Manufacturing Software Profiles

Infor Fourth Shift Infor Fourth Shift

In June 2009 SAP sold its Fourth Shift SAP Business One product to Infor.

Infor Fourth Shift software provides small and midsize manufacturers with a scalable, easy-to-use manufacturing software system that helps improve efficiency. The software is targeted to meet the specific needs of manufacturers in the food and beverage, chemical, pharmaceutical, rubber and plastic, medical device, semiconductor, industrial machinery, Health Care, Construction, Apparel and electronics sectors among others. In short, Infor claims it can do just about anything.

Infor Fourth Shift ERP software delivers advanced Internet functionality, such as e-centers (Customer Center, Supplier Center, and Employee center), which streamline transactions and information gathering. The software is supported by highly-capable technical and application support professionals who are dedicated to helping clients maximize their manufacturing software ROI. Infor claims it offers a rapid implementation process that gets many Infor Fourth Shift ERP software customers up and running in 90-120 days. And, the product’s thin client architecture also makes upgrades faster and easier.

Product Information

PRODUCT NAME
Infor Fourth Shift
CURRENT VERSION
2018
CLOUD MODE
Hosted only
NUMBER OF INSTALLATIONS
2500+
PRICING
$100K minimum

Mode Suitability

MAKE TO STOCK / REPETITIVE
Yes
MAKE TO ORDER / CTO
No
RECIPE BATCH
Yes
CONTINOUS PROCESS
No
MIXED MODE (Stock/Custom)
Limited
ENGINEER TO ORDER
Limited
ASSEMBLE TO ORDER
Yes

Industry Suitability

AEROSPACE
Yes
ELECTRONICS
Yes
FOOD & BEVERAGE
Yes
MEDICAL DEVICES
Yes
MRO (Maintenance/Repair)
No

Professional Services

DESIGN / BUILD TO CONTRACT
No

Product Highlights

  Offers a complete suite of tools for managing manufacturing, operations, financials, workflow and customer and supplier relationships.
  Improves inter-departmental communication by giving employees a common language and improves productivity by providing a systematic, disciplined approach to key manufacturing activities.
 Vast majority of customers are long time users, not recent purchases.
  Fourth Shift ERP software is owned by Infor, a leading provider of business software and services with 70,000 customers in 164 countries.