Product Overview2023-08-10T09:23:35+01:00

Total ERP Support & Software for Manufacturing

ERP takes care of basic processes of a manufacturing company such as sales, purchase, inventory control, shipping, receiving and invoicing. Manu Online is almost always connected to an external accountancy system.

If you, or one of your team, has experience of one of the large ERP systems such as SAP, Netsuite or Microsoft Dynamics, you will find Manu Online easy to take into use.

If you are having challenges managing your business with spreadsheets or a system that is too simple for your operations, you will benefit from the power and scalability of Manu Online.

Manu Online – 3 Editions to suit different companies

Manu Online is designed for manufacturing companies, It is not a manufacturing extension to a generic ERP system. The core of all Editions is a powerful ERP/MRP system covering the company’s basic operations of sales, purchasing, warehousing, production, invoicing and admin. It is possible to upgrade between Editions without loss or re-entry of data.

Because Manu Online is designed specifically for manuacturing, all areas are tuned for that purpose. One example is in sales orders. A product in a sales order line can be configured, if needed, to a customer’s specific needs from inside the order and this information will go immediately to manufacturing.

Manu Online is a rich system with a wide selection of powerful tools and features that support the complex requirements of modern manufacturing.

Using Manu Online helps you increase efficiency and reduce costs by eliminating manual processes and reducing errors. You will also have real-time visibility into your business, enabling you to make better decisions, faster.

As well as our cloud software product, Manu Online provides Professional Services with our team of experts available to assist you with setup, training, data migration. We can also help develop your business processes by extending the system with custom integrations and customisation of reports. Of course all Editions include front line support with our integrated ticketing system.. We have extensive experience in supporting ERP systems for manufacturing businesses of all sizes and types, so you can rest assured that your system will be configured correctly and that you’ll receive the highest level of customer service.

Mini Enterprise

Manu Online Mini Enterprise Edition allows you to handle the advanced processes that experienced manufacturing managers expect. Proper business control is now accessible to smaller manufacturing companies with standard processes.


Everything in Mini Enteprise plus a host of specialist tools for handling higher transaction volumes and complex business processes. Enterprise Edition is highly configurable and extendable. Our sales team will meet with you and configure the correct system to matches your busines objectives.

Multi Company

Manu Online Multi Company Edition allows you to have one single, global system to manage your operations across multiple legal entities such as foreign sales offices, multiple factories or warehouses,  or acquired businesses. 

All Editions:

  • User management with access rights by role.
  • Login from anywhere or restrict by ip address.
  • Company settings parameters to provide accepted values for user listings such as customer families etc.
  • Item registry with five item types: materials, work time, machine time, subcontract and cost.
  • Original manufacturer item code mapping.
  • Customer item code mapping.
  • Manufacturing process information for manufactured items.
  • Make or buy change.
  • Stock activity and planned stock activity.
  • Partner register (suppliers, customers etc.)
  • Supplier to represented manufacturer mapping.
  • Order histories etc.
  • Personnel register at partner.

Standard Features:

  • Advanced sales order handling.
  • Version control
  • Drop shipments
  • Back-to-back purchases
  • Customer item number mapping
  • Multilevel component shortage analysis
  • Capacity and planned work requirements
  • Sales commissions to salesman or agent.
  • Sell from stock or create dedicated work order for the sales order line.
  • Edit the product structure from the sales order line.
  • Advance payments
  • Margin calculation

Optional Extensions:

  • Sales order tracking details
  • Agreements and periodic invoicing
  • After sales product tracking
  • Projects
  • Sales forecasts
  • Sales quotations

Standard Features:

  • Advanced purchase order handling
  • Version control
  • Vendor item number mapping
  • Approved supplier/approved manufacturing linking

Optional Extensions:

  • Bulk purchase planner
  • Supplier quotations
  • PartnerNet (Supplier Extranet)

Standard Features:

Full inventory management

  • Sales order shipping
  • Purchase order receiving

Optional Extensions:

  • Multilocation inventory
  • Multiple shipping units

Standard Features:

  • Production work orders
  • Allocation of production quantities to sales orders.
  • Recording of work hours
  • Recording of planned and unplanned item usage.
  • By-products
  • Extensive options for backflush of work and materials etc.

Optional Extensions:

  • Serial numbers and lot tracking
  • Production planner
  • Time clock
  • Item dimensions
  • Multiple step routing
  • Barcodes
  • Service work orders
  • Work order pick lists

Standard Features:

  • Sales invoices
  • Invoice generation from shipments, direct sales, periodic or services work orders.
  • Payment import from Xero for credit tracking.
  • Purchase invoicing against receipts and subcontract work.
  • Connection to support accountancy packages.

Optional Extensions:

  • Multicurrency (updated from
  • Purchase invoice approvals
  • Sales/purchase advance invoicing
Pipes used in industry

Manufacturing ERP Software FAQs

What are the benefits of using ERP for manufacturing?2023-03-02T14:11:19+00:00

The primary benefit of using ERP for manufacturing is increased efficiency throughout the organization. ERP software helps businesses streamline operations, optimize inventory levels, manage production schedules and more. 

Additionally, ERP systems provide key insights into customer demand and performance across departments, enabling manufacturers to make informed decisions that will improve the business’s overall performance.

What does ERP stand for in manufacturing?2023-03-02T14:10:27+00:00

ERP for manufacturing stands for Enterprise Resource Planning. It is a software system that helps businesses manage and optimize their workflow, from product development to production and delivery. ERP systems help reduce costs, increase efficiency and improve visibility into operations.

What are the 3 common types of ERP?2023-03-02T14:10:00+00:00

ERP software can be divided into three categories: enterprise resource planning (ERP), supply chain management (SCM) and customer relationship management (CRM). These categories are often used interchangeably, but they each offer distinct benefits to businesses.

How does manufacturing ERP software work?2023-03-02T14:09:31+00:00

In the manufacturing process, an ERP system works by helping businesses plan and schedule production activities, establish inventory levels, track costs and materials used in the manufacturing process, and more. It can also provide visibility into customer demand for products in real time.

ERP software for manufacturing provides companies with the ability to have a complete view of their operations. The software integrates data from all areas of the business, giving them a comprehensive picture of performance. This data can then be used to make informed decisions that will improve operations and profitability.

What kind of companies is Manu Online suitable for?2022-05-31T07:17:27+01:00

We have been setting up manufacturing companies between 5-150 employees for over 10 years now. Manu Online is a perfect fit for organisations that are making a start in the ERP/MRP space or replacing old/complex systems that are not future proof.

What role does Manu Online play in my business?2022-05-31T07:17:36+01:00

Your organisation will gain control across all your manufacturing operations. We believe in LEAN manufacturing. Manu Online gives you all the tools you require to make your manufacturing company move faster, with less admin. You will have the peace of mind that operations will meet your promises to customers now and in the future.

What benefit is the Manu Online MRP system to my business?2022-05-31T07:17:43+01:00

Manu Online system will connect every department of your company and bring the data together in one place for full visibility and control. Reduce inventory costs, speed up throughput and increase profit. The goal is for your company to grow faster. Being cloud-based you can also have access to real-time data globally from any device with just an internet connection.

“Having been involved in a number of large company ERP projects during my career, I would not have bought into a company like Delcon if they had not had a properly running system. Manu Online is the perfect system for a €1 million company.”
Ilkka Temmes, Delcon Ltd
“A fire in our offices destroyed the server with our old ERP system. Manu Online stepped up to the challenge and we had all our basic business processes running again in less than a week. When you loose a server suddenly due to a fire, you really appreciate the benefits of cloud systems.”
Matt Davies, Ceandess
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