product cost management

aPriori Product Cost Management provides discrete manufacturers and their suppliers with an enterprise platform for managing and controlling product costs across their organization – from the earliest stages of design all the way through production. Our solutions help manufacturers drive significant cost out of products, accelerate time to market, and increase product innovation and quality by:

  • Providing real-time information about the cost implications of product features and design, manufacturing, and sourcing decisions
  • Facilitating cross-functional collaboration and decision making on product cost related issues
  • Enabling quick reaction to changing market conditions, material costs, and availability
  • Enabling enterprise-wide utilization of product cost intelligence and data
  • Early Estimates
    • Automated processes
    • Use default settings
    • Update as design changes
  • Should Cost Estimates
    • Refined estimate
    • During collaboration, override inputs for
    • Actual routing, rates, etc.
  • Manufacturing Estimates
    • Adjusted for actual production volume, routing, factory

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