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Production Management in NetSuite

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Immersed with Production Management Capabilities to run Manufacturing operations efficiently, NetSuite offers comprehensive solutions for smooth working and increased ROIs’. It provides real-time visibility into every step of the production process from sales order to work order processing, routing and scheduling, order fulfillment and product costing which lets you make better and informed decisions with negligible risk.

NetSuite Software Suite is a single software system for manufacturers in which ERP, CRM and e-commerce are included. It helps in getting your products to market quickly and cost-effectively anywhere in the world with an end-to-end manufacturing software solution designed to run your entire business.

To understand, how NetSuite works for your manufacturing industry, let us discuss its features:

Product Data Management

This feature enables you set all the data and information which is required to define, manage and maintain the products throughout their lifecycles. The research, development and design of new products or the re-design of existing ones is the main essence of any manufacturing company. In most of the conditions, design and engineering department are separated from the ERP system. To unify these two and diminish the time and hassle consuming enquiries regarding product status, revision levels, design progress, NetSuite offers a suite of in-house collaboration features that makes this information accessible to everyone in the organization. Its features include creating primary & advanced bill of materials, routings, item & document management and engineering change orders.

Work Order Management

This feature enables to easily create, release, close and complete work orders with automatic scheduling for efficient and scalable production control. In addition to using the work order as the control document, NetSuite also offers the ability to work in an environment without work orders for manufacturers are following lean principals with Discrete Manufacturing Feature. And its Batch Processing feature enables to manufacture in batches with automatic batch creation, full traceability, production control and scheduling.

Planning & Scheduling
NetSuite provides the tools to easily plan your material supplies and schedule production for on-time delivery as these both are critical for the success of your business. With the Material Requirement Planning feature, NetSuite effectively plans the material purchases, positions inventory and schedules employees, machines and work centers in production to make on-time delivery an achievable priority. Its Forecasting feature analyzes historical demand and generates sales forecasts to avoid major losses. Scheduling of codes for sequencing and receiving real time updates from Manufacturing Execution System (MES) are performed by Capacity Planning feature.

Quality Assurance
NetSuite’s Quality Management solution is designed to deliver the highest quality in products with minimal overhead. Quality Assurance sets up inspection plans, tracks test results and evaluates vendors to ensure optimal quality. Its Test Definition feature creates centrally managed lists of tests, enforces minimum inspector qualifications and compares to pass/fail limits capturing measurements. It quickly and easily refines the tests to be performed, sets parameters to evaluate the results and applies those to the relevant items and operations for receiving and in-process testing. NetSuite will automatically suggest what to test, collect the results and use workflows for dispositioning.

Manufacturing Execution System (MES)

NetSuite provides innovative, real-time, cloud-based solutions to get the most up-to-date information from production. Obtaining information from your production facilities, regardless of location, is vital to the short term execution of your business and your long term strategic planning. NetSuite offers both a traditional barcode scanner-based interface and an innovative and interactive tablet App. While the barcode scanner is designed for speed of data entry, the Tablet device features a rich user configurable interface with real-time or delayed processing. This interface is embedded with Visual Indicators of down-time and other things.

In the Manufacturing Industry, Production Management plays a critical role. NetSuite’s feature of Production Management offers all the vital functions which are required for maximum outputs and on time delivery.

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