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REPETITIVE FLEXIBLE SCHEDULING AND SUPPLY

REPETITIVE FLEXIBLE SCHEDULING AND SUPPLY

At a Glance

-Client: Fortune 500

-Delivered: Supply Planning

-Industry: CPG, Health & Beauty

-Company Size: 11B

 

Client Problem:

Scheduling System did not meet changing business needs

-Planning runs constantly conflicted with previous runs, resulting in inefficient continuity

-Existing APO scheduling solution did not support Lean principles and theories

-Planners spent significant time reacting to problems instead of preventing scheduling issues

 

SCM Connections’ Solution:

Repetitive Flexible Scheduling With APO

-Design, architect and implement a Repetitive Flexible Scheduling (RFS) solution

-Install custom averaging heuristic to level load production over a flexible period, creating plan-to-plan continuity.

-Recommend and execute a weekly background job stream to create the initial production and level load the schedule

 

Benefits:

Proactive Planning Transformation

-Solution improves operating and manufacturing efficiency