What is NetSuite Work Order Management?
NetSuite work order management capabilities add control and visibility when producing assembly items for stock or to fill orders. Bring efficiencies to your manufacturing processes by being able to easily define assembly items, build complex multi-level bill of materials, create work orders, record assembly builds, and backflush components with minimal effort.
NetSuite helps manufacturers following lean principles operate without work orders. For manufacturers operating without work orders the Assembly Build transaction can be completed directly against the menu, allowing you to consume components and create the finished good.
NetSuite is our one-stop-shop for all aspects of our business, from sales to manufacturing and the whole supply chain. It supports sales teams and creates personalised quotes, and we use it to manage material needs and communicate with suppliers, as well as process production orders. The platform's intuitive design allow us to focus on what we do best.
NetSuite Work Order Management Benefits
NetSuite Work Order Management Features
NetSuite offers discrete manufacturers options for managing production processes, regardless of their size, complexity or business maturity. Work without work orders, backflush all materials upon completion, issue and track materials and labour as work-in-process costs, or define and track labour through a routing ticket system. Need flexible configuration options by location, configurable work order completion logic and enhanced data collection? NetSuite supports it all.
With NetSuite work order management capabilities, every batch is individually processed and tracked. Combined with NetSuite’s native lot tracking functionality, that provides complete end-to-end traceability. Machines, employees, work centres and assets are scheduled and assigned to each individual batch, and NetSuite’s manufacturing execution systems and barcode and tablet interfaces ensure that all data is tracked and updated in real time. Batch processing functionality supports alternate assets, coproducts, and detailed work instructions for recipe/formulation management. Combined with FIFO material issuance for raw and bulk lot-controlled items as well as Batch Travelers with Batch Lot ID manufacturers benefit from full lot track traceability and enhanced material issuance control.
Shop Floor Controls
Easily prioritise, track and report against production orders and schedules, including evaluating current resource status, labour and machine use. Gather supporting information right from the floor, in real-time. Control how employees, materials, machines and production time are deployed, and using the tablet, provide instant feedback and visual warnings right to workstations. A work order traveller — a system-generated document — provides shop floor personnel with needed manufacturing specifications and travels with the job as it progresses through the shop.
Transfer Order Management
If you store inventory across multiple locations, NetSuite’s transfer order management allows you to easily move items to the correct sites in preparation for assembly. Existing integrations with external warehouse management systems can leverage this insight to manage data about inventory movement between locations, and transfer orders can initialise item fulfilment and item receipt transactions.
Challenges NetSuite Work Order Management Solves
How Much Does NetSuite Work Order Management Cost?
Companies of every size, from pre-revenue startups to fast-growing businesses, have made the move to NetSuite. Looking for a better way to run your business but wondering about the cost?
Users subscribe to NetSuite for an annual licence fee. Your licence is made up of three main components: core platform, optional modules and the number of users. There is also a one-time implementation fee for initial setup. As your business grows, you can easily activate new modules and add users — that’s the beauty of cloud software.
NetSuite Work Orders and Assemblies is an add-on module as well as part of the WIPs and Routings and Advanced Manufacturing modules.
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