Katana Manufacturing ERP Overview



Katana Manufacturing ERP is an ERP manufacturing software built to provide visibility and control over all moving parts of a business.

This platform is essential to gain access to the information needed to promote products and make decisions. With Katana, you can track and optimize inventory movements, set up reorder points, and prioritize sales orders. Katana has integrations with ecommerce platforms like Shopify and Woo Commerce. This is necessary in order to prevent shortages of goods and keep the movement of products, no matter how high the demand.

With Katana, you can track inventory in real time and automate the distribution of raw materials and products for quick and easy fulfillment of sales orders. Katana monitors demand and adjusts production schedules to align manufacturing operations and maximize efficiency.

Katana streamlines floor level operations with direct access to production tasks and ingredient lists for Katana production orders in the Katana Shop Floor app. You can create, configure, and delete shop floor operators, track time spent on jobs, measure actual and actual materials to reduce costs and time.

The future of manufacturing is flexible, diverse and multi-channel. Katana supports concurrent sales order fulfillment for customization and make-to-stock workflows, centralizing your e-commerce and B2B operations for complete visibility.

With Katana, you can optimize your supply chain with features that provide complete traceability throughout the entire product lifecycle. Katana supports batch tracking for manufacturing, purchasing, and sales orders, ensuring industry compliance and transparency when it comes to tracking perishable orders.

Katana features

This platform is designed for dynamic production where visibility is vital. With Katana, you can get the data you need, when you need it, with a manufacturing ERP that moves as fast as sales and inventory.

By using Katana, you can improve efficiency and connect your team with platform features that are designed specifically to give you total visibility and control.

Live stock management.

This is the optimization and control of the stocks that are needed. It is possible to monitor the stocks and materials of their products in order to avoid shortages.

  • Full control over stocks of finished products and raw materials;
  • Automation of warehouse operations and installation of reorder points to prevent stock shortages;
  • Real-time tracking of cash, confirmed and expected inventory volumes;
  • Manage product variants and materials in one place;
  • Control of stocks in several warehouses;
  • Using barcodes to retrieve stock.

Master planning in real time.

This is production, planning and resource management in one place. It is possible to get real-time visibility to optimize all key resources.

  • Making accurate production and purchasing decisions using real-time data;
  • Optimum stock levels are always ensured;
  • Prioritization in production depending on the availability of raw materials;
  • Obtaining control at the task level for effective workshop management;
  • Automation of the calculation of production costs based on the bill of materials and operations.

Full control in the workshop.

This is floor-level management from planning to prioritizing tasks. You can use the Katana Shop Floor app to align sales and production.

  • Submitting tasks to the application according to production operations for incoming production orders;
  • It is possible to assign and reassign tasks to operators who can start, pause and resume tasks to keep abreast of production activities;
  • View the production order task and the list of ingredients for each task in the application;
  • Tracking the time spent on completing tasks to optimize the work of the shop;
  • View resource consumption with real-time tracking of materials;
  • Adding a note to production orders to be displayed for related tasks;
  • Scan barcodes with any smart device to track material usage and track batches and products.

Omnichannel order management.

It is one-stop shop for B2B and e-commerce sales orders. It is possible to synchronize sales channels for optimal order fulfillment.

  • Tracking the availability of required goods for sales orders;
  • Drag and drop order priorities depending on the availability of materials and delivery times;
  • Choice of custom-made or custom-made from available goods;
  • Identifying the risks of delayed delivery and changing priorities to improve efficiency;
  • Synchronization of sales orders from multiple channels into a single dashboard;
  • Select and use multiple currencies to automatically convert sales order values.

End-to-end traceability.

This is tracking lots, materials, expiration dates, and so on. You can keep track of your inventory outside the warehouse.

  • End-to-end tracking of materials and products with batch tracking;
  • Tracking expiration dates of goods and control of expiring stocks;
  • Automatic batch creation and internal barcodes;
  • With Katana, you can quickly find items in multiple warehouses, giving all tea MS Access ‌  to the same live data;
  • Tracking defective lots, materials and products from materials to goods sold for effective quality control and recall.

Production planning.

This is the automation of the redistribution of materials in accordance with the priorities set by the management.

  • Drag and drop priorities for production tasks;
  • Tracking the availability of the necessary materials for the effective fulfillment of sales orders;
  • Identification of the risks of delays associated with the timing of delivery of materials;
  • Getting exact expected completion dates to keep the sales team up to date;
  • Get a quick overview of the state of production at floor level.

