Free Whitepaper: Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) in Manufacturing
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So how do you prioritize what data to track and the frequency? Today, we'll review some of the challenges manufacturers face in choosing the right metrics to look at and explore strategies to make tracking easier for your people.
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Manufacturers Using KPIs
Modern manufacturers benefit from remotely connected sensors and smart devices, commonly referred to as the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). The challenge is with all the data that provides you with visibility and control, it also multiplies the information overload problem.
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Classifying Manufacturing KPIs
Measuring and prioritizing KPIs helps you gain insight and visibility into your business. However, you do need to know there are different classifications of KPIs, such as historical and predictive. So how can you focus on what matters? Ask yourself if you have an accurate picture of the following:
1. Plan vs. actual hours and cost
2. Utilization and capacity
3. Scheduled production
5 Manufacturing KPI Questions to Help Get You Started
If you would like to learn more KPIs for manufacturers, a new whitepaper from Acumatica will help you get started. KPIs help you track the right data. As your firm grows, you’ll see new sources of data, bigger pools of data and trying to combine all of this to see the big picture -especially if you are trying to manage this data using disconnected, manual processes.
1. What can two main categories of KPIs tell you about your business?
2. Which KPIs matter most for manufacturers?
3. What’s the ideal number of KPIs to watch on a daily basis?
4. Which technology is essential for monitoring and managing your KPIs?
5. How to ensure your KPIs are keeping pace with changes in your business?
The Clients First Difference
At Clients First Business Solutions, we understand the needs and concerns of manufacturers like you. Acumatica’s Manufacturing Cloud ERP is a powerful set of modules that employs comprehensive functionality for make-to-stock, make-to-order, engineer-to-order, project-centric, job shop, and repetitive manufacturing. Clients First is an Acumatica Gold Certified Partner and our team implemented manufacturing business software for over 20 years. We bring manufacturing experience to our customers through Acumatica’s modern platform.
We're excited to share a new guide from our friends at Acumatica designed to help you understand what you need to track and how to track it.
Contact us at 800-331-8382 or email [email protected]. Clients First located in Dallas, Texas and Minneapolis, Minnesota serve companies worldwide.
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