Raw Material Tracking & Bill of Materials
Katana will automatically tell you if you have enough raw materials in stock to start production, when to order more, what and how much you’re missing. You can also purchase whatever you’re missing right away.
Smart Priority-Based Production Planning
Get real-time updates on inventory movement. Set reorder points, to ensure stock for high demand periods. Drag and drop to prioritize orders and let Katana reallocate materials and finished goods accordingly.
Make to Order & Make to Stock Support
Save your BOMs and let Katana make automatic inventory adjustments, calculate operations costs, and assign raw inventory, subassemblies, and finished goods to orders as soon as they’re generated.
Multi-Channel & Multi-Location
Centralize all your sales orders into one visual dashboard and gain multi-channel inventory visibility. Track the status of manufacturing orders at multiple locations and inventory levels at different warehouses.
Manufacturing Floor-Level Control
Get a simplified but complete overview of the status of your manufacturing operations so you can easily manage your resources, set tasks for team members, and monitor the progress of projects.
Don’t produce in-house? Not a problem. Katana helps you stay in control of your outsourced manufacturing processes. Easily manage your orders, raw materials, and manufacturing operations at multiple locations.
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The future is direct-to-consumer (D2C) manufacturing
48% of manufacturers are building direct-to-consumer channels, because more and more shoppers prefer to buy directly from brand manufacturers over retailers. As a result, direct-to-consumer manufacturers are expected to grow 18% per year, for the next 5 years.
Katana is the must-have tool for scaling direct-to-consumer brands and we've built the ideal integrations with popular e-commerce sales channels and accounting tools to support smooth and automated workflows.
When we say Katana is the Smart Manufacturing Software of choice for modern product-making businesses, we mean it, and here is why.
Real time inventory updates
Automated booking engine
Our unique auto-booking engine tracks inventory in real-time, automatically allocating available material and finished products to fulfill orders; if the order priority changes, Katana will redistribute your inventory to fit the new production schedule.
Simple and intuitive
Visual and modern interface
Katana's color-coded dashboard allows you to easily navigate your business, from sales channels to manufacturing operations, and quickly get an overview of your entire business from one centralized point of truth.
Fast to adopt
Self on-boarding and easy implementation
With Katana you get started right away. It’s fast and easy to implement. But, if you prefer a more hands-on approach, we’ll arrange a demo, and our friendly Customer Support team will answer any questions you might have and help you with implementation.
Job shop control
Shop floor control for operations tracking
Katana makes managing your floor-level operations simple. Easily create workshop users and track floor operations digitally with workshop level access via the Katana Shop Floor mobile app. Increase workstation flexibility without losing control of manufacturing operations with Katana.
Katana takes care of your manufacturing schedule and keeps your stock under control. You can focus on what really matters: growing your business.
Material Inventory Control
Know exactly how much raw material you have in stock and how much you're missing. Get a real-time overview of your inventory and manufacturing operations.
It's not a secret that traditional solutions take months to implement. But fear not! With Katana you are up and running in a matter of days.
Direct-to-consumer manufacturing brands who love Katana
Together, our customers have produced more than 10,000,000 products with Katana.
“We have fully integrated with Katana, Shopify and Quickbooks for the entirety of our manufacturing process and have been using it for about 6 months now. This software is amazing and the features keep coming.”
Kyle Koster, Range Leather
“Katana has integrated seamlessly with Shopify, and we now get a current view of stock levels enabling us to schedule both purchasing and manufacturing.“
Chris Fox, Ignite Digi
“Easy to access Shopify orders and the guys at Katana are very responsive to set up the system and help in anything that occurs or needs optimization.”
Gergo Poteczki, La Cabra
“I have 750 different products with 3 finishings and different materials and it is very helpful to have all this information at hand and control product process, orders, materials purchases. What is amazing is to be able to have all my material and labour calculated per every order. […] I highly recommend Katana.”