08 Feb Production Scheduling: A process manufacturers secret weapon
In the world of process manufacturing, the simplest way to keep customers happy is by delivering products on-time. But, this isn’t all so easy without a Production Scheduling System.
Production Scheduling is the process of planning, controlling and optimising workloads in a manufacturing process. By telling a production station when to make, with which staff, and on which machine, reduces the time of production and the cost.
Without a Production Scheduling System, keeping machines, staff, materials and suppliers connected can look almost impossible for a process manufacturer.
The Benefits of Production Scheduling
ProcessForce powered by SAP Business One, provides a powerful but easy to use scheduling system, allowing you to easily manage production orders within your factory. This solution provides CTP (Capable to promise) functionality enabling staff to accurately quote delivery dates to customers.
SAP Business One’s Production Scheduling system outperforms any older manual scheduling tools. This system provides a process manufacturer with full visibility and optimization of workload in each stage of production.
This system provides many benefits to the process industry. Here are the main advantages Production Scheduling can provide for your business:
- Full Visualisation of real-time information
- Scheduling effort is reduced
- Provides low inventory levels
- More accurate quotes on delivery dates
- Production efficiency is increased
- Provides you with level loading
- Reduced changeover times in production
Shop Floor Data Capture for Process Manufacturers
Providing you with mobile and real-time business information, helping you to make real-time business decisions, Shop Floor Data Capture is the key feature when having full visibility of your production process.
Shop Floor Data Capture automatically keeps real-time data allowing you to prioritize operations in certain departments; spot potential bottlenecks; and assign all resources for the process.
This is one of the key features when wanting to become a better run process manufacturer. It provides employees with accurate costing and work-in-progress information, all while minimizing the chance of errors and admin input.
Process manufacturers who use Production Scheduling have more visibility over their production channel, helping their business to deliver products on-time.
Overall, this scheduling system maximizes the efficiency of the operation, reduces time, and minimizes the cost of the process.
In order to become a better run business, Production Scheduling is mandatory. This is the secret weapon every process manufacturer is looking for.
Contact us today by calling 01202 232268 or sending an email to sales@b1systems, and see how SAP Business One can improve your business