ERP BOM ECC Engineering Ease Of Use Shortcuts

Posted by Gerry Poe

What do ERP, BOM, and ECC have in common with engineering?

Shared data, collaborative information, and integration features. Let's take them one at a time and see how the interplay helps companies in each stage of change management.


Tags: ERP, Bill of Materials, engineering change control

Multi-Level Job Processing Considerations

Posted by Gerry Poe

SYSPRO ERP Multi-Level Job Creation Introduction

Make-to-order (MTO), engineer-to-order (ETO), and mixed-mode manufacturing companies using SYSPRO ERP's  Bill of Materials (BOM) Multi-level-jobs features profit where Work in Process (WIP) component sub-jobs can be automatically created throughout the WIP job creation process.


Tags: ERP, Bill of Materials, ETO, Inventory Forecasting, SYSPRO, work in process

ERP Phantom Assemblies or Ghost Parts

Posted by Gerry Poe

Phantom Assemblies or Ghost Parts

Do you make multi-level products to order? If so, with SYSPRO you can simplify job scheduling and planning by using "phantom assemblies" to consolidate and reduce the number of jobs required.

In SYSPRO, "phantom assemblies" can be useful for multi-level products that are made to order. Instead of making all the various subassemblies each on its own job, you can use phantom assemblies to make them all within a single job.

Phantom assemblies are also useful for making items with customized options. Product options can be represented by phantom assemblies, which can be copied into jobs as needed to suit different product configurations.


Tags: ERP, Manufacturing, Bill of Materials, BOM

ERP Bill of Materials System for Managing Production Costs

Posted by Gerry Poe

The Bill of Materials System in an ERP software solution facilitates an accurate expected cost against which to track actual production costs.  The complete bill forms the basis for material and capacity planning, shop floor control and costing.  The best ERP software give you the ability to create and maintain a model of your manufactured or assembled products as well as generate what-if costing scenarios.


Tags: Factsheet, Bill of Materials, SYSPRO

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