- Material requests
You can now use Material Requests feature when there's the need to request materials to be delivered on the shopfloor. The requests can then be delivered by someone on the warehouse.
- Products with colors
Possible to select a color when editing a product. When a Product has a color, the Production Orders on the tablet will show it.
- Scheduling by Operations improvements
Possible to assign workers on the gantt by clicking the operation and opening the resources modal (if the number of workers assigned is not 1, the cycle time is divided by the number of workers assigned and the duration of the task on the gantt is changed). Also, it's now possible to reset the Production Order scheduling.
- Sales Order report improvement
Now showing a column with product observations and already shipped quantities.
- Single select parameters on checklist
These parameters are now shown as buttons if they have less then 10 options. Otherwise a dropdown box will be shown.
- Prevent over consumption
It's now possible to prevent consumption of lots that are not in stock, when inputting real consumption values.
- Work instructions on production check in
You can now show work instructions when the workers start a production record.
- BoM import improvements
If the same consumption is twice on the Excel file, quantities are summed
- Covid-19 best practices
We've created an easy way to help you inform everyone in your company about the best practices to prevent Covid-19 infections. Share the best practices using the Announcements feature.
- Quickbooks iIntegration: configuration page
- Downtimes for workers
Now you can define which Reason codes can be used when a worker is starting a downtime through the tablet interface.
- Idle downtimes
Downtimes with "Idle" reason codes will make the machines appear as available on the status dashboard and productions can be selected on operations.
- Lot traceability report improvementsIf you select a Lot/Batch number but no product, you'll get to see a list with all the products with the Lot.
- Possible to schedule Worker and Machine work time reports
- Scheduling by Machine improvements
You can now move tasks and assign machines directly on the machine's gantt view.
- Zebra label converter
It's now possible to converte Prodsmart's custom labels to ZPL.
- Bulk changes on Production Orders
On the Production Orders list, you can now select multiple orders and change their dates, archive, close, open, active or deactivate them.
- Supplier lot on custom labels
- Tablet users with sections
Workers using that tablet user will only be able to see operations on that section.
- Quotes with prices
When creating a Quote, the product's price is prefilled automatically.
- Rework filters on Reports, Productions List and Quality Analytics
- Files on Purchase Orders
You can now attach files to Purchase Orders on the back.
- Scheduling by machine: Load / capacity chart
- [API] Allow Production Orders creation from Sales Orders
- Inventory movements list filters
You can now filter inventory movements by Purchase Order and Worker.
- Allow to input supplier lot on Purchase Order receivings
- Machine work time reports
- Production Order creation from Sales Orders
To avoid Production Orders' duplication, when creating Production Orders from Sales Orders, we show a warning on the ones that already exist on the system and the user must confirm them manually.
- Force barcode printing
If barcode printing is mandatory it's possible to force this flow at the end of a production record.
- Families on Product's import
When importing products you can now associate the Product Family using column S.
- Production Order creation from Sales Orders
When creating Production Orders from Sales Orders, you can now select which Production Orders should be immediately enabled on tablet.
- Production Order reports filterable by due date
When consulting a Production Order report, you can not filter the data by start date or due date.
- Multi facility account
If you manage several facilities in Prodsmart, you can now have a single login and toggle between facilities to change the information you see.
- Machines dashboard improvements
Now you can seen the running operation even if a machine is in downtime.
- Productivity value now shown on Production Counter screen
- Lot correspondence on operations (when it changes)
You can now define operations where the Lot/Batch number changes during the operation.
- Worker screen improvements
When using the "Worker screen" menu on the tablet, you can now see more information: section total parts produced, total work time, work time on the current operation and the day's productivity.
- Purchase Orders approval workflow
- Parameter intervals by machine
- Purchase Order's filters on tablet interface
It's now possible to hide orders that have been fully received. Also it's possible prevent over receiving on the Purchase Orders.
- Files on Lots
Possible to attach files to a given Lot/Batch number, on the admin area.
- Purchase Orders import
It's now possible to import Purchase Orders via Excel / CSV files.
- Suppliers import
You can now import Suppliers via Excel / CSV files.
- Automatic Lot/Batch number generation when receiving
- Operations dashboard improvement
It's now possible to see the workers involved in each operation.
