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Leading UK author of manufacturing software

Fueling the success of over 1,000 UK manufacturing companies, Access Group’s software helps you drive profitability by optimising your supply chain execution. We work with a variety of different manufacturing sectors from Aerospace, Oil and Gas, and Electrical to Food and Drink, Chemicals and Pharmaceutical.

Many of our customers tell us that they require an integrated manufacturing solution that provides one answer for project costing, R&D and design through to the manufacturing/production deployment or installation. Without such supply chain solutions, these processes are often managed on spreadsheets or using disparate systems that generally require rekeying of data which opens an element of risk for errors.

We understand that in your industry there’s a number of elements that are key, from having the ability to trace your products from raw goods, through the production process, to the end goods that are ready to ship out to your customers. Having the functionality to analyse landed costs, profitability product lines, customer buying behaviour and that all important ‘what if’ analysis.

Whether you need advice on how to optimise your stock, effectively plan your production process or enhance your customer retention by improving your delivery performance, we have the solutions that can help your business meet its growth demands.

Our customers include; Burts Potato Chips, King of Shaves, Lycored, Henri Lloyd, Fullex Locks and Ringtons Tea.

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  • Manufacturing Datasheet

    Fuelling the success of over 1,000 UK manufacturing companies, Access’ software helps you drive profitability by optimising your supply cha…

  • Access FactoryMaster Brochure

    Software designed for manufacturing companies. Aiding the growth and day-to-day operations of businesses in the Aerospace, Automotive, Tooli…

  • Access SupplyChain Brochure

    Let your lean manufacturing processes produce efficiently with full Enterprise Resource Planning software. Made for manufacturing, design…

  • Access Orchestrate Brochure

    Planning and scheduling software for manufacturing companies. Replacing inefficient, error prone and time consuming spreadsheets with a visu…

Enterprise Resource Planning

Over 700 manufacturers and contractors rely on the Access ERP portfolio to drive down costs and increase efficiency throughout their operations. Clients such as RG Carter, HB Projects, Greenhill Construction, Fugro Seacore, King of Shaves, Lycored, Sacla, WDS Components and Espa use Access solutions to control costs, plan accurately, improve customer retention and operate more efficiently.

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Materials Resource Planning

Unlock your company potential by reducing costs, minimising waste and enhancing processes in your supply chain. Fuelling the success of over 1,000 UK manufacturing and distribution companies, Access’ MRP software helps you drive profitability by optimising your supply chain execution.

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Production Planning & Scheduling

Replacing inefficient, error prone and time consuming spreadsheets with a visual, graphical production planning and scheduling solution that keeps your planners in the driving seat. Access Orchestrate increases manufacturing efficiency through plan visibility, cost reduction, lower stocks, and better utilisation. Use Access Orchestrate to manage machines, labour and materials with visual production plans that are easy to understand.

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Over 200 wholesale distributors, ecommerce retailers, third party logistic operations and manufacturers all rely on Access warehouse management software to expand their business – not their headcount. Clients such as Eddie Stobart, Acorn Industrial Services, Palletways, Aspray24 and Warrens Warehousing use Access Delta to optimise space, reduce labour costs and minimise wastage.

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Supply Chain Financials

Robust, reliable, easy to use. For core accounting, look no further than Access Financials. From back office and beyond, our accounts solutions improve efficiency, cut costs and support decision making.

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Business Intelligence

Our business intelligence solution Access Insight simplifies the way people use data by making it a natural part of how they make decisions. Our mission is to deliver innovative, reliable and high-quality business analytics.

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Access helped us meet our target of filling 97% of all orders from stock, while operating with around 12% less gross inventory than before.

Simon Booth, WDS Components

  • Surepharm Services Ltd

    Surepharm Services LTD, are a contract manufacturer for pharmaceutical products. The main remit for the solution was to use a vendor who was familiar with the pharmaceutical industry and could handle 200-300 unique products going through at any one time. “With Orchestrate we have greater management, control and visualisation over orders."

  • Volkswagen Case Study

    Launched in 2011, Volkswagen Fleet Solutions is Volkswagen’s dedicated B2B division. The network comprises five brands: Audi, Seat, Skoda, Volkswagen and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, distributed by over 200 partner dealers in France. With over 67,000 vehicles registered in 2013 in the B2B market, the group is France’s biggest vehicle importer.

  • WDS Component Parts Ltd Case Study

    As a major manufacturer and distributor of engineering components and mechanical machine accessories, WDS differentiates itself from the competition by its quality of service and very high stock availability. "We hold a wide range of stock for people who buy standard engineering parts," says Simon Booth, WDS Finance Director. "Our offering is next …

  • Walker Precision Engineering Case Study

    Walker Precision Engineering (WPE Ltd) has grown into a cutting-edge contract manufacturing company serving a number of industry leading market sectors. The company has adopted Orchestrate, the planning and scheduling package from Access Group that replaces multiple spread sheets and flowcharts with much more intuitive, real-time displays and 'what…

  • Timloc Case Study

    Timloc is a leading UK manufacturer and distributor of building products, mostly for ventilation and damp proofing. Formed in 1968, Timloc products are manufactured and stored at its site in Goole, East Yorkshire. UK-wide builder's merchant, Jewson, is a key customer.


Whitepapers & Info Guides

What does a good SCM look like?

What does a good SCM look like?

Faced with ever more complex challenges, Supply Chain Management (SCM) must still control costs, drive efficiency throughout the chain, cont…

Hitting pharma costs where it hurts

Hitting pharma costs where it hurts

Manufacturers in the pharma sector require efficient systems support for planning the effective provision of capacity and scheduling efficie…

Top floor to Shop floor

Top floor to Shop floor

Advanced planning and scheduling can act effectively in the modern, asset-lean, dynamic environment - not only to improve production efficie…


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