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UPDATE: BREAKS AT WORK AND REGISTRATION OF PRODUCTION-RELATED OPERATIONS, FILTERS AND MORE!

UPDATE: BREAKS AT WORK AND REGISTRATION OF PRODUCTION-RELATED OPERATIONS, FILTERS AND MORE!

Spring is in full bloom and so is Prodio! That’s why we’ve added some new features in the first spring update. If you want more – read on! 🙂

#1 Break at work and registration activities related to production

Why?

Some customers reported a problem with the registration of production-related activities because, so far, it was not possible to include them in the system. Most often, they had to finish work on all machines, entering zero pieces, and then start working again. What was it about? Except that the performance has diverged – the owner had no control over the actual time devoted to a given job – and there were “holes in the report”, it was not entirely clear what the employee was doing.

A similar problem was reported with breaks at work: the employee went out for a cigarette or had breakfast – when the very ending of work on assignments was inconvenient for him. By analyzing your work history, where one day’s performance was okay, and the next day it wasn’t – you also had a problem finding the cause of such imbalance. Nobody knew why such differences arose.

What does it give?

  • You gain control over production-related activities – for your own analyses, you collect information on how much time employees spend on breakdowns, services, and unloading work to calculate labour costs better. You have a clear idea of who was doing what.
  • You can increase control over employees – how many daily outings for a cigarette are actually planned, how many breaks are actually planned – everything can be conveniently registered in the system.

Example:

Let’s take a closer look at the cleaning operation at the end of each week. At 2 p.m., employees finish their work on the machines and spend 2 hours cleaning up. Until now, employees were either imprinted on the machines all the time, which impaired efficiency, or they were completing orders, but this, in turn, gave two hours of gaps in RCP.

Today everything will be perfectly arranged 🙂 

How does it work?

Breaks at  work regardless of whether someone is registered on the machine or not, so you can easily record activities related to production. Check out the full tutorial or watch the video.

#2 Filters on the production plan

Why?

In some companies, the number of orders on the production plan was so large that there was a problem with their transparent organization. Besides, you often asked us if you can find an order on the production plan, e.g. by tags or other details that you entered when planning the order, or to display only the orders assigned to a specific order. To make it as easy as possible for you, we have used the option of filtering the production plan. 

What does it give?:

  • the possibility of displaying orders that meet the given criteria on the production plan so that it is easier to find them in hundreds of orders;
  • the ability to display orders scheduled for a specific period of time;
  • filtering orders, e.g. by colour or size entered in tags or notes. 

How does it work?

Filters are available on both panels: the manager and production panel views  – you can set your own for each view. See how the filter function works!

#3 Full personalization of the tiles on the production plan

Why?

There were many voices that the tiles are too big, that is on them too much information – not all the information contained it is needed. But it was also the same number of votes, and it should contain more of this information – especially on these tiles marked as waiting for predecessor. Therefore, for everyone to be satisfied, we decided to personalize both types of tiles fully 🙂 

What does it give?

  • Thanks to this, your production plan will look the way you want, and you can show the information you want!
  • You can see the selected changes immediately in the overview, and you can immediately decide whether it is good or change something further.
  • You can hide information that should not be seen by production and discover information that is necessary there.

How does it work?

See the differences between the tiles awaiting the predecessor and the general ones, and how the best to configure it.

#4 New view and functions of the job registration form

Why?

After comments from our current clients about which information is the most needed and should be more visible, we decided to compact the order details view and organize everything to make it even more transparent

What does it give?

  • The possibility to preview PDF attachments to the product
  • All important information about the product and order are visible in the central part of the view
  • The ability to hide the list of employees to make the view of what is really important would be even greater
  • allows you to view the history of execution and comments from other employees thanks to the timeline on the right side

#5 Other changes affecting the usage comfort

Take a look which features we prepared special for you!

