Shop management software helps a shop to automate processes, providing the flexibility to manage change and the foundation and structure to manage growth.
Every shop needs shop management software, and if yours isn't running the way you would like or you feel it could be more efficient, it is time to start shopping around for other options. Educating yourself about the different types of software available to you is your first step, and Production Machining can help. Browse through our ERP, Management and Related Software Zone where you'll find new product items, a supplier list, feature articles on this topic and more.
ERP (enterprise resource planning) and management software refers to the various software tools that do not control any specific piece of equipment in the machine shop, but instead ensure that all of a shop’s resources are deployed in an efficient and profitable way. Some of the functions associated with ERP and management software include costing or estimating, scheduling, tracking and history. Click here to read more about ERP.