As a manufacturer, you have constant questions. “What stage is that rush job at? How long has it taken so far? Will it be done in time to ship today? Where the heck is Ben, and is he really the most efficient worker on the floor like it seems? How are my materials levels doing today – and do I have enough materials for next week?” Questions like these are distracting and can turn your day into a time-consuming, stressful ordeal. Luckily, there’s a way to get answers to all these questions immediately: manufacturing automation.
Learn more about how work order integration for Sage 100 can help you get instantaneous, up-to-the-second information in your warehouse.
If you’re not using the Work Order module for Sage 100 yet, you’re missing out on saving a lot of time. This powerful tool is the cornerstone of the manufacturing abilities for Sage 100, and it helps you:
As you can see, the Work Order module for Sage 100 can help you take care of a lot of your manufacturing activities quickly and easily… but there’s a way you can speed up Work Order too.
WO Scan from Scanco helps you take care of work orders faster and easier than ever before, and this great manufacturing automation tool integrates seamlessly with your Work Order module and your Scanco barcoding solution.
WO Scan is an automated, real-time tool that increases manufacturing efficiency by providing comprehensive, at-a-glance information about your shop floor and manufacturing activities.
With WO Scan from Scanco, you’ll have the power to track your:
If your manufacturing operations require product tracking by serial or lot number, WO Scan can take care of that too. You can even combine your lots with quality control certification steps so that you can verify QC for each lot you create.
In addition, WO Scan offers error-reducing one-time data entry with online and offline capabilities that auto-sync your data if you lose connectivity in your plant, as well as live dashboard reporting that can be displayed with a giant monitor on your shop floor.
Though larger plants discovered the benefits of manufacturing automation a few years ago, smaller manufacturers are now starting to realize how much they can gain from using automated systems in their operations.
Some of the benefits they’re experiencing include:
Today’s ever-longer supply chains, faster product turnarounds, and direct-to-consumer transactions are creating great opportunity for smaller manufacturers, but companies that want to keep up with their increased options may end up with more work than they counted on. And if there’s anything worse than no business, it’s too much business at once.
Keep your manufacturing operations on an even keel and get the insight and tools you need to increase your work – without increasing your workload.