Production Management

Gain the flexibility you need to manage production in make-to-stock, make-to-order, engineer-to-order, configure-to-order, project-centric, job shop, batch, and repetitive manufacturing environments.

Gain Insights Into Production Orders, WIP, and Job Costs

Production is the heartbeat of every manufacturer. Production management is difficult without the right tools. Acumatica Manufacturing Edition helps manufacturers to respond to production demand with flexibility to adapt to ever-changing schedules, unplanned breakdowns, late supplier deliveries, and other exceptions that impact what’s happening on the shop floor.

Acumatica's Manufacturing Suite Overview

Key Benefits of Production Management for Your Company

  • Production Orders

    Create production orders manually, from sales orders, or with the material requirements planning (MRP) module.

  • Manufacturing Scheduling

    Employ multiple scheduling options including both forward and backward manufacturing scheduling methods.

  • Production Performance

    Monitor and manage performance with detailed reports, including actual vs. standard/planned costs including labor, material, machine, tooling, and fixed and variable overheads for work in process and job costs.

Important Features of Manufacturing Operations Management

  • Critical Materials
  • Labor Tracking
  • Critical Materials
  • Backflushing
  • Material Tracking
  • Backflushing Labor and Material
  • Production Performance
  • Event Audit Trail
  • Production Order Changes
  • Multi-Site
  • Lot and Serial Tracking
  • Barcode Integration

Critical Materials

View production order shortages. Create purchase orders and production orders for the parts that are short from a single screen.

Labor Tracking

Capture direct production labor to production orders by employee. Enter and track non-production time using indirect codes.

Critical Materials

View production order shortages. Create purchase orders and production orders for the parts that are short from a single screen.

Backflushing

Eliminate reporting by backflushing labor or material when reporting the production quantity completed, useful when a company only wishes to record the production quantity.

Material Tracking

Issue stock and non-stock materials and parts to a production order. Capture lot and serial numbers on controlled items.

Backflushing Labor and Material

Eliminate reporting by backflushing labor or material when reporting the production quantity completed, useful when a company only wishes to record the production quantity.

Production Performance

Monitor and manage performance with detailed reports, including actual vs. standard/planned costs with labor, material, machine, tool, fixed, and variable overhead details. Reports summary current work in process (WIP) costs and total job costs by production order.

Event Audit Trail

Trace all production activities (events) against a production order including description, date and time, and the ID of the user.

Production Order Changes

Manufacture to prior or alternate bills of material revisions, substitute operations, and materials as desired.

Multi-Site

Support multiple sites and have the flexibility to have different or alternate BOM/Routing for each different site.

Lot and Serial Tracking

Maintain full lot and serial traceability throughout the lifecycle of the item. Capture lot and serial numbers at purchase receipt, inventory issues, and shop activity transactions.

Barcode Integration

Use barcode data collection to record labor and material transactions as well as inventory transactions including issues, receipts, cycle counting, and physical inventory.

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