Manu Online MRP Xero Integration For Manufacturing

Manu Online supports the popular Xero accounting software package. Now you can build a complete, integrated and powerful ERP manufacturing system together with Xero accounts

What you can do with Manu Online and Xero:

Import your accounts from Xero to Manu Online. This automatically configures Manu Online so it is ready to export your invoices ”pre-booked” to Xero.

Import your contacts from Xero to Manu Online. If you are creating your new leads in a CRM linked to Xero, then you can import them to Manu so as to enter their order data. You can also import all your contacts when you start using Manu Online.

Import items from Xero to Manu Online. At start up time you can bulk import items created in Xero. (You can also import using spread sheets or copy and pasting to Manu Online’s startup wizard.)

Export sales and purchase invoices from Manu Online to Xero. This will include details of the invoices together with customer and supplier data and also the items that you are selling or buying. You can choose if your invoices are exported as draft, submitted or approved.

About Xero

Xero is world-leading online accounting software built for small business.

  • Get a real-time view of your cashflow. Log in anytime, anywhere on your Mac, PC, tablet or phone to get a real-time view of your cash flow. It’s small business accounting software that’s simple, smart and occasionally magical.
  • Run your business on the go. Use our mobile app to reconcile, send invoices, or create expense claims – from anywhere.
  • Get paid faster with online invoicing. Send online invoices to your customers – and get updated when they’re opened.
  • Reconcile in seconds. Xero imports and categorises your latest bank transactions. Just click ok to reconcile.

Try Xero for free.

What’s it all add up to?

For sales, a complete, integrated automated process from sales quotation to sales order to shipment to invoice to Xero for accounts and account receivable.

For purchases, a complete, integrated automated process planned purchases (calculated from net requirements) to receipt to invoice matching to Xero for accounts and accounts payable.

Enter the data only once at the beginning. The rest of the process is automated and of course you benefit from Manu Online’s manufacturing planning and execution.

For your accountant:

Remember that Manu Online is a cloud-based multiuser system, so you can give your accountant or bookkeeper user credentials in Manu Online. They can then control the Manu Online – Xero process according to their own timetable.

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Xero to manufacturing in just 10 minutes

Just to see if we could do it, was it possible to get a manufacturing ERP system setup and go through the basic processes in just 10 minutes.

Well it is. Take a look at the video:

(Note that there is no sound on the video, as it has text explaining the steps)

Here are the steps:

  1. Create an account on our cloud servers
  2. Login
  3. Import your chart of accounts, items and contacts from Xero
  4. Change one item to a product and create a bill of materials for it
  5. Sell it to your customer
  6. See what needs to be purchased and buy them
  7. Receive the purchased items
  8. Open the work order and issue the items to it
  9. Close the work order, product goes to stock
  10. Ship the product to your customer
  11. Create the sales invoice for the customer
  12. Enter the purchase invoice from the supplier
  13. Transfer the invoices across to Xero for processing.