SCHEDULING EXAMPLES

Challenges | Solutions | Results

How to improve output – Implementing Advanced Planning and Scheduling

Challenges

Two plants for manufacturing and assembly with different scheduling rules:

  1. Manufacturing plant: long lead times with 1-2 operations
  2. Assembly: short lead times with 5+ operations

Solution

  • New scheduler has been developed to handle various routings for parts.
  • Two different models have been implemented for the plants

Results

Fully functional APS implemented integrating two scheduling models
Seamlessly connected to the ERP system, synchronized scheduling
Improved on-time delivery performance and commitment