Purchase order management.

This is a detailed tracking of purchase orders for maximum visibility. With this, you can avoid a shortage of goods and continue to work with your teams and products.

  • Ensuring timely procurement based on clear requirements for materials;
  • With Katana, you can find out when to buy missing raw materials from suppliers;
  • Updating inventory to reflect when purchase orders were received in chunks;
  • Tracking the risks of supply chain delays to keep all teams informed;
  • Selecting and using multiple currencies to automatically convert the purchase order value.

Accurate calculation.

This is a reliable, real-time cost estimate. Ensure Accuracy with Calculation Functions Designed to Ensure Accuracy.

  • Track production costs based on bill of materials (BOM) and manufacturing operations;
  • Creation of multilevel BOMs with subassemblies for accurate costing;
  • Make accurate pricing decisions based on product profitability.

Custom workflows via API.

These are custom workflows with Katana, Integromat, and Zapier open APIs. Connect tools and create workflows to streamline various operations.

  • Synchronization of inventory data with hundreds of e-commerce, shipping, accounting and reporting platforms;
  • Create custom integrations with other applications using the Katana open API;
  • Build your own Katana apps using developer resources and open API;
  • Add applications to Katana by other developers and companies to define your processes.

Why Katana?

With software like Katana, you can make products that people love with quality and functional software. Unlike other industries, manufacturing software is left behind when it comes to accessibility. Katana meets the digital age usability standards by delivering powerful and easy-to-use software.

With Katana, users get more than just a manufacturing ERP system. This software develops along with its users, and also comes with a team of first-class specialists.

Because Katana's developers are very attentive to their users and customers, you can: Get early access to new features. attend regular webinars and Q&A sessions with the development team; Get advice from a Katana partner on implementation, accounting and manufacturing experience.

Katana is able to integrate all the tools that are used: access to built-in integrations with popular e-commerce, accounting and reporting tools; you can create your own workflows with the open Katana API; adding applications created by other developers and companies to define manufacturing processes.

Katana is always evolving to create great software. All features are designed and prioritized according to what customers need most.

Katana Integration

Katana brings together all of your key business tools, applications, and platforms.

Automation of data flows between services that are used most often in the company to make Katana the center of truth for the manufacturing business.

  • E-commerce: Allows you to automate the import of sales orders from multiple stores and e-commerce platforms to keep all teams consistent.
  • Accounting: Ensuring accuracy and synchronization of accounting, sales orders and inventory with accounting integration.
  • Reporting: Create custom dashboards and visuals for production data using reporting integration.
  • CRM: narrowing the gap between sales and production, automating the import of sales from the selected CRM.

Integration of QuickBooks on the Internet

Thanks to this integration, it is possible to synchronize accounting and sales with Katana and QuickBooks Online. To do this, you need to connect Katana to QuickBooks Online to sync accounting, sales, and inventory. Automating the transfer of data between accounting and manufacturing ERP software saves management time and ensures accuracy.

With this integration, you can create QuickBooks Online accounts from your Katana account. Now you can spend less time copying from one system to another and focus on the important things - your brand, products and customers. Katana's integration with QuickBooks Online gives you access to all accounting documents directly from Katana.

  • Automatically create and update QuickBooks Online invoices based on Katana sales order statuses;
  • Convert Katana purchase orders to QuickBooks Online accounts in one click;
  • Synchronization of all contact information to ensure consistency and accuracy of supplier and customer data.

Integration with Shopify

With this integration, you can manage and track your Shopify inventory and orders with Katana at any time. Now, you never miss a delivery deadline or finish products with Shopify Katana's inventory management integration. It is possible to manage product recipes, production and purchasing to fully control the order fulfillment process.

You can get an overview of Shopify sales orders and stocks in real time. Katana can be connected to multiple e-commerce stores. Manage all inventory and manufacturing processes on one visual platform to ensure on-time production and procurement of raw materials. This integration helps prevent stockouts when automating your e-commerce business by synchronizing sales order changes and updating availability based on inventory levels.

