Below is a quick introduction to the information that is available to the biQube SOS subscriber:
Identify all the sales orders (S/O):
1. that are currently in house
2. what was the booking date
3. what was the last change date
4. that have to be shipped
5. that are partially complete
6. what are their margins
7. what are the standard hours earned
8. what are the actual hours spent
9. that have been shipped to date
10. that have been shipped this week
11. that have been shipped this month
12. that have no revenue
13. that are consigned
14. with their current location in manufacturing
15. changes to the S/O by quantity, by value, by product change notice, by date
16. $ shipped to date
17. $ shorts to complete the order
18. $ committed and allocated to the order
19. $ committed but not in house to the S/O
20. $ planned but not ordered to complete the order
Other questions include:
How much cash should be allocated to each S/O?
What are the cash requirements for any MRP horizon?
How much cash has been committed to date to meet obligations?
What is the component short to complete the S/O?
Where has the components short been allocated from stock on hand
What other S/Os are affected by this shortage
What shipment $ are effected by the shortage
Identify the suppliers that are late to meet S/O commitment
Identify credit situation with delinquent suppliers
Identify alternative supply (if they exist in MRP)
Show the order date of each purchase
Show the buyer responsible for the purchase
Measure each buyer’s responsiveness to demand
Upload comments of buyers
Measure PPV (product price variance) in the currency of purchase
Identify variance between last price paid and current (average) price
See the variance between target price vs. lowest price vs. last price paid vs. current price vs. standard price.
See cash and credit status by supplier