Aerospace & Defense Manufacturing

Visibility understands that aerospace and defense manufacturers require a feature-rich software solution that is flexible and scalable in order to support discrete and contract manufacturers in make-to-stock, make-to-order, and configure-to-order environments.

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Aerospace ERP Overview

Our presence in the Aerospace sector is extensive, with some of the world’s foremost aerospace companies running Visibility’s ERP solution. The industry requires Aerospace ERP solutions that provide a solid platform to support global competitiveness, compliance regulations and industry best practices. The industry needs in Aerospace are truly comprehensive in nature; requiring not only ERP but also Business Intelligence (BI) for true operational transparency, Project Management applications for contract based business cycles and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) for deep industry collaboration.

Meeting Unique Industry Challenges

The Aerospace industry challenges can be met with a single, integrated system. Aerospace ERP hallmarks include full traceability in order to see the entire supply and manufacturing history for a part. As well as visibility into shop floor activities, including people, processes, suppliers, machines and parts. Paperless is also a key; electronic documentation management, which typically requires solid PLM functionality and integration, solves the problems typically associated with paper-based systems and data. Finally, the industry requires solutions to support compliance with DCAA, ITAR and AS9100.

At the heart of the industry is an Aerospace ERP solution rooted in program management. Managing WBS’s, budgets, actual costs, projects, jobs, earned value, estimate to complete and revenue recognition is vital. As is providing real-time visibility into the intelligence and metrics associated with program, contract, project and job performance.

Aerospace & Defense Industry Functionality:

  • Project Accounting
  • Percent Complete Accounting
  • Milestone & Progress Billing
  • Engineering Change Control
  • Comprehensive Quality Control
  • Full Lot/Serial Traceability
  • Repair, Warranty, and Contract Management
  • Compliance with DCAA/CAS and AS9100 Requirements
  • Work Breakdown Structures (WBS)
  • Earned Value Management
  • Microsoft Project Integration
  • Contract Management
  • Resource Planning
  • Project & Job Estimating

The product and technology foundation provides companies a significant competitive advantage by providing the following features:

  • Workflow
  • Document Management
  • Personalization
  • Corporate Governance
  • Service Oriented Architecture provides ERP services for aerospace and defense manufacturers with tactical insight, the ability to differentiate with increased productivity and the flexibility needed to achieve business goals. provides strategic advantage across the entire enterprise. Business integration, comprehensive functionality, collaborative capabilities, global features and compliance based controls enable effective decision making, increased organizational productivity and a system infrastructure optimized for profitable business growth.

Whether you have a question about ERP Solutions, Business Intelligence or Enterprise Services, a Visibility Specialist will be available to provide you with an answer.