Overcoming present challenges through Specialized Software Tools
We all know about the vital challenge in a manufacturing process today – a foolproof order scheduling. Failure to schedule an efficient production plan with contingency considerations and optimum productivity forecasting essentially leads a manufacturer to endure inefficient resource deployment, process delay and thus deadline disappointments. At present, the most common solution to this impediment is the use of Spreadsheet applications (MS Excel, for example), which practically fail to consider all relevant scenarios and so fail to optimize the capacity-output ratio. But today, specialized software tools with optimum planning efficiency and foolproof scheduling method can be used to overcome these challenges. This workshop is designed for all those who, in some way, are related to this production planning process and are willing to increase efficiency through more precise & more extensive planning.
In this specialized technical session, you will be guided through the various ways you can manage your scheduling parameters for effective forecasting and increased productivity. You will get familiar with the tailored computer tools widely used in the industry for order scheduling and know how these can facilitate a production planner to broaden the scope of contingency considerations, reduce lead times and thus enhance the productivity to an optimal level.
In this global market, as the competition is increasing every passing day, it is getting more important to design any planning process with least possible deviations so that it can maximize the resource-result ratio and minimize process delays. There is a wide variety of parameters to play with and even the most experienced production planners struggle to take all possible scenarios into consideration. Use of generic computer applications cannot enable you to consider all relevant scenarios, which inevitably leads the factories to fail in using its full resources & potential and to eventually run at sub-optimal level. This incompetence primarily pushes a manufacturer behind in the race and severely affects the company’s long term goals, often resulting in growth stagnation. This is where a Scheduling Software tool comes to your aid and this is why it is important for our local manufacturers to make use of the tools right now to avoid further inefficiency in the production process.
With the ability to consider all relevant schedules and compare them, scheduling software can very quickly come up with the most optimal planning. Not only does it provide the best solution, it also allows the planner to quickly review and respond to any what-if scenarios he might wish for/want to check. This obviously results in optimal machine utilization and on-time shipments. The range scope of the forecast is also significantly wider – a planner can easily view highly accurate 6-month forecasts. This way, the Scheduler can inform the planner of orders which might be running late and recommend solutions to meet the deadlines. The visual displays help planners to quickly spot idle resources and enable them to engage the resources to process more orders. In short, a planner, with help of these aids, can efficiently increase the overall productivity of the factory, realize its full potential and consequently enhance the growth of the company significantly.
We invite everyone, associated with sewing production planning in RMG sector, to attend this carefully designed detailed workshop to get acquainted with the advanced features of these software tools, to identify how significantly better these perform against the generic spreadsheet applications, to realize what beneficial changes it can bring to your planning methods, and, to comprehend the overall implication of using the Scheduler software on your company’s competitiveness and growth.
Workshop topics to be covered:
• Concept of Production Scheduling
• Production Scheduling Purpose
• Current Challenges
• Solutions through Software Tools
• Detailed Case Studies – Production Scheduling Under Different Realistic Scenarios
• Q & A