If you use Katana, you can now automate your inventory planning & demand forecasting with StockTrim
StockTrim is Katana’s first inventory forecasting integration, built to help you save time and create more effective inventory planning processes.
With this integration, you’ll have:
- Demand forecasting
- Purchase order planning
- Inventory optimization
What is Katana?
Katana is a manufacturing ERP that gives you a live look at your business, including live inventory and manufacturing management, batch tracking for end-to-end traceability, a Shop Floor App for total floor-level control, open API, and a growing channel partner network.
Real-time master planning features automate resource allocation based on prioritized sales orders and integrations with e-commerce, accounting, shipping, CRM, and reporting services to centralize your operations in one visual platform.
How Katana works with StockTrim
Katana provides you with accurate real-time data. You can always see what needs manufacturing, the current status of operations, what still needs to fulfilling, etc. By integrating your Katana account with StockTrim, you will access inventory forecasting functionalities.
Here is how the integration works:
- Katana shares data with StockTrim regarding your sales orders, products, recipes/BOMs, inventory, purchase orders, and suppliers.
- Based on this data, StockTrim will calculate all the insights and offer suggestions on adjusting forecasts, setting lead times for suppliers, minimizing purchasing quantities, and much more.
- You can also create purchase orders in StockTrim and send them to Katana and your vendor.
- Once items are received, Katana sends the status back to StockTrim.
Connecting Katana to StockTrim
Quickly connect StockTrim to your Katana account in just a few simple steps:
- Create a StockTrim account with a 14-day free trial.
- In StockTrim, go to the Load data tab, and choose Katana from the list of connections. StockTrim will then ask you to grant access to Katana data.
- Click Authorize Access, and you will redirect to the Katana login page.
- Log in to Katana.
As soon as credentials are confirmed, StockTrim will gather Katana data and calculate forecasts. To learn more about this integration, visit the Katana Knowledge Base.