Production Management 

With growth comes complexity...

Sage Production Management (PM) centralizes the production process and gives discrete, make to stock manufacturers and fabricators the tools they need to achieve visibility into their entire production process. By tightly integrating the production process with Sage 100cloud, assemblers, manufacturers, and fabricators always know their costs, the status of items, and the material quantities required to meet demand.

PM provides discrete, make-to-stock manufacturers and fabricators with the tools you need to increase accuracy, promote visibility and boost efficiency and helps manufacturers optimize inventory management, increase collaboration, and automate workflows.


This integrated Job Management software for Sage 100 tracks real-time labor, materials, purchases and other costs, while monitoring the status of each job throughout the production process.

PM is more than just manufacturing software. It is a project management and control tool, engineered to accommodate a wide variety of business models. It combines the features of job costing, bill of materials, and manufacturing systems into one powerful and cohesive system to help you manage resources and expenses.

Seamless integration with market-leading Sage 100cloud means that operations and financial data are combined into a single system, whereas other solutions can require the hassle of managing separate systems and databases.

By tracking the steps and activities in the production process – such as production start dates and due dates, staff assignments, and material requirements – PM gives you an easy way to manage resources and track the status of jobs.

  1. Gain real-time visibility into the entire manufacturing process 
  2. Achieve maximum profitability 
  3. Identify and remove production bottlenecks 
  4. Promote customer satisfaction with on-time deliveries and accurate job status updates 
  5. Dynamic, real-time updated inventory availability 

This means that manufacturers can get a complete picture of what it costs to produce an item.

  • Monitor costs vs budget in real-time
  • Make adjustments to inventory, materials, and production processes with increased agility

Real-time access to the status of every item allows you to set accurate delivery expectations improving customer satisfaction.

  • Identify bottlenecks in production
  • Improve capacity planning

Automate processes and reduce error

  • Decrease manual processes
  • Receive alerts when reordering is needed
  • Minimize errors

With Sage Production Management, manufacturers get a complete picture of what it costs to produce an item.  Always having current and accurate cost reporting allows manufacturers to track costs relative to budget in real-time.

  • Analysis of budget, current and projected costs
  • Variance $ and %
  • Cost per unit being manufactured
  • Click the printer button to print the costs analysis totals to a report
  • Filter the cost analysis by step to view one step’s cost information

With Production Management for Sage 100, you will gain greater visibility into your entire manufacturing process increasing efficiency and decreasing costs.

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Sage Production Management is a comprehensive manufacturing suite that leverages the cloud-connected ecosystem of Sage 100cloud.  With Sage Production Management, manufacturers can eliminate “data silos” and easily share data from a centralized business management system. PM tracks the total production costs of your job, including labor, materials, overhead,  direct AP costs

and other costs.  You can track the costs relative to the budget, which allows you to make needed adjustments to maximize your profitability.  Each step has a real-time status which will allow you to provide accurate delivery expectations for your customer.

Sage understands that no two manufacturing businesses are alike, so Production Management is built on the Sage Business Object framework, which makes it easy to customize. So, you can customize it to meet the needs of your business.

Even with all the features packed in Sage Production Management, you may want to add more capabilities for your business. You can easily add extensions that expand your Sage 100cloud product.

Capture real-time labor information on the shop floor for immediate and accurate costing analysis. Don’t worry, Payroll can be updated too, eliminating duplicate entry!

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Without Sage Production Management and IRP ...

Complex inventory management often involves exporting sales order data, manipulating that data in spreadsheets, and manually creating purchase orders to ensure that materials are at levels necessary to meet production demand. 

Sage Production Management and IRP combine sales order data with manufacturing process data to alert users when ordering is needed. The real-time integrated inventory control system with built-in controls also increases data integrity by minimizing errors. 

Using the Inventory Requirements Planning module for material planning with the Production Management module, you can ensure the materials are available when they are needed on the production floor for your jobs. 

This module will evaluate your current supply and demand over a user-defined timeframe to create a dashboard for purchasing and job planning to automatically create purchase orders and work tickets.


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With Sage 100cloud and Sage Production Management...

You’ve got the accurate data you need to make better decisions. Data gaps can be closed as manual processes and information are phased out, and more information is added to the system.

Sage makes it easy to transition to their software. When poorly implemented, even the BEST manufacturing software can collect raw data, but, software is not a solution.  It’s a tool.  That’s why it’s important to choose the right solution provider. 

We recognize that nobody knows your business better than you.  We will help you unlock that knowledge and apply technology to create efficient workflow processes and meaningful reports to guide your company to better profitability. 

With the right training and support provided by VBCC, you’re on your way to using the best software for make to stock.


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