Acumatica Cloud ERP Manufacturing Edition
A complete, multi-site cloud manufacturing control and planning system for make-to-stock, make-to-order, engineer-to-order, project centric, job shop, batch, and repetitive manufacturing.
Acumatica Cloud ERP Manufacturing Edition integrates production planning and shop floor management with ERP so manufacturers have a complete view of their business. Manufacturers can easily manage production activities while also accessing customer management, sales orders, inventory, purchasing, accounting and financial reporting. Acumatica provides a web based interface so manufacturing teams can use mobile devices and scanning to capture material issues, move transactions, and redeploy labor resources.
Acumatica Cloud ERP Manufacturing Edition is an ideal solution for:
- Instruments and Related Products
- Medical Devices
- Transportation Equipment
- Food and Beverage
”I can say that the version of Macola that I was on, compared to Acumatica, it’s night and day. You can’t even compare the two. Acumatica is so much better. Just from a usability and flexibility and data extraction point of view.Bob BourriagueCOO of Ubio Labs, Inc.
One Solution for Your Business
Acumatica provides feature-rich cloud manufacturing ERP software. Acumatica Manufacturing Edition extends Acumatica’s Distribution Management, Customer Management, Financial Management, and Project Accounting suites. Acumatica Manufacturing Edition provides real-time coordination of your business activities from one central location, while cross-application integration allows you to have visibility across the entire business wherever you are.
Meet Your Schedules
Forecast demand while optimizing resources for effectiveness and cost control by planning with our manufacturing ERP software. Use Manufacturing Requirements Planning (MRP) and Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) to balance material requirements with production schedules.
Grows with Your Business
Powerful and complete functionality for make-to-stock, make-to-order, engineer-to-order, project centric, job shop, batch, and repetitive manufacturing adapts to your business as you grow and change.
Exercise full control from engineering change request to engineering change order to engineering change notice with approvals throughout each step in the process.
Track Your Costs
Track material and labor costs as you manage your products. Compare standard and planned production costs to actual costs of production.
Easily create, maintain, and control master product and process definitions with one screen.
Maintain a complete revision history of BOM/routing. Save and view multiple revisions – past, present, and future – as well as the reason for each revision.
Control material planning and usage according to effectivity dates for content change phase-in and phase-out.
Flexible cost roll for a single-level or multi-level BOM by item or site. Acumatica automatically “rolls-up” costs of lower-level items providing comprehensive costing information. Additionally, in a standard cost operation Acumatica will update the costs based on the pending standard cost for each item in inventory.
Capture total manufacturing costs for a production order, including material, labor, machine, tool, overhead, and outside processes.
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.
Issue stock and non-stock materials and parts to a production order. Capture lot and serial numbers on controlled items.
Generate time-phased manufacturing and purchasing plans for optimal inventory availability tied to forecast and customer demands. Reduce inventory while improving customer service and avoiding shortages.
Calculate or manually enter independent forecasts or forecasts consumed by sales orders. Create one-time, weekly, monthly, or yearly forecasts.
Optimize production runs by integrating key elements, including materials, production capacity, process sequence, and facility schedules, into real-time planning and execution.
Easily schedule specific machines and tools for when both the employee and equipment are available.
Quickly generate accurate estimates that include material, overhead, labor and miscellaneous costs.
Manage engineering change requests by BOM and revision including requested dates, effective dates, requester names, priority codes and other details. Easily enter and tie change requests to Engineering Change Orders.
Using bar codes and mobile scanning devices, easily capture material movement and labor transactions directly from the shop floor in real-time.
Gain real-time insight into inventory levels, inventory in transit, and inventory costs. Manage multiple warehouses with location-specific inventory quantities, allocations, and costs.
Acumatica provides support for multiple inventory cost methods. These costing methods include standard cost, moving average, FIFO, and item-specific methods. You can even select a different valuation method for each inventory item. Acumatica makes it easy to adjust cost and physical inventory counts right from reports and inquiry screens.
Manage all aspects of the order management process, including sales orders, credit limit verification, purchasing integration, and vendor bidding. With full integration to CRM, you gain a comprehensive real-time view of customer activity.
