While the top key business initiative for in-plants is to focus on reducing production costs and improving efficiency, ironically almost half track their operational key performance indicators (KPIs) manually. It's imperative to automate the production process and the data collection during the process to effectively manage a shop. Using your shop's data can identify the root cause of issues such as why you may not be meeting your on-time deliveries/SLAs- the most used in-plant operational KPI.