  • Ending work on a production task using the upper list under the name of the machine – in case of a large number of tasks on a given machine, an employee tries to find production task on which he is currently working, sometimes had to scroll through the entire list – to make easier searching for a such order, we added the option of ending work by clicking on the line with his name and surname
  • the ability to arrange desktops according to your own order – now you can arrange the order of machines according to your production flow, which will definately help to keep order
  • changing the header color of the machine, if someone is working on it – enables faster verification of which machine is work in progress
  • the possibility to add a description to the machine – we often received questions about the tool, thanks to which everyone could easily see when the machine was last serviced, so we decided to add a description for individual machines, which will be visible on both management and production panels
  • adding machines from the production plan – to make easier the process of adding machines to the application. You can do it now directly from the production panel, without going back to the main program settings
  • zoom on production plan – you have reported often that you would like to see more machines on the production plan and vice versa – that you would like to see more precisely the information that is on the tiles. Today you can adjust it to your needs – zoom out or bring the production plan closer, adding products/orders/production tasks from the top menu – to help you configure the program. We decided to give you the option to add products, orders, and production tasks from the top menu and give you what is the most important in one place to always be at hand. Thanks to this, you will avoid wandering around the tabs and searching.
  • Collapsing machines – you see only what you need; you can easily hide machines that you don’t currently use. You have a view tailored to your current needs.

We know that the more you have, the more you want – stay tuned for more updates soon! If you have any questions about the above functions, feel free to call us or write on the chat – we will be happy to help 🙂


What are external order numbers, orders, and production tasks in Prodio?

What are external order numbers, orders, and production tasks in Prodio?

When you come across all these different terms in Prodio, you might feel lost or confused or have a wrong impression that this manufacturing software is very complicated. There is nothing more misleading – read the following article to find out the hierarchy of orders in Prodio. It’s a proverbial piece of cake!

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External order number

Let’s start with the external order number – this is the number that connects all products on the customer’s order. Thanks to this number, you will be able to check the progress on any element of the order. 

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The hierarchy of orders in Prodio

It’s the easiest to explain with a practical example: imagine that you get an order from a modelling company (let’s name them ABC). There are two items on order: large paper planes (10 pieces) and small paper planes (20 pieces).

The ABC order from a company

How to write this order into Prodio? 

Click add order, and there will appear a simple template ready to fill out.

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There are four boxes you have to fill in:

  1. External order number – this is the number of the order you received from your client, in this case, the ABC,
  2. Estimated time of delivery – it’s the date when is your order due,
  3. Name of the product – in this case, large and small paper plane,
  4. The number of items ordered, respectively 10 and 20 pieces.

Once you add the new order, two separate orders on the list appear – one for the large planes and the second for the small ones. Each of them has the status new, so it has to be planned.

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To both of the orders will be assigned Prodio ID. Additionally, you can set a technological path, attach different files, manuals, drawings, photos, comments, etc. 

The order in Prodio is, in fact, the external order from your client, which is divided into particular orders for specified products with Prodio ID assigned to each of them so that you can monitor better the progress on the whole order. 

When you add all vital information to your order, it is ready to be scheduled and shared with the shop floor. That’s when it translates into production tasks. In our example, each of the paper planes has to go through two operations: folding and painting. Production tasks are nothing else than tasks assigned to particular operations. 

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What are the benefits of this kind of hierarchy?

  • You get complete information on what’s happening on the shop floor; let’s say that Tom Smith started the operation of folding – in real-time, you can see in order details how many pieces he has already folded and how long it took him to finish this task.
  • You can check all details on the list of orders – which stage is the product at, if it is ready, almost ready, or the work hasn’t started yet.
  • What’s more, if you filter orders by the external order number, you can see how many products were made and sum up the whole order, checking its profitability, working time, raw materials used, etc. This, in turn, gives you handy information that helps you control your production much better and increase efficiency and productivity.

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Inventory tracking module helps to prepare stocktaking in simple manufacturing software for small companies.

Inventory tracking module helps to prepare stocktaking in simple manufacturing software for small companies.

Inventory tracking module helps to prepare stocktaking in simple manufacturing software for small companies.

The end of the “old year” and the beginning of the new year are important and busy in each manufacturing company. On the one hand, people are more relaxed, taking holidays to wind down; on the other hand, it can be quite hectic with last-minute orders, budget planning, and stocktaking. 

When you use Prodio manufacturing software, the stocktaking vision does not seem so daunting. With a few clicks of the mouse, it is possible to take the stock, delegate this task to a particular worker, and later check their performance.

How to take the stock using Prodio simple production planning software? 

 

You can write the number of ready items and the number of raw materials and update your stock base with one click of the mouse! 

There is a new bookmark in the inventory module, enabling you to take the stock based on entered raw materials and products.

    

CLEAR LIST IN TWO DIFFERENT VIEWS: 

 

  • you can display the list of all stocktakings and when needed, click to see the details (the list of products and raw materials, which were included in the stocktaking);

  • Or show each product and raw material in a separate line – with a possibility of fast filtering through the list.

