NetSuite Advanced Manufacturing Module

Unified Solution to Drive Manufacturing Success

Why Utilize NetSuite Advanced Manufacturing Module?

What is NetSuite Advanced Manufacturing?

NetSuite’s Advanced Manufacturing Module is a comprehensive and integrated cloud solution that replaces disconnected systems used by manufacturers. The Advanced Manufacturing module offers robust functionality, specifically designed to help manufacturers of all sizes reduce operating costs, increase revenue and better manage their business and supply chain processes overall.

The Advanced Manufacturing Module provided by NetSuite is built on native NetSuite ERP, ensuring that manufacturing processes are connected to financial reports, inventory management and outstanding orders in real time.

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Why Utilize The NetSuite Advanced Manufacturing Module?

Advanced Manufacturing

To assist manufacturers operate their business more profitably from Order-to-Cash to Build-to-Ship, NetSuite offers a potent vertically integrated solution. Customers can efficiently plan their shop floor with the help of NetSuite’s Advanced Planning and Scheduling capabilities, which also improve resource and capacity utilization, resulting in lower operating costs.

Functionality for Discrete/Assembly Manufacturers

NetSuite Advanced Manufacturing helps Discrete/Assembly Manufacturers to run core business operations by providing deep industry functionality such as location-specific parameterized configuration options, configurable work order completion logic, and enhanced data collection.

Mobile Capability

NetSuite’s mobile feature set supports fully integrated bar code scanning, wireless tablet functionality, and MES reporting capabilities for real-time reporting of Express Data Entry, Work Order Completion (partial or full), Material Issuance, Downtime as well as actual Labor or Machine Hours reporting by employee ID.

Functionality for Batch or Process Manufacturers

Designed for batch or process manufacturers, NetSuite Advanced Manufacturing includes all the functionality outlined for discrete manufacturing as well as an expanded Manufacturing Work Bench Record Structure to include alternate assets and detailed work instructions for Recipe/Formulation management.

Extended Setup Criteria

Running a manufacturing business requires multiple ways to control how and when you release work orders and other processes. From the Advanced Manufacturing Admin Console, you can find all the settings you need to configure NetSuite to operate in the most efficient way to suit your environment.

etSuite's Advanced Planning and Scheduling capabilities

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The Advanced Manufacturing Module is One of Three NetSuite Manufacturing Modules Available

Comparing NetSuite Manufacturing Modules

Trying to decide which NetSuite manufacturing module is right for your company, but having a difficult time comparing the available options? No problem!

NetSuite lets you choose from three options to deploy our manufacturing functionality to best meet your needs. And if you have different manufacturing locations, you can opt to make the same item in a different way at each location.

Work Orders & Assemblies

This NetSuite manufacturing module works best for companies who do some light assembly but don’t need to track work in process or the labor separately. Enabling Work Orders & Assemblies feature allows users to define assembly items, build complex multi-level bills of materials, create work orders, record assembly builds, and backflush components with minimal effort.

Advantages of implementing NetSuite Work Orders and Assemblies include:

  • Easy to set-up – up and running in days
  • Automatic back flushing of components
  • Real-time costing
  • Ability to manufacture without work orders
  • Support lean initiatives
  • Review and analyze production plans based on actual production times

WIP & Routings

A manufacturing module that adds the ability to define routing, resources needed to complete the process, and time and cost estimates. Routings also provide the basis for the infinite capacity scheduling engine that can help identify which resources are being under or over utilized.

Key features of implementing NetSuite WIP and Routings include:

  • Work center management
  • Accurate costing
  • Infinite capacity scheduling
  • Drag-and-Drop GANTT style scheduler
  • Track Work In Process costs
  • Review and analyze production plans based on actual production times

Advanced Manufacturing

This NetSuite manufacturing module gives users complete control of all aspects of their manufacturing processes including finite capacity scheduling and manufacturing execution and all features from the Work Orders & Assemblies and WIP & Routings modules.

Key benefits of implementing NetSuite Advanced Manufacturing include:

  • Improve operational effectiveness
  • Reduce ‘Cost to Produce’
  • Faster Time to Value
  • Unified solution—reduce reliance on third parties
  • Improve quality, service, and through-put
  • Variance management: compare actual versus standard
  • One version of the truth
  • Integrate Plant to Enterprise (P2E)
  • Manufacturing information and intelligence

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NetSuite manufacturing module gives users complete control of all aspects of their manufacturing processes including finite capacity scheduling and manufacturing execution

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