Work Order Tracking on the Factory Floor

Where is my work order? Where is my stuff?

The answer is, right on the factory floor, right on schedule!

The reason you know that is barcode time tracking with Standard Time. You scan jobs as the enter the shop floor, then again as they progress from stage to stage, and finally as they land on the shipping dock floor. So, you know exactly where your “stuff” is!

Watch this whimsical video for some inspiration to get started!

 

Manufacturing Assistant

I need help! Everyone could use an assistant these days. Have you considered  software assistance? Standard Time is just the tool for manufacturing. It tracks job status and employee time so you don’t have to. That’s the very definition of assistance. Watch the video below, and then try it out.

 

Invoice clients for manufacturing jobs

Get paid! That’s what this little inspirational video is all about.

Learn how to configure Standard Time® to collect time and expenses for customers, then bill them with professional invoices. This includes all time and materials consumed on the shop floor in manufacturing.

 

How to add barcoding to your mfg shop

Want to add barcoding to your shop? This little video may provide some inspiration to proceed. It’s not hard. Just print some barcode labels from MS Word, then scan them in Standard Time. Now you’ve got timestamped records of work orders and employee hours. Call us up; we’ll show you how!

Collect Real-Time Data

Use barcodes to collect real-time data on the shop floor. Then use automated scripts and exports to refresh dashboards and databases. Let us know if you need help getting started.

Scheduled Scripts Automate The Shop Floor

Here is one way to automate the manufacturing shop floor… with scheduled scripts! The script below runs on a regular basis, and send emails to managers with the results. You can use this technique to send data to managers, or update databases, or display in dashboards. Query the Standard Time® database in a SQL script, then schedule it to run periodically. Easy!

Reconfiguring the ST User Interface

Here’s a simple utilitarian video to introduce you to the UI configuration capabilities in Standard Time. Use these techniques to rearrange things in ST to suit your needs.

Prep For QuickBooks Time and Materials

Follow the steps in this video to prepare your manufacturing, engineering, and employee timesheets for QuickBooks. Aligning your timesheets to QB is not hard, but you need to know how QB expects information to be assembled. This video makes it clear.

 

QuickBooks Invoices From MFG Jobs

Here’s an overview of the connection from Standard Time® to QuickBooks® Online®. And more specifically, how to create an invoice in QuickBooks from time and materials in ST.

Time and materials are collected using barcode scans on the shop floor. Once collected, they can be sent to QB for invoicing.

Smart Phones for Manufacturing

Use your cell phone on the manufacturing floor to track job status, employee hours, and report inventory usage. You can even scan barcodes. The Standard Time® cloud lets you do everything on your phone. Give it a try!