Integrated production planning and shop floor with customer management, sales orders, inventory, purchasing, accounting, and financial reporting to provide real-time coordination across all verticals of your business.
If your business involves outsourcing certain processes to a third party Supplier, you can use the subcontracting feature of ERPNext. Provision to supply the raw materials and if the third party does the labour/operations, you can track this easily. The valuation of finished goods is the cost of raw materials sent outward and the amount at which their services were procured.
Integrated inventory so that you have a realtime view of the availability of products, managing stock levels in various locations with warehouses, stock transfers, and so on. Serialised Inventory feature comes in handy for maintaining each unit serially. Setup naming series for auto-creation of serial numbers for stock inwards/outwards. Also, scanning barcode via your device camera gives you blazing fast search for quicker results.
Bill of Material
A Bill of Material is at the heart of any manufacturing ERP software, and a well-defined BOM ensures robustness and accuracy. Hierarchical in nature, the finished product is at the top. It includes product codes, part descriptions, quantities, costs and additional specifications.
An Item Variant is a version of an Item with different attributes like sizes or colors. Suppose you produce t-shirts and it comes in different sizes and colours like small, medium, large and red, yellow, black. In ERPNext, the t-shirt will be considered as an Item template and each of the variations will be an Item Variant. Item Attributes distinguish between these variants easily, and can be based on Size, Colour, Shape and so on.
Material procurement & production planning against sales orders or material requests enabled along with the provision to track material consumption of serialised or batched inventory to curb manufacturing expenses and facilitate zero wastage of resources.
With Job Cards, Operations and Workstations, you can automate the capture of mundane activities that are carried out on your shop floor. Realtime status of the job work being done for manufacturing products, the location of workstation, assignment of employees and status of each work order's current state and consecutive following steps are also viewed in one screen.
Integrated inventory so that you have a realtime view of the availability of products, managing stock levels in various locations with warehouses, stock transfers, and so on. Batched Items can be easily managed with this integrated inventory - maintain manufacturing date, expiry dates, analyse expiry of items, and so on. Scanning barcode via your device camera gives you blazing fast search through the hierarchy of your stock to make faster decisions.
Optimise the usage of your workstations as per the resources available for open production orders. Identify bottlenecks at the shopfloor level and eliminate these by creating a capacity plan. You can maintain and manage planning schedules for a pre-defined period of time, say 30 days, 45 days, and so on.