Customer Relations Management
The main function of Customer Relations Management (CRM) module is to record and manage data related to customer information. It stores the necessary information: contact details, communication history, notes, etc. You can set reminders for appointments or calls, manage sales initiatives or sales opportunities, send e-mails to customers, manage their complaints and resolve issues they encounter.
Financial Accounting Management
canias4.0 Financial Accounting (FIN) module is developed to manage the governmental or administrative requirements of manufacturers, service providers and commercial companies. The module contains General Accounting, Receivable Accounting, Payables Accounting, Cost Accounting, Administrative Accounting, Fixed Assets, Human Resources Accounting functionality. With the FIN module, enterprises can perform smooth operations and run reports efficiently by using multiple accounting standards including TFRS, IFRS, USGAAP and many others, without needing duplicate entries, databases or additional installations.
With the canias4.0 Payroll Management module, salaries will be paid on time and calculations will be performed more quickly. Mass Salary Calculation, Bailiffs' Deductions, Additional Income, Bonus Additions, GPM Declarations, Social Security Reports, Collection of Necessary Documents. Sending reminders to responsible persons about the expiration of important documents, full information about the employee, his family members, etc.
The canias4.0 Sales Management (SAL) module allows users to create Commercial Offers, Sales Orders, Bills of Lading, Invoices related to a sales opportunity. With its help, you can identify successfully sold products, set goals for sellers, track sales and delivery dates, track sales prices, track buyers, and analyze sales across multiple sections. The module is fully integrated into the canias4.0 business management system with other modules.
The Procurement Management (PUR) module offers the ability to manage procurement transactions with a fully integrated structure. This module, with its high optimization potential, creates significant added value to manage the procurement process more efficiently. Prompt price comparison, purchase tenders, Supplier Portal - one of the most valued amenities of this module.
Systemicity and organization will be required to ensure the orderly work of the warehouse and the quality of the processes performed. Don't waste resources, save your time - the warehouse management model helps the user in all warehouse processes, provides simple and automated management of warehouse operations, allows you to quickly and efficiently find the required storage location, ensures fast and efficient stock search.
Enterprises acquire a great number of machines, equipment, land, buildings, plants or installations for use in their productions and services and use them in their operating activities. These assets whose primary purpose is not resale are called “fixed assets“, “non-current assets” or “fixtures”. It is natural that “thousands” of assets are used even in small or middle sized enterprises. Due to the recurrent transactions at the end of each month and the requirement of intensive integration with the general accounting, cost accounting and purchase units of the enterprise, management and accounting of “fixed assets” necessitates very important and intensive efforts on the part of the enterprise.
The canias4.0 Project Management (PRJ) module provides convenient integrated pricing and resource planning and project scheduling. With the help of an automatic status indicator and graphical elements showing the detailed structure of the project, the project will be managed and controlled reliably and operatively. The module is fully integrated with the canias4.0 system.
Production Cost Management
The canias4.0 Production Costing (PRC) module includes cost calculation of products manufactured. The cost values can be used in in-house reports and also included in the canias4.0 Financial Accounting module. In the PRC module, production cost value consists of three main elements: raw material amount, charge-out of costs entered in cost centers to activity amounts and invoice amounts paid for out-sourced operations. Raw material amounts are supplied by the canias4.0 Inventory module, activity amounts are supplied by the Costing module and factory operation invoices are supplied by the Verification module.
The canias4.0 Routes and Work Center Management (ROU) module enables users to create all Work Centers related to production in the company without exception. In this module, the system automatically recognizes Work Centers selected on a route and in defining routes, the configuration belonging to that Work Center is applied. The scope of this configuration may include determination of capacity parameters such as existing types of services in the relevant Work Center or operating processes different than the factory’s schedule. It is also possible to define classic service types such as manpower, production tools and hardware as well as different types of services such as working hours, personnel assignment, etc. The definition showing which capacity groups the work centers belong to constitutes the basis for redetermining the timing of operations in production planning. The graph shows the integration of the ROU module to the canias4.0 system.
The canias4.0 Service Management (SRV) module has been developed to present, as required, all information available in the system related to service status. The module can be used by companies operating in the service, commerce or production sectors and can be customized in accordance with the requirements of the relevant sector.
