Manufacturing industry is the one of the biggest driving forces of modern economy, since it is responsible for consumer goods, capital goods, and infrastructure. The tech boom has indeed taken over manufacturing too by offering blending of integrative and innovative hard and soft technologies in manufacturing processes. The rise of new industrial revolution presents new transformative means for the manufacturing industry revolving around artificial intelligence, new materials, altered governmental regulations etc.
With all of this at hand, new trends keep emerging in manufacturing, which are:
Robotics – these advanced means minimize errors and risks due to their smart data, artificial intelligence and ability to work in harsh conditions with hazardous materials.
Automation – another trend that keeps rising is automation of manufacturing processes that boost efficiency and productivity.
Sustainability – just like in any other industry, manufacturing is paying a lot of attention to developing and manufacturing products in the safest way to reduce the harm to the environment. New materials are being offered for this particular reason.
Internet of Things – manufacturers strive to get accurate real-time data and statistics to make efficient decisions and minimize the risk of errors. IoT enables to connect different systems and provides integrated data from all the platforms leading to improved manufacturing processes.
To keep up with the trends and adopt new business rules, manufacturing firms are looking for ways to optimize processes, cut expenses and increase productivity to deliver value to consumers. This is the reason why manufacturing firms prefer to outsource their activities to focus on core processes.
Acquerant, a company specialized in BPO, reveals what processes do manufacturing firms outsource:
1. Sustainable product Innovation
2. Sourcing and Procurement
3. Agile Manufacturing
4. Real-Time Supply Chain
5. Sales and Marketing
6. HR Management
7. Core Finance
10. Database and Data Management
11. Security Software
Having years of expertise in BPO, Acquerant team offers exceptional services to manufacturing companies. We offer brilliant solutions for optimizing your business operations using various specialized software. Our mission is to provide high level of support so that your company can concentrate on its core activities and deliver superior value to consumers.
ACQUERANT SERVICE CAPABILITIES
Here are the aspects of the manufacturing industry that Acquerant team deals with suggesting various qualified solutions:
Sustainable product Innovation
Acquerant team offers unique solutions to manufacturing firms for providing value-driven products to consumers. The special tools allow to manage R&D and commercial projects, IT and other core business functions on a single platform. This implies efficient operations from the early development of a product to production, monitoring and delivery of the product to end users.
By providing real-time market insights, we will help manufacturing companies to seize market opportunities and quickly develop new products to surpass competitors.
1. Project and portfolio management
2. Product lifecycle management
Sourcing and Procurement
We offer manufacturing firms to optimize supplier management practices. We help to efficiently manage the entire chain of processes starting from finding suppliers to signing contracts.
By using self-service and plan-driven procurement, manufacturing firms will be able to optimize procurement activities, minimize risks and costs associated with it. In the meantime, the tools suggested by Acquerant will help companies to respond to market changes promptly.
1. Strategic sourcing and supplier management
2. Operational procurement
3. Commodity management
Acquerant will assist manufacturing firms to establish sustainable production activities, continually introduce product innovations and build an effective network of suppliers. The tools enable to easily manage physical assets to maximize return on assets and reduce operating and capital costs. The availability of real-time data to employees will increase productivity and efficiency.
1. Manufacturing management
2. Asset management
Real-Time Supply Chain
We will help manufacturers to transform supply chains into demand-driven network with digital planning approach in order for manufacturing companies to catch up with developments in digital world. The cross-functional platform will enable to efficiently plan all of the aspects of manufacturing operations and get actionable results.
Optimization of shipping and warehouse management will lead to speedy and sustainable distribution and efficient logistical activities.
1. Demand-driven business planning
2. Logistics and order fulfillment
Sales and Marketing
Acquerant team offers platforms designed for easily acquiring and managing customer insights to deliver a personalized utmost quality experience based on recent market trends. The tools enable for delivery of value to customers that will lead to the increase of sales and customer engagement throughout the buying journey.
The availability of real-time data helps to precisely project costs and promotional activities and develop effective sales plans. Our solutions provide excellent omnichannel experience both to customers and sales agents.
1. Marketing management
2. Sales management
3. Trade management
4. Service management
5. Commerce management
We offer a wide range of HR-related solutions to companies in manufacturing industry. Our solutions help to easily plan and remunerate employees according to internal policies. We simplify key HR activities and recruitment processes to gain great efficiency. Through unique solutions, companies are given an opportunity to automate employee attendance management and time-off requests, hence gain higher accuracy and time efficiency.
1. Position budgeting and control
2. Core human resources and payroll
3. Talent management
4. Time and attendance management
5. Human capital analytics
Through the integrated software, Acquerant helps to monitor costs and financial performance of your business ensuring compliance with strategic plans. It provides effective management of financial resources for accurate and timely financial operations. The usage of such cohesive software enables companies to respond to the fluctuating trends in the financial market promptly. Liquidity, cash, and risk management combined with integrated financial reporting become much easier with us. Additionally, we offer protection of data, enterprise applications and control of access to data.
1. Financial planning and analysis
2. Accounting and financial close
3. Finance operations
4. Indirect procurement
5. Treasury management
6. Enterprise, risk, and compliance
7. Cyber security and data protection
Acquerant services help to acquire accurate real-time data on procurement and draw immediate conclusions to make informed decisions. External and internal data management will provide greater efficiency for running business operations and coordinating supplier relations. We offer simplified solutions to collect, check and verify invoices and ensure error-free data entry. With the utilization of various software, companies will be able to monitor the spending patterns thoroughly and draw efficient procurement plans.
1. Sourcing and contract management
2. Operational procurement
3. Supplier management
4. Inventory and basic warehouse management
5. External workforce management
6. Services procurement
7. Invoice and payables management
8. Procurement analytics
The making of decisions in a timely and smart manner becomes possible once the employees have access to business intelligence and key business knowledge. Companies can be managed in an effective and functional way with the help of Acquerant. We help to gain better insights into employees and foster effortless collaboration between partners and staff. Automated predictive analytics helps to efficiently allocate resources and make informed decisions.
1. Business intelligence
2. Enterprise performance management
3. Predictive analytics
Application Platform and Infrastructure
In-memory application platform allows to swiftly run existing applications and easily develop new ones, as well as store and process existing data. Through different specialized software, Acquerant helps to make content easily accessible for customers, partners, and employees. The solutions help to assure that company operations comply with changing business needs. Keeping customers, employees and partners connected through integrated software and applications is a great solution for engagement.
1. Application platform
2. Interface management
3. Process management and integration
4. Content and collaboration
Database and Data Management
One of the BPO services offered by Acquerant is database and data management. The latter enables to improve decision-making through optimal data storage and analysis. We help to boost operations by minimizing data movement and disruption risks. The availability and timely delivery of critical information help to smoothly run company operations.
1. Database management system
2. Data warehousing
3. Enterprise information management
4. Big data
It is essential to protect the internal data of companies and minimize any risks. Acquerant provides tools for data protection and offer strengthening of application and IT infrastructure security to prevent cyber threats.
1. Identity and access management
2. Application and IT infrastructure security
IoT Business and Technology Services
We offer installation of rapid application framework linking “things” with business context services. Acquerant solutions support the entire lifecycle of IoT and provide great efficiency. They enable to manage and link device data to feed business systems with IoT edge devices and gateways.
1. IoT business services
2. IoT technology services
3. IoT edge