Infor M3

Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Infor M3: Specialized for your industry right from the start

    Infor M3 delivers deep industry-specific functionality to cover your unique business needs.

  • The complete package

    Manage all the core and supporting processes of your business with M3’s expansive suite of applications.

  • An ERP built for choice

    Infor M3 offers a full set of applications built on a Java-based, open technology stack to provide you with choice.

Built for flexibility

Infor M3 offers ultimate flexibility in operations, technology, and scale. As a multi-site, multi-country, and multi-company solution, M3 empowers your organization to adapt to changing business needs. It provides flexibility in managing mixed-mode and complex environments, with the agility to make quick adjustments at any time. Written in Java, M3 also gives you platform independence and choice.

Infor M3 at a glance

  • Comprehensive, centralized ERP
  • Industry-specific suites
  • Built for medium to large national and international manufacturers and distributors
  • Multi-site, multi-company, multi-country, multi-currency, and multi-language
  • Java-based for hardware and database independence
  • Supports 19 languages
  • International support for 41 countries
  • Built-in flexibility enables configuration to your unique business processes

Infor M3 applications

Customer Sales and Service

Manage all of your customer-related information—from simple product sales to complex make-to-order products. Whether you're courting a new client or maintaining a long-term relationship, Infor M3 gives you a complete picture of every customer in a multi-channel sales environment.

Financial Management

Handle all of your accounting, budgeting, consolidation, and reporting requirements with Infor M3. True multi-country, multi-company, and intra-company capabilities allow you to manage multiple operational units, even when they operate under different regulatory controls.

Manufacturing Operations

Manage complex, configured, and attribute-controlled products, and directly support costing, planning, and execution. Integrated with other Infor M3 modules, Manufacturing Operations provides a single source of product data and technical documentation available online to all of your users.

Supply Chain Management

M3's Supply Chain Management provides you with a powerful set of tools to plan, schedule, and execute across your extended value chain with functionality for demand planning, supply chain planning, plant scheduling, global available-to-promise, capable-to-promise, and procurement.

Equipment Management

M3's Equipment Management applications are designed for organizations that rent, sell, or maintain assets or equipment. When reliability and availability are crucial to success, you can rely on M3 to help increase profitability by significantly improving equipment sales, rental, and service.

M3 for Equipment

"We found Infor to be the best fit for a Caterpillar dealer like us. We went live in eight months, with a flexible system that is designed around our industry-specific business activities."

Nazim A. Haque
Managing Director and CEO
Bangla Trac LTD

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Infor M3: Industry suites

Infor M3 is a configurable ERP platform that delivers core capabilities to meet your industry-specific needs. M3 continues to be developed jointly with industry experts to support industry best practice processes.

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Chemicals

Generic ERP solutions can't meet all of the challenges of your industry—but M3 can. With M3, you can solve unique chemical industry-specific challenges such as the planning of co-products and by-products, formula matching and optimization, attribute costing, safety, and quality.

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Highlights

  • Recipes: Co-products, by-products, and alternatives
  • Advanced Quality Management including Customer Specifications
  • Lot Traceability to quickly identify contaminated product
  • Potency of raw and intermediate materials
  • Lot Level Attributes enable planning, stock, quality, and pricing

Micro-verticals

  • Bulk/Commodity
  • Paints & Inks
  • Agrichemicals
  • Cleaning Products & Soaps
  • Adhesives & Lubricants

Distribution

With Infor M3 for Distribution, you can optimize every facet of your operation—from inventory and warehouse management to financials, multichannel sales orders, purchasing, and more. Accelerate your pace of business and profitability as you manage transactions with unparalleled visibility across departments, allowing for better and faster decision making.

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Highlights

  • Multichannel Sales, Supply Chain Execution, and integrated Financial Management
  • Price management, promotions, ship, and debit
  • Built-in CRM & POS integration
  • Front-office applications for over-the-counter sales and e-commerce
  • Value Added Services: Kitting, assembly, ticketing, packing, and rental

Micro-verticals

  • Building Materials
  • Electrical
  • Industrial
  • Plumbing
  • HVAC

Equipment

Rely on M3 for the support you need to manage the entire equipment lifecycle, including initial forecasting, shipment, servicing, and final disposal. M3 can help you predict future parts and service demand, as well as capture accurate equipment data, including serial numbers, end of life, warranty, service, and sales data.

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Highlights

  • Ability to drill down to economic and operational history
  • Support for repairable equipment and components
  • Graphical support for the configuration of new equipment
  • Support for trade-in equipment as part of the sales process
  • Warranty and claim management with flexible warranty periods and types

Micro-verticals

  • Equipment Dealers
  • Equipment Rental Companies
  • Equipment Service Providers

Fashion

Seamlessly manage the entire fashion process—from design to distribution to customer service—with M3. Develop consumer products more quickly and move them to market faster than your competition, giving you the edge in your ever-changing industry.

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Highlights

  • Flexible style/color/size/fit matrix plus inventory characteristics
  • Handling of style and non-style items
  • Global Inventory Management to support omni-channel
  • Product Configuration for embellishment, personalization, and make-to-order
  • Support for pre-packs and kitting

Micro-verticals

  • Apparel
  • Footwear
  • Accessories
  • Luxury
  • Home Textiles

Food & Beverage

M3 enables Food & Beverage companies to respond rapidly to changes in customer demands, a key factor for staying ahead of the competition. You can manage and speed up your global supply chain to improve efficiency, minimize shelf-life issues, and reduce waste. In the event of a recall, M3's track and trace tools can help you address the issue swiftly and effectively.

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Food & Beverage ›

Highlights

  • Manage ingredients with characteristics such as grade, brix, fat, moisture, and weight
  • Down-to-the-minute planning
  • Specification Management with advanced quality and laboratory processes
  • Reverse Bills and Catch Weight
  • Graphical Lot Tracker for transparency and rapid traceability

Micro-verticals

  • Bakery, Grains & Cereals
  • Beverage
  • Confectionery
  • Dairy
  • Ingredients
  • Meat, Poultry & Fish
  • Prepared Foods

An open technology stack to provide choice

As the world's first Java-based ERP solution, Infor M3 can run on a number of major databases, hardware platforms, and operating systems giving you maximum flexibility for how you choose to deploy and manage your operations.

Open-source compatible

Infor M3 enables you to lower the total cost of ownership by supporting an open-source infrastructure alternative including:

  • Amazon Web Services
  • Red Hat
  • VMware
  • EnterpriseDB

Industry-specific Business Intelligence

Infor M3 enables you to understand and drive your business more effectively, making decisions based on built-in industry-specific Business Intelligence (BI). This includes important industry measures, KPIs, and dashboards that allow you to monitor and track the indicators and levers that matter in steering your business.

Optional in-context operational BI through Infor Ming.le™ allows your M3 users to act on up-to-date information and resolve issues before they become problems.

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Experience the latest version of M3 with Infor 10x

Integration

Infor ION quickly integrates systems across the enterprise, providing a simple but powerful framework for managing business process flows, workflows, and alerts.
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Business collaboration

Infor Ming.le™ embeds a centralized collaboration platform within Infor M3, empowering employees to work together across sites, share information, and much more.
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Business intelligence

Move faster from data to decisions with Infor M3 Analytics. Get access to real-time insights from across the globe, mobile capabilities, and role-based dashboards.
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Mobile apps

Infor’s mobile applications empower your workforce with anytime, anywhere access to systems, information, and processes in a secure environment.

Easy and enjoyable to use

Today’s users expect a consumer-grade software experience. Infor M3 engages your entire organization with a user experience that’s designed to help users work faster and smarter.

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Customer stories

Reynolds Catering Supplies

Reynolds Catering Supplies

With Infor M3, Reynolds optimized its supply chain, lowered costs, and is well prepared for rapid growth. 

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Oldcastle APG

Oldcastle APG

Oldcastle APG relies on Enterprise Search with Infor M3 to shorten search times and serve customers more quickly. 

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Grosfillex

Grosfillex

Using Infor M3, Grosfillex optimized its business processes while reducing costs.

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Infor M3 10x

We've added more than a thousand new features and improvements since the last major M3 release. Explore highlights and contact your Infor representative for more information.

Industry enhancements

  • Fresh Food Planner
  • Infor Fashion PLM
  • Counter Sales for Distribution
  • CRM for Equipment
  • Marketing Programs and Rebates for Equipment
  • Improved ship and debit capabilities in Distribution
  • New Laboratory and Quality Control module
  • Integration to Infor PCM

Technology

  • New platform for faster time to market
  • Increased usability and less need for modifications
  • Six certified ION process integrations and growing
  • Simple upgrade from all older M3 versions

Integrations

Infor M3 easily extends to best-in-class applications that are unified by a common platform and a stunning user interface. Maintain agility and simplify user adoption with software that is fast, intuitive, and enjoyable to use.

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