SIMPLE YET INTUITIVE ADDITION OF THE NEW STOCKTAKING 

 

To add a new stocktaking click an orange button ADD CORRECTION/STOCKTAKING at the top of the list.

 

1. Next, fill out the data – choose the Inventory where you intend to take the stock and change the date or use a customized number if needed adding the reason for the stocktaking. 

2. In the following step, add the line – from a list choose a product/raw material, which you intend to count – write the present amount and the price (if you previously defined the cost of the raw material it should automatically load – of course, you can also edit it).

3. Save the data, and there will appear a new position on the list of stocktaking.

THE POSSIBILITY TO SPOT DIFFERENCES IN THE STOCK LEVELS  

 

After you enter a new stocktaking in the software, you can see in detail the difference between the real stock and the stock data in the system. 

After saving stocktaking/correction, the raw materials’ stock levels are automatically updated to the correct amount.

QUICK EDITION OF EACH POSITION ON STOCKTAKING LIST 

 

Have you made a mistake and entered the wrong price or amount? Don’t worry. You can quickly correct it by editing. Click the pencil symbol next to a raw material you wish to edit: 

The end/beginning of the year is an excellent time to check on the stock levels and make sure the amounts are correct. Start to organize your inventory with Prodio to see how simple it is. 

You can access the inventory module at getprodio.com. If you have any questions regarding how to log in, we recommend this article. It is also possible to use the chatbox windows at the bottom right corner or call us. Our technical support team will be happy to show you how to use this new function in Prodio. 🙂

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How online manufacturing software helps to fight covid19

How online manufacturing software helps to fight covid19

How online manufacturing software helps to fight covid19?

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The covid19 epidemic is surely an unprecedented thing. The situation is still dynamic, but even the first lockdown made companies aware that they have to learn to operate in the new reality. What does it mean in daily practice? Many things have changed: the way we work, relax, buy products or use services. Our professional lives moved online, and it is not impossible that even when the pandemic ends, it will stay that way. Hence the need to adjust to this pandemic reality proves to be challenging for many small manufacturing companies. They are looking for savings to survive and wish to optimize operations and some production process elements.

The long lasting epidemic motivates the introduction of new technologies and computerization of production. If no-one is able to answer the question: “How much longer?” it seems to be a good solution to rephrase it to: “How differently can we…? Majority of small businesses aren’t able to afford many months of “production vacations,  that’s why they are looking for simple and inexpensive solutions.

Practical usage of production scheduling software which will help to limit the spread of virus and ensure your workers continue to work in safer and more comfortable environment:

1.Reduce the number of people present at the production hall. 

Regardless of the location of your company and constantly changing regulations it is clear that the less people are the premises the better it is. When using production scheduling software such as Prodio it is possible to achieve this in the following ways: 

a) The owner or manager doesn’t have to be present at the company. It is easy enough to delegate most of tasks online. From the safety of your home you can see what is happening at the production hall – just log into manager’s account and make necessary real time changes. Your employees will see them straight away on the production plan displayed at the production hall. It is also possible to say who is at work, which products are made and check the overall progress.

b) Introduce the “hybrid” model of work: let some of your staff work online. The constructor or a technologist can easily work from home, only the absolutely necessary production team can stay in the shop. All comments are visible on the online production plan, which ensures smooth communication in accordance with social distancing rules. On the other hand you avoid bottlenecks and hold-ups as production continues.

c) The manager or office staff don’t have to enter the shop floor to get necessary information. The same goes for the sales team. They can all stay in their rooms without the need to move around the company. All orders are in the system, so they can be viewed with one click of the mouse and their status checked to give a precise answer when the client calls. There is also no need to pass on any papers – every detail is in the system and various compilations can be downloaded and saved in .xlxs form, so people can work on their office PCs or again benefit from the home office. Thanks to that the staff in the office and the sales team can both be included in the “hybrid” system.

d) The workers from different shifts don’t have to meet face to face to pass on important information. Everything is already in the software, so the following shift can check the progress. Possible problems or malfunctions are mentioned in the comments attached to orders, without the need of physical contact between the team members. Because of that there is sufficient time to air the shop, sanitise machines and avoid crowd in the changing rooms.  It will offer workers more comfort when they know that the sanitary regime is respected. 

e) It is not necessary to hire an additional person to enter paper orders to the system, because the moment you get an order it is straight away in the system.

