The Panorama module gives you a single point of access to answer
virtually any question needed to make a business decision. From
this single access point, you have the ability to query information
available from sales, inventory, engineering, purchasing, manufacturing,
scheduling, shipping, receiving, inspection, and accounting.
can check inventory status, availability, pricing, product structure,
scheduled receipts, scheduled shipments, and history all from within
a single screen. You can access information by part number, key
word, description, vendor part number, customer part number, or
alternate part number. You can search customer or vendor information
by number, name, shop order, purchase order, customer order, part
number, the list is practically endless. The drill-down capability
will present information in either detailed or summarized format
and allow you to decide how much detail you need.
built-in security, you can share this powerful tool with your entire
organization without worrying about sensitive data.
Multiple Access Methods
You can access information through multiple portals including Inventory,
Customers, Customer Orders, Invoice/Shipments, Vendors, Purchase
Orders, Shop Orders and General Ledger. Each will provide multiple
methods for finding related known facts you need to make an informed
decision or provide accurate answers.
A key benefit to this module is the capability to determine what
quantity of an item is currently available as well as how many will
be available on a specific date in the future. The time-phased availability
window displays an items current on-hand balance, and then
shows all scheduled in and out transactions in chronological order
with a running availability balance.
To help you answer questions and spot trends, a variety of categories
are tracked. You can view transaction, demand, and sales histories
of an item.
can access a detailed history of all usage, shipments to customers,
receipts from vendors, issues and receipts from shop orders, demand
summaries, and sales summaries.
Drill Down to Detail
The system lets you navigate through successive levels of detail with
a minimum of effort. You get to the information you need, without
printing reams of paper.
Multiple Views of Information
As you drill down through the database, you select the type of information
you want. For example, when viewing a shop order, you can look at
labor operations, scheduled completion, costing, labor history, material
history, and general ledger postings.
displays were designed to the CUA standard, making it easy for you
to retrieve the information you need in a timely manner.
Related information is linked within the Panorama module to let you
quickly display relative facts. Customer Order, Shop Order, and Purchase
Order line items can be linked to each other, and you can explore
these links in any direction.
checking the status of a customer order you can display any shop
orders scheduled to manufacture the line item. You can even display
the outstanding purchase orders for those shop orders. By linking
all the orders to one another, all associated facts are available
for determining when the item will be available for shipping.
scheduled deliveries are to be available before or after the customer's
requested delivery date, you can take proactive action to inform
your customers. This is just one example of the infinite number
of ways the Panorama module will assist you in your day-to-day information
system will increase the professional image you project to both
your colleagues and your customers.