LP PRINT FOR
ONLINE PRINTING AND FINISHING

Producing and supplying a large number of variable products, just in time and on a daily basis, and on competitive terms – we can help you to achieve this with our unique process automation and full cost and yield transparency in real time.

Basic sector-specifically preconfigured processes

Order acquisition processes
  • handling of enquiries
  • cost calculation with variants
  • pricing & quotations
  • customer / service orders
Materials management
  • procurement
  • stock management
  • administration of storage facilities
  • material flow management
  • printing of labels
Planning processes
  • materials / capacity planning
  • intercompany business
  • production planning
  • optimization of order sequencing
Production / checkback
  • acquisition of production data
  • acquisition of machine data
  • electronic job folder
  • performance statistics for production
  • quality inspection
Despatch and invoicing
  • transport planning
  • invoicing of goods
  • invoicing of services
  • complaint management
Finance and controlling
  • fixed asset accounting
  • cost-center accounting
  • projected and actual cost calculation
  • profit and loss statement
  • management reporting
Optional modules
  • personnel management
  • quality management
  • maintenance

Specific processes and solution components

Webshop integration

• automatic generation of orders
• synchronization of master data
• continual status reports
• transmission of products and variants to shop with basic and extra charges

Prepress integration

• PDF workflow
• JDF connection to prepress
• JDF connection to image setter
• JDF connection to offset printing

Product breakdown

• mathematical definition of folding variants
• optimum manufacturing routes
• automatic panelization

Cost calculation

• performance catalog of typical processes and machines
• complications / factors that may lead to reduced output
• set of standards for wastage, set-up and output specifications
• generation of standard and individual products
• maintenance of empirical knowledge
• cost calculation of variants
• definition of critical run sizes for alternative manufacturing routes
• automatic updates when costs change
• cost comparison between parcel service and carrier

Postpress automation

• automatic panelization
• attention to delivery priorities
• approval of suggestions for joint print allocation and overall PDF version with graphic content

Price tableau

• target prices and minimum price levels for all possible quantity scales
• extra charges for variants and additional work
• automatic fixing of sales prices in accordance with target contribution margins
• calculated risk factor involved in joint print allocation
• drawing up of price lists

Finishing and distribution cockpit

• packing at the cutting machine
• division of run to cater to any number of delivery addresses
• per-delivery packing instructions
• despatch label printing
• clear labeling of cash-on-delivery packages
• cash-on-delivery lists

Important extra functions

• incoming payment / delivery stop conditional on preflight check
• recalculation of delivery date depending on priority
• aggregated report (acquisition of production data) for short runs
• aggregated product costing analysis

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