Cotton Ginning & Pressing Industry is affected by agro climatic risks and fluctuation in the raw cotton prices due to changes in the minimum support price and the Government’s procurement policy. The Industry also has to manage processing capacity constraints, and high operating costs.
Lighthouse ERP for Cotton Ginning & Pressing companies is designed to handle complete needs in most efficient, effective & accurate way. Lighthouse ERP has continuously evolved since 1987 and Lighthouse is committed to provide a industry- specific, comprehensive and robust ERP solution for Textile Industry. Lighthouse technical expertise and mapping of key requirements is the key behind its success.
Ginning and pressing industry includes myriad processes and operations. Right from the field cotton is brought into ginning mill. However, the cotton contains seeds and dust particles that needs to be separated. Separating dust particles and cotton seeds from cotton to make it usable, ginning is used. The cotton is exposed to air dryers to get rid of the remaining moisture. Then it is exposed to circular saws that make cotton seed-free. The seeds cannot pass through small holes. Then pure cotton is moved to warehouses for storage and dispatch.
ERP stands for Enterprise Resource Planning. ERP for cotton ginning and pressing monitors and tracks various operations, keeping the workflow smooth. ERP software for cotton ginning have many features that benefits the industry drastically. Automation and Business Intelligence provide in ERP for cotton ginning and pressing industry gives various insights and eliminates delays ultimately yielding more productivity. The bales of cotton are stored in warehouses, and ERP software for cotton pressing automatically allots lot/serial number to them to track the stocks of cotton.
Efficient Supply Chain: Cotton purchase–Storing heap wise, bag wise weight and quality etc.
Capture Production with Bundle no. thus keeping finished Inventory Bundle no. wise
All inward and outward movement is tracked at Security Gate, Weighbridge, Quality lab and store/ yard locations
Plant movement: various scenarios including Inward, Outward, Stores Related, Purchase or Sales Return, Rake Inward, Inter-Yard Transfers, Waste or Scrap movement etc.
Traceability throughout the manufacturing process: Track lots by style, color, size, range and quality
Manage Division wise & consolidated finance books Costing/ efficiency , Ledgers & Profitability. Inter division Sales & Purchase on a real-time basis
Expenditure analysis for subcontracting, production etc.
Accounts approval and bill passing for Purchase, Services (jobwork/ contractors) or Freight scenarios
Material costs, Overhead costs and Process wise costs; detailed product costing and variance analysis to control product costs
Various Stock MIS with 10 level drill down: Group->Entity->Division->Plant->Dept->Cost Center->Equipment->Item Group->Item->Issue Slip
Production planning: Monthly Production Schedule, Material Requirement Plan, Rough Cut Plans and process parameters like temperature, pressure etc.
Process wise production: minutely capture process details like blending, opening, carding, pin-drafting, roving, spinning, and when required: plying and dyeing.
Shift wise Production with Batch, Lot & Godown Control
Standard to actual yield calculations to manage variance analysis
Quality Control: linking of quality parameters at inward, production and outward stage
Sophisticated and Accurate MIS on Production Costing / Plant Performance .
Plant maintenance to run operations smoothly and reduce shutdowns.
PLC & DCS Integration with ERP
Consignment Sale transactions: Stock transfer invoice for consignment agent and subsequently invoices as per actual sales.
Enquiry & Quotation followed by three level order cycle Sales Contract, Sales Order and Delivery Orders.
Sales Invoicing generated instantly, by linking to Weighslips and Delivery Orders
Flexible pricing methods cash discounts, quantity discounts, fixed period sales contracts, credit control etc.
Third Party Integration
Lighthouse ERP also provides integration with various third party devices like weighbridges, machine level data for production and quality, bar coding for finished goods.
ERP for cotton ginning and pressing reduces the overall operational cost of industry and its functioning with its features.
Finance and accounts module helps track and monitor every transaction keeping the records in check to avoid accounting error.
Automation and Business Intelligence gives various insights of industry that contributes to strategic decision making.
Quality Management module performs numerous checks and ensures that the quality of the cotton after ginning and pressing is up to the mark.