May 21, 2021
Bill of Materials is important and it is a core of what OpenBOM does – helping you to manage product information. But the next important step is to help you to perform production planning and manage inventory.
Connect Design and Procurement
OpenBOM does an amazing job seamlessly connecting CAD Design, Engineering Bill of Materials, and Production Planning. For most manufacturing businesses, this disconnect can be very painful and filled with tons of Excels, Emails, and Pain. We fix all of that for you.
To help you understand OpenBOM’s Production Planning and Inventory, we are setting up a new story of video articles about production planning. In these articles, you will see how to set up OpenBOM data to perform production planning and manage inventory levels.
Check the first article with the Production Planning story below and stay tuned for other articles to come very soon.
Design To Purchase and Inventory Control
OpenBOM’s design to purchase process is described here. In a nutshell, the process looks like this one.
This is a simplified process. OpenBOM can help you with many use cases such as purchased assembly, partial stock for assemblies, order for long-lead items, and many others. We will teach you in our videos how to do manage all of these steps.
The general description of inventory control functions is here – production planning and inventory.
In this article, we’ll start publishing the Production Planning stories. Here are the first two stories – preparation and making the first PO.
VIDEO: Product Planning – Preparation
Production Planning – Make the First PO
Production Planning – Receive PO
Production Planning – Synchronize Changes
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