How to gain benefits with IKS e-kanban

Where other kanban tools ends, there IKS is just starting!

IKS – Integrated Kanban System is built from thousands of details required by the real operational processes. Our kanban users are the day-to-day designers of IKS e-kanban environment. Since 2003, the “manufactusu GmbH” team has started own IKS e-kanban journey of continuous improvements to help standardize production and logistics processes for its users.

On this page we would like to introduce the IKS structure and main modules usage. Share the reasons why modules were released and what benefits were delivered to our customers.

Advantages of IKS e-kanban system

Online and Real Time

Complete information and inventory management is visualized in “real time” globally online in Cloud

100% and NO risk

Cheap solution with flexible customization, fast implementation and easy to be executed by end users

Fast Return of Investment

100% fairly and Easy-to-understand licensing models to be paid back  within 6 months

Easy Digitalisation

Highly flexible interface to all ERP systems for paperless automated transactions into any ERP system & smart IoT


IKS e-kanban is using the highest security standards for applications and user transactions

Minimal IT support

Designed as smart and simple solution with minimal requirements of IT support or future global IT administration

Continuously Improve

Many analytical functions with automatic optimization and detailed improvement for every second of used time

E-kanban Pilot Project

Use our IKS e-kanban in real operation for several months with a fixed price, including all services

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IKS – Integrated kanban system is a package of practical experiences and will provide you very stable environment with absolute confidence for every user.

Mostly implemented e-kanban processes:

Supplier kanban – purchasing, delivery, consignment and 3PL
Transportation kanban – stock transfers and milk-runs
Production kanban – internal workorders and production projects
Customer kanban – customer deliveries, consignment and 3PL
Intercompany kanban – production orders and milk-runs
Services kanban – visualization of available tools, forms, aids or their maintenance

IKS base information >

We recommend these IKS e-kanban modules for process optimization 


When used:

IKS Cloud, IKS Scanning, IKS Kanban board, IKS Kanban Manager, Early warning , Reports, Analyses and graphs


When used:

IKS Scanning, Scanning in batch, IKS Kanban board, IKS Heijunka board, Visualisation of machines, Make to Order, FIFO Expiration, IKS Cloud, IKS Manager with ERP integration module, ReCalculating


When used:

IKS Kanban board, IKS Heijunka board, Non-repetitive parts, Make to Order, FIFO Expiration, Reports, Analyses and graphs


When used: 

IKS Scanning, Scanning in batch, Visualisation of machines, Early warning to shortages, IKS Kanban board, Non-repetitive parts, Make to Order parts

IKS WEB portal

Real-time connections of workstations, vendors, intercompany, external warehouses or customers via the internet in 13 different languages.
IKS WEB is a very intuitive environment for end user and below here is a small overview.

Kanban board

Heijunka board

Visualisation of machines

Non-repetitive parts

Make to Order

FIFO Expiration

Scanning in batch


Early warning

IKS GF portal

The IKS GF portal is also a totally intuitive tool for managing and continually improving the IKS Kanban system. Portal is designed especially for IKS administrators and IT support, who manage data on a daily basis and support users.

And here is general overview of features.

Kanban Manager

Early warning

Analyses and charts


No Kanban, like a Kanban!