Manufacturing Control Software & Stock Inventory Management

Is your stock keeping you awake at night?

User Friendly Stock Management Software

Spreadsheets are great tool, but they end up creating silos of data, not linked to other parts of the business.

Flowlens stock management software is designed around the needs of small equipment / machinery manufacturers and dealers.

– manage stock/inventory levels of components, raw materials and finished products or sub-assemblies
– multiple stock locations
– set minimum stock and minimum order levels
– track part numbers, versions/revisions
– multiple suppliers and supplier part numbers
– track stock movements
– forecast demand issues
– stock takes and adjustments
– stock valuation
– optional serial numbering
– version / revision control
– bulk import parts, BoMs and supplier price updates
links to your accounts package

Flowlens links your product bill of materials from quote to order to job card. This means you can see current demand on stock, forecast demand for particular parts and make better purchasing decisions.

Stop Disappointing Customers

Stock shortages are a common cause of delays in production. Flowlens MRP helps you avoid this by tracking allocation of stock, and identifying where shortages could cause problems.

With Flowlens, you can plan each Job into the calendar, and forecast where shortages could delay completion.

You can also see demand for parts you make in-house, allowing for planning of internal orders too.

How Flowlens Saves Your Money

Control Stock, BOMs and Serial Numbers

Manage cash, and avoid shortages with integrated MRP, Purchase Ordering and Backflushing. Flowlens keeps all your stock processes and reports in one place.

Manage bill of materials for assembled products, raw materials and bought in components. Store multiple suppliers against a stock item.

Track serial numbered products, including service history.

Use the Stock Take tool for periodic checks.

Replenish Stock Easily

Flowlens stock management software lets you easily see stock required for raising replenishment orders across planned production jobs and open sales orders.

Raise and send POs based on minimum order quantity or override.

Avoid issuing multiple POs to the same supplier.

Monitor Supplier Performance

Easily report on supplier on time in full delivery performance. Track goods inwards, damages and returns. Identify pricing variations.

Ditch the paperwork and use Flowlens Forms to for Goods Inwards inspections.

Full Stock Movement History

With Flowlens Stock Management Software you can Keep track of all stock movements, move stock between locations and adjust stock levels.

A full record of all movements, dates, and users is stored for traceability.

For serial numbered products, track current location, service history and service jobs cards for enhanced customer service.

Stock Management Software Case Studies

Adrian Hunter, Finance Director, Talbotts Biomass Energy Systems comments on improvements on financial processes: “I think from a financial perspective that the information I need to know is readily available from Flowlens…..the stock levels and the orders that are placed for that stock and against contracts are all there and very clear…….I haven’t got to dig around estimating contract margins because it’s all there.”

Flowlens Projects and Jobs cards enable accurate kitting and planning of materials (MRP). Flowlens Purchasing Stock Management tools streamline day to day activity, and give real-time visibility of Orders Due, Stock Levels and Spare Parts demand.

Works with your accounts software

Flowlens Manufacturing Stock Management Software works with your existing Xero, QuickBooks Online, Sage 50 or Kashflow accounts software for seamless data transfer.

Raise invoices against sales orders in Flowlens, and push these to your accounts software.

Check and approves supplier invoices against purchase orders in Flowlens, and push these to your accounts package.

Integrated reports help you keep on top of orders and invoices due.

Flowlens accounts software integrations mean less time wasted rekeying, faster processing of invoices and better cashflow.

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