MES Know-How

How to Choose MES

  • Is the provider an internationally listed and over-the-counter corporation?

    Only a provider with a certain scale can benefit its customer with its MES system.

  • Does the provider have a good reputation?

    The reputation of a provider is also an important factor to consider when thinking of implementing MES.

  • Does the provider have R&D and consultant teams in Taiwan?

    Only when the MES R&D and consultant teams are in Taiwan can the customer receive quick and efficient services.

  • Does the provider provide services in Hong Kong, China, and Taiwan?

    With the increasing numbers of companies setting offices in China, if emergencies occur, only providers with such capability can provide services throughout these places.

  • Is the MES system a complete system?

    The biggest difference between a “complete system” and a “template system” is that a template system needs a large amount of custom maintenance to solve the system difficulties.

  • Does the MES product provide future expansion capability?

    Does the provider provide free patches for MES product and modules?

  • Does the MES product allow quick configuration without customization?

    A good MES system can be quickly configured through an online configuration and adjusted to best fit the environment of the client, reducing the need of customization.

  • Is the provider still developing new modules for a better MES?

    Does the company have an excellent development team to continue developing new modules, and provide a better system?

  • Does the provider have previous experience in CIM and MES?

    Providers with CIM and MES experiences can guarantee the safeguard of clients.

  • Does the MES product have reference sites?

    MES product with references means that other customers have verified the system.

  • Does the provider have experience with the needs of the client?

    If the provider understands the needs of its clients, it will provide more innovative operation know-how while can communicate more easily with its clients.

  • Is the MES system made for my company?

    A good MES system has good flexibility, adjusting to fit any types of needs.

  • How long is the MES implementing process?

    If the implementing process is too long, the production line will be affected-increasing production costs and disapproval among workers.

  • Is the MES product function complete?

    An experienced provider can integrate other applications, providing the best solutions.

  • When problems are encountered, can they be fixed immediately?

    Can the system supplier provide a complete service guarantee? So when problems are encountered, they can be fixed in the shortest amount of time possible to prevent any permanent damage to the company.

  • Does system maintenance need a large budge?

    With a stable system structure, maintenance and repair possibilities will happen less, thus lowering the costs of system maintenance.

  • Is the system maintenance difficult to operate, and becomes a burden to the MIS personnel?

    Does the system only support a unique programming language, making it difficult to operate?

  • Is the MES product implemented with the best price?

    International MES systems are costly. A MES provider in Taiwan that has the same level of capability will cost less.

  • How much production costs can be lowered? How much customer satisfaction can be increased?

    ROI evaluation: Implementing MES helps lower unnecessary costs and increase customer satisfaction.