Exact for Manufacturing business software is 100 percent cloud-based and uniquely designed for small and medium size manufacturers. It is most often adopted by manufacturers who are using QuickBooks, Excel, and/or paper folders and are looking to streamline operations, improve visibility and grow revenue.
The software offers complete functionality for sales quoting, order and job creation, job scheduling, material requirements planning and manufacturing execution (MES) shop floor control. A key selling point for many Exact for Manufacturing users is the fact that it integrates with QuickBooks.
Exact for Manufacturing software is a SaaS product, which means users can access their information from anywhere they have a reliable internet connection.
Zachary from Lightwise
Specialty: Other Services
Support seemed quite good during the short time we used it, and the price was competitive compared with some other options we looked at. Was very impressed with the representative assigned to our account, who did our training. He made himself available after hours, and worked really hard to keep our account. Ultimately, however, we just ran into too many obstacles, and had to pull the plug.
Fairly rigid structure, especially compared to our current CRM, with very little capability for customization. The UI is not very user-friendly, especially on the accounting side. Synchronization with QuickBooks item descriptions was particularly problematic for us.
Testing, testing, and more testing. If possible, take a whole day, and recreate as many of your transactions and processes from the previous day as possible. There's no more surefire way to uncover problems, than to put the system through the paces of your ordinary business activity. We made the mistake of attempting a transition over part of a weekend, running into a workday, with only limited testing beforehand. Do not do this! Make a transition plan, which you can execute entirely while the business is shut down.
Matt from Mforged
Specialty: Plastics / Rubber
The software is easy to use and implement. My sales rep was very knowledgeable and did what he said he would. We used one of their partners to implementation and we were up and running within a month. A ton of functionality at a price you can't beat.
While it does allow some customization it is somewhat limited. Other than that no complaints.
If you require a ton of custom work exact may not be the best fit. If not, definitely worth the low monthly payment.