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A solution based on automotive practices

GALIA certification ERP  

GALION Automotive certified A 98%

Homologation Galia

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

Packages

Logistics

EDI and Portal

Sales

GMAO

Production

Purchases

MES

Maintenance

Quality

Costs

Analysis

Gestion électronique des documents

EDM

COMPLIANCE WITH STANDARDS

The data format « GALION Automotive » is compliant with the ODETTE frame of reference.

All logistics processes are dealt with: direct flows and indirect flows

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MANAGEMENT OF REUSABLE OR LOST PACKAGES

 

A critical issue of the Supply Chain: The widespread use of returnable containers is a substantial investment

Packages

  • GALION manages effectively returnable and lost containers

Management of packing and handling data

Inventory management and availability management (packages, pallets, accessories)

Control of packaging according to the recipient's requests

Accuracy of the packaged and palletized quantities

Control of formats and labelling data

Management of substitute packages

Management of packaging allocations

Detailed data about despatched packages

EDI transmission towards recipients and packaging controllers

LOGISTICS BASED ON REAL-TIME UNIQUE DATA TO AVOID RISKS

 

New contracts, customers or unloading docks, suppliers or supplier shipping sites. Your logistics is never still

Logistics

  • GALION puts under control your complex Supply Chain to avoid mistakes

Structures of buyers and sellers, shippers and recipients, routes and transits

Management according to sites/warehouses/zones/places

Direct and indirect flows are managed.

Stocks are managed with labels indicating packing units and handling units and with inventories.

FIFO (First In First Out) and FEFO (First Expired First Out) management, casting numbers, numbers of supplier lot …

Management of remote warehouses and VMI (Vendor Managed Inventory), of consignment and of outsourcing

Management of communication agreements and of EDI identifiers

Management of despatch flows and of the processes specific to each contractor (CINDI, Alternative Logistics, L3P…)

 

RESPONSIVENESS TO THE IMPLEMENTATION OF EXCHANGES AND THEIR EVOLUTIONS

Interpret, integrate and provide messages in all formats

EDI and Portal

  • GALION adjusts to several standards and procedures

Translation and monitoring of inbound and outbound transactions, control and warnings on integration errors

GALION works with several standards: Edifact – Odette – VDA – Ansi X12, XML, etc. 

A library of more than 450 mappings is available to execute transactions with the main contractors.

 A portal is dedicated to suppliers without EDI: requirements visibility, despatch management, availability of bar code labels, transmission of information (plans, procedures…), and negotiations

 

REACTIVENESS TO THE CUSTOMERS' REQUESTS AND THEIR EVOLUTIONS

The typology of the manufacturers' requests requires a structured and diverse application

Sales

  • GALION offers a baseline to process customer data from tender to serial life

Management of the seller tree structure and of the baseline Customers – Recipients – Recipient locations

Management of delivery routes, of Incoterms, of transportation times and of schedules

Management of selling partners and of inter-company transactions 

Management of tenders, firm orders and open orders

Management of data from commercial and logistic agreements

Management of the order, despatch and invoice portfolio

Control and restitution of contractual documents, certificates – label format – delivery notes (ASN: Advanced Shipping Notice) – invoices, VDA 4939, and other standards (ANSI X12 …)

Quantitative and qualitative indicators of management and of monitoring, customer service rate

Generation of EDI exchanges

 

REACTIVENESS TO VARIABLE REQUESTS, AUTOMATIZATION OF THE SUPPLY FLOW

The analysis of the evolutions in the customer programs is crucial to check the generation adequacy

Purchases

  • GALION has all the necessary functions to manage customer programs 

Management of the internal buyer structure, of the supplier baseline and of the tree structure: Shippers – Shipper locations

Management of removals, of transportation times and of schedules

Management of supplier quotas

Management of tenders, firm orders and open orders

Management of data from commercial and logistic agreements

Management of the order portfolio and of the reception portfolio and invoice control

Quantitative and qualitative indicators of management and of monitoring, supplier service rate

Management of purchase applications and of accreditations

Management of the supply plan

 

REACTIVENESS TO REQUIREMENTS AND HAZARDS

Production organization can be directly set according to the order book in order to optimize the processes of despatch preparation

Production

  • GALION enables to deal with the production processes : Developing – Planning – Scheduling – Implementing – Monitoring