- Possible to print operation material consumptions on the custom labels
- Quality Analytics: possible to see top 5 wastes or all wastes
- Production Order planning
When creating/editing a Production Order you can now set the due date to the possible earliest finishing time, or the start date to the possible latest starting time, assuming the cycle time per operation and sequential operations, taking into account the global factory schedule (magic wand icon).
- Scheduling by operation
This module was improved in different ways. We've improved it's usability by making it faster and simplifying the UI. When you open each production order you'll see the operations in a ladder starting on the beginning of the operation (their duration equals their cycle time) and you're informed of the operations that require a machine to be assigned. When you click on one of those operations you see a second gantt beneath, where you can see the planned operations for all machines that can perform the selected operation. On that gantt you're also informed of collisions in red (when operations are scheduled for the same time)
- Label printing in Multi PO/Products operations
- Internal inventory movements labels
It is now possible to print these labels on the administration area.
- [API] Sales Orders service
Service to get Sales Orders via API has been created.
- Waste Categories
Waste categories have been created. Different wastes can now be grouped by category. The categories can be used to see grouped wastes information on the Quality Analytics screen.
- Maintenance Request alert
Receive an alert when maintenance is requested.
- Maintenance reports
These requests can now be scheduled to be received periodically
- Shipping progress alert
Receive an alert when products are shipped to a client
- Custom labels
There are new parameters that can be used on your custom labels.
- Barcode scanning
Barcode support has been improved. You can now use barcodes to read lot/serial numbers.
- Purchase Order Receivings
It is now possible to receive the materials ordered on Purchase Orders, both on the mobile interface (using the Receivings button) and on the administration area, when editing a Purchase Order.
- Purchase Order status: Open/Closed/Archived
It is now possible to change the Purchase Orders status, by closing or archiving them when they are fulfilled.
- Maintenance Module
Prodsmart has now a better support for maintenance tasks. Now you can use Maintenance Orders, Maintenance Requests, Maintenance Records and Maintenance Checklists to keep track of your maintenance tasks.
- Units of Measurement (UOMs) improved
It's now possible to use "conversion groups" where different conversion rules may be set and then used across different products. Also, the UOM code will now show on several screens where the unit may be relevant.
- Inventory filters
It is now possible to filter quantities in the Inventory Menu by Warehouse, Warehouse Location, Row and Shelf.
- Scheduling filters
It is now possible to filter all types of scheduling by Section. This filter will affect the Load and Capacity shown.
- Production record's consumptions
Material consumptions can now be created/edited directly when editing a production record on the administration area. It's possible to calculate the consumptions according to the quantities defined in the BoM.
- Main dashboard improvements
Prodsmart's main dashboard has new widgets! KPIs like the total finished products, active workers/machines count and stopped workers/machines count are now shown on the main dashboard.
- Units of Measurement (UOMs)
Products can now use different UOMs. Possible to set the products' standard UOM, as well as Purchase UOM and set conversions between different UOMs.
- Inventory move
When using multiple warehouses/warehouse locations, it's now possible to move stock between locations in a single step, using a new button on the mobile interface.
- Downtime reason codes
Downtime reason codes now have more options: Planned, Calendar (discounts presence time) and Requires worker (counts as work time).
- Barcode reading on material staging and Inventory Movements
It's now possible to read barcodes with the products and lot numbers when moving them.
- Possible to fill checklists when receiving Inventory movements
Define the checklists to be filled on the Product screen.
- Universal barcodes on labels
Possible to include on custom labels barcodes that can be read outside Prodsmart, containing product code and lot number
- Checklist reports
It's now possible to consult the checklists records through a report.
- Client addresses
Clients can now have multiple addresses, with more detailed data
- Delivery address
Each shipping can have it's own delivery address
- Billing address
You can now set the billing address at each client order
- Parameter intervals (min/max/target)
It is possible to define acceptable values on the parameters that are collected on production records and independent checklists. Also, it is possible to receive an alert notification when a parameter is inserted outside of the acceptable interval
- Calculated parameters
Parameters that are calculated through custom formulas
- Client Orders: BoM explosion when generating Production Orders
When generating the production orders for a given client order, you can now explode the product's BoM and create production orders for it's components. Also, you can now create production orders directly when importing client orders via Excel.
