A+W Business

Even more ergonomic.

A+W Business is a new-generation ERP system for the flat glass industry. Quotations, order processing, purchasing, shipping, and invoicing have never been easier!

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A+W Business

The perfect solution that grows with you


A+W Business is a complete ERP system for small and medium-sized companies in the flat glass industry. The A+W commercial solution allows not just the entry of quotations, orders, credit notes, complaints, delivery notes, and the management of purchase orders and inquiries, but also control of other company areas (e. g. stock, purchasing, dispatch, etc.).

The main functions are master data management, quotation creation, order processing, the creation of partial deliveries and complaints, and all associated documents and evaluations. With its graphic interface, A+W Business is easy and quick to use and it simplifies all company-internal processes relating to order processing.


Functionalities and Benefits

  • Modern look & feel like MS Outlook: multi tasking, multi dialog, easy usage, everything graphical
  • Construction & processing via BOM Concept: every level & part of a product can be processed (processing = article number)
  • Easy order handling: copy documents (order -> P.O.), automatic purchasing
  • User and / or automated order / P.O. processing: define work flows and user rights, time and cost savings thanks to automation
  • Interconnection with A+W Production: transfer of orders & P.O.`s, production status & feedback
  • Full integration of CAD Designer (Shapes & Bars): easy Technical Order Entry (TOE)
  • Integration of A+W standard shape & standard processing catalog
  • Simple master data replication (in case of several subsidiaries)

Integrated modules and business processes

The Sales Module helps you to manage all documents and processes related to an order – including down payments, partial shipments and complaints.

Functionalities and Benefits

  • Graphical order entry
  • Up to 99 items per order – no single variety orders needed
  • BOM concept offers full control on every level of an item / a product
  • EDI import and export of orders (e.g. to other sites)
  • Definition of supply conditions and prices
  • Receipt of goods booking
  • Delivery date control
  • Invoice control
  • Supplier statistics
  • Creation, dispatch and saving of declaration of perfromances (european product regulation law)

The Purchase Module helps you to manage your processes - from order - to purchase order – edi transfer - via receipt of goods - up to incoming control.

Functionalities and Benefits

  • Automatic generation of purchase orders from orders for P.O. parts / items (automatically / manually)
  • Generation of supplier inquiries
  • Definition of supply conditions and prices
  • Receipt of goods booking
  • Missing quantities control
  • Invoice control
  • Supplier statistics
  • EDI import and export of P.O.s
  • Automatic generation of stock P.O.s based on stock levels

A+W Business Stock Management allows you to manage different jumbo sizes, stock sizes, residue plates, cases, glass doors, fittings, frame parts and accessories, such as mountings, sealing tape, etc.

Functionalities and Benefits

  • Future stock on hand and Stock Forecast
  • Stock bookings & stock movements
  • Strong interconnection with Purchasing and Goods Receipt
  • Evaluation of stock based on FIFO, LIFO or weighted moving average
  • stock management and control for main stock components and material
  • Possibility to proceed booking during inventory (based on mirrored stock procedure for inventory)
  • Stock management for homogeneous cases (one size, contains all the same products)
  • Stock orders (filler)
  • Stock history

The Georgian Bar Entry gives you the possibility to design grill patterns for the 1st and 2nd cavity.

Functionalities and Benefits

  • Integrated CAD Designer for manual, order based grill pattern design
  • Quality improvement based on graphical display
  • Field- or drill hole symmetrical construction
  • Colors and variants possible

The A+W Business Object Management offers you the possibility to enter and manage quotes and orders with object / project specific prices and conditions.

Functionalities and Benefits

  • Definition of customer related and supplier related projects
  • Project based prices and discounts
  • Max. quantities (qty, sqm, pieces)
  • Definition of a validity date range
  • Calculation / recalculation of orders / quotes during entry
  • Project overview in order entry
  • Different modes, for different complexity of objects / projects

The Shape & Process Entry gives you the possibility to design shaped items and to import and export technical drawings (TOE).

Functionalities and Benefits

  • Integrated CAD Designer for manual, order based shape design
  • Technical Order Entry for complex items based on CAD templates and DXF files
  • Quality improvement based on graphical display and zoom functionality
  • Extension of your product-specific shape catalog by free constructions with A+W CAD Designer (Shapes)
  • Automatic construction of technical drawings to support all necessary commercial documentation (orders, production paperwork, delivery notes, etc.) and control machinery
  • Efficient data compilation and processing, made possible by the separation of fixed and variable dimensioning
  • Instant availability of all data for subsequent optimization and production control, including optional machine control
  • Templates can be defined with fixed or variable parameters.

A+W Enterprise provides various possibilities to control the system and the processes and modules within. As well you will get information about single documents (e.g. based on forecasts and history-tables).

Functionalities and Benefits

  • Order / P.O. history
  • Production feedback & overview
  • User rights management
  • Workflow and status management
  • Expansive copy documents functionalities
  • Check for doubled documents
  • Future stock on hand
  • Cost calculation

The Statistic Module provides the management with all needed information to get an overview of the commercial progress. Thus it is an important instrument for analyzing the company.

Functionalities and Benefits

  • Volume & consumption statistics
  • Turnover statistics
  • Group statistics
  • TOP 10 statistics
  • Supplier statistics
  • Accumulated statistics (e.g. customer, sites, products)
  • Delivery statistics (DIFOT: own & supplier)
  • Possibility of customized reports based on Crystal Reports or QLIK
  • Deep and customized Pivot Statistics thanks to the export possibilities to MS Excel

By using the Dispatch Control your responcible managers always know whether your goods are finished, complete, in time and ready for shipping. As well you will be able to forecast how much trucks you will need for shipping.

Functionalities and Benefits

  • Missing quantity control
  • DIFOT – status controll (packed, ready for shipping, …)
  • Route assignment
  • Delivery forecast
  • Printout of loading lists
  • Printout of del. notes and add. documents (e.g. for the customs)

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