Managing cost, schedule and resources efficiently defines the success of an organisations involved in a project engineering industry. Operational challenges in executing a project as per the plan and schedule, makes it nearly impossible to function without a streamlined processes and arobust enterprise wide automation in place.
Generic ERP systems partially meet the demands of such project engineering Industry as they don’t cover the entire spectrum of the Industries business functions. NAVBUILD is a popular Industry add-on solution designed on top of Microsoft Dynamics NAV ERP Suite to address the needs of project engineering Industries which are involved in either of the below line of business :
• Civil Contracting
• MEP Contracting
• Interior Designing
• Road Contracting
• Industrial Engineering and
• Project Engineering Services Organisation
NAVBUILD is a comprehensive solution designed to drive value to those who are in the project engineering industry. NAVBUILD automates the following business processes of the project Engineering Industry:
• Pre Tendering
• BOQ Definition
• Vendor Management
• Material Procurement
• Resource Procurement
• Sub-Contract Management
• Site Management
• Asset Management
• Project Finance and General Finance
NAVBUILD is Powered by Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 a popular business management solution for small and mid-sized organizations that automates and streamlines business processes. Highly adaptable and rich with features, Microsoft Dynamics NAV enables companies to manage their business. Companies can easily add functionality that is relevant to any area of operation, and that is customized to support even highly specialized industries.
NAVBUILD built on top of Microsoft Dynamics NAV can be deployed muchfasterthan any other solution with its rapid start deployment model and preconfigured industry wide solution templates. NAVBUID as a solution is available both on a perpetual and on cloud model for deployment.
Tendering as an activity demands high level of precise information’s from various departments and the effectiveness in it results in profitable business. NAVBUILD helps in improving the response time for a tendering activity with much more accurate data. The quality through put with past reusable data and integration capability with take-off software’s makes it very useful during this stage of the business.
NAVBUILD has the ability to communicate Bi-Directionally with Microsoft Projects and in a similar fashion can be integrated with other popular project planning tools as well to establish better schedule management in a project. This capability of NAVBUILD ensures Change Management within a project much easier than otherwise.
With NAVBUILD the procurement process for both material and labour are managed efficiently within the planned project cost and time. NAVBUILD ensures procurements are done within budget and timeline from the authorised vendor through a clearly automated procurement process. Any exceptions are managed through a defined workflow and accounted under change orders.
Outsourcing jobs and overseeing themeffectively executed, demands high level of transparency right from the selection process of the vendor till actual audit and work completion certification process. NAVBUILD automates the end to end process in managing a sub-contractor and provides options to extend the application to the vendor for better governance.
Unlike early days today establishing connectivity between a site office and corporate office is not a challenge. NAVBUILD offers multiple channels to automate the site management business activities. The site users can use mobile app or web portal to record their indents, receipt , issue and measurement books apart from a web client , these options helps the site users to be in line with the organisation goal and the corporate offices gain real time visibility on the progress of the project.
One gains complete visibility of cash forecast required while executing a project by using NAVBUILD. Right from Project Cost definition and WIP booking during the project NAVBUILD offers great control in the way business is run. NAVBUIL D can streamline revenue recognition against work done , regulate cash flow, and other statutory compliance as its tightly integrated.
This module ensures the adaption of defined process and compliance for better productivity and value creation through a transaction in a business. A configurable parameterising functionality helps the users to define project specific and task specific quality needs to ensure a better output.
Customer Relation Management
NAVBUILD can help to define and track marketing campaigns, later to measure its performance. Customer engagement touch points across the life cycle results in improved customer satisfaction and enables you to cross sell and up sell in an appropriate time and in an efficient manner.
NAVBUILD Payroll maintains multiple pay-group and breakups for each pay group to do the pay process without hassle. Integration with multiple attendance recording system is also possible with standard API’s or by a data up-load mechanism.
NAVBUILD provides immense value to its users with its rich functionality and wide coverage of the industry specific needs:
• Real Time Visibility on the project Status
• Enhanced workflow brings in business process controls which are required to attain profitability
• Role Tailored Dash Board helps users to get a snapshot of information to focus and act upon
• Business Notifications Engine communicates event which require immediate action from both internal and external stake holders for a project.
