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Automate your business with purchase order software

Each inventory item comes with a purchase order, and tracking them all can become a mess. Purchase order software enables you to automate the procurement process and track your stock effortlessly.

Centralize all your data with purchase order management software

Purchase order software helps you keep track of all your outstanding orders in one place. This can be a huge time-saver since you won’t have to go through your email, spreadsheets, or paper files trying to locate outstanding orders. It also makes it easy to process payments and track inventory, so you can be sure that you received what you ordered.

Automate procurement with purchase order software to reduce human error

Automating procurement management is a great way to improve efficiency in your organization. By automating the process, you can ensure all orders are placed on time, and follow company standards and guidelines. With automation, you can also reduce the amount of paperwork needed to manage orders and improve inventory tracking.

Adopting purchasing software can help you:

  • Improve budget tracking and set up audit trails with accounting integrations that simplify expense management
  • Access purchase order data in a user-friendly interface that allows you to easily spot supply shortages
  • Improve vendor management both from an operational and relationship perspective
  • Integrate with accounting solutions to streamline financial operations and optimize spend management
  • Set up customizable invoice templates for your purchase orders

Get total visibility over your operations with a purchase order management system

Purchase order management software automates generating and sending purchase orders, tracking deliveries, processing invoices, and controlling spending. This can save you a lot of time and hassle while also reducing the risk of errors. If you’re looking for a purchase order tracking system that can help you manage your purchase orders more effectively and make running your business easier, Katana may be the right software for you.

Purchase order systems like Katana allow you to:

  • Ensure on-time purchasing based on clear material requirements
  • Know when to purchase missing raw materials from suppliers
  • Update your inventory to reflect when purchase orders were received in parts
  • Track delay risks in your supply chain to keep all teams informed
  • Select and use multiple currencies to automatically convert purchase order values

Integrate with accounting software to ensure accurate costing for purchase orders

If you manage your business with several applications, it can be difficult to get a holistic overview of your purchase orders, inventory levels, and production. A unified purchase order management system can help by integrating all your data into one platform. This way, you can see the big picture and make informed decisions about your procurement process.

Katana’s open API and integrations make it possible to:

  • Sync your Katana data with hundreds of ecommerce, shipping, accounting, and reporting platforms
  • Build your own apps into Katana using our developer resources and open API
  • Take advantage of apps that have been built into Katana on our open API
  • Develop your custom workflows with Katana API

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With Katana, we are able to track products, build recipes for materials, and set reorder points for our materials as well.”

Lisa Diep
Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Peace Collective

It’s great to be able to see where inventory faults happen and being able to fulfill orders and where the turnaround happens.”

Alaina Oehrlein
Production Lead at Essence One

Katana accurately keeps stock of assemblies and ingredients so that I can plan production and get instant feedback on whether we have enough resources in stock.”

Kelly Costello
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Puppy Cake

We also wanted an accurate inventory system for batch planning, warehousing, and sales. Katana fulfills all our needs in a simple, easy solution.”

Irah Vet
Founder and Production Manager at Hornby Organic

Purchase order software FAQs

Purchase order management is the process of managing purchase orders and their associated information. The aim of this process is to ensure that all purchase orders are added to the system you use (either manufacturing software or spreadsheets), entered accurately, and tracked throughout the purchase order fulfillment process. By doing this, businesses can better track their expenses and make sure that they purchase goods and services only when needed.

Purchase order management software helps companies effectively track the status of their purchase orders, monitor inventory levels, and make changes as needed. Some may also provide other features, such as automatic entry of purchase orders into the system, email alerts when new purchase orders are placed, and integrations with accounting systems.

There are many different types of purchasing software available on the market today. Some purchase order management solutions are designed specifically for companies in certain industries, while others are more general in nature. Katana comes with a range of purchasing software features for any business dealing with physical inventory.

When using an integrated cloud solution, you get both purchasing and shop floor management features. Katana comes with the Shop Floor App, a mobile app accessible for shop floor operators, that allows managers to efficiently manage time tracking and job costing. As the central source of truth for all your manufacturing costs, Katana, along with its available accounting integrations, is an end-to-end spending management solution.

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