LANSA ERP Frameworks

Open Source Enterprise Resource Planning Software for IBM i

Comprehensive ERP with Rich Functionality

LANSA’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software is an open source enterprise resource planning software solution for IBM i (System i, iSeries, AS/400). It is a comprehensive, enterprise-wide business solution with rich business functionality, an Executive Dashboard, Advanced Workflow, Desktop Integration, and flexible End User Queries and Reports – —giving you the visibility you need to gain control and make educated business decisions.

Other IBM i ERP software solutions require extensive consulting, expensive upgrades, and high maintenance fees, and you fear whether you will ever get the desired functionality and ROI from a new ERP system.

LANSA ERP Frameworks removes the risk, providing:

OPEN SOURCE to all of the applications modules

CONSULTING SUPPORT to integrate and train your team

EDUCATION for your team to implement and support

KNOWLEDGE for your team to control its future application life cycle and evolution

Features

LANSA ERP Frameworks: Distribution

Suppliers suffer from high levels of supply chain inefficiency, shrinking margins, and escalating customer expectations. It is more important than ever before to increase productivity and profitability, enhance the customer experience, and establish a virtual enterprise. All of this is possible through effective use of technology.

  • Inventory Management
  • Purchasing
  • Quality Inspection
  • Order
  • Entry
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LANSA ERP Frameworks: Manufacturing

Manufacturers are under increasing pressure to lower costs, improve customer service, shrink the sourcing cycle, and maintain velocity in supply chain management. It is imperative to integrate information silos and processes within the enterprise, and LANSA ERP Frameworks can satisfy these requirements.

  • Bill of Material
  • Material Planning
  • Production Control
  • Production Reporting

LANSA ERP Frameworks: Financial

It’s true that better financial systems will not generally lead to better customer satisfaction or retention – —or improve your ability to adapt to changes in your supply chain. However, a well-integrated financial system will increase productivity and visibility to provide into big-picture information.

  • General Ledger
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Accounts Payable
  • Cash Management
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About LANSA ERP Frameworks CodeStart

CodeStart solutions, frameworks, and modules are licensed on an as-is basis with the source code included. There are no warranty or ongoing software maintenance fees or upgrades for these solutions. However, LANSA Professional Services provides implementation and technical support for the CodeStart solutions on a billable time and material basis.

Since the LANSA ERP Frameworks was built with a LANSA low-code development platform, the solution gets to take advantage of all the goodness the platform provides, such as our powerful metadata repository, where business rules, triggers, data integrity, reusable components, and security are stored and managed. This means all future maintenance and enhancements can be made quickly, and the platform is so easy enough to learn that your current development team can make modifications as well.


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Benefits of LANSA ERP Frameworks

Each LANSA ERP module is seamlessly integrated with related modules, contains transaction auditing, and includes reports necessary for monitoring your business and reporting to governing agencies, but each have been designed to be used independently to be used in “best-of-breed” situations too.

No More Vendor Lock-in and High Maintenance

If you already have an ERP system running on your IBM i (System i, iSeries, AS/400), you may already be experiencing vendor lock-in. With LANSA ERP, there is no more vendor lock-in, high maintenance fees, being stuck on a release, or bad customer support.

Business Process
Integration and Workflow

LANSA’s IBM i Enterprise Resource Planning software comes equipped with a complete business process integration and workflow engine enabling business transactions from any source or format to be automatically processed based on business priorities and needs.

You Are in
Complete Control

You know there will be changes made to your ERP to remain competitive in your market. Since everything is 100% LANSA, you get the benefits of a proven system, that is rich in functionality and that is easily modifiable to meet your constantly changing business requirements.

Kawasaki Chooses LANSA ERP and Reaps the Benefits

Some companies choose to implement big ERP packages that require them to change their business in order to match what the ERP vendor deems best practices. It is technically and financially challenging to add or customize functionality after the fact. Because of this, Kawasaki Motors Manufacturing Corp. chose a different path and is reaping the benefits.

LANSA ERP Frameworks Resources

Comprehensive ERP with Rich Functionality

Simple yet cost-effective way to get transactions in and out of your business systems with less human effort.

LANSA ERP Frameworks Features

An IBM i Modernization Strategy for Immediate Results and Long-Term Strategy.

The Distribution Framework

  • Suppliers face many challenges today, including high level of supply chain inefficiency, shrinking margins, and escalating customer expectations.
  • It is more important than ever before to increase productivity and profitability, enhance the customer experience, and establish a virtual enterprise.
  • All of this is possible through effective use of technology.
  • A key component of LANSA's ERP software solution is the Distribution Framework, offering core application modules to address critical business requirements, with the advantage that they can be easily tailored to meet an organization's unique needs and can be extended to provide web, Windows and XML interfaces using LANSA's advanced software.
  • Modules include Inventory Management, Purchasing, Quality Inspection, Order Entry, Shipping, Billing, Returned Goods, Sales Analysis, Customer Quotes and cost Accounting

The Manufacturing Framework

  • Manufacturers are under increasing pressure to lower costs, improve customer service, shrink the sourcing cycle, and maintain velocity supply chain management.
  • It is imperative to integrate information silos and processes within the enterprise and with all points along the supply chain (suppliers, outsourced manufacturing sites and customer) in order to satisfy these requirements.
  • Another key component of LANSA's ERP software solution is the manufacturing Framework offering core application modules to deliver a fully integrated base system.
  • The manufacturing Framework can be easily tailored ti meet and organization's unique needs and extended to address trading partner integration web browser self-service applications and application-to-application integration using LANSA's advanced software.
  • Module include Bill of Material, Material Planning, Production Control, Production Reporting, Forecasting and Cost Accounting General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Cash Management, Multi-currency, and currency Translation.

The Financial Framework

  • It's true that a better accounts payable system, general ledger application, or financial reporting system will not generally lead to better customer satisfaction and retention-or improve your ability to adapt as circumstances change in your supply chain.
  • However, a well-integrated, soft parameter-driven financial system does increase your administrative and finance department's productivity-and is invaluable in allowing you to get the accurate big-picture view needed without waiting for a lenghty month-end process.
  • LANSA's Financial Framework-a strategic component of LANSA's ERP software solution-offers core application modules that include multicurrency, multilevel tax processing and multicompany capabilities.
  • The ability to implement procedural changes as business circumstances dicate is driven primarily by soft parameter changes rather than coding/development chnages.
  • In addition to additon meeting your organization's unique business processign needs, the Financial Framework can be extented to provide web, Windows, XML, and EDI interfaces using LANSA's advanced software.
  • Module include General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Paybale, Cash Management, Multicurrency and Currency Translation.

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“The successful rollout of Elder’s digital and online projects was a major factor in the Marketing & Communications winning the 2017 One Elders Team of the Year Award.”

-Elders Leadership

Learn more about our amazing customers

“The successful rollout of Elder’s digital and online projects was a major factor in the Marketing & Communications winning the 2017 One Elders Team of the Year Award.”

-Elders Leadership

Learn more about our amazing customers