2. Reduce the risk of infection caused by touching common spaces and using the same equipment.  

It goes without saying that we cannot avoid using the same machines or equipment by different people at the shop floor, but at least we can reduce the risk of infection by regular disinfection and taking serious security measures. Production management software can offer support: 

a) Eliminate paper orders. When all information is in the system there is no need to make paper notes and pass them to other workers. It is almost impossible to keep paper sterile or disinfect it regularly. In Prodio software you can add comments, make real time changes, drag and drop orders to prioritize the urgent ones, all in a paperless environment.

b) The documents don’t “travel” between the office and the shop floor and there is no need to collect thousands of paper cards, because everything is accessible online after logging into software. This limits the potential risk of infection.

c) Employees use personal RFID key-fobs to check in/check out  at work, which makes keeping the paper attendance list unnecessary (no need to touch the same notebook nor pen by many people).

d) A tablet, a card, a button or a key-fob are much easier to disinfect than a piece of paper. It will help you to create a safer and cleaner environment in common space.

3. Plan and monitor.

Thanks to good planning you will be able to tell precisely what is happening at the production hall, which in  turn will help you to ensure the safety of your staff.

a) The production schedule will show all operations and orders which are due, so it will be easy to plan the number of workers per shift needed each day at the production hall. This is important knowledge, especially if you decide to implement the “hybrid” system, when some of your staff works from home office or there is no need for them to present at the company every day. It is also vital information for those working at the shop floor, because it allows time for disinfection between the shifts, as well as guarantees that people from other shifts don’t meet.

b) Add machines maintenance procedures and service as operations, so it is clear when someone from the outside comes to your production hall. It will allow you to prepare for such a visit ex. you can limit the number of people present at work or assign a different shift for those who are particularly vulnerable (the group of high risk).

c) Production scheduling software shows who was working at the given machine or was responsible for the operation, so in case of covid19 infection it is possible to notify the group of workers who had contact with a sick person and should be quarantined. Thanks to that solution your production won’t come to a full stop and it will be possible to ensure the safety of the remaining crew.

d) Add a new operation – cleaning service – in the system. Time spared for cleaning is longer due to safety restrictions. When a cleaning operation is registered in the system you are sure that the production hall and machines were disinfected. There is also information about who carried out the operation and how long it took. 

e) Many services have moved online. Production planning software means modernization for the company. There is a chance to take an advantage of the pandemic and use it in a positive way as a motivator for changes. You send a message that your company grows and it is flexible and adaptable (maybe you’d wanted to introduce some changes earlier but procrastinated due to lack of time?). The epidemic is closely connected with a more conservative approach to spending. It is good time to increase effectiveness and productivity. What’s more, many customers prefer online services because of safety, so online manufacturing software will give you an upper hand

f) Manufacturing scheduling software is a guarantee that everything stays organized. In those difficult and uncertain times your customers and subcontractors surely will appreciate the transparency and order. It is convenient to receive a precise answer about the pricing and delivery time, etc. to make further plans.

These are just some of the ideas how manufacturing software helps to fight covid19. Which solutions have you implemented in your business?

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A brief history of Prodio manufacturing software

A brief history of Prodio manufacturing software

PRODIO - a brief history of manufacturing software company

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The beginning

It is not a rag to riches type of story, but it proves that hard work and patience pay off. Marek Mrowiec, CEO and one of the founders of Prodio, talks about its beginnings.

 

How did you get into production planning and quality management? 

Since I remember, I was working as a consultant, but I originally had no plans to set up my own company, not to mention a software business. I got into consulting while studying, getting hands-on experience in my father’s family manufacturing business. This was priceless, and I was praised for my job quality when auditors, who regularly visited the company, complimented us on the progress. They said that it took years to achieve the same level of organization in many businesses we managed to get just in the space of a few months between the audits.

There I was, at 23 having managed ¼ of clients for Tuv Nord Poland, one of the best Polish certification units, where I shared my observations and expertise.  

At first, I perfected the optimization processes improving life in small manufacturing companies to move slowly to larger and larger clients. My job involved mainly advisory services on how to organize and manage quality in production processes, maintain order, and improve staff productivity and effectiveness.

My career is connected with machining, elastomers and rubber goods production, but slowly I gained clients from different industries. I was trusted with more and more complex optimizations, ex. I helped to move to a new premises Polish innovative company (the production used to be in the garage, but it became too small). It was a pricey move and organizational challenge. 

