What Trends Are Manufacturing Companies Paying Attention To? (Basic)
In this interactive panel discussion, we'll explore the top trends in the manufacturing arena. Hear how customers from NetSuite's Manufacturing Customer Advisory Board are optimizing and innovating their businesses to meet the challenges of 2013 and beyond.
Manufacturing Roadmap & Vision (Basic)
Modern manufacturing is all about intelligence, efficiency and dynamic collaboration across the extended supply network. This presentation will highlight key macroeconomic trends and their impact on the product roadmap over the next few releases. NetSuite's Manufacturing general manager and product manager will provide information about the direction of NetSuite Manufacturing and roadmap priorities.
Managing a Manufacturing Business with NetSuite: Modes of Manufacture (Intermediate)
In this session you will learn how NetSuite can be configured to handle various manufacturing methods. This will include discussion and demonstrations of setup, best practices, platform modifications and workflows.
Warranty & After Sales Service (Intermediate)
Although there are many forms of warranty processes that manufacturers and distributors support, making warranty and after-sales service a seamless piece of your overall business processes in NetSuite is an achievable and powerful way to extend the NetSuite platform and improve service. This session will look at several warranty process examples from current NetSuite customers.
Demand Planning and DDMRP—Powerful Complementary Tools (Intermediate)
MRP methodology has been around since the 1970s and companies have had varying degrees of success implementing its forecast-based planning techniques. This session will demonstrate the use of NetSuite Demand Planning as an MRP system in a manufacturing environment, and discuss some of the exciting new demand-driven MRP concepts published in the recent third edition of Orlicky's Material Requirements Planning book.
Production Routings—Setup (Intermediate)
Learn how to set up NetSuite's new production routing functionality and the options you should be aware of. Routings offer the ability to get more granular labor and overhead costing, assign operation tasks to work centers and improve visibility into production progress and estimated completion dates.
Production Scheduling (Advanced)
This advanced session will build on the concepts covered in the Production Routings—Setup session and explore how routings help to schedule work to work centers. We will also look at using platform modifications, workflows and introduce a partner offering with MES, Scheduling and Optimization.
Costing in NetSuite (Advanced)
Join us and take a closer look at NetSuite's inventory costing methods including average, FIFO, LIFO and standard. Learn pros and cons, best practices and tips and tricks so you can better monitor product costing.
Product Design, Prototyping and Engineering Design with NetSuite (Basic)
Those manufacturing companies that implement innovative methods to optimize the path from design to production have the best chances for long-term success. With optimized development and manufacturing processes and tools, great designs can reach the market as great products with higher quality and better profit margins. In this session, learn how to leverage NetSuite and PLM solutions like Arena to effectively manage the product lifecycle and ensure a seamless transition from design to production. This session will include specific customer examples on how it's done and what works.
How to Run a Global Manufacturing Operation (Intermediate)
Modern manufacturing spans the globe, with manufacturing facilities and suppliers, distribution centers, design bureaus and customers on different continents. Join this session to learn best practices for running multi-site manufacturing, managing inventory transfers, coordinating demand planning, and improving overall supply chain management and operations.
Extending NetSuite using the Platform (Advanced)
Now that NetSuite is supporting your critical business processes, why not extend the solution to enable greater innovation and business transformation? The NetSuite platform can provide you with multi-purpose queries and custom data that you can use for a wide range of notifications, tracking, workflow and integration to key information in other systems.
Manufacturing a Quality Product with NetSuite (Intermediate)
Manufacturing a quality product is of critical importance and in this session we will explore how NetSuite can help you with that. This session will include discussion and demonstrations of standard functionality, platform modifications, and workflows as well as a look at a partner solution.