Acumatica Manufacturing Management

In the intricate dance of modern manufacturing, Acumatica Manufacturing Management takes the lead, expertly choreographing the balance of efficiency and innovation. Dive into the Acumatica Manufacturing Management experience and feel the pulse of performance and creativity.

Acumatica Manufacturing Management, what is it?

Drawing on its core principle, Acumatica’s Manufacturing Management, simplifies the coordination of production processes, balancing operational efficiency with innovation. It supplies a practical approach focused on performance and creativity, using precision, adaptability, and foresight to meet the current needs of manufacturing.

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The power of Acumatica manufacturing management

Data Availability, Live Updates

Acumatica Manufacturing Management has started a manufacturing revolution with its provision of real-time, remote access to indispensable data. This equips personnel at all echelons, from the production floor to the highest offices, with the ability to make swift and informed decisions, ultimately bolstering efficiency and adaptability.

Control over Production Lifecycle

Acumatica Manufacturing Management equips businesses with the authority to oversee the complete production life cycle. This includes order tracking, inventory management, and flexible scheduling for prompt delivery and quality consistency, while adapting to market conditions and customer preferences.

Multiple Manufacturing Techniques

Staying competitive in manufacturing requires adaptability to diverse production methods. Acumatica Manufacturing Management offers this flexibility, supporting make-to-stock, just-in-time, and engineer-to-order approaches, helping manufacturers to excel in an ever-evolving business world.

Automated Order and Procurement Systems

Acumatica Manufacturing Management leads the way in manufacturing by automating order management and procurement, perfecting inventory, and streamlining the supply chain. It's an ideal choice for businesses of all sizes, offering extensive solutions.

Detailed Overview of Manufacturing Management Applications

Bill of Materials and Routing

  • Vital for bills of materials and components.
  • Routing specifies production steps.
  • Integrated BOM/Routing connects materials, instructions, and costs.
  • Multi-level BOM/Routing offers various costed views.
  • Multiple Costing Methods include average, standard, and actual costs, with tooling and overhead costs.

Production Management

  • Simplifies order-to-progress production.
  • Production Orders: Manual, sales order, or MRP-based.
  • Manufacturing Scheduling: Uses forward and backward methods.
  • Production Performance: Supplies detailed cost reports.
  • Preassign Lot and Serial Numbers for finished goods.

Material Requirements Planning (MRP)

  • MRP plans and manages production materials.
  • Ensures prompt material availability to avoid delays.
  • Maximizes resource use for machines, work centers, and labor.
  • Real-time dashboard for monitoring material plans.
  • Uses exception messaging to perfect production performance.

Advanced Planning and Scheduling

  • APS perfects production scheduling with capacity and resources.
  • Ensures efficient production plans.
  • Finite Capacity Scheduling maximizes resource schedules.
  • Rough Cut Capacity Planning verifies ability and prioritizes orders.
  • Visual Scheduling offers a graphical view with adjustable constraints.
  • Capable-to-Promise (CTP) uses APS logic for item availability and sales order dates

Product Configurator

  • Ideal for businesses with configurable products.
  • Allows customers to customize orders.
  • Quickly create configured orders by copying or changing existing ones.
  • Maintain revision control with a change history.
  • Easily figure out prices based on selected features and options.

Engineering Change Control (ECC)

  • ECC manages design and process changes.
  • Ensures proper documentation, approval, and implementation of revisions.
  • Engineering Revisions and Engineering Change Orders: Full control from ECR to ECO to BOM updates.
  • Merge multiple ECRs for the same part into a single ECO.
  • Change Requests & BOM Comparison: Automates control and organization of changes.
  • BOM Comparison screen for quick ECR, ECO, and BOM comparisons.
  • Approvals Workflow & Assignment Maps: Uses Acumatica Approval and Assignment Maps for approvals.
  • Allows flexibility in requiring approvals for ECR and ECO.

Acumatica for Arena Native Connector

  • The connector integrates Acumatica with Arena PLM for improved collaboration.
  • Team Continuity Boost: Enables improved scheduling, cost-saving, and part reconciliation.
  • Inventory Accuracy: Cuts errors with automated record creation.
  • Rapid Connectivity: Native integration for faster deployment.

Manufacturing Data Collection (MDC)

  • MDC collects real-time shop floor data for insights.
  • Enables real-time inventory updates, reducing confusion.
  • Cuts data entry errors with barcode scanning.
  • Versatile and device-agnostic, compatible with various mobile devices and barcode scanners.

Manufacturing Estimates

  • Estimate manufacturing project costs, distribute resources, and set prices.
  • Boost inventory turnover and accuracy with barcoding and management.
  • Accurately track COGS (Cost of Goods Sold) and inventory carrying costs.
  • Enhance compliance with lot and serial tracking, quality apps, and item profitability analysis.

Inventory Management

  • Controls stock levels and supplies real-time inventory visibility.
  • Boosts inventory turns and accuracy with barcoding and physical management.
  • Effective inventory management to prevent stock-outs.
  • Accurate tracking of costs for goods sold and inventory carrying costs.
  • Improves compliance with lot and serial tracking, end dates, and quality apps.
  • Finds low and dead-stock items.
  • Analyzes item and product class profitability.
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Warehouse Management System

  • WMS perfects warehouse operations for efficiency and accuracy.
  • Reduces errors, increases customer satisfaction, and automates data capture.
  • Simplifies tracking and implements prioritized, directed picking.

