Competition is becoming increasingly dynamic and the number of competitors constantly rising. Combined with the rapid spread of new technologies, this is leading to a steady increase in product diversity. The demand to fulfill individual customer wishes as well as presence on customer markets is causing companies to expand their range of products, especially as far as individual products and small series are concerned. The market for customized products is also rising. Companies therefore have to be able to manufacture tailormade products swiftly and supply them on time.
With a flexible order management process, a company can react fast to customer demands. All processes, from bid management and the technical clarification of orders, through design and production planning, right up to the manufacturing process, are specifically orientated towards the needs of the customer. Fraunhofer IPA helps companies organize their business processes efficiently through product and order configuration as well as support them with appropriate IT measures:
The systematic implementation and usage of a configuration solution enables major potentials to be exploited for improving the efficiency of processes. The consistent use of the data generated by the configuration offers the following benefits:
Our methodical procedure and extensive experience in designing, selecting, implementing and optimizing business processes make us a reliable partner to help you implement your configuration solution.