Automate the entire requisitioning process, including collecting orders, collecting supplier bids, sending and approving quotes, issuing purchase orders, and receiving goods. Authorize users to select from your catalog, limit requests to specific goods, or enter descriptions
Submit purchase orders to multiple locations, specify drop shipments or blanket orders, create multi-level approval paths to match existing business processes, print or email purchase orders, or even receive partial or consolidated orders.
Acumatica includes predefined packing rules for specific products, so it is easy to fulfill large shipping volumes. With just a few clicks, Acumatica automatically determines the correct package types, generates labels, and confirms shipments for multiple orders.
Tools that making the pick, pack and ship process easy and efficient:
- Generate wave or batch pick lists based on the best path for each available picker
- Use barcodes to speed up the picking process and increase order accuracy
- Provide adequate package size and packing material to ensure safe transport
- Support barcodes and lot/serial numbers for accurate order completion
- Easily correct errors in amount, weight, items, and more
- Integrate with digital scales and printers to automatically weigh and print labels and packing slips
- Ensure prompt pickup through your preferred carrier
- Automate shipment label generation
- Set up automatic tracking on all shipments
- Notify customers of shipment progress through each stage of order fulfillment.
Acumatica includes shipping integrations to USPS, UPS, and FedEx, making it easy to shop rates across carriers and to select the best rate for shipping your inventory. Additionally, Acumatica automatically takes any contracted rates you have with USPS, UPS, and FedEx into consideration during the rate shopping process.
Acumatica also records the selected freight carrier’s tracking number on the sales order, making it easy to track shipments and respond to customer inquires. With full support for carrier specific labels, Acumatica makes it easy to complete shipments and provide customers with return labels.
Review this insightful checklist to help determine the most important items manufacturers should consider in a new ERP system and to determine if Acumatica Cloud ERP Manufacturing Edition is right for your business.
Bill of Materials and Routing
Efficiently plan and manage inventories, costs, and manufacturing processes as well as full revision control. See both engineering and financial views of product structure.
Schedule production on the shop floor and track material and labor costs. Compare standard and planned production costs to the actual costs of the production order.
Advanced Planning and Scheduling
Meet customer demands by setting accurate and reliable delivery dates based on availability of resources with Acumatica’s Advanced Planning and Scheduling.
Manufacturing Data Collection (MDC)
Print barcodes and utilize scanners to capture data from the shop floor including labor and material transactions as well as inventory movement.
Engineering Change Control (ECC)
Manage version control and updates to bills of material (BOM) and routings all while controlling effective dates that impact material planning, costing, and scheduling.
Create estimates for new or existing items. Convert into bills of material, production orders, or other estimates.
A multi-level, dimensional, rules-based system with non-hierarchical feature selections and configuration evaluation. Use on quotes, sales orders, and/or production orders with real-time price and cost rollup.
Gain real-time access to available inventory, inventory in transit, reorder quantities, and inventory costs. Efficiently manage multiple warehouses, lots, inventory sub-items, expiration dates, and bin locations.
Manage sales activities, streamline procurement processes, and automate order fulfillment for internal or external clients.
Purchase Order Management
Reduce costs and improve vendor relationships by automating and centrally managing your global purchasing processes. Acumatica’s online sourcing automates the entire procurement process from vendor quotes to paying invoices.
Warehouse Management System (WMS)
Streamline distribution processes with advanced warehouse operations in receiving, inventory management and order fulfillment. Improve customer satisfaction and reduce costs with barcode scanners on phones and tablets.
The visual Dispatch Calendar Board gets the right people to the right service or job every time.
Know the actual costs of internal or external projects. Manage budgeting, time sheets, project inventory, and complex billing. Compare actual project costs with original and revised budgets using visual dashboards.
Does your manufacturing company monitor the right performance indicators?
In this informative white paper, learn about the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) that manufacturing companies should monitor and see how Acumatica Cloud ERP Manufacturing Edition can easily provide them.
Customer Interview: Danforth Pewter
Founded in 1975, but tracing its family roots in pewter manufacturing back to 1755, Danforth Pewter designs and crafts handmade pewter items. Danforth Pewter sells their pewter items online, in its six retail locations, and through wholesale accounts and kiosks. In this customer interview, the team at Danforth Pewter describes how PC Bennett Solutions and Acumatica Cloud ERP have been an ideal solution for their manufacturing business.