Improve productivity and Job Costs
Your business is flying blind unless you have the tools to analyse productivity and job costs accurately. Through our quoting process, we estimate the materials needed, and the time we expect the job to take. M-Power uses barcode scanning to record the time and materials used, which allows you to compare expected with actual costs. We use this data for many key performance indicators, which you can use to monitor and improve your business.Book a Demo
Productivity is the sales output you receive for each hour of labour or machine time. Our recipes calculate the cost of each task in a workflow. As staff complete each task, they 'earn' the value of that task. When we look at the contribution that each person or machine 'earns' over the month, we see patterns that are the key to improving profitability. We can see our output improve as we charge more for each process at the quote stage, train our staff or automate processes using machinery.Book a Demo
Determining job profitability means comparing predicted job costs with actual job costs. We estimate costs when quoting, while barcode scanning is the tool that allows us to record the actual labour and materials used. Profitability on individual jobs is helpful but is affected by natural variation. We should look for patterns in profitability across multiple jobs and make changes to our quoting estimates as required.
Recording Labour Time
Each process in a product workflow has a unique ID. Team members scan onto a process when they start and scan off again when they move on to another task. Even if many people are working on the same process across multiple days, the system captures all these time segments to record the total time. We compared this time to the estimated time.
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Recording Materials Used
We record materials used in two ways. Firstly materials can be committed to the job when released and then altered if the quantities used vary from the estimate. Alternatively, you can scan the materials into the job as you use them. The first approach is best for stock control, but both arrive at the exact job profitability figures.
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