Part (also known as Item in many business processes and systems) is one of the most fundamental master data items. Parts are usually the term used during the design/manufacturing phase and generally universal enough to represent sellable SKUs, purchased, semi-finished, raw materials and everything in between. One organization’s parts are another organization’s sellable products.
Part Master Data
Part master data is made of the many facets that is used by different functions for different purposes. The most common include the following
The most common method of uniquely identifying parts is by part number. In conjunction with part numbers many organizations use part categorization, commodity codes, names and descriptions to provide more information.
Dimensions and Weights
Released Drawings and Visualization Data
Bill of Material
ZMDM supports multi-level BOM management for parts.
Approved Manufacturer and Manufacturer Part Information
Approved Supplier and Supplier Part Information
Part Cost Data
Plan for Every Part
Following are the most common workflows related to Parts/Items
New Part Request
New Part Release
Part Change Request
Engineering Change Order and Implementation
Create/Change Approved Manufacturer Part
Create/Change Approved Vendor
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