANCE with local regulations

Galion automotive


Compliance with MMOG/LE requirements

  • Automotive standards

GALION integrates the best practices of automotive standards for Tier-One and Tier-Two suppliers


The software package GALION Automotive was assessed according to the criteria of the label GALIA «CERTIFIED SOLUTION Automotive ERP». This label is based on a unique baseline of rating criteria

The solution GALION is completely compliant with the requirements of the automotive industry



The MMOG certification enforces to have a structured organization, control over the processes and over the performing means

BRONZE ALU : REACTIVE to face a variable demand

  • Forecast management

Market share calculation

Quantities of items are forecasted per period, customer, plant or warehouse for a starting production site.

Calculation of a budget forecast by combining several forecasts

The gap between estimations and achievements is monitored based on sent quantities  

  • Production planning and logistics

Calculation of the customers’ average daily consumption

Levelling and anticipating orders (such as one-shots, by taking into account periods of non-work for instance)

A stock objective is determined and passed on for the requirements calculation.

The changes in demand are compared

  • Requirements calculation (MRP)

The calculation can be applied on the flow modeled in technical data (production processes) and logistic data (sourcing baseline).

Requirements calculation for production lines (MRP), while considering or not stock on hand, supply, system loads and customers’ average daily consumption 

Consideration of a stock objective

Production schedules are set up and can be parameterized for processes, sites, resources

  • Scheduling

Production scheduling

Availability of components, workforce and tooling

Tracking early arrivals and delays and synchronizing with the requirements calculation

Calling for components

Restitution of indicators 

  • Project management

Management of the projects to develop and modify products

  • Production monitoring (MES : Manufacturing Execution System)

Production feedback

Traceability of tools and footprints

Activity and flows are linked through labels.

Manufacturing scrap

Integration of external systems

Connection with automatons (PLC: Programmable Logic Controller)



The changes of logistic organizations, might they be internal or external, and the changes of sourcing force the suppliers to be able to adapt at every turn

SYLVATRIM : FLEXIBILITY from the simple to the complex

  • Several companies, several sites


A primary salesperson is appointed along with as many partners as there are firms.

For each company, sites, warehouses and zones are determined.

The structure of remote warehouses and subcontractors generates the corresponding customer structure.

Automatic treatment of inter-company transactions

  • Commercial management

Management of open orders, firm orders and tenders

Management of prices including price decomposition

Management of the locations of despatch

Management of the customer structure

Buyers, recipients, recipient locations and articles are all taken into account by the software

  • Inventory management, with several owners

One article of the article base can be shared between several firms.

A warehouse can contain multi-company articles.

Flows between warehouses and shipments cause transactions, EDI messages, transferred documents (delivery notes and invoices)

  • Invoicing

Customer and supplier invoicing


Retroactive invoicing

  • VMI (Vendor Managed Inventory) - Third-party warehouses and transportation


Transfers - consumption

EDI transactions

  • Despatch management

Despatch plan

Preparation of shipments – Loading process

Inspection of packing units, handling units and of the format of labels

Packaging in compliance with standards

Standardized documents and EDI: delivery notes, transportation, packaging



The specifications from the OEM require each company to respect commitments on the quality of outbound data and documents

PERNAT Industrie: Respecting the requirements specifications of manufacturers and equipment suppliers

  • Multi-level monitoring of the Supply  Chain (SC Mo: Supply Chain Planning and Monitoring)

Inventory control of all the participants to a same supply chain

Multi-level coverage requests for stocks are taken into account and updated via EDI.

Requests for critical flows are monitored and synchronized

  • Management of sustainable           packages

Identification of package types and tracking of movements

Integration/Transmission of movements via EDI

Management of packaging standards

Management of palletizing systems

Transmission of packaging details on the ASN (Advanced Shipping Notice) towards the packaging controller

  • Identification through labelling

The software edits labels according to customers’ specifications about the formats of packaging labels and handling labels.

The international single label number is taken into account.

Flow monitoring by reading bar codes

  • Supplier sourcing

Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) recommendation

Transmission of forecasts and customer inventory levels via EDI

Transmission of replenishment proposals via EDI

  • Traceability of pieces

Identification of pieces and packages throughout the product lifecycle

History of movements and transmitted EDI messages

  • Multi-standard EDI

EDIFACT – VDA – ANSI X12 standards       

Standards and levels are outlined by the contractors.



  • Manufacturers' logistic procedures

Logistic obligations are outlined for each manufacturer.

CINDI RENAULT– PCA Alternative logistics, etc.


  • Calculation of the Forecast  Accuracy Index (FAI) and of the Weighted Tracking Signal (WTS)

Confrontation of requests and capabilities

Transmission of capability data



In order to manage cost control and the conformity of products, good management and a reliable monitoring of the production means are necessary

  • Production monitoring

Work of operators (operator output rate)

Work of means of production (synthetic output rate)

Monitoring of manufacturing scrap

  • Supplier Relationship Management


Supplier service rate - Assessment (quantity and packaging reliability, on-time deliveries)

  • Capacity and planning

Load analysis and generation adequacy

Programming and scheduling

  • Customer Relationship Management

Analysis of the variations of customer programs

Customer service rate

  • Analyzing performances

Control over the performance indicators (logistics, purchases, inventory, production, sales, maintenance, etc.)

  • Control of products/process            (routings and bills of materials)

Creation and upkeep of the bills of materials

Generation of production processes at the effective date

Monitoring of piece and plan indicators

  • Quality and non-conformity

Recording of quality checks

Good-quality sampling and visual or dimensional inspections are monitored (thanks to electronic sliding calipers).

Activation and tracking of precautionary measures

Photo Library of flaws

Corrective measures


  • Calculation of costs

Cost decomposition and tracking according to categories


The globalisation of trade sometimes leads to the setting-up of a site in a new country. Compliance with local fiscal obligations can then be a painful necessity


AAM : Did you just say SOX ?

  • SOX - IFRS - Tracking data

Implementation of ISAE 3412 recommendations and setting-up of traceability tools. Protection of sensitive data.

The ISAE 3402 report offers to SOX auditors an external insurance coverage on the controls made

  • Dematerialization of invoices

In accordance with European Directive 2001/115/EC and its transposition into French law (article 289bis in the General Tax Code). Establishment of record-keeping and control functions in order to abolish paper invoices

  • Self-billing

Widespread in Anglo-Saxon countries, self-billing reduces the invoice processing cost for the contractor. In France, it is authorized by article 62 of the Act No. 2012-1510 (transposition of European Directive 2010/45/EU)


IMMEX is a program by which the Mexican government provides a tax incentive to companies manufacturing in Mexico and exporting products. Being a registered IMMEX company requires some archiving and inventory controls for traceability because there are regulatory audits

  • Electronic signing of invoices

To fight against fraud, electronic invoices must be accompanied by a fiscal receipt (Digital tax receipt via internet); the receipt has to be accompanied by an electronic signature emitted by tax authorities via a signature validation service

  • SAFT.T (Standard Audit File for Tax)

Defined by the OECD, this standard to exchange XML files is today mandatory in Portugal, Austria and Poland

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