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PENTA

A full ERP system designed by Penta Technologies for large enterprises.
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Built with state-of-the-art technology and an open ORACLE database, PENTA delivers with Project Management, Financial Management, Equipment Cost Control and Labor Management.

PENTA’s Project Management Module is a comprehensive solution that allows you to increase margins through better job and cost control. PENTA manages labor productivity, complex work breakdown structures, complete and accurate forecasting, inter-department information sharing, and unresolved claims management.

PENTA achieves this through:

  • Real time database updates upon data capture and entry
  • Trend analysis reporting
  • Comprehensive job forecasting
  • Customized job inquiry
  • Oracle open system design
  • Change request management

PENTA Financial Management is:

  • Never out of balance due to PENTA’s edit controls and Oracle’s Rollback and recovery.
  • Built with unique Organizational Unit structure for complex financial reporting
  • Complete with automated closing features and foreign exchange capability
  • Robust, intuitive and integrated into the complete PENTA suite of modules
  • One system capable of meeting all your organization’s unique and complex needs.

PENTA’s Equipment Management Module provides comprehensive, complete and accurate cost data for your equipment management decisions. PENTA alleviates the need to rent, and incur additional expense by empowering you with the location of every piece of your equipment, its current status and usage, and alerting you to necessary Preventive Maintenance requirements.

PENTA delivers with: * Global visibility of equipment location and usage * Automatic project charges based upon equipment location * Integration with other PENTA modules to provide complete Fixed Asset depreciation * Rates by job, cost code, contract type, rate schedules * Reports to track and quantify expense, revenue and usage

PENTA provides valuable information to reduce equipment cost, improve maintenance scheduling, increase revenues and ensure the highest rate of usage possible for each piece of equipment.

PENTA’s Labor Management Module provides accurate and timely information to the Job Cost system with real time updates from point of data entry through reporting. Upon entry, data is available for cost reporting throughout the system. Remote from job sites or via collected time cards, PENTA’s Labor Management gives you:

  • Rate tables and self-adjusting fringe benefit calculations
  • Automatic Davis-Bacon work calculations
  • The ability to handle reciprocity cross charges
  • Automatic production and distribution of layoff checks
  • Reports for leased employee payroll

PENTA also offers powerful drill down tools for detailed job cost information down to the payroll transaction level in a real-time, on-line environment allowing for the tightest control at every level.

Distinguishing Features

PENTA, the enterprise engine for e-commerce, is the only financial and project management solution on the market specifically designed from the ground up for the construction industry. A total enterprise software solution including job costing, PENTA offers seamless integration of project management, financial management, equipment cost control and labor management.

It is widely recognized as a leading system solution for A/E/C organizations and is fully engineered and built using state-of-the-art software development techniques designed for superior depth of product and ease of use. From Financial Systems, Project Management, Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable, to Inventory, Labor, and Fixed Asset/Equipment Cost, PENTA offers unparalleled flexibility and customization.

Project Management, including:

  • Job Costing or job cost accounting
  • Time and Billing
  • Subcontractor Control
  • Change order/Variance Control
  • Materials Management
  • Purchasing and Item Tracking
  • Accounts Payable

General Ledger and Financial Reporting, including:

  • Inter-Company Transaction Processing
  • Inter-Company Consolidations
  • Multi-Currency Accounting

Payroll, including:

  • Time Recording
  • Labor Distribution
  • Employee and Department Utilization
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Client Billing
  • Fixed Asset Management

Equipment Costing, including:

  • Preventative Maintenance Scheduling
  • Usage Analysis
  • Cost Analysis

PENTA is built upon widely accepted open systems information technologies allowing easy integration with products outside the PENTA suite. This is just one of the ways we focus on meeting the challenges faced by large firms with sophisticated management requirements that involve multi-company organizational structures, diverse project management needs, geographically dispersed locations, and international operations. As a result, the PENTA customer base now includes some of the most prominent firms in the worldwide E&C industry.

Popular Functionality Modules

PENTA General Ledger PENTA’s General Ledger functionality offers a powerful, real-time method of tracking your accounting activities while giving you complete control and flexibility over…

PENTA Accounts Payable PENTA’s Accounts Payable function offers powerful control over your organization’s complete accounts payable process. From allowing unlimited cost distributions…

PENTA Accounts Receivable PENTA’s Accounts Receivable module helps you easily control the complexities of recording and maintaining sales, tracking cash receipts and monitoring retentions. You…

PENTA Payroll For labor-intensive organizations, payroll is one of the largest administrative challenges. PENTA’s Payroll module can drastically reduce the overhead required to…

PENTA Job Cost PENTA’s Job Cost functionality helps you manage your projects via comprehensive cost and revenue tracking, detailed reporting, user specified distribution and…

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Reviews of PENTA

An PENTA user says…

PENTA is a good fit for mid-sized to large commercial and industrial contractors, including Electrical Contractors, Mechanical / HVAC Contractors, Fire Protection Contractors, Heavy Civil Contractors and EPCs– particularly those who manage a lot of labor – but not typically for those who are focused on residential construction.

The good: PENTA was built to meet the demands of commercial and industrial field service organizations that manage equipment, maintenance agreements, inspections and more.

PENTA makes field techs, crew foremen, service managers and support staff more efficient with a complete system designed to manage: • dispatching, work orders, customer service history, maintenance contracts and more • mobile field service using an iPad app • recording and transmitting of job labor, equipment, and production data from the field • inspections • info flows into core financials.

With PENTA, you can even give your customers self-service access to service history via a Customer Portal, reducing your support costs, building stronger customer relationships, and enhancing revenue.

The bad: PENTA isn’t an estimating package, but it does allow you to use an estimating tool you prefer.