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Order Management

  • Streamlines sales order management for accuracy and tracking.
  • Boosts sales with flexible pricing, discounting, up-selling, cross-selling, and substitutions.
  • Automates procurement with inventory replenishment, drop shipments, and requisitions.
  • Optimizes inventory levels with insights into turns, carrying costs, kitting, and tracking.
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Purchase Order Management

  • Manages procurement, purchase orders, and supplier tracking.
  • Integrated Workflow: Automates order processing and reduces unnecessary steps.
  • Boosts Sales: Uses AI for item substitution and cross-selling/up-selling suggestions.
  • Flexible Discounts: Manages complex pricing and discount policies.
  • Cross-Company Transactions: Streamlines buy-sell transactions across companies.

Sales Order Management

  • Comprehensive financial management tools for accounting, reporting, budgeting, and analysis.
  • Speed up closing books with automation and integration.
  • Analyze financial reports by product, department, or custom segments.
  • Drill down from profit and loss to source transactions.
  • Automated processes using artificial intelligence and machine learning.

Project Accounting

  • Manages project costs, revenue, and profitability.
  • Offers a complete view of project costs, materials, labor, and more.
  • Varies billing rates by work type, employee, customer, or project.
  • Recognizes revenue based on completion percentage or progress.
  • Allows remote work order and timesheet submissions.
  • Reviews actual revenues, costs, committed costs, and customer costs.
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Service Management

  • Manages service operations for exceptional experiences.
  • Quickly captures service needs and customer info.
  • Tracks resource commitments and real-time GPS location.
  • Obtains updates on materials and appointment status.
  • Assigns appointments via emails and SMS notifications.
  • Defines metrics for technician utilization and service performance.
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Financial Management

  • Financial tools for accounting, reporting, budgeting, and analysis.
  • Speed up book closing with automation and integration.
  • Segment financial reports by product, department, or custom criteria.
  • Dive into details from profit and loss to source transactions.
  • Automate tasks with AI and machine learning.
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Why Acumatica Is the Choice for Manufacturing Management?

Highlights of Acumatica Manufacturing Management

  • Production Process Refinement: Acumatica perfects production processes, leading to increased operational efficiency, improved resource allocation, and enhanced progress tracking.
  • Material Resource Planning and Control: Material Requirements Planning (MRP) ensures the punctual procurement of the proper materials, addressing delays and cost control challenges.
  • Real-time Information: Acumatica delivers real-time information access, empowering decision-makers in rapidly changing manufacturing contexts.
  • Multifaceted Methods: It accommodates a variety of manufacturing strategies, ensuring flexibility for different business models.
  • Procurement Efficiency: Acumatica's automated order and procurement processes lead to shorter lead times and cost savings, resulting in increased efficiency.

Indispensable Role of Productive Manufacturing Management

Productive manufacturing management plays an indispensable role in satisfying customer demands for prompt, high-quality product delivery, with a direct impact on both product quality and customer approval.

Acumatica's Impact on Manufacturing Advancement

Acumatica's extensive solution simplifies production, enhances material management, supplies real-time insights, and accommodates diverse methodologies, ultimately boosting efficiency and reducing costs. This marks a revolutionary shift in manufacturing operations and leads to elevated customer satisfaction in the contemporary business environment.

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Acumatica manufacturing management key feature

Bill of Materials and Routing

Acumatica Manufacturing Edition's Bill of Material (BOM)/Routing module allows for convenient one-screen access to create, maintain, and control product and process master data definitions.

Production Management

Acumatica's Manufacturing Edition offers versatility to handle production processes in a variety of manufacturing environments such as make-to-stock, make-to-order, engineer-to-order, configure-to-order, project-centric, job shop, batch, and repetitive manufacturing.

Material Requirements Planning (MRP)

Optimize production schedules and reduce costs by using the capacity planning and scheduling tool. The tool considers machine, labor, and material constraints to determine the best production schedule.

Advanced Planning and Scheduling

Optimize production processes with detailed resource utilization tracking, capacity planning, and real-time analysis of the status of production orders.

Product Configurator

The rules-based product configurator in Acumatica streamlines bill of material creation, improves costing, and simplifies sales processes for greater efficiency.

Engineering Change Control (ECC)

Streamline product development and version control with the Engineering Change Control feature in the Acumatica Manufacturing Edition, which manages updates to bills of material and routings and controls effectivity dates impacting material planning, costing, and scheduling.

Acumatica for Arena Native Connector

The integration between Arena and Acumatica streamlines the process of transferring engineering bills of material, item revisions, and items from Arena to Acumatica manufacturing bills of material and inventory, resulting in an automated and efficient process.

Manufacturing Data Collection (MDC)

Automate the process of entering shop floor data, including material and labor transactions, to streamline production.

Manufacturing Estimates

Simplify the process of creating cost estimates for new products by integrating manufacturing estimating with quotes and CRM. Control costs and markup with the ability to differentiate between fixed and variable elements.

Frequently asked questions about Acumatica Manufacturing Management

Acumatica optimizes production processes, improves operational efficiency, provides multi-faceted flexibility, ensures precise material resource planning with MRP, and ensures real-time information for informed decisions.

Acumatica balances operational efficiency with innovation by providing a practical approach focused on performance, creativity, precision, adaptability, and foresight to meet today's manufacturing needs.

Acumatica offers complete flexibility by supporting diverse production methods, including just-in-time and made-to-order, allowing manufacturers to adapt to market changes.

La MRP d’Acumatica planifie et gère les matériaux de production pour assurer une disponibilité en temps voulu, évitant les retards et maximisant l’utilisation des ressources pour machines, postes de travail et main-d’œuvre.

Acumatica provides precise control of stock levels, real-time visibility, efficient inventory management, and optimization of stock levels through insights into turns, costs, kits, and tracking, thereby improving performance global businesses.

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