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Craft chemical manufacturer Stakam brought its inventory management to a new level of efficiency. Managing Director Alistair Watson says, “I feel like we struck gold with MRPeasy. It’s become such an asset that I often grapple between wanting to keep it as our secret weapon and the desire to showcase our robust systems.”
Getting a relevant ISO certification can bring a wealth of benefits to manufacturers, which generally decisively offset the associated costs. In this article, we break down five ISO standards that are pivotal for manufacturers and offer insights into how they can elevate business processes and open doors to new opportunities.
Any manufacturing operation will inevitably incur overhead expenses – indirect costs associated with production. Calculating and adding these costs precisely per produced item is pretty much impossible. This is where applied overhead comes in. Let’s take a closer look at what is applied overhead, how it differs from actual overhead, and why it matters.
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Benefit from accurate automatic planning and a realistic production schedule. Reschedule dynamically by dragging & dropping manufacturing orders and operations in the calendar or Gantt chart.
Inventory management, stock movements, batch and serial number tracking. Set and optimize stock levels and avoid stock-outs. Maintain a clear history of your stock operations.
CRM (Sales Management)
It takes just a few clicks to calculate the product cost and best delivery time. Send quotations and invoices, prepare shipments, dispatch confirmed customer orders to your production team, and track the end-to-end sales process from quotation to delivery using a simple pipeline view.
Simple environment for line workers to view tasks on a PC or a mobile device. Real-time shop floor reporting, and a real-time overview of the demand and availability of human resources.
Manage purchases and raise pre-filled purchase orders with a single click. Vendors, pricing, lead times - it’s all there. Manage your supply chain using accurate statistics and forecast your procurement needs.
Enjoy clear visibility of your business performance. Monitor your cash flow, balance sheet and profit/loss in real time. Understand the profitability of the business, and much more.