Theoretical data, technical data and their evolutions through time

Main or alternative production process in application

Management of tools, management of settings

Valuation data

Multi-site planning, requirements calculation (MRP), generation adequacy, LEAN manufacturing

Management of programs and of production orders and adequacy between capacities and availabilities

Scheduling and placing of manufactures on the production means

Management of the labelling of products according to the order book

Activity and consumption monitoring, restitution of performance indicators

Traceability of material lots and of components

Control routings and quality monitoring

Tracking of samples, measures and conformities

History of transactions and movements

Resupply of the production lines

 

REACTIVENESS FOR PRODUCTION MONITORING AND PRODUCTION PERFORMANCES

The company 4.0 implies real-time monitoring of all the production

MES

  • GALION offers functions enabling to be directly connected to the nerve centres of the means and workshops - Manufacturing Execution System (MES)

Access control of the operator at the workstation

Planning and monitoring of workstation productions

Display of setting or assembling directions, of plans (in relation with EDM)

Data collection is done either automatically or manually (with automatons).

Packing and labelling of packing and handling units

Declaration of the quantities produced by reading bar codes

Triggering of forklift operators’ tasks in order to store manufactures and to resupply production lines (in relation with WMS)

Marking of the scrap quantities by reason codes

Breakdowns and interruptions are declared by reason codes (in relation with EAM)

Publication of indicators and warnings in real time

 

REACTIVENESS TO THE AVAILABILITY OF EQUIPMENTS

The manufacturing performance cannot be effective without making sure that the production means are running smoothly 

EAM

  • GALION offers a module of Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) 

Management of machines and of their structure

Link between machines and resources

Preventive and remedial routings

Management of the applications to intervene

Management of speaking orders

Monitoring of the technical staff’s work and valuation

Calculation of preventive operations

Management of the general warehouse, consumables

Data analysis, MTBF and MTTR indicators (Mean Time Between Failures, Mean Time To Repair)

REACTIVENESS TO WARNINGS

 

The real-time transmission of indicators is the starting point to improve the efficiency of the organization, of the production means and of the workforce 

Quality

  • GALION enables to comply with standards, to improve performances and to be aware of warnings and wayward trends 

Integration of the certification data and creation of control routings

Storage – distribution – review of information about procedures, plans, pictures… in the EDM

Compliance with FIFO-FEFO policies, serial numbers, lots, castings, indexes...

Movements and transactions are put under control (Blocking-Unblocking).

Management of orders for direct payment – Control operations – Statistics and warnings

Monitoring of the technical staff’s work

Non-conformity processing application         

Restitution – Data monitoring and traceability monitoring

Restitution of indicators and calculation of performances

 

COST CONTROL

The value of technical data is absolutely necessary and the analysis of actual costs is a trump card to have better control over costs

Costs

  • GALION is a useful tool to calculate costs and to value, to calculate cost prices and to do an accounting integration

Decomposition of cost per type

Valuation according to several rules: standard – weighted average price, etc. 

Calculation and simulation of budgets

Valuation of manufactures and real-time cost calculation

Control of the price of receptions and calculation of reserves

Calculation of actual cost prices

Cost accounting            

Control of accounting data before their integration

Integration of postings into the general ledger and the sub-ledger

Data analysis

 

WARNINGS AND ANALYSES

The extraction of data has to be easy

Analysis

  • GALION helps you to extract data, create reports, and also for Business Intelligence, distribution and publication

Generation of SQL scripts and on-line export or export towards Excel

Edition of customized reports available at the request

Preventive and remedial routings

Delivery of configurable models

Encryption of execution scripts in programs

GALION Business Intelligence Web Pack

Functions for strategic management in order to control the performance of the processes and analyze carefully the areas of improvement

 

ELECTRONIC DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT

Storing documents, mailing and indexing are fundamental tasks

EDM

  • GALION makes it easier to name, archive, review and distribute documents 

Definition of rules for each type of document

Centralization of email transmission and historical records

Monitoring reviews and approvals

Availability of documents on the WEB portal

Search of documents                                   

Naming documents according to their nature: documents, data, plans, pictures, videos

Securing information on the server

Linking technical data, MES, quality, EAM, SCM (Supply Chain Management) and finance

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