• Query Builder enhances the freedom of creating reports on demand by the users
• Mobile Apps reduces the infrastructure costs and gives the edge to work on your move
• Vendor Portal brings complete transparency in the procurement process and efficiency to deliver quality outputs to the end customer
• NAVBUILD allows you to forecast your cash flow based on the WIP status , AR , AP and against work to be executed against the plan by press of the button
• NAVBUILD helps you to track all the change orders be it approved or not for the calculation of project profitability analysis
NAVBULD can enhance your productivity by automating your entire business processes. Inbuilt workflows, alerts and notification create a proactive work environment which enables key business drivers to take the right decisions with right data which results in profitability.
NAVBUILD User-wide Benefits
Construction industry with increased land cost and raw material pricing demands for better cost control and on time quality project delivery to remain profitable. To achieve this they need to be enabled with accurate project estimating software and comprehensive project management software with inbuilt financial accounting capability.
NAVBUILD is construction management software build on top of Microsoft Dynamic NAVTM (formerly Navision). This solution is an add-on vertical to NAVBUILD which enables effective project management for the construction business.
NAVBUILD offers the following capabilities which makes it unique and powerful construction ERP system:
- Land Bank Module
- Project Development Module
- Powerful Project Management Module
- Allows you to import rate analysis for better cost estimation directly from designing tools
- Allows to define Work Break Down Structure with job task level BOQ
- Bi-Directional Information exchange with Project Planning Tool (MS Project)
- Change Management with version control
- Earned Value Analysis on demand
- Procurement Module
- Stores Module
- Resource Management Module
- Site Management Module
- Material indenting
- Material Receipt against order
- Material Book Management
- Sub Contract Management
- Request for Quote Issue
- Quote Comparison
- With Material
- Without Material
- Quality Audit
- Milestone and Progress payment options
- Work Contract Tax
- Sales Management
- Order Booking
- Property Documentation Management
- Integrated Financial Accounting
- Ledger Management
- AR & AP
- Tax Management & Statutory Governance
- Final Accounts
- Cash Flow & Fund Flow Statement
- Project Budgeting
- WIP Costing
- Financial MIS
- Fixed Asset Management Module
- Asset Maintenance
- Capacity Planning
- Property Lease Management
- Lease Contract Management
- Recurring Journal for Rent receivable
- Property Maintenance
- Integration with BMS
- HR & Payroll Management
- Web Based Report Writer and SMS Based Business Notification Engine
- Role Tailored Dash Board for better business control
- Supplier Relationship Portal
NAVBUILD is a full blown construction ERP and since it built on top Microsoft Dynamics NAV (Formerly Microsoft Navision) a tested platform, NAVBUILD is comprehensive in nature and is highly scalable too.
Its a challenging task to automate your project centric business. Yet its vital to do so, because :
- You need faster and accurate tendering capabilities to out perform your competition
- You need an transparent procurement process to do quality delivery and manage profitability as planned.
- You need a enterprise business work flows which will builds rules to proactively highlight , control and make people accountable against planned deviations of budgets.
- You need a platform which can predict cash flows across the project stages to manage execution effectively.
- You need business notifications to improve the overall productivity of the work force and to increase the vendor & customer relationships.
- You need system which can aide you in recording impacts that are proportion to known and unknown risks to manage them effectively.
- You need information’s with intelligence which will aid you to take the right decision which yields better results across the project.
NAVBUILD designed on top of Microsoft Dynamics NAV will address these needs.
NAVBUILD 2013 is the Add-on for Construction and Real Estate Business on Microsoft Dynamics NAV developed by CETAS Information Technology Pvt. Ltd. The add-on covers the following functionalities of the industry :
- BOQ Definition
- WBS(Work Break Down) Creations against the technical Plan
- Bi-Directional Information Exchange with MS Projects
- Procurement Work Flow
- Site Management
- Work in Progress Management
- Sub-Contractor Management
- Customer Relationship Management
- Project Finance Managment
- Enterprise Work Flow Management
- Mobility and Business Notifications
- Web Reporting
- Industry Specific MIS & Analytics
- Business Dash Board
- Role Tailored User Experience