Product features

Listed below you can see many of the features available with Sapman v12 – you decide which you wish to use. If you have requirements that are not on the list, ask us – the list is not comprehensive and Sapman v12 is in constant development.

Advanced Manufacturing Control

  • Material and Capacity Requirements Planning (ERP, MRP / MRPII)
  • Master Production Scheduling (MPS)
  • Integration with Preactor
  • Advanced shop floor control with touch screens, wireless barcode scanners and keyboard wedge scanners

Manufacturing Modules

  • Fully hybrid manufacturing capabilities: batch manufacturing, make-to-order, make-to stock, Kanban and service works orders.
  • End-to-end batch and serial number traceability for materials, sub-assemblies and finished goods. Used by medical products and aerospace manufacturing customers.
  • Sophisticated rule based cost estimating system with unlimited quantity breaks affecting both material and operation costs.
  • Advanced product configurator integrated with Bills of Materials.
  • Bills of Materials (BOMs) with unlimited levels, parts, manufacturing operations, sub-contract operations and resources.
  • Multi-version BOMs to control amendment history, international variations, R&D changes and customer specific requirements.
  • Trial kitting with recursive drill down through multi-level Bills of Materials including phantom BOMs. How many can I build? function.
  • Advanced traceability enquiry and reporting facilities.
  • Works order route progressing with time-sheet data entry for labour, materials and finished goods processing.
  • Works Order Processing with multi-depot manufacturing control and automatic works orders from MRP and MPS.
  • Works order costing with actual to estimate comparison facilities.
  • Detailed workshop documentation including works orders, route cards, operation cards, job cards, kitting/picking lists, CAD drawings, labels, and quality assurance certificates.
  • Quality Assurance control systems.
  • Work in progress reporting.
  • Bill of Materials tree-view with collapsible/expandable nodes.
  • Barcode label printing and full support for industrial label printers such as Zebra.
  • Scrap allowances including backflushing of historical scrap usages.
  • Copy BOM and BOM template facilities.
  • Backflushing of bulk issue items and of standard resource utilization times.
  • CAD/CAM drawing viewer compatible with all major CAD/CAM drawing types.
  • Component substitution linked to alternative parts defined within the Bill of Materials (BOM).
  • Alternative routing of works orders including adding or removing operations and re-allocating resources.

System Manager Modules

  • Advanced task manager with threaded responses and stakeholder notification via email.
  •  Integrated with MS Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Document management system allows any document that can be loaded on a Microsoft client to be attached and viewed.
  • Unlimited user-defined analysis codes in all modules.
  • Microsoft SQL Database allows authorised users complete access to data and database schemas – use all report designers (MS Excel, Access, Crystal…).

Commercial Modules

  • Customer relationship manager (CRM).
  • Quotations management system.
  • Quick sales order processing with auto picking and rapid document workflow.
  • Automatic purchase order processing.
  • Advanced price list pricing systems on Sales Orders, Purchase Orders and Quotations.
  • Advanced delivery documentation including QA certificates, certificates of conformity and export control.
  • Multi depot/multi-bin stock control.
  • Inter depot transfers including goods in transit management.
  • Perpetual stock take system with A B C Codes and Shop Floor Data Capture via wireless Barcode scanners.

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What our clients say

“SMS provide us with excellent support and through a long term partnership have a detailed understanding of our business processes and requirements”

IT Manager, Pennine Healthcare


"Using V12 I do love how easy it is to email purchase orders , sales orders and pro-formas. This function saves this department a lot of time."

Helen Doel, Operations Manager, Mclennan Servo Supplies Limited


"I really love the software – but sometimes I get an issue I can’t solve and I contact the support desk in Dundee. The team are always quick to respond with a solution and have never let me down."

Claire Whitlock, Production Manager, SGX Sensortech

SGX Sensortech

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