Get total business control and track your operations with apparel ERP software

Katana supports made-to-order and made-to-stock workflows in tandem, combining B2B e-commerce and direct-to-consumer workflows in one visual manufacturing ERP platform. Apparel manufacturers turn to Katana to get total visibility over their manufacturing processes, from material requirements to capacity planning.

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We chose Katana because it seemed to be the most user-friendly software we tried. And that has proven to be true - it is very easy to use and the customer service is great!

Candice, Founder and Designer

Apparel manufacturing, 25+ employees

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I would 100% recommend Katana to other apparel businesses, especially with the fashion industry moving towards sustainable, made-to-order manufacturing is picking up more.

Lisa Diep, Chief Operating Officer (COO) 

Apparel manufacturing, 25+ employees

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Expand output while staying efficient with apparel manufacturing software

Managing your apparel manufacturing business with spreadsheets or a whiteboard is doable when there are only a few orders per day, but what happens when demand increases and your company begins expanding? In the world of automated manufacturing, it is difficult to find a more competitive industry than garment manufacturing. Apparel manufacturers often have a broad range of products, and when you add in the deadline pressures that this industry faces, it truly becomes a highly demanding sector where companies must perform at their best at all times.


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Step up your game by automating you apparel and footwear business

Garment manufacturing software offers companies the ability to stay ahead of the competition and increase their manufacturing capabilities while also catering to customer requests in a quick and efficient manner. Most importantly, it makes it possible to improve processes and procedures without having to spend any additional time or money on hiring skilled workers.

As automation continues to take the world of manufacturing by storm, it is no longer necessary to place an emphasis on manpower. Instead, businesses can focus their efforts on designing and modifying production lines that are capable of operating at full capacity without requiring the attention of highly-skilled labor.

With the help of apparel management software, companies can easily import customer requests and remain on time with their scheduled deliveries. Integrating its capabilities with other business management systems makes it possible to track everything from stock levels to manufacturing operations so that each task moves along smoothly without any major setbacks or disruptions.

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How Katana’s ERP platform helps thousands of apparel manufacturers plan and stay lean

Apparel manufacturing is increasingly competitive, and many manufacturers turn to a mix of made-to-stock and made-to-order workflows to reduce costs and expand product lines. In an industry notorious for waste, apparel manufacturers today aim for sustainable ways to manufacture. One of the easiest paths to sustainability and leaner production is having an ERP system that effectively tracks raw materials and manufacturing processes in real time for efficient apparel management. 

If you’re considering expanding your business with new products or geographical markets, manual processing and paper manufacturing management methods are a recipe for error. Apparel management software like Katana includes real-time master planning features that automate sales order generation and manufacturing order prioritization, making on-time order fulfillment simple. Katana also makes it easy to create production schedules and assign tasks using the Katana Shop Floor App. It gives floor-level employees access to the information they need to complete manufacturing orders and managers a complete overview of all stages of the product lifecycle. Here’s how Katana’s manufacturing ERP software helps apparel manufacturers plan ahead and reduce waste:

  • End-to-end production management — combine manufacturing operations, scheduling, and resource management in one intuitive platform
  • Smart inventory management — Automate stock orders and set reorder points to prevent stock-outs
  • Accurate costing — Track manufacturing costs based on your bill of materials (BOM) and operations
  • Integrations and custom workflows — Sync your manufacturing data with hundreds of e-commerce, shipping, accounting, and reporting platforms

Footwear ERP software like Katana gives you a visual overview of materials and production statuses, helping you stay on top of stock, sales orders, and manufacturing processes at all stages of your product lifecycle. Try Katana’s ERP system with a free 14-day trial.

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