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Make insightful manufacturing decisions.

With the right data at your fingertips and powerful bill of materials software, cost-effective manufacturing is possible.

Optimize your manufacturing process, minimize losses and develop winning pricing strategies with bill of materials software. 

It’s time to take manufacturing to the next level. Enjoy a 360-degree view of your production costs and inventory status so that you can make strategic business decisions informed by a wealth of data — like pricing strategies or loss reduction practices.

CREATE ADVANCED BILLS OF MATERIALS

With DEAR, creating a detailed Bill of Materials for your entire inventory and subassemblies is simple, giving you a true picture of raw material, labour and overhead costs.

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Calculate the required quantity of raw materials needed to create a Finished Good

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Build Multi level BOM's for layered Finished Goods Production

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Automatically assemble product bundles or kitsets with DEAR auto-assembly feature

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Edit or remove components within a BOM to suit your production needs on the go

QUICKLY ESTIMATE MANUFACTURING COSTS

Embark on your projects with complete certainty over manufacturing costs and raw materials availability. DEAR’s manufacturing module gives you instant visibility into material levels and associated costs, as well as automatically creating purchase orders for out of stock components.

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Get better insights into production costs per finished product for a better understanding of your margins

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Generate Finished Goods Analysis Reports to know what components, labour and factory overheads are costing you per production run

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Calculate the quantity of finished products you can assemble based on avalilabe stock

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Avoid unnecessary additional costs by knowing exactly how many components are required for production

DISASSEMBLY

Are you buying goods in bulk which need to be broken down into individual units and sold? Easily use DEAR to break down your bulk purchases and save time with disassembly.

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Setup BOM's for bulk purchased products to automatically disassemble into their individual component parts

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Easily allocate costs to the disassembled components during the disassembly process or via predetermined BOM

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Margin Visibility on disassembled products with DEAR's powerful reporting module

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Apply serial and batch tracking numbers to your products as they go through the disassembly process for future tracking capabilities

CREATE ADVANCED BILLS OF MATERIALS

With DEAR, creating a detailed Bill of Materials for your entire inventory and subassemblies is simple, giving you a true picture of raw material, labour and overhead costs.

STREAMLINE EXPENSE TRACKING

Never lose track of on-the-job costs. With DEAR’s Job Costing module, you can easily track your inventory and service-based expenses while a job is being undertaken, plus issue an invoice to the client with a built-in margin at pre-set milestones.

QUICKLY ESTIMATE MANUFACTURING COSTS

Embark on your projects with complete certainty over manufacturing costs and raw material availability. DEAR’s Finished Goods module gives you instant visibility into material levels and associated costs, as well as automatically ordering missing components.

ADDRESS PRODUCTION ISSUES

Avoid losing time accounting for damaged or missing inventory. Our Issue to Production module makes it incredibly simple to write off inventory that has been lost, stolen, damaged, given away or used internally, and can be applied to both inventory and service-based expenses.

All Manufacturing Features

Advanced Bill of Materials

Job Costing

Barcode Scanning

Wastage / Scrap Treatment

Auto-Assembly Option

Serial and Batch Numbers

Estimated Manufacturing Costs

Auto Disassembly Option

Component Replacement

Additional Manufacturing Expense Tracking

Processing Lost, Damaged and Stolen Goods

Yield Adjustments

Manufacturing Reports

Finished Goods Analysis

Lot / Batch Expiry

Products Reordering

Disassembly Analysis

Lot / Batch Recall

Job Costing Materials

Products Low on Stock

Lot Recall

Inventory Aging

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Finished Goods Assembly in DEAR manufacturing inventory software?

The Finished Goods module forms part of the production functionality in DEAR manufacturing inventory software. It helps you keep track of the use of raw materials as well as associated costs throughout the manufacturing process. The Finished Goods function can only be used with products that have a Bill of Materials with their parts.

Can I create kits and gift sets automatically in DEAR inventory and manufacturing software?

Yes, check the Auto-assembly/Kit box to allow DEAR inventory and manufacturing software to automatically produce the item after the sale order is authorised, assuming there are enough components in stock.

What is disassembly in DEAR manufacturing inventory system?

In DEAR manufacturing inventory system disassembly can be used to break down inventory items into components. The disassembly function can only be used with items that have a Bill of Materials showing their parts. Disassembly is intended to be used for simple operations such as disassembling packs of multiple items into their parts.

Can I automatically assemble or disassemble finished goods without the Bill Of Materials in DEAR manufacturing inventory software?

Yes, in DEAR manufacturing inventory software you can use the Additional Units of Measure feature. The Additional Units of Measure function allows more than one unit of measure to be specified for a product or service. For example, if the same bottle of wine is sold as an individual bottle, a case of 6, and a case of 12.

When can I use the Additional Unit of Measure feature in DEAR inventory and manufacturing software?

The Additional Units of Measure functionality in DEAR inventory and manufacturing software can be used in the following situations: 
– to automatically disassemble a case into singles if purchased in cases and sold as singles;
– to automatically assemble a case from singles if sold as a case and is kept in stock as singles;
– to do the unit of measure conversion if purchased in kg and needs to be converted to lb, etc.

Is there an easier and quicker way to create multiple Assembly BOMs in DEAR manufacturing inventory software?

Yes, in DEAR manufacturing inventory software BOM details can be imported in CSV format via the Inventory module, or exported, edited, and re-imported for fast bulk editing. Multiple product BOMs can be imported at once.

Can I create sub-assemblies in DEAR manufacturing inventory software?

Yes, DEAR manufacturing inventory software supports multi-level assemblies.

How is DEAR manufacturing inventory software handling a different yield?

In DEAR manufacturing inventory software, before completing the assembly you can still amend the actual yield of the manufacturing run if it was higher or lower than expected. Completing the task will increase the total quantity of the finished product by the actual yield.

How is the cost calculated for Assemblies in DEAR manufacturing inventory system?

The BOM for the finished product estimates a cost using either Average Cost, Latest Purchase Cost, or Fixed Purchase Cost. This is for your reference only. The actual cost of finished goods will be calculated using the costing method of each component allocated to an assembly and can vary from “Total” cost displayed in the BOM. Actual costs associates with finished goods can be seen using the Finished Goods Analysis Report in DEAR manufacturing inventory system.

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