The Genzlinger Release/Shipment
Communications application (RSC) is a comprehensive, easy-to-use
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) system that automates customer
transmission and supplier processing of releases, purchase
orders, quotations, packing slips, advance shipping notifications
(ASNs), functional acknowledgments, invoices, and bar code
Optional features include:
Sequence broadcasting of shipping
requirements, pay-as-built payment reconciliation and management
of consignment inventories and returnable containers.
RSC can be installed on a stand alone
PC as the front end to other manufacturing systems or on a server
with the fully integrated Genzlinger Repetitive Manufacturing
- Fulfills automotive and other
manufacturers EDI needs with one system that
supports all the latest protocols, including AIAG
standard X.12, Edifact and sequence broadcasted
- Communicates directly with customers
or through third party networks
and via Internet protocols.
- Provides unattended operation for
- Utilizes user-friendly menus for
operation and control.
- Provides automatic error detection and
- Allows on-line inquiry and report
selection with spooling for printing or display.
- Runs on UNIX or NT Servers with NT
- Integrates with Genzlinger Master
Production Scheduling and Inventory Management and
with Solomon Accounts Receivable.
Communications Application Provides Unsurpassed Integration
|Customer Purchase Orders:
Receives purchase orders in several
formats for non-production and warehousing suppliers.
Receives hourly, daily, weekly and
monthly releases in over 70 formats and converts them
to one standard Genzlinger format.
Splits releases between plants or
Allows additions, changes and
deletions to customer requirements.
Accepts manually loaded (including
Computes net changes between
current and prior releases, allows prior releases to
be rolled forward to current period and provides for
consolidation of many releases into one.
Prints customer requirements in six
formats, each with many options, to allow each user
to print only what is needed.
Passes release information through
the Supply Chain from the customer through Master
Production Scheduling, Material Requirements Planning
and Purchasing to the supplier.
Prints a sales forecast report from
Shipments and Advanced Shipment
- Generates required packing
slips from selected releases.
- Allows manual additions,
changes and deletions to the packing slip
file to reflect actual shipments.
- Allows inquiry and printing of
packing slips, open packing slip reports,
shipping papers and labels.
- Processes packing slips which
CUM shipped by part per destination.
for relieving inventory balances and
generating Cost of Sales when parts are
-Extending invoice costs.
-Updating shipping history.
- Converts computer standard
packing slips to each customers unique
or AIAG (X.12 and Edifact) standard formats
and transmits shipment notifications directly
to the customers computer or through
third party networks.
- Displays shipment history for
|Bar Code Label
Updates packing slip line items and
label serial numbers by directly scanning bar code
labels as the parts are being shipped.
Supports most automotive OEMs
sequence broadcasting requirements including
automatic picking of sequenced items from bin
controlled inventory, packaging in sequence, JIT
shipments, on-line payments and reconciling receipts
based on pay-as-built.
Processes returnable containers on
packing slips and maintains inventories at customer
and supplier locations.
Prepares invoice while processing
Allows addition of freight charges,
comments and other information.
Allows inquiry, print and
transmission of invoices.
Posts invoices to the Accounts
Receivable application while generating GL account
distributions for the General Ledger.
Requests for Quotes and Responses:
Receives and prints customer
requests for quotation.
Maintains, prints and transmits
vendor response to request.
Maintains a number of files which
define products being shipped, shipped-from
locations, shipped-to destinations,
part-location-destination combinations and
communication control centers.