In my daily practice, I heard many clients say that the biggest “wow” factor that improved their production planning and control over the manufacturing process was made by the simple tools I created for them on the spot. In the beginning, there were some printable Excel files, with an easy to access products database and list of orders ready to print. The next step was Google Docs, which could be shared online as a production plan apart from collecting the data. This, in turn, gave numerous possibilities: employees could mark the operations they were working on, and this solution became a basic ecosystem for many of my clients. These tools I created seemed irreplaceable, and many companies couldn’t imagine life without using them. However, as time passed, more and more problems appeared: obviously, neither Excel nor Google docs were designed to process such an amount of information simultaneously. Naturally, the systems got stuck, and bottlenecks appeared.

Some of my clients asked me to change Excel sheets to easy to implement ERP systems. I was supposed to oversee the whole process as an independent consultant and ensure that the implementation went smoothly. There were at least 3 such projects, and each of them faced similar problems: the simple Excel tools I’d created proved to be far more useful than the new ones, which cost the company 30-50 thousand dollars. It seemed to be impossible to achieve the same functionality using expensive ERP systems.

My clients became more and more stressed and frustrated because the companies which sold them new products weren’t keen on improved functionality or increased productivity. The production was an alien concept for them, the same as information flow between the managers and shop floor. The sales reps did their job, “flogged” the product, which was in most cases some complicated inventory and accounting system then forgot about the whole thing. That’s why the tools were rather a limitation for my customers in daily production scheduling. They learnt to avoid using them, returning to the old methods that proved successful, namely the tools I designed.

A break through – the idea of  simple manufacturing software

When another company after about year and a half noticed that even though the ERP system had been introduced, they still carry on using “my” Excel sheets and Google Docs (although not everything worked perfectly because of the amount of data to process) I had a light bulb moment: why don’t we create a simple kind of software based on the same idea as Google Docs and Excel sheets?

I had known Paweł Kotarski (Prodio’s co-founder and CTO) for many years,  so I jumped at the chance to pitch this idea to him: a simple, user-friendly software, without any accounting modules,  designed to register work and schedule production in a small manufacturing company.

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At first, we encountered a lot of criticism, and everybody who heard of our idea tried to discourage us from doing it. Critics said that the software without integration with inventory (warehouse) and accounting modules does not make any sense, because companies would still want to buy ERP systems. Moreover, the project was viewed negatively because of the low pricing: we shouldn’t introduce such cheap solutions (from 97$ per month) where the clients can implement the whole system online without the need to have a consultant present at the manufacturing company.

However, we were stubborn and carried on presenting our vision. At the beginning there weren’t many people interested in a new product, so we offered to implement Prodio free of charge in my old clients’ companies. It was a hit – this was exactly what they had been looking for.

After a year, about 12 clients were using our software. Unfortunately, we made a mistake in enrolling in the European Union project, where one of the basic conditions stated that we couldn’t sell anything for 9 months. It was an incubation period after which we were promised to get a grant. It slowed us down immensely because most of the time was spent preparing presentations, but we decided that it was a sacrifice worth making. We would benefit from extra funding to develop the product.

In the end, although we finished the project with recommendations as one of the best companies from the whole platform and worked with the best trade experts, we were told that our idea isn’t as innovative as we thought. Prodio was criticized as not intuitive enough, and experts mentioned other,  similar tools present on the market; however, nobody could point to any products as an example. We lost almost a year for this experiment and were forced to fire staff because of the lack of proper funding. It was a difficult situation as we had no new clients due to incubation conditions, but we decided not to give up.

In the meantime, one of the larger Polish companies offered to buy half of Prodio. Still, at the end of negotiations it turned out that they wanted to sell the software exclusively (they failed to mention this fact earlier), so we gave up the whole idea.

There we were, with just a few clients, with insufficient funding, lacking staff. Together with Paweł, we decided to challenge and prove everybody wrong, showing them that Prodio is a great venture. Thanks to our hard work, we managed to get about 100 new clients in a year time. Prodio was complimented on its simplicity and efficiency. People said that it was exactly what they had been looking for a long time. Many small companies were amazed by our software because it was the answer to their problems, and the fact that Prodio wasn’t integrated with an accounting module was a plus. 

Finally, one of the best Polish investment funds decided to support us by investing in our growth. At the moment, we are working as a team to enter foreign markets. It is another challenge, but we are not afraid to take it, so “fingers crossed”.  

