Many manufacturers outsource operations performed on their manufactured parts to subcontractors. The operations that manufacturers subcontract to vendors may include painting, welding, sanding, assembly, or packing. OnRamp has a built-in process to help you track these outside operations.
The OnRamp subcontract process allows you to track:
This is done by adding setup records for the outsourced operations that specify the operational data. With the setup done correctly, OnRamp processes the subcontract operation as a sub-component that is added of the finished part. This sub-component part also gets bills of lading and other shipping and receiving paperwork, while also creating the required accounts payable entries.
In OnRamp, you must add the following information:
For each part that requires shipping to a subcontractor for processing, you must add:
Running MRP creates work orders that include information for the part and add schedule items to the purchase order. The work order also includes barcodes which can be scanned for quick data entry.
The subcontract parts are then:
With the process run as detailed above, the subcontractor vouchers can be processed via the OnRamp vendor voucher workflow.
For complete information on subcontracting parts in OnRamp ERP, see our Online Help.
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