The duty of the canias4.0 Verification (VER) module is to verify incoming invoices in order to guarantee proper use of data in the subsequent accounting process. The module aligns the information on the incoming invoice with the information in the system and transfers this to other modules(e.g. the Finance module).
The canias4.0 Document Management (DOC) module manages a multitude of documents that occur during daily business processes and enables them to be used much effectively. The purpose of the module is to record centrally all digital documents produced within the company. In addition to one-time archiving in a uniform system, indexing and relating to other documents are among the basic functions of the module.
Material Requirements Planning
The canias4.0 Material Requirements Planning (MRP) module helps manufacturing companies to provide the resources needed for production to carry out planning. It allows you to more accurately calculate what resources (Raw Materials, Tools, Items) they need, at what time and in what optimal quantities to maintain the pace of production. The module includes detailed planning of all capacities and other calculations. It enables companies to compare forecasts with actual data and analyze results and improve processes to achieve greater efficiency.
Electronic Data Interchange
The Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) module, which is integrated to the general system, guarantees electronic data interchange for data and transfer of data transcending the boundaries of the system and the company. Through standard protocols (freely definable protocols can also be used),all data in the canias4.0 system can be exported as a complete fashion or similarly, imported data can be carried to the canias4.0 system completely and smoothly with the help of this module. The integration of the module with the general system is shown in the graphic.
The canias4.0 Warehouse Management System (WMS) module to support warehouse and distribution center management and staff. It facilitates warehouse management by planning, organizing, directing, and controlling the use of available resources, moving and storing materials to and from the warehouse, while encouraging personnel to move and store materials.
canias4.0 Collaborator (CLB) module allows the internal and external exchange of e-mails from all applications. Personal or general deadlines and tasks can be managed through the personal agenda, corporate schedule and address book. In addition to this data can be accessed from applications of the ERP and personal reports can be prepared with the summary feature of the module.
The canias4.0 Production Management and Scheduling (PRD) module covers all production related processes and also contributes to their optimization. The module is fully integrated with other canias4.0 modules, has smart devices, time tracking control during production, material usage control, smart devices for time recording, resource allocation using Gantt or Pert diagrams.
Human Resources Management
The canias4.0 Human Capital Management (HCM) module supports companies in structuring and centrally managing human resource management processes (from employee requirement planning to performance management, from training management to payroll and reporting). Therefore, both operational and strategic tasks of the human resources department can be applied much efficiently and most importantly, in a sustainable fashion. HCM components are fully integrated to the canias4.0 system and its position within the system is shown in the graphic.
Bill Of Materials Management
The canias4.0 Bill of Materials (BOM) module supports effective management of bill of materials. The module works according to the modular structure principle, enabling users to create, copy, edit and check bills of materials. This constitutes a base for Production, Sales and Purchase modules.
Troia Development Tools
canias4.0 runs on TROIA, the software development platform developed by IAS. The ERP system comes with its source code, TROIA platform and the interactive development environment (IDE). In other words, the customer gains access with canias4.0 to all development and management tools of the TROIA platform. This allows customers to adjust and develop the system to their needs and requests in the enterprise. With an operating system - database independent and service-oriented architecture, TROIA platform and canias4.0, which is 100% Java based and has a three-tier structure, offers extreme security and unlimited flexibility to the customer. Development and management of applications and profile-based user and authorization definitions can be made through TROIA development tools and system administration. Detailed parameters ensure that the management of the overall system, including the logging mechanism, is performed flawlessly. Adaptations in the TROIA environment can be performed not only by IAS consultants but also by trained customer personnel. Thus companies can significantly reduce their costs for custom adaptations. In addition, all the programming work in the software would not have to be performed by third party services.
Business Intelligence (IQ) module provides the required data for the strategic decisions to be taken throughout the company, making the analyses as fast as possible, evaluating the data in a multidimensional way and preparing it visually. In this process, it aims to minimize user intervention and to make reporting as automatically as possible. Developed in cooperation with Qlik, one of the world‘s leading business intelligence firms, the Business Intelligence module provides an integrated business intelligence system for all its users in canias4.0.
