Increase Profits with a Production Planning Scheduler

~Introduction to the Production Scheduling System Asprova~

Chapter 03 - Visualization

Visualizing the Future Load for Equipment and Personnel (Load Graph)

Q: Is there a method by which, once you know the number of workers you will need next month, you can make adjustments in advance through the use of part-time workers and thus decrease personnel costs? Can you know what it will be for each day?

A: When a production schedule is prepared, one result will be the appearance of a load graph. If you have future unofficial estimates or sales forecast information, that data will be stored as manufacturing data and the making of a schedule will make the load on equipment and personnel known.

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The ability to see what the load will be in the future could, for example, allow us to derive what personnel numbers are needed next month, and we can make the first move in cutting down labor costs. By designating process bottlenecks and making efficient use of TOC (theory of constraints) bottlenecks the entire plant throughput can be increased.

Related articles :

Greater Throughput Through Bottleneck Centered Scheduling

Greater Throughput by Turning Internal Setup into External Setup

Mid-Term Scheduling

Just-In-Time Inventory Management and Custom-Made Products, MTO Products and Test Products

Visualization and Forecasting the Future

Multi-Site Planning

Next Visualizing the Skills of Workers (Skills Table)

Previous Visualizing the Future Inventory of Products (Inventory Graph)

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