Raw Material Tracking & Bill of Materials

Katana will automatically tell you if you have enough raw materials in stock to start production, when to order more, what and how much you’re missing. You can also purchase whatever you’re missing right away.

Smart Priority-Based Production Planning

Get real-time updates on inventory movement. Set reorder points, to ensure stock for high demand periods. Drag and drop to prioritize orders and let Katana reallocate materials and finished goods accordingly.

Make to Order & Make to Stock Support

Save your BOMs and let Katana make automatic inventory adjustments, calculate operations costs, and assign raw inventory, subassemblies, and finished goods to orders as soon as they’re generated.

Multi-Channel & Multi-Location

Centralize all your sales orders into one visual dashboard and gain multi-channel inventory visibility. Track the status of manufacturing orders at multiple locations and inventory levels at different warehouses.

Manufacturing Floor-Level Control

Get a simplified but complete overview of the status of your manufacturing operations so you can easily manage your resources, set tasks for team members, and monitor the progress of projects.

Outsource Manufacturing

Don’t produce in-house? Not a problem. Katana helps you stay in control of your outsourced manufacturing processes. Easily manage your orders, raw materials, and manufacturing operations at multiple locations.

Detailed Features

  • Production planning

  • Drag-and-drop priorities for manufacturing jobs

  • Track the availability of required materials

  • Identify delay risks related to material supply lead times

  • Accurate expected completion dates

  • Get real-time production status overview info from the floor-level

  • Real-time inventory control and optimization

  • Inventory control of finished products and raw materials

  • Automated inventory transactions

  • Maintain optimal inventory levels using reorder points

  • Make accurate manufacturing and purchasing decisions

  • Easily manage variants of products and materials

  • Manage inventory across multiple warehouses

  • Control in hand, committed and expected stock amounts in real-time

  • Sales order fulfillment

  • Track the availability of required products

  • Drag-and-drop priorities of customer orders

  • Make to order or fulfill from available product stock

  • Identify delivery delay risks and reprioritize to meet deadlines

  • Sync sales orders from multiple channels into a single dashboard

  • Manufacturing floor-level control

  • Prioritized task list for every production employee and production line

  • Clear pick list and instructions for each work order

  • "Start – in progress – complete" statuses for work orders

  • Purchasing

  • On-time purchasing based on clear material requirements

  • Purchase missing raw materials from suppliers

  • Track delay risks in the supply chain

  • Accurate costing

  • Track actual manufacturing costs based on product recipes (bill of materials) and production operations

  • Create multi-level product recipes with subassemblies

  • Make accurate pricing decisions based on actual product margins

  • Integrated with online services

  • Sync sales with e-commerce platforms

  • Push sales orders to accounting for invoicing

  • Keep purchasing in sync with accounting

  • Seamless Integration with Xero Cloud Accounting

  • Easy Integration with Xero TradeGecko