Enterprise Risk Management
Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) module enables a systematic and detailed process to identify critical risks, measure potential impacts, and implement integrated risk management practices to maximize companies‘ economic values. The institutional risk management process, which is carried out in order to determine, measure and minimize the risk factors that may adversely affect the workability of an institution or an organization and the profitability of commercial establishments, can be managed in an effective way through this module, which is designed in accordance with international risk management standards.
With canias4.0 Import Management (IMP) module, operational and document-based tracking of all import transactions can be done. This module is especially important for the companies that carry out foreign trade transactions within their own. With the Import Management module, which is integrated into all purchase and invoice verification processes on the system, companies can: manage import declarations, track Harmonized Code, calculate FOB according to the way of delivery of imports, total overseas cost in customs procedures, customs tax, customs duty and VAT in advance. The foreign exchange closing of the import documents can also be done with this module. In addition, companies can easily manage import payment transactions and easily transfer these payments to the Financial Accounting module for accounting transactions through this module.
Export Management (EXP) module is used to perform operation and document-based tracking of all export operations. This module is especially crucial for the companies that are managing foreign trade transactions within its own structure and because the module also works in integration with all sales processes on the system. With the Export Management module, companies can manage their declarations, associate them with letters of credit, track GTIP, calculate the cost of the declaration and other costs, customize these costs and calculate them with pre-entered or newly entered expenses. All standard and special reports, certificates of origin that are specific to the export countries, A.TR, EUR1, etc. forms such as invoices, picking lists, consignment, which can be changed from country to a country or customer to customer with circulation documents can be defined and used in the system.
With canias4.0 Knowledge Management (KMS) module, the data in the system can be organized and then transferred to the knowledge management data warehouse. Access to these stored data is also provided through the inter-module access. This encourages the sharing of information and feedback from users, such as experience, by providing interfaces suitable to the habits of Internet users and allows for a more collective system.
canias4.0 Automation (AUT) module is designed to manage all manufacturing processes of a company and it is integrated with all modules of canias4.0. In order to manage the manufacturing, having a management tool fully compatible with the system should be a priority target for the enterprises. This module works in full sync with other modules, especially the Production Management module, to process all important data related to the production stages and control the production lines. Production systems are connected directly or via a Gateway to the canias4.0 system so that an integrated operation is provided. In this way, work centers become an extension of the canias4.0 system. There is no need for extra effort to transfer work details to work centers and to collect production data from work centers. When work centers are connected to the canias4.0 system, the work details can be accessed directly. In the same way, any production data in the work center is reflected in the canias4.0 system online and no delays occur.
Production Intelligence (PRI) module is used to report all the production processes of enterprises in detail. The efficiency of the production environment can be monitored in real time with the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) that can be defined for a Plant, Production Line, Capacity Groups and Work Centers. Through the extremely flexible structure of KPI definitions, deviations can be followed based on the period defined for production environments in the system.
Cost Center Accounting
The canias4.0 Costing (COS) module is responsible for recording commercial transactions between the companies and the outer world and is subject to legal arrangements (e.g., HGB or EStG). Cost calculation is generally used for in-house reporting. The primary purpose is to check commercial transactions that occur within the company.
Budgeting is a planning process relating to business, an important task in the scope of financial accounting and scheduling. In the canias4.0 Budgeting (BUD) module, a sales planning is performed with a sales-related point of view. The module covers budgeting. The module covers planning activities based on financial accounting (on an account level) or cost accounting (on a cost type/cost center level). An important objective of budgeting is to compare planned and actual values and regulate audited processes (e.g., for the purpose of reducing costs). The canias4.0 BUD module takes years as reference. Through the module, detailed information about all months can be reached under the annual plan. Any desired number of budget plans can be made for each fiscal year and one of these budget plans can be defined as the “actual budget”. In addition, plan/actual data in the past can be transferred to budget officers to create new plans. The connection of the budgeting module with other function fields enables a much efficient planning process.
