ERP for Cement Industry

In the world scenario, India is the 2nd largest producer of cement. No wonder attracting huge investments from foreign and Indian investors. It is a vital part of the economy, providing employment to more than a million people, directly or indirectly resulting in some of the recent major government initiatives such as development of smart cities are expected to provide a major boost to the sector.

However, the market opportunities have also led to increased competition for the present companies with many of the world’s leading cement manufacturers now entering India. To succeed in this competitive market, companies require a strong operations management and efficiency improvement, both at the plant level and through the cement supply chain. The ability to integrate all the business functions in a single and a seamless platform allows for greater optimization at each part of the cement supply chain.

With the increasing competition in the market, there is also a significant rise in competition among companies in cement manufacturing industry. Cement industry is basically a capital intensive sector which needs detailed production planning for the optimal use of all fixed assets. For succeeding in this market, there is a need for reliable, efficiency improvement and operations management system, both at supply and the plant level.


Challenges for Cement Industry:


Continuous improvements in plant efficiency and strict government and environmental protection measures require greater transparency of all available data and information throughout the entire production chain. Since cement manufacturing process and cement milling in particular are highly energy-intensive processes, the rising energy costs are forcing cement manufacturers to adopt more and more cost-saving measures. Strict and unrestricted access to all relevant who process data is therefore especially important in the cement industry today.

Sage 300, ERP for Cement Industry gives the management the visibility over the entire operations and aids the management in strategic decision making. Sage ERP Solutions, you can be assured of getting the most out of your investment in this industry. Sage 300, ERP for the cement industry helps in integrating all functions of a cement manufacturer from production to purchase.

The in-depth understanding of the cement industry makes it possible for Sage 300, ERP for cement industry to provide business solutions that lead to increased productivity, lower operating costs and a higher return on investment, thereby giving its clients a competitive edge.


Some features of Sage 300, ERP for Cement Industry:


  • It assists the organizations to enhance their performance by providing all the strategic data in one place.
  • It streamlines entire business processes by streamlining them.
  • Sage 300 ERP’s procurement module helps the company to manage procurement of material on a daily / weekly / monthly basis. Through this module, the management can exercise total control over all the procurement on values by vendor contract pricing and authorization as well.
  • This system maximizes return on investment.
  • Follow-ups, pending orders will be monitored closely with the help of the order management system, executing customer orders and achieving customer satisfaction.
  • In case of shortage of stock, transfer from depots and dealers using stock transfer process to deliver the product to the customers on time.
  • Process shipment documents efficiently using mass processing capabilities; improve shipment volumes
  • You should also use your ERP system to identify slow-moving inventory and price it to reflect its higher warehousing cost.


Help Reduce Operating Costs

Sage ERP software attempts to integrate business processes across departments into a single enterprise-wide information system. The major benefits of ERP are improved coordination across functional departments and increased efficiencies of doing business. The immediate benefit from implementing ERP systems we can expect is reduced operating costs, such as lower inventory control cost, lower production costs.



Sage ERP systems offer better accessibility to data so that the management can have all the up-to-the-minute access to information for decision making and managerial control. It help them for quick decision making on the go.


Sales and Distribution

The sales and distribution module of Sage ERP for Cement Industry supports varieties of ways to encourage and optimise a long term relationship with all the business partners. It is fully integrated with inventory, manufacturing and accounting to facilitate effective demand of customers.


Finance & Accounting

The finance and accounting module form the backbone of ERP. Sage 300, ERP for Cement Industry supports a comprehensive item management, control various kinds of payments and track daily transactions. It involves user defined chart of accounts printing, trial balance, general and other ledges, profit and loss balance sheet, invoicing, bank reconciliation. It has a list of standard reports which help in finance & accounting.


Business Intelligence & Reports

Real time data analysis reports are provided. Also sage 300 ERP provide you the option to customise the reports as per the user’s requirement. The Business Intelligence reporting tool in Sage 300 enables the Company to design its desired reports in a format and way the Management wants to view. To know more about how can ERP for Inventory Management help you, SMS SAGE to 56767. You can also write to


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