Software Release Helps Manufacturers Thrive

Exact Software’s latest iteration of its JobBoss product is designed for manufacturers to meet tight, ever-changing deadlines while increasing customer satisfaction, providing companies with a competitive advantage that is especially valuable during times of economic uncertainty, the company says. The ability to more accurately schedule and reschedule jobs as well as reallocate resources and workcenters has a profound impact on an organization’s ability to meet customer demands by fulfilling delivery promises as quoted, the company says.  Exact JobBOSS 11 makes it easy to provide customers with projected delivery during the quoting process; manage workcenter capacity down to the shift level and override by date; finite schedule bottleneck workcenters allowing better management of the workflow; drive the shop schedule based on material availability; use “what if” capabilities to see the impact on workcenter loads and delivery schedules; gain immediate visibility into scheduled late jobs, missed deliveries and starts, unapproved jobs, jobs over estimates and jobs waiting on materials.

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Exact Software’s latest iteration of its JobBoss product is designed for manufacturers to meet tight, ever-changing deadlines while increasing customer satisfaction, providing companies with a competitive advantage that is especially valuable during times of economic uncertainty, the company says. The ability to more accurately schedule and reschedule jobs as well as reallocate resources and workcenters has a profound impact on an organization’s ability to meet customer demands by fulfilling delivery promises as quoted, the company says.

 

Exact JobBOSS 11 makes it easy to provide customers with projected delivery during the quoting process; manage workcenter capacity down to the shift level and override by date; finite schedule bottleneck workcenters allowing better management of the workflow; drive the shop schedule based on material availability; use “what if” capabilities to see the impact on workcenter loads and delivery schedules; gain immediate visibility into scheduled late jobs, missed deliveries and starts, unapproved jobs, jobs over estimates and jobs waiting on materials.

 

In addition, ShopBOSS advanced scheduler, available with JobBOSS 11, includes an interactive dashboard designed specifically for the production scheduler. This dashboard provides visibility into scheduled late jobs, missed job starts, jobs running over estimates and jobs waiting on materials, allowing the scheduler to immediately address issues needing attention.

 

The version includes numerous enhancements, including enhanced material linking, variable capacity per shift per day, improved performance of global scheduling, increased visibility into potential scheduling problems and employee job assignment capabilities.