The task of the canias4.0 Maintenance (MNT) module is to ensure that facilities and technical systems operate with target functional sufficiency or to reactivate them when they are out of service. In addition to preventing system interruptions and extending machine operating times, the module allows maintenance work to be carried out efficiently, secures workflows and contributes to the improvement of occupational safety. The graphic describes the location of the MNT in the general system and its connections with other function fields.
With the canias4.0 Capacity Planning (CAP) module, production orders in a certain period are scheduled according to resource restrictions and generally recognized methods. The CAP module can be operated according to different criteria subject to the relevant production order type and work center for each production order. Different scheduling types and past plans can be also compared. Thanks to this feature, the performances of different strategies used in capacity planning can be compared. This module work closely with production orders, material requirements planning, maintenance planning and the work center schedule.
With the canias4.0 Transfer Order (TRO) module, warehouses/stores can identify material requirements, conduct stock planning, demand materials from other warehouses and follow up orders. If warehouses/stores meet their material requirements by using the transfer method with the canias4.0 TRO module instead of purchase and production, companies are able to use their time, space and financial resources efficiently. While warehouses determine their requirements with the canias4.0 TRO module, average stock consumption time is calculated taking into account sales conducted from the warehouse in the preceding years. The system suggests requirement quantity taking into account re-ordering and delivery times. Warehouses may demand material transfers in line with such requirements.
The canias4.0 Computer Aided Quality (QLT) module covers computer-aided management of quality control processes. The purpose of a computer-aided quality control system is to minimize the effort required for management activities and to increase transparency, efficiency and effectiveness regarding total quality control management. The extent to which numerous advantages offered by such a system can be utilized in practice is contingent, first and foremost, upon the quality of the network connection established between the QLT system and other ERP systems. A perfect integration enables the process to continue rapidly and effectively, free of the technical risks that often come with numerous interfaces.
With the canias4.0 Retail Management (RTM) module, you can manage your stores and control your business processes over one single system. You can easily plan all your needs such as the control of sales processes, inventory management, accounting integration, customer relationships and campaign applications. With the canias4.0 Retail Management module, you can track transactions across the system, such as store inventory and shelf management, shop demand management, transfer between the main warehouse and shops, invoices and other documents, expense receipt, store card support, bonus application, customer personal details, customer information, automatic SMS and e-mail synchronized between different systems. The canias4.0 Retail Management module increases your competitive power by allowing you to generate reports using important criteria such as products, customers, stores, time, country, city, price, cash holdings, etc. At the same time, you can compare stores with these reports and create your product portfolio and marketing strategies.
Standard Cost Management
The canias4.0 Standard Cost Calculation (CAL) module calculates the production cost related to a unit of a certain product. The basic data to be used in calculation are the data pertaining to bills of materials, routes and service types. Due to complete integration with the general system, there is a smooth data interchange between the canias4.0 CAL module and other modules.
Basic Data Management
canias4.0 Base Data Management (BAS) module is the most important part of the ERP software as it constitutes the software's foundation. This module is responsible for managing and controlling the general system as well as the master data; It is associated with all the functional areas of the software. BAS module is used to define, manage, and authorize the base data such as Material, Customer, Vendor or Company, Plant, Warehouse, Cost Center and Work Center that is used throughout the whole ERP software. It provides the enterprises with an easily applied, flexible and central management system for their present and future structures, reducing unwanted data repetition and increasing data consistency.
Business Process Management
canias4.0 Business Process Management (BPM) module helps the user to model, automatically initiate and then audit the processes running in the company with less cost and effort. Thus, workflows with complex and heterogeneous structures are optimized and run efficiently from the beginning. The goal of the BPM model is to flexibly and quickly organize the various processes in a company or affiliates, mitigate the risk of potential process errors, and make business processes more efficient, effective, and standardized.
Balanced Scorecard Management
Using the Balanced Scorecard Management (BSC) module, a company’s vision and strategy can be turned into a set of consistent performance measures and presented to managers by creating a comprehensive report on progress towards the goal. Sustainable Indicator Management is not only a performance measurement system but also a strategic management system. This management system consists of four main perspectives: “Financial Perspectives”, “Customer Perspectives”, “Internal Process Perspectives” and “Employee Perspectives”. In addition to these listed perspectives, additional alternatives may be defined in the module.