- Client Orders status: Open/Closed/Archived
It is now possible to change the Client Orders status, by closing or archiving them when they are fulfilled
- Alert for high Productivity values
You can now receive alerts when production records have the calculated productivity above a certain threshold
- Single worker screen
Besides sharing devices for data input, it is now possible to have a device for a single worker, not asking for worker login at each interaction
- Independent checklists
It is now possible to create checklists and fill them at any time, connected or not to the production workflow.
we have the ability to collect handwritten signatures from workers during the production workflow, as well as on independent checklists
- Native QuickBooks integration
when creating invoices on QuickBooks, Production orders can be automatically created on Prodsmart
- Purchase Orders and Quotes
ability to define new lots during production workflow
- New custom field types:
Product custom Field : collect product on independent checklists
Signature : collect signatures on checklists and operations
MultiCustomField allows the creation of repeatable rows of customfield groups
- [API] Stock API services
We have available new services that allow and simplify integrations related to inventory changes.
- Planned downtimes are now shown on machine status
- Worker menu buttons order change
It is possible to change the order of the buttons that are shown on the worker menu, per device (login)
- New translations available
French and Chinese-English
- Scheduled reports
It's now possible to schedule reports, so that you can receive reports periodically by email.
- Improved time filters on reports
- Scheduling by Operation
It is now possible to plan individual operations. There's a new option on the scheduling menu, where you can schedule each operation by production order, and choose which machines will perform it. The machine load and capacity is also shown.
- Document management
Under "Quality" menu you can now upload your quality documents and manage them.
- WIP with wastes
Produced wastes are now shown on Work in process charts.
- Client Order prices
You can now specify the prices of the products you're shipping to clients.
- Zebra Label Printer support
- Worker work time report
It's now possible to see a report with the time that workers were at the factory (using punch clock or schedule) and the percentage of time with production records.
- Multi warehouses
You can now have multiple warehouses and know what's in each warehouse. It's also possible to know where in the warehouse (row, shelf, etc).
- Internal stock movements
It's now possible to move items between warehouses and sub warehouse locations.
- Material staging
You can now stage materials for Production Orders and specify which lots will be used.
- Operation stastus dashboard
Shows current operations being performed, how many workers, machines and production order are being worked by each product/operation.
- Language by user/worker
Different persons may use different languages on the software.
- Down times and Wastes analytics
- Quality Analytics
Under "Quality" menu you can find the qualtity analytics where you can see your factory's top wastes and compare them on a Pareto chart.
- Rework productions
It's now possible to insert production records for reworked units.
You can create announcements that will be shown on your dashboards for everyone to see.
- Stock movements reports
Makes it possible to obtain a report with all the stock movements of a given product / lot number and the total amount of entries, exits and consumptions.
- Traceability reports
It's now possible to Drill up and down a specific raw material/sub product usage all the way until a final product. More info here.
- Automatic machines productions' checkout
It's now possible to limit who can checkout automatic machines' productions. The checkout can be allowed only to the worker who started the production or to any worker in the same section.
- Work instructions
Allows you to create detailed instructions for each operation in your process, that may include multiple steps with text and/or images. These work instructions may be consulted by workers, on the tablet.
- Bulk edit/associate (Operations)
It's possible to associate Machines, Wastes and Work instructions to Operations in bulk. Also, it's possible to change, in bulk, Operations' options (optional, team, no quantity, no time, ...).
- Quality Policies
Allows you to create Quality Policies and ensure they're seen by every worker and user. More info here.
- [API] Punch Clock list
- Downtime report
It's now possible to obtain a report with the downtimes that affected your production. In this report you can see directly the notes added when the downtimes happened.
- NEW LOOK!
Prodsmart has a new look. We have updated our User Interface to a cleaner and brand new style.
- Product specs sheet
You can now generate technical spec sheets of your products. These sheets contain info about the product, it's components (BoM) and operations routing. The specs sheets may also include images and additional notes.
- Production Orders custom fields
It makes it possible to register custom values on your Production Orders.
- Material requirements planning
It is now possible to see in gantt chart with the materials needed to produce the planned Production Orders. The material requirements can also be exported to a spreadsheet.
- Materials needed by Production Order
Now you can easily see and export the materials needed to produce a given Production Order.
