Lower supplier responses or repetitive follow ups with suppliers
Tedious and time consuming process to build the IMDS tree structure for large assemblies
Difficult to identify missing child MDS in Assembly MDS
Web based for easy subscription
Finds the unreported MDS in the BoM
Automated mail communication and reminders for unreported and Rejected MDS
IMDS Data can be created instantly
Dashboards for supplier, customer, MDS and program level
70% time savings in building the IMDS tree structure
Faster supplier submission using automated communication
100% assurance on the accuracy of data submitted
Discovering unreported parts for a design change is automated
Is there any specific BOM template required for tool?
Yes, tool have a BOM template file, can download from the tool
Shall tool will do the BOM analysis?
Yes, tool will do the BOM analysis. If it finds any error in the BOM, tool will catch the error and error details will be shown in the pop-up page.
Is this tool will do the BOM validation?
Yes, MDS Xpress tool will do the BOM validation, it will provide the supplier parts progress report in the front page
How much time will it take for BOM analysis?
For 300 supplier parts, it will take 2 to 3 minutes
Will tool do the supplier follow-up activity?
Yes, tool will do the supplier follow-up activity for the unreported and rejected parts by emailing option within the tool.
Is there any option to edit the mail content?
Yes, tool will show the preview of mail content and we can edit it there.
Shall tool will keep the supplier data in the tool?
Yes, tool will keep the supplier data.
Is it possible to upload bulk supplier contacts in the tool?
Yes, tool have an excel file template to upload the bulk contacts.
Shall we use this tool for supplier incoming MDS data validation?
No, tool will not do the supplier part IMDS validation.
Substance wise analysis is there in the tool?
No, tool can’t do the substance wise analysis
What is the main objectives of this tool?
BOM analysis, Supplier follow-up, building the tree structure and also tool will keep the supplier data.
Is it possible to manage the REACH regulation in this tool?
Is it possible to build the tree structure without IMDS A2?
No, tool need IMDS A2 access to build the tree structure.
How much time tool will take to generate the tree?
Tool will take 10 to 15 secs to prepare the tree file
Is it possible to provide the tool license to us?
Yes, if customer wants to access the tool, APA can provide the access license.
Will it keep the BOM data in the tool?
Yes, tool will keep all the uploaded BOM in it