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Efficient production management with Sage X3

Sage X3 delivers the flexibility you need to manage your production processes, from planning and scheduling to quality control so you can get to market quickly and efficiently. Download the capabilities guide to learn more. 

Optimised operational efficiency

Streamline workflows, optimise resource allocation and reduce operational costs with confidence.

Real-time production visibility

Monitor KPIs, track progress and optimise resource utilisation to improve real-time production performance.

Consistent quality control

Deliver products that meet customer expectations and regulatory requirements with quality controls and assurance capabilities.

Traceability and compliance support

Track and trace the entire production process from raw materials to finished goods with total transparency and control.

BOM planning

Sage X3 delivers robust single and multi-level bill of materials (BOM) management to ensure optimum levels of product consistency, quality and collaboration.

Key capabilities include :

  • Multi-level bill of Materials (commercial, production, sub-contracting, etc.)
  • Current Bill of Material
  • Mass maintenance
  • Manage changes on a product and Bill of Materials
  • Version number management (major and minor versions)

Shop floor control

Sage X3 empowers you to prioritise, track, and manage all aspects of your production leading to improved planning, scheduling and costing.

Key capabilities include :

  • Collection of labour time
  • Direct labour (setup and run)
  • Indirect labour (breaks and indirect time)
  • Actual and elapsed time
  • Multi-tasking (synchronised or unsynchronised)
  • Automatic breaks
  • Time and attendance (Clock in/out)
  • Indirect Time Entry (Clock in/out)
  • Break Time Entry (Clock in/out)
  • Team Entry
  • Shop Floor Tracking Workbench

Quality control

Sage X3 provides the tools and workflow capabilities needed to maintain and retain the highest quality standard, including proactive monitoring through complete product traceability.

Key capabilities include :

  • Batch and sub-batch number management
  • Serial number management
  • Use-by date management
  • Stock status management : accepted, rejected, inspected
  • Re-inspection date management
  • Stock sub-status management
  • Quality control record creation
  • Quality control procedures with analysis request
  • Expiry date management
  • Upstream and downstream traceability management

Project management

Sage X3 helps you manage successful and profitable projects through their entire lifecycle with robust and integrated project management capabilities.

Key capabilities include :

  • Project Work and Product Breakdown Structure (PBS and WBS)
  • Multi-level description of the tasks, preparing the operational and manufacturing process
  • Project Cost Breakdown Structure (CBS)
  • Multi-level description of budgets, facilitating project cost follow-up
  • Employee assignments to various operations
  • Advanced project duplication function
  • Financial follow-up function to monitor the budget and expenses of projects
  • Time entries to enter the time spent on a project at the operation, task, and budget level
  • New Product Information (NPI)

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Production management FAQs

Sage X3 offers a wide range of production management capabilities, including scheduling, capacity planning, and quality control. It can also help businesses with compliance with production regulations.

Sage X3 offers a comprehensive suite of production management features, including :

  • Manufacturing resource planning (MRP)
  • Capacity planning
  • Quality control
  • Work order management
  • Shop floor control
Sage X3 can help businesses improve their production performance by providing them with visibility into their production processes and by helping them optimise their processes. Download our capabilities guide or take a product tour to learn more about our robust supply chain management features.
Sage X3 offers comprehensive production management capabilities including production planning, scheduling, work order management, bill of materials (BOM) management and shop floor control.
Yes, Sage X3 includes features like capacity planning, machine and labour scheduling, real-time production monitoring and quality control to help optimise production efficiency.
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