  • Inventory sync between Katana and Shopify to ensure the exact amount of inventory in your online store;
  • Automatically update production orders based on Shopify sales order changes;
  • Import of sales orders from a Shopify store and POS system for visual management of order fulfillment and production;
  • You can monitor the availability of raw materials and finished products in order to fulfill Shopify sales orders in a timely manner;
  • Assign and schedule production tasks for floor level employees and track the process in real time.

Xero Integration

This integration is the synchronization of accounting and sales with Katana and Xero. Katana is connected to Xero in order to synchronize accounting, sales and inventory. Automating data transfer between accounting and manufacturing ERP software saves time and ensures accuracy.

Create a Xero account from your Katana account. This way you can spend less time copying from one system to another and focus on more important things - your brand, products and customers. Katana's integration with Xero sends per-person final sales and purchase order data to Xero and gives access to all accounting documents directly from Katana.

  • Automatically create and update Xero invoices based on sales order statuses in Katana;
  • Convert Katana purchase orders to Xero invoices with one click;
  • Synchronization of all contact information to ensure consistency and accuracy of supplier and customer data.

Integration with Woo Commerce

Thanks to this integration, you can manage your inventory and Woo Commerce orders with Katana. Therefore, now the delivery deadline will never pass and the goods will never run out. You can manage product recipes, production, and purchasing to give you complete control over the order fulfillment process.

Get a real-time overview of your Woo Commerce inventory. Katana's Woo Commerce Inventory Management Integration allows you to manage all your inventory and manufacturing processes in one visual platform. You can get all the operational information you need to ensure on-time production of products and procurement of raw materials, to avoid stock-outs and stay informed.

  • Inventory sync between Woo Commerce and Katana to ensure the exact amount of inventory in the online store;
  • Import sales orders from a Woo Commerce store to visually control order fulfillment and production;
  • Monitor the availability of raw materials and finished products in order to fulfill Woo Commerce sales orders on time;
  • Assign and schedule production tasks for floor level employees and track progress in real time.

Integration with Amazon

This integration is the import of sales orders from Amazon to Katana via Zapier. You can easily automate the import of sales orders from Amazon Seller using Katana end-to-end inventory management integration. Simplify all operations and get complete information about production and order fulfillment using one visual panel.

Get a real-time overview of Amazon sales and order fulfillment. Connect Katana to your Amazon store via Zapiar to manage all inventory and manufacturing processes in one visual dashboard. Get the intelligence you need to ensure timely production of products and sourcing of raw materials, to avoid stock-outs and stay in the loop.

  • Connect Katana to an Amazon store in minutes, no coding required;
  • Import sales orders from an Amazon store to visually manage order fulfillment and production;
  • Tracking the availability of raw materials in order to fulfill Amazon orders on time.

Etsy Integration

With this integration, you can sync your Etsy orders, customer data, and products. Integromat seamlessly connects Katana with Etsy, automating sales orders, product and customer imports, and marking Etsy orders as dispatched when order statuses are flagged as delivered to Katana.

This integration provides a real-time overview of Etsy sales and order fulfillment.

  • Connect Katana to Etsy in minutes - no coding required;
  • You can create your own workflows or use one of the pre-built Katana templates;
  • Automate repetitive workflows for maximum efficiency.

Integration with Hub Spot

Import of Hub Spot trades as Katana sales orders via Integromat. You can connect Katana and Hub Spot accounts to create imports of sales orders from winning deals. Streamline production operations from sales to production and track all key production data in one intuitive platform.

  • Connect Katana to Hub Spot in minutes - no coding required;
  • Import of sales orders from Hub Spot for visual management of order fulfillment and production;
  • Setting up triggers that import orders as soon as a deal is won on a Hub Spot account.

Integration with Integromat

Thanks to this integration, it became possible to visualize, design and automate workflows in a matter of minutes using Integromat and Katana. Integraomat seamlessly connects Katana with the apps and services you use most, automating repetitive tasks to make your business smarter.

  • Connect Katana to hundreds of apps without developer assistance;
  • Creation of individual workflows that are needed using Integromat scripts;
  • Automate repetitive tasks from synchronizing sales orders and inventory data to generating reports.

Integration with Big Commerce

With this integration, you can automate the import of sales orders from Big Commerce using Katana's end-to-end inventory management integration. Simplify operations and gain complete information on production and order fulfillment with one visual platform.

  • Connect Katana to Big Commerce in minutes - no coding required;
  • Import sales orders from a Big Commerce store to visually manage order fulfillment and production;
  • Tracking the availability of raw materials and finished products in order to fulfill Big Commerce orders on time.

