Part/Item Master Data

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 Elements

Part master data is made of the many facets that is used by different functions for different purposes. The most common include the following

  • Part Identification
  • Dimensions and Weights
  • Technical Data
  • Released Drawings and Visualization Data
  • Data Sheets
  • Bill of Material
  • Alternate Parts
  • Approved Manufacturer and Manufacturer Part Information
  • Approved Supplier and Supplier Part Information
  • Part Cost Data
  • Plan for Every Part
  • Forecast
  • Lead time and minimum order quantities


Related Workflows

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 BOM
  • Create/Change Approved Manufacturer Part
  • Create/Change Approved Vendor
  • Lead Time and Minimum Order Quantity Changes
  • Part Cost Change(s)
  • ..


Available Integrations

  • SAP
  • Windchill
  • Teamcenter
  • Netsuite
  • Oracle Cloud ERP
  • Agile PLM