Manufacturers, Engineering and Fabrication Job Shops Testimonials

What do our manufacturing customers, engineering clients and fabrication job shops like about using Ostendo Operational Software?
We asked a number of our clients recently for some feedback about our Ostendo Software. Here are some of the things they told us...

“So far Ostendo has managed to provide a solution to all problems we’ve asked it to solve. It is very customisable and has a straight forward user interface (which is also customisable). Our company sales process flow is much more controlled. Inventory is better than it used to be. We now have the confidence to start our push for ISO9000 accreditation. Ostendo was the only package which offered the functions we wanted. The continuing developments have demonstrated that the product has a lot of scope. Support has been excellent. We are planning our company development around Ostendo.”

Andrew Holmes. Bushcomm HF Antennas.
Industry: Manufacturing – Electronics

“I discovered Ostendo after I searched the internet for a jobbing package that would link/integrate with MYOB. I like the ease of use, daunting first when you see, but easy enough to learn. I also like the multi user appeal and invoice preparation. I chose Ostendo because I wanted a system supporting MYOB and a better/improved jobbing package than MYOB could offer. I now have better Inventory control, Jobbing control and Job Costing. Ostendo, once learnt, is simple to use and track (search fields are excellent).”

Annette Yandle. Taranaki Engineering Proud Limited.
Industry: Manufacturing and Projects – Structural Steel Fabrication and Steel Erection

“Ostendo software is cost effective when compared feature by feature with other packages. Well priced for the smaller company and has extensive functionality. Some of the benefits of Ostendo include flexibility and the ability to manage the software in house. It’s easy for us to add new users and set up on new workstations. We have found Ostendo reporting to be very powerful and save us time getting the business information we need. It’s a good product for similar sized manufacturers in similar industries.”

Peter Tan. A B Food Industries Limited (A B Foods).
Industry: Manufacturing and Distribution – Food

“I like Ostendo because of the cost relative to functionality available. I also like the strength of software and ease of use in other areas. We use Ostendo for Inventory Control, Purchasing Functionality and Sales & Job Order Management from manufacturing to fit outs. I would recommend Ostendo because of cost relative to functionality when compared with other products in the market. The software is fairly unique in the market for the jobbing environment.”

Bill Dent. Boston Wardrobes.
Industry: Manufacturing and Projects – Wardrobe Systems, Fitouts and Sliding Doors

“Ostendo is reasonably simple and uncomplicated to use. We were starting with a ‘green fields’ environment, so it’s good to have a process to monitor manufacturing processes, raw materials, and costs.”

Grant Gedye. Supalite New Zealand (an ECL Group Company)
Industry: Manufacturing and Installations – Signage

“Ostendo is easy to use. New staff have picked it up very fast. Ostendo has made quoting easier and the time to produce quotations has reduced up to 30% on big jobs with lots of lines of the same item from different lists that make up the job. The big thing is the reduction in human error when working with these items, perhaps replacing them with an alternative and not having to manually add up the quantities. We now have improved reporting. We have huge potential to use Ostendo in terms of Bills of Material (BOM) and then extend the manufacturing setups.”

Lindsay Hamer. Taylor Built Ltd.
Industry: Manufacturing and Project Installations – Greenhouses

“The simple truth is that Ostendo does what we want, on-the-run costing which shows our profitability per job approximately 50% quicker because time sheets can be processed daily. It allows me to do real time costing for jobs in hand, allows pre-allocation of parts to jobs so that on receipt of parts they are automatically allocated to the job. From Direct invoicing to sales orders (for buy-ins) to job allocation, the simplicity of Ostendo makes it easy therefore, more efficient in time management. We are very satisfied.”

Philip Harris. Palombo Industries Pty Ltd.
Industry: Manufacturing, Sales and Service – Agricultural Equipment



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