Quoting – Faster and More Accurate
- Drastically reduce quote times
- Get prices from ERP system, distributors or manual entry
- DistiDirect checks online with distributors such as Digi-Key, using your company login
- Color-coded displays helps you sort through multiple search results
- Purchase quantities and bulk pricing calculated based on production quantities
- Check for MPN or SKUs
“Since we send out over a dozen quotes for each order, any reduction in time here makes a huge impact on our bottom line.”
– Major EMS Company
- Send out distributor RFQs per mouse-click
- Link distributor quotes and price lists
- Distributor status maintenance – preferred, “black list” etc.
- “Best Price” function from any source
- Support for consignment parts and multiple currencies
- Save pricing independent of customer for quick re-quoting
- Save quotes and prices to the BC QUOTE Database. No more repeat checking!
“Varying suppliers, changing prices and uncertain availability are among our biggest challenges… and account for most of our headaches.”
– Stefan Burmeister, Prettl Electronics
Production Cost Calculation
- In addition to material costs
- Calculate SMT, THT and hand mounted components and solder joints
- Process costs such as stencil and fixture
- Direct link to your MES system
- DFM cost analysis based on quality of the layout
- Finally – a complete cost estimate based on all factors
- Vendor information taken from ERP or external sources such as Octopart
- Supplier information can also be handled directly within BOM Connector
- Import customer AML files
- AML compare between ERP and customer
- Preferred, alternative and blocked part and/or supplier support.
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