Integration with Easy Insight

This integration makes it possible to simplify the reporting of sales and inventory using Katana and Easy Insight. You can create custom dashboards and visuals by connecting Katana to Easy Insight's business intelligence capabilities that simplify data-driven decision making. Get a visual overview of your sales and inventory data to keep teams in sync.

  • Make better business decisions with intelligence;
  • Creation of automated reports and dashboards to get a more accurate overview of the business;
  • Visualization of sales and stock data using charts, tables, calendars.

Integration with eBay

Import sales orders from eBay to Katana. Automate the import of sales orders from eBay with Katana end-to-end inventory management integration. Simplify operations and gain complete information on production and order fulfillment with one visual platform.

  • Connect Katana to your eBay store in minutes - no coding required;
  • Import sales orders from an eBay store to visually manage order fulfillment and production;
  • Track the availability of raw materials to fulfill eBay sales orders on time.

Integration with Ecwid

Connect Katana to your Ecwid store to manage all your inventory and manufacturing processes in one visual platform. Gain the intelligence you need to ensure timely production of products and sourcing of raw materials, to avoid stockouts and stay informed.

  • Connect Katana to your Ecwid store in minutes - no coding required;
  • Import sales orders from your Ecwid store to visually manage order fulfillment and production;
  • Tracking the availability of raw materials and finished products in order to fulfill Ecwid orders on time.

In addition, integration with services such as Magento, Pipedrive, Salesforce, Shift4Shop, Squarespace, Wix, and Zapier is available.

Pricing policy

There are two types of service plans in Katana, which are billed monthly and annually.

bull, every month

How much to pay

  • 129 dollars
  • a free 14-day trial is available.
  • $ 1,548 per year

For whom is it suitable

Ideal for small businesses ready to organize, scale up, and move away from spreadsheets.

What is included in the tariff plan

  • 1 user with full access;
  • Up to 3 warehouses;
  • Access to built-in integrations;
  • Email or live chat support;
  • Adding Full Access Users at $ 29 / month per user;
  • Cancellation of the tariff plan at any time.

PRO, Every month

How much to pay

  • 349 dollars
  • free 14-day trial available
  • $ 4188 per year

For whom is it suitable

Ideal for businesses looking for a complete manufacturing solution for complete transparency and control.

What is included in the tariff plan

  • All the functions of a regular tariff plan;
  • Unlimited warehouses;
  • Tracking batch and expiration date;
  • Barcode scanning;
  • Multi-currency support;
  • Full Katana access for full floor level control;
  • Full access to the open API Katana;
  • Up to 3 workshop operators (employees or workplaces);
  • Adding Full Access Users for $ 39 / month per user;
  • Adding operators to the shop for $ 9 / month / user;
  • Cancellation of the tariff plan at any time

Substantial, Monthly annually

How much to pay

  • 99 dollars
  • 14-day free trial available
  • $ 1188 per year

For whom is it suitable

Ideal for small businesses ready to organize, scale up, and move away from spreadsheets.

What is included in the tariff plan

  • 1 user with full access;
  • Up to 3 warehouses;
  • Access to built-in integrations;
  • Email or live chat support;
  • Adding Full Access Users at $ 29 / month per user;
  • Cancellation of the tariff plan at any time.

PRO, Monthly annually

How much to pay

  • 299 dollars
  • 14-day free trial available
  • $ 3,588 per year

For whom is it suitable

Ideal for businesses looking for a complete manufacturing solution for complete transparency and control.

What is included in the tariff plan

  • All the functions of a regular tariff plan;
  • Unlimited warehouses;
  • Tracking batch and expiration date;
  • Barcode scanning;
  • Multi-currency support;
  • Full Katana access for full floor level control;
  • Full access to the open API Katana;
  • Up to 3 workshop operators (employees or workplaces);
  • Adding Full Access Users for $ 39 / month per user;
  • Adding operators to the shop for $ 9 per month per user;
  • Cancellation of the tariff plan at any time
★★★★☆ Katana Manufacturing ERP Overview With Katana, you can optimize your supply chain with features that provide complete traceability throughout the entire product lifecycle. Katana supports batch tracking for manufacturing, purchasing, and sales orders, ensuring industry compliance and transparency when it comes to tracking perishable orders.





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