Small Business Production Scheduling Software

Production scheduling software for ambitious makers

Designed specially for makers looking to scale their production, Craftybase handles your entire supply chain - providing you with the operations central you need to take your business to the next level.

Production scheduling

Scale your manufacturing business

Production scheduling and inventory management, designed for your maker business

No long term contracts, no over-engineered over-priced production features you'll never use. Just everything you need to unlock the full potential of your small-batch business.

Create complex multi-level BoMs

Map your entire production flow, create sub-assemblies, kitting and more. Create steps to represent your complete manufacturing situation.

Workflows and Automations

Track Purchase Orders, assign Manufacture Orders to your shop floor and import your sales automatically from integrated sales channels.

Create end-to-end traceability

Powerful, traceability features allow for fine-grained tracking of your entire production process: from raw material batches to ultimate sale. Create recall reports instantly.

The "Production Central" you need to take your business to the next level.
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Effortless order and production workflow management

Track every part of your production process, from lots purchased to orders sent to customers. From raw materials to finished goods, and everything in between, Craftybase seamlessly manages multi-stage production processes - including components, sub-assemblies, and batch recipes. Smooth batch manufacturing from start to finish.

Stay ahead with seamless inventory control

Never miss a beat, with our sophisticated inventory management features. Gain real-time visibility into material and stock levels, so you’ll know exactly when to order more supplies or make more products. Access sortable, searchable lists of all your material inventory - with photos - available online, wherever you are. Keep your inventory under control so your business is free to grow.

Material inventory tracking

Traceability at your fingertips

Keep your manufacturing business fully compliant. Our robust purchase-to-sale GMP solution offers batch and lot tracking, supply chain traceability, and expiry date features, empowering you - even during a product recall. Access accurate information with complete confidence.

Data-driven insights for continuous improvement

Make informed decisions with our powerful analytics and reporting capabilities. Dive deep into manufacturing analytics, costs, margins and profitability. Identify business improvement opportunities with comprehensive COGS (Cost of Goods Sold) and BOM (Bill of Materials) tracking. Harness the power of data to optimize your operations.

Reports and analytics for small manufacturing business

Scalable Solutions

Grow without limits

As your business expands, the Craftybase platform grows with you. Experience the power of an integrated MRP system specifically designed for small businesses like yours. Flexible plans to fit your industry, workflows, and preferences.

No long term contracts, no over-engineered over-priced features you'll never use. Just everything you need to unlock the full potential of your small-batch business.

The automatic deduction of materials during manufacturing is a HUGE time saver and a guarantee of accurate inventory that I deeply appreciate.

Sarah Bingham
Sarah Bingham
Who Scent You

Tracking expenses, materials, recipes, and orders all in one place is the reason my business was able to grow from a 'hobby' to a full-fledged enterprise.

Homero Gonzalez
Homero Gonzalez
Harmacy Hot Sauce Co.

Craftybase makes it easy to create my formulas and automatically calculates what I need to use, when to re-order, how much it costs me to make my products, and so much more. I literally could not function without it!

Willow WaxCraft

I'm impressed with the ability to track minute quantities of essential oils and other materials used in multiple products. I love the conversion from purchase to tracking units, and love the ability to make components and recipes.

Elise Wishlow
Elise Wishlow
Press & Still

Being able to manage our inventory and accurately assess our cost of goods has allowed us to scale our business with confidence.

Jennifer Biagioni
Jennifer Biagioni
Creation Skin LLC

Craftybase frees up my time to focus more on customer engagement and driving sells. It's basically 50 spreadsheets and two employees all wrapped up into one easy to use platform.

Nathan Tanner
Nathan Tanner
Labor & Mirth

Craftybase has given me the tools amp; resources to accurately track my materials, recipes, and inventory. I love that I can build out my recipes and make adjustments to see my cost in real time.

Tiffany Jensen
Tiffany Jensen
Desert Bath Company

Craftybase allows us to be lean with our materials inventory so we won't have any overage of inventory. It provides a great easy-to-use analysis of COGS to help us better manage our margins.

Duke Ahrens
Duke Ahrens
Cirque Colors

We do not know what we would do without this application. Spreadsheets and confusing documents is a thing of the past now!

Aerie Lane

My favourite feature is the software's ability to calculate the cost of our products in real-time, taking into account the increase in the costs of raw materials.

Lina Andreas
Lina Andreas
Baba's Soapery

Tried several systems and Craftybase is the only one, that covers all our needs, including the analysis of the sales and planning for the future.

Balazs Lengyel
Balazs Lengyel

Craftybase helps me keep my sales automatically entered into my system so that I can get on with doing the fun part: the creative products I make!

Oh Crumbs Bakery

Cloud-based inventory management for your small business - all in real-time. Join the ranks of successful manufacturing businesses and revolutionize the way you operate. Get started today.

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Production Scheduling FAQ

What is Production Scheduling Software?

Production scheduling software is a specialized tool used to plan, organize, and track the production process. This type of software enables manufacturers to maximize productivity and reduce costs by streamlining order fulfillment, managing resources, and improving material planning.

By automating the production process with production scheduling software, small manufacturing businesses can better manage workflow throughout their entire operation. Production schedules can take a variety of formats but generally allow operations managers to easily assign employees to specific manufacturing tasks. A production scheduling system also keeps track of materials used in production orders and helps identify bottlenecks that could lead to delays or disruptions.

In addition to helping optimize the production process, production scheduling software can be used to forecast demand for products and optimize inventory levels. By being able to anticipate exactly when materials are needed, manufacturers can reduce their costs associated with stocking raw materials or overbuying components. With this information in hand, businesses can increase profits by avoiding unnecessary overhead expenses and simplifying the entire supply chain process.

Using production scheduling software is an essential tool for any small business looking to stay competitive in the manufacturing industry. Craftybase's Production Scheduling Suite gives you all of the tools you need to maximize your efficiency and minimize your costs.

Read more: A Guide to Production Planning & Scheduling for Small Manufacturers →

Is my small business "big enough" to use production scheduling software?

No business is too small to reap the benefits of production scheduling software. By integrating this resource early on, small businesses can streamline their operations, optimize resources, and eliminate wastage, setting a strong foundation for scalable growth. Not only does this software enhance productivity, but it also provides valuable insights that can guide decision-making, improving efficiency and competitiveness in the marketplace.

We do recognize that every small business is different - that's why we also offer a free production spreadsheet template as a simple and easy way of getting started with production planning and scheduling.

This downloadable tool offers a straightforward solution for businesses seeking to monitor and manage their production schedules manually. While it may not have the full functionality of dedicated software, it serves as a stepping stone towards more sophisticated production scheduling systems. Download for free today →

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