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Recent Entries:Role of the Production Scheduler in a World Recession

November 6, 2008 10:27 AM

The manufacturing industry has greatly dropped to a shadow of poor achievements. It all started from the start of the American subprime loan problem and the influence of the world wide recession. In such a market environment, we are the maker of the No.1 production scheduler Asprova APS, which is centered around the Chinese manufacturing market.

We took two measures to reward our customers in the manufacturing industry who have helped us become successful. One of them is the release of the Asprova Light product, where we implemented only the necessary functionality for manufacturing and created an entry level product. While realizing a beneficial effect with little investment early on, the customer can still add additional functionality later on. Secondly, the Asprova KPI function is a tool for preparing long-term business plans. When factories use Asprova KPI ,in addition to optimized delivery date and production efficiency, you can also achieve the aim of cost price reduction too. You can produce faster and cheaper results.

While we recognize this to be the role of the production scheduler in the time of recession, we continue to persevere with the development of our product everyday. By all means, download the free trial version of Asprova APS from our homepage. We are looking forward to hearing about your requirements and opinions.

written by Kenichiro Fujii @ Production Scheduling System Asprova

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Recent Entries:Takahashi's Scheduler Case Book: Chapter 8

October 20, 2008 10:59 PM

The Speedy Case of the Electronics CorporationI visited Company H, a large Japanese electronics corporations that has a major share in the Japanese market. They had already installed ten production schedulers and those schedulers were making a major impact on...

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Recent Entries:Takahashi's Scheduler Case Book: Chapter 7

October 20, 2008 10:56 PM

The Case of the Auto Parts FactoryProduction scheduling at an auto parts factory--preventing a company's collapseOne day I received a sudden visit from a newly appointed president of an auto parts company. This was an excellent company that had started...

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Recent Entries:Takahashi's Scheduler Case Book: Chapter 6

October 20, 2008 10:54 PM

The Case of the Fabrication PlantProduction scheduling at a semiconductor fabrication plant--Maximizing throughput. The president of a semiconductor company called me and asked me to come and visit their plant. This company handled the latter stages of semiconductor production. The...

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Recent Entries:Takahashi's Scheduler Case Book: Chapter 5

October 20, 2008 10:52 PM

The Case of the Flexible Manufacturing SystemProduction scheduling for job shop type production [flexible manufacturing system, FMS] (small volumes of widely divergent product types)...Freeing oneself from the mundane nature of production schedulesI visited a factory that produces many different kinds...

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