Optimize Your Team’s Workflow With Production Manager
“We need to run more like a business.” At Vertex, we often hear this statement from customers. If you find yourself saying this about your rehabilitation agency, it’s high time to optimize your team’s workflow with Production Manager.
Production Manager is a fully fledged solution designed to assist rehab agencies that deliver prime and subcontract assembly and manufacturing services. Your agency has the same need to run production profitably as the private sector, so invest in the same tools the private sector uses to maximize revenue from your prime and subcontract operations. Our solution is built on Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, utilizing its powerful manufacturing core yet tailored to fit the needs of rehabilitation agencies.
A tremendous benefit to this proprietary cloud-hosted software module is that your agency’s team can know where they stand daily, with job costing and profitability reported by job (contract), product and customer, no matter where they are.
Grow Profitably and Realize Major Savings
Customers using Production Manager have reported that they’ve increased their profits by 5 percent or more while shaving staff time spent on disconnected paperwork. Your team will face no more islands of information but rather just one version of truth. Your accounting team will gain a morale boost by having to put in fewer late nights reconciling multiple systems.
Direct service providers and production supervisors can stop duplicating manual entry of the same data—and making mistakes in attempting duplicate entries—in multiple disconnected systems.
Work Smarter and Make Quick Data-Supported Decisions
In today’s fast-paced production world, performance-based agile decision making is key. With Production Manager, your team can know whether a job is underperforming while it is in process. This enables your team to take corrective actions on the fly rather than perform a post-mortem after damage has been done. By using our robust ERP system, all your rehab agency’s programs and departments will benefit from enhanced access to actionable information.
Be in Control and Never Miss Orders
Be them raw material or finished goods, always be in control with Production Manager. Its rich inventory features give your team control of inventory at any stage. Our solution enables your team to keep track of inventory at various stages such as sourced material, consigned inventory, work in progress and finished goods.
With Production Manager, your team will never miss out on an order. The workflows embedded in the system facilitate document links that are very useful in monitoring and planning production. Your team members can use the order management features to make sure they order your purchases and consigned stock at the right time to meet your shipment targets. These capabilities enable your team to maintain a healthy stock movement and avoid unexpected storage expenses or dead stock.
Integrate and Innovate by Achieving Synergy Through a Connected Work Environment
Production Manager Capability Highlights
Some notable features include the ability to:
Quickly quote for contracts on the fly, with no complex setups. Also create custom contract terms.
Capture labor information such as jobs, steps, time studies and prevailing wages.
Have control of raw material, both customer consigned and agency purchased.
Monitor production, from work in progress to finished goods.
Generate floor documents, including job cards and material requisitions.
Create sales-related documents such as orders, shipments and invoices.
Create purchase-related documents, from orders and receipts to invoices.
View job performance on standards and actuals (labor and material).
See real-time financial information, with financial updates appearing in the general ledger.
Follow order fulfillment, tracking shipments and invoices.
Use Customer Relationship Management to answer customer questions during the first phone call.
Benefit from easy financial reporting, managing and sharing data while improving profits in a single system.
Quickly produce management reports, including real-time bid-to-actual analysis for every contract.
Manual Disconnected System Vs. Production Manager’s Automated System
If your rehabilitation agency team is stuck dealing with estimates instead of actual costs, missing forms and other hassles, it’s time to upgrade to Production Manager.
With a manual disconnected system, your team might face these challenges:
With Production Manager, your team will experience:
Production Manager Is the Solution That Will Meet Your Team’s Needs
Many production systems in the marketplace have an exorbitant price tag and represent an investment that cannot be taken on by many rehabilitation agencies. At Vertex, we understand the need of rehab agencies and have introduced different varieties to meet your needs. Our Assembly Management option is a cost-effective solution for agencies that focus on simple assembly operations. Our Manufacturing Management option is a robust solution for agencies that work on complex manufacturing jobs.
Production Manager Simplifies Client Payroll, Tracking Piece Rates and Time Worked
Production Manager’s capable features extend to the simplification of client payroll and tracking piece rates and time worked.
Payroll a Breeze
Tracking piece rates and time worked is simplified with:
in the Life With Production Manager
Imagine your rehabilitation agency’s board wanting to know whether orders from a customer ran profitably during a month. If your team has a manual system, they would have to dig out the time study information as well as the BOM information and work out the standard and then look at inventory and labor records to obtain the actual to finally compute profitability. If your team faced multiple jobs, repeating these actions would be highly time-consuming.
Now imagine using Production Manager. By running a single report, your team could get this information quickly. Our solution can go even further, giving your team profitability on jobs in process. Because of this, decisions need not be based on a post-mortem. Even better, when your customer calls for an inventory count of their consigned and finished-good items and the status of their production run, you can answer while on the phone!
In summary, Production Manager can help your team track and manage your production, support your data-based decision-making and record financials in real time while providing your agency convenience and satisfaction. Even better, Vertex Production Manager can be integrated with other Vertex solutions, creating a powerful cloud-hosted Vertex ERP system.
Unlock Expanded Capabilities for Production Manager in Our Complete and Integrated ERP System
Production Manager is designed to work within the powerful Vertex Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system. This integrated system features robust and complete cloud-based software modules, accessible by any device, for rehabilitation agencies.
Whether your rehab agency is growing or a full-scale operation, you can trust that Vertex’s Case Manager and Billing, Time and Attendance, Financials, Payroll and Production Manager software modules can meet your needs by unlocking efficiencies that make your team more productive, saving money and time.
Production Manager may be licensed as part of a monthly or annual subscription. When Production Manager is licensed alongside other software modules as part of the Vertex Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, discounts may apply.
Vertex’s friendly and helpful sales team is able to answer any questions you might have and ready to talk to you about licensing our software modules.
Can labor be collected or recorded for Production Manager when the workforce is a blend of able-bodied workers and workers with disabilities?
Yes. Whether you are paying subminimum or minimum wage or higher, Vertex time collection can handle it. Able bodied staff punch themselves in and out of tasks with the applicable pay rate. Similarly, job supervisors can punch consumers or groups of consumers in and out of jobs and pay the correct hourly or piece rate.
The move to eliminate the subminimum-wage certificate is advancing. Does Vertex accommodate the transition and the day when only minimum-wage or better is paid to all workers?
Yes. Time collection has always supported both worlds. When subminimum wage is no longer, your systems will continue to work and then no longer require the extra tasks to support subminimum-wage rates.
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