 

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5 reasons to use simple manufacturing software and avoid complaints in B2C daily practice

5 reasons to use simple manufacturing software and avoid complaints in B2C daily practice

5 reasons to use simple manufacturing software and avoid complaints in B2C daily practice

simple manufacturing softwareWhether your business is fully manufacturing-focused or it represents a strand within your operations, producing enough goods at the right time without straining your team or finances is an ever-present battle. What’s more, if a product is faulty or not of satisfactory quality, then your customers can ask for a full refund, a repair, or a replacement within a reasonable time.  

That’s all very well, and it’s obvious that mistakes do happen, and some complaints are legitimate and reasonable, but you cannot be too careful, and it’s better to be safe than sorry. 

One of the reasons for mistakes is miscommunication caused by troubled information flow between the customer and the supplier. It won’t hurt if you do a bit of self-examination:

  • Is your customer and supplier relationship management information scattered in different systems and people’s heads across the business?
  • Are you drowning in spreadsheets as you try to manage increasing production in your small manufacturing business?

  • Do you happen to make last-minute changes on your paper production orders,  alter measurements, add side comments, cross things out or update projects?
  • Do you often miss deadlines or feel unable to forecast accurately due dates, as you are not sure how long it would take to deliver finished goods?
  • Do you have troubles with monitoring work progress and time spent by each worker on their tasks?

If you answered “YES” to some of the above questions, it looks like you could benefit from using simple manufacturing software in your company. 

But what it’s got to do with complaints and B2C practice, you might ask — actually quite a lot.

1. Simple manufacturing software offers convenience

Many of your customers reach out to you because your company is a convenient choice. It is a major part of your branding, and branding isn’t just about logos, tagline, and image; it’s about what you promise the customer. This is a touch and buy factor. 

Let’s say that you picked a new order, and it doesn’t have to be a large one, just a standard job for your business. When you use simple manufacturing software, straight away, you can check this order into the system with a few swipes on your phone or tablet. You might be on location, in your customer’s office, in their house, settling the order over a cup of coffee – it doesn’t matter. The point is that the order is in the system, and your employees can proceed as soon as you enter it while you are still away from the workshop. 

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What’s more, you can attach photos (ex. the color sample), technical drawings with measurements (ex. the exact size of the door or cupboard), your comments (ex. urgent).

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2.  Personalized orders – tailor your products with simple manufacturing software

 

The competition on the market is harsh these days, and many of your customers are attracted to tailored goods or services, lured by the individual approach your company offers.

 

Bespoke cabinets, intricate metalwork, printed brochures to name just a few; they all require precision, and even a small mistake, misunderstanding, or a lapse in communication can prove detrimental for your manufacturing business. 

It is much easier to organize production with the support of simple manufacturing software. Access additional functionality by capturing individual contacts, locations, inquiries, orders, service requests. Upload files and documents, track emails, and interactions for a full record of activity. Monitor order patterns and set tasks for following-up. Make sure your customers are treated as individuals with great care and offered the best quality of service. 

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3.  Time is money – avoid costly bottlenecks and delays.

 

The mistakes and complaints caused by delays can cost you a lot. Follow all your manufacturing orders and workstation schedules with the main production schedule.

 

  • Follow color-coded warnings that indicate when operations or work orders are late, and take the necessary action in response.

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  • Use accurate automatic planning and a realistic production schedule. Reschedule dynamically by dragging and dropping manufacturing orders and operations. 

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4. Ups, we did it again…

 

The prospect of accepting a complaint doing things once again seems costly and daunting.

It’s not rocket science to calculate that double job means cut margins and zero, or below acceptable profit (Check out this case study to find out more).

 

In most cases, it turns out that the problem isn’t in poor quality or efficiency but mainly in huge losses made due to chaos in communication.

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Trying to fix the botched job can be extremely demotivating for employees, also financially when their monthly bonus is gone or when the animosity arises once you want to pinpoint who is responsible for the mistake. 

 

Simple manufacturing software such as Prodio can prove helpful and prevent such problems.

 

5. You want to make a local name for your business

 

It would be great to become a household name straight after launching your manufacturing business. Still, the ability to earn trust and a good reputation locally is like life insurance for a small business. 

Surely you want to get recognized as a reliable company, get positive reviews, and more business, as word of mouth does wonders for your marketing as well as having a well-established position on the local market. 

Smart manufacturing software can help you retain precious company know-how built over time. Mistakes do happen, but even though you will learn from them, avoiding repeating the same ones in the future because the management of production scheduling will not solely rely on someone’s experience or skills. 

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Remarks and comments will be visible to everybody, and warnings will appear each time you decide so, special requirements will be noted.

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