Make to Stock
Challenges you face:
Good intuition combined with unerring capacity planning is the way to stay profitable as a make-to-stock manufacturer. The build-ahead production approach based on sales forecasts and/or historical demand requires strong forecasting and sound historical data. To succeed, you need an ERP solution that integrates critical demand, supply and logistics data along with perpetual inventory management and history.
JobBOSS² Shop Management ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) is designed to help you manage inventory, forecast accurately, and plan and schedule in a dynamic make to stock environment. It enables capacity planning, fast inventory turnaround, and constant access to your vendors and supply chain. For hybrid or mixed-mode shops that are make-to-order (MTO) and make-to-stock (MTS), JobBOSS² is the answer. It ensures correct on hand values and costs, provides history for smart decisions and fosters accurate forecasting.
With JobBOSS², you manage stocking constraints and lead times so on time delivery is never an issue.
Efficient quoting and order processing–JobBOSS² provides easy access to customer sales history. It manages blanket orders, takes orders via the Internet, and maximizes timely order fulfillment.
Inventory optimization—JobBOSS² demand management helps you keep stock on hand in advance of orders. Forecasting features including history, trends, Pareto analysis and tracking of forecast errors to refine predictions of future sales.
Scheduling—Build a profile of your shop capacity by incorporating multiple constraints such as machine or material availability, efficiencies, and more.
Planning and purchasing—JobBOSS² increases visibility with automated notification of purchasing requirements. It integrates multiple demand and supply forecasts with material planning. It identifies material shortages before jobs go into production.
Production—With JobBOSS², production is geared to replenish stock, analyze cost variances over time and multiple jobs, minimize change overs and maintain visibility throughout the business. Lot and serial tracking make for easy product and component traceability.
Key performance indicators—Use the JobBOSS² digital dashboard to monitor revenues, supplier performance and production planning.
Automated processes—Gain efficiencies from repeated processes to save man hours and boost profits. Enter data once and share with the shop. Accounting happens automatically and ties over from shop management to eliminate re-keying of data. Choose JobBOSS² accounting (easily handles progress billing) or integrate to QuickBooks.
Flexible, easy-to-use software for long-term growth
- Easy navigation from back to front office screens allows you to multi-task and reduce overhead.
- Robust, fully integrated business modules—shop floor to front office to quality—make it easy to manage a small workforce or multi-site enterprise.
- Scale your system for the present and grow with JobBOSS² as you expand. Start with quoting, order entry, material receiving, labor reporting and shipping.