K and R Consulting
K and R Consulting

Infor CloudSuite Industrial (Syteline) Advanced Planning and Scheduling

 

Infor Advanced Planning helps you:
  • Plan your production, procurement, and transportation plans across multiple sites at the same time.
  • Balance product mix capability with profitability.
  • Consider shelf-life constraints in build-ahead strategies.
  • Choose the best product recipe or formula based on material availability, quality, and demand.
  • Provide ATP and CTP answers to your customers' demand.
  • Understand in real-time the impact of changes in your supply chain such as a down production line or increase in demand.

With Advanced Planning you get capabilities for:

  • Optimization—Holistically analyze production capacities, transport routes and capacities, labor capacities and skills, and alternative sourcing options to maximize resource utilization, minimize total supply chain cost, and synchronize production and demand.
  • Scenario modeling—Model and compare strategies and budgets for inventory management, internal sourcing, workforce deployment, and other factors to decide whether to make or buy product to meet demand.

The result: You produce an efficient, profitable supply chain that makes trade offs in production, transportation, material, and procurement to deliver the optimal plan for your business.

 

 

Your batch process manufacturing environment requires you to schedule production with down-to-the-minute precision. Synchronize the flow of your batch production in the face of numerous constraints and you'll be successful.

Infor Advanced Scheduling can help you:

  • Spend less time completing expensive set-ups and changeovers.
  • Reduce production costs.
  • Reduce cycle times.
  • Increase capacity utilization and throughput.
  • Increase on-time delivery performance.

With Advanced Scheduling, you can schedule production in the most efficient, timely, and profitable manner. You get capabilities for:

  • Optimization—Adjust schedules on a minute's notice with automated optimization techniques and drag and drop capabilities on an intuitive graphical Gantt chart planning board.
  • Visibility—Create personalized views of schedules targeted toward specific production operations to improve communications and collaboration.
  • Synchronize Packaging—Ensure packaging lines and materials are synchronized to be available exactly when production is finished to maximize available shelf life and reduce temporary storage that could upset future production.
  • Manage co-products and by-products—Manage the complex interdependencies of products for mix, blend, brew, cook, react, or distill processes. Manage all materials used in these production processes.

The result: You streamline your complex batch production processes to deliver customer orders on time and create a more efficient and profitable business.

As a manufacturer with a complex, multi-site operation, knowing for certain that your entire supply chain is serving customers at the least possible cost can be a challenge. If you optimize all aspects of your supply chain—including manufacturing, transportation, inventory and purchasing—in a holistic manner you can ensure your customers' expectation are met at the least cost to your organization.