Manufacturing Metrics

Manufacturing Metrics for JDE Clients

Delivers Key Metrics Immediately to Enhance and Improve Your Business and Bottom Line.

C&A Technology has deep Manufacturing, Business Process and JDE knowledge to help you:

  • Unlock the Full Value of your JD Edwards System & Information
  • Uncover Manufacturing Improvement Opportunities
  • Identify Cash Flow Improvement Areas
  • Increase Productivity & On-Time Deliveries while Reducing Inventory
  • Gain Faster Insights to Drive Agile, Competitive Decisions and Action
  • Improve Employee and Client Satisfaction and Retention


“What You Do Not Measure, You Cannot Improve.”

– W. Edwards Deming

Industry Challenges

  • Unacceptable Customer Service Level
  • Limited Visibility of Factory Activity & Order Status
  • Inefficient & Costly Product Life Cycle Management
  • Inability to Determine Accurate Inventory Requirements
  • Difficulty Calculating True Production Costs
  • Ineffective Link to External Trading Partners
  • Pressure and Changes Caused by Shift to Global Marketplace
  • Poor Business Growth & Profitability


Traditional Performance Measures

  • Utilization
  • Efficiency
  • Productivity


Performance Metrics really need to incorporate

  • Producing the Right Products?
  • In the Right Quantities?
  • At the Right Time?
  • Of the Right Quality?
  • At the Right Cost?


All Three Measures Must Be Positive To Make Money:

  • Net Profit
  • Return on Assets
  • Cash Flow

*It is most effective when all 3 measures increase simultaneously

Performance Measures that Matter

  • Increased throughput
  • Decreased inventory
  • Decreased operating expense

*If any of these occur it will have a positive effect on net profit, return on assets and cash flow

It is important to explore the relationship between Manufacturing and Financial Performance.

Having the visibility to what is truly important and taking action to transform the business will produce a positive financial impact. If related to manufacturing metrics will provide a holistic view of a company’s health.

Key Metrics Need to be Accessible

  • Throughput
  • Inventory
  • Operating Expense
  • Cash Flow


Continuous and Real-Time Access to Information and Self-Assessment Tools

Continually assess your progress in attaining your performance goals and objectives and identify improvement areas.

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