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Many people think of order entry as only being necessary in a manufacturing, shipping or physical plant type of buesiness or industry. Work order software is the equivalent of order entry sofware, but for a service industry.
When you use a work order software program, not only can you generate work orders, you can develop schedule and track costs associated with the manufacturing process.
To make a work order you indicate the material required and the rest of the work is done automatically, taking information from the appropriate bill that has been generated in your accounts. Any problems with the work orders are also easier to detect and monitor with work order software. Additional reporting capacities are available to let you know the status of work orders, whether they are open, in process, or closed, at the click of a button.