- Lots with expiration date
It's now possible to set an expiration date for each lot number.
- Production Order progress
Know how many operations have been performed and how many units have been finished. More info here.
- Minimum Stock alert
Receive an alert when the stock of a product is bellow the minimum defined value.
- BoM explosion with Raw Materials
When creating a Production Order, you can now obtain a list with the needed raw materials.
- Planning with Load and Capacity
In the planning screens it's now possible to know your factory capacity and planned load.
- Custom Labels
It's now possible to create and print custom labels.
- Quantity by Lot
Know how much stock you have of a given lot, per product.
You can know how much cost you a given production. The cost will be calculated taking into account the labor, machines and raw-materials cost.
- File browser on tablet
It's now possible to see on the tablet, files uploaded in the admin area.
- Production Plan
It is now possible to create a production plan for your Client Orders. Define when will be done each of the POs necessary to fulfill them, according to the capacity and load of your factory.
- Client Order import
- Box tracking
You can follow the production status of each box in your PO.
- List existing Lots when filling real consumptions
Makes it possible to choose from existing lots.
- Worker Status screen
You can watch your factory workers' status in a single screen. This way you'll know what each person is working on.
- [API] Downtime list service
More info here.
- [API] New changes channel
More info here.
- [API] Create production order accepts workergroups
using "All" you can assign the Production Order to all workers
- Production status on Client Orders/Shippings
Production Order status can now be seen in Client Order/Shipping list screens. The completeness of the Production Orders will only appear there if the Production Orders are associated with the Shippings.
- Planning by Operation
Now you can define which Operations should be performed in a given Production Order.
- Machine screen
In the tablet, it is possible to see what's going on in a given Machine, using the Machine Status screen. From this screen, you can perform several actions directly on the visualized machine.
- Checklist Consult
It is now possible to consult, in the tablet, the checklists collected in a given Production Order (available in the Machine status screen).
- Shift change
A worker can start producing in an automatic machine at the end of his shift, and a different worker finish the production, so that this production is associated with the worker who finishes it.
- Close all Multi Products/POs
It is now possible to close, at once, "multi" operations in progress, with the quantities ordered in the respective Production Orders, without the need of closing one by one.
- Punch Clock system with schedule
The Punch Clock has been improved and it is already possible to use the punch clock to register variations in the workers entries/exits, combining them with the schedule defined for the worker.
- Production by box
It is already possible to register on which boxes of a Production Order a worker has been working on.
- Lead Time reports
It is possible to request a Lead Time report of Production Orders. I.e. how many days it took to produce a given quantity of a product.
- Notes in downtimes
The workers may now input aditional notes when finishing a downtime, if the downtime type allows it.
- Machine status screen improvement
The machine status screen shows the quantities to be produced in the operation the manchine's working on.
- Reorderable columns in Production reports
It is now possible to reorder production reports by the desired column.
- Sections in Operations, Workers and Machines
Operations can now be associated to a section of your factory and will only be performed by workers/machines in that section.
- Suport to NFC/RFID/SmartCard/Barcodes
Worker login using custom codes that you already use on your factory.
- Possible error in quantities warning
When inserting the produced quantities, workers are warned if we have reasons to thing the quantity may be wrong.
- Execution (Planning)
In the Execution page, inside the planning menu, you may visualize the factories execution, comparing ordered quantities and manufactured quantities by day.
- File uploads
It's already possible to add images, text, Word, PDF, Excel and Powerpoint files to products, operations and production orders.
- [API] Production Order filters on list production service
- [API] Change feed channels
As an alternative to webhooks, to lower polling load to sync systems, we've developed a service that saves changes made to Production Orders for 24h. More info in the API documentation.
- Changeable downtimes
When a worker finishes a downtime on the tablet, he may change the downtime type if it's "changeable". You can define this option in the Downtime Type.
- Parameters and lots support on shipping client orders.
- Periodic reports
Every Monday morning you should receive in your inbox a weekly report that states production numbers from the week before. If you want, you can receive a daily report with data from the day before, if you change the settings here.
- Product and operations import
It's now possible to associate machines to operations and operations settings directly on Product import.
- Machine filter in Production Orders.
- Machine Components
- Planned Downtimes