800+ companies in the automotive industry reduce supply chain complexity and improve productivity with Infor

Automotive

Automotive manufacturers rely on Infor to help them modernize business processes, tackle complexity, and leverage Industry 4.0 technologies. Here are some unique challenges that Infor helps the auto industry overcome every day.

Increasing pace of product innovation

Dramatic changes in vehicle technology generate new levels of complexity.

Business collaboration

Consolidated platforms and complex EDI requirements complicate collaboration.

Complex supply chain networks

Supply chain networks often lack global visibility and end-to-end collaboration capabilities.

Inefficient and complex shop-floor and warehouse processes

Poor resource and asset utilization can reduce margins.

Industry 4.0 and digital transformation

Disconnected, heavily customized solutions impede smart manufacturing technologies.

Micro-vertical expertise delivers business value faster

Automotive Suppliers

Automotive Suppliers

Tire Suppliers

Tire Suppliers

Automotive OEM

Automotive OEM

Specialty Vehicles

Specialty Vehicles

Aftermarket Parts & Service

Aftermarket Parts & Service

Solutions for your most critical challenges

Infor CloudSuite Automotive is the leading suite of ERP and related software for the automotive industry, integrated and delivered in a multi-tenant cloud.

Offer a unique product and experience

Design and sell innovative products

  • PLM with embedded regulatory, quality, and supply chain impact analysis
  • Project management and stage-gating for new product introductions
  • Incoming RFQ evaluation and configuration
  • APQP, MMOG, and revision control
  • Embedded release management

Improve end-to-end business collaboration

Share data externally to improve relationships, enhance service, and reduce costs

  • Global commerce network
  • Upstream and downstream visibility and collaboration
  • EDI and trading partner management
  • Collaboration via Infor Automotive Exchange
  • Robust contract management

Optimize the supply chain

Improve network-wide visibility for planning and scheduling

  • S&OP and supply chain planning and optimization
  • Multisite, multi-logistics inventory planning
  • Enterprise-wide planning
  • Inventory control for reduced inventory costs
  • Item tracking with item, lot, and Serial 360

Reduce operational complexity

Implement an automotive ERP system that facilitates productivity, planning, and production to improve quality—while reducing costs

  • Project, repetitive, job shop, and assembly control in one solution
  • Tool tracking and planning for improved efficiency
  • Shop floor automation and workforce management
  • Detailed quality capabilities for ensuring quality products
  • Optimized utilization and throughput of equipment and assets

Create a platform for digital transformation

Rely on a complete solution to enable Industry 4.0 capabilities

  • Last-mile, industry-specific functionality
  • Scalable, secure cloud with extensibility for personalization
  • Multi-tenant deployment in the AWS® cloud or on-premises
  • Full IoT, AI, machine learning, and predictive analytics
  • Social collaboration, role-based homepages, and industry-specific KPIs

Productivity by the numbers

15-30%

improvement in productivity

13%

increase in production capacity

14-17%

cost reduction to plan and manage inbound material flow

Built for Industry

Automotive solutions

Infor LN

Discrete manufacturers around the world use Infor LN™, both on-premises and in the cloud, to gain the visibility they need to quickly respond to customer, supplier, and regulatory needs—no software customizations required.

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Identify data trends and develop actionable insights
  • Optimize supply chains end-to-end—from planning and procurement to orchestration and fulfillment
  • Add fields, tables, and new business logic to screens and reports without customizing source code
  • Manage quote, design, source, produce, deliver, and aftermarket service
  • Increase efficiency, eliminate waste, and simplify reporting with automated monitoring, alerts, and dashboards

PRODUCTS INCLUDED
  • Infor LN
  • Infor OS
  • Infor Birst
  • Implementation Accelerator
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Infor SyteLine

Industrial manufacturers around the world use Infor SyteLine on-premises and in the cloud to simplify and automate their complex manufacturing processes. Offering a range of capabilities from advanced planning and material management to financials, SyteLine delivers everything manufacturers need in a standard package.

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Innovate faster and more efficiently
  • Manage production planning and scheduling
  • Coordinate aftermarket service and maintenance
  • Optimize production scheduling
  • Improve product quality
  • Built on highly flexible, scalable architecture that enables manufacturers to be agile and in-sync with fast-changing customer expectations
PRODUCTS INCLUDED
  • Infor SyteLine
  • Infor OS
  • Infor Birst
  • Implementation Accelerator
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Infor SCM

Infor® Supply Chain Management solutions deliver intelligent, real-time supply chain orchestration by digitalizing end-to-end supply chain processes, allowing companies to gain real time visibility that empowers data-driven decisions and optimal delivery to customers on time.

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Maximize the reliability and performance of assets
  • Predict equipment failure and carry out preventative maintenance
  • Comply with strict legal and environmental regulations
  • Streamline purchasing and procurement
  • Track labor costs and reduce downtime
PRODUCTS AVAILABLE
  • Infor Nexus
  • Infor Supplier Exchange
  • Infor Supply Chain Planning
  • Infor WMS
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Infor EAM

With Infor EAM, a comprehensive asset management solution built on more than 30 years of experience, you get asset management, materials management, and procurement tools to help you solve your critical asset performance challenges. Advanced analysis tools will help you take the data you already have and turn it into quality equipment decisions. This modern, configurable EAM solution gives you the flexibility to integrate data with your other enterprise applications, so you get a single view of your company on any device. With Infor EAM, you’ll be able to optimize all your asset management processes, facilitate root cause failure analysis, leverage enhanced visualization capabilities, and turn asset management into a competitive advantage.

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Maximize the reliability and performance of assets
  • Predict equipment failure and carry out preventative maintenance
  • Comply with strict legal and environmental regulations
  • Streamline purchasing and procurement
  • Track labor costs and reduce downtime
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Infor Workforce Management

Optimize every aspect of labor management and productivity with Infor® Workforce Management. Strategically enhance workforce planning, execution, and analysis with an engaging, industry-specific, enterprise workforce management software solution built on a proven technology platform that delivers time and attendance, demand-driven scheduling, workforce scheduling, and absence management tools.

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Enable your people to access workforce data anywhere, anytime
  • Track employee time and get the right data to payroll—every time
  • Leverage vertically specialized shift- or demand-driven scheduling tools
  • Take advantage of intuitive, industry specialized software for budgeting, planning, and forecasting labor demand
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Infor CPQ

Infor CPQ helps sales teams, partners, and distributors sell complex products more quickly with a rules-driven platform designed for visual quoting and dynamic pricing, to instantly produce a configuration-specific list price, dealer cost, and quoted selling price. Orders are automatically passed to your business system via enterprise integration.

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Sell complex products faster with quick and accurate quotes on-demand
  • Accelerate product innovation
  • Optimize your supply chain to improve demand planning and purchasing
  • Bring your products to life with a visual selection and configuration experience
  • Complete visibility into real-time data
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Infor PLM Discrete

Infor® PLM Discrete is a comprehensive product lifecycle management (PLM) solution for high tech and electronics, automotive component, industrial manufacturing, and aerospace and defense manufacturers that seamlessly integrates with ERP and CAD systems.

HIGHLIGHTS
  • PLM management for MTO, CTO, ATO, and project-based businesses
  • Out-of-the-box interoperability with ERP, CAD, and manufacturing systems
  • Real-time reporting and analysis capabilities
  • Automated workflows
  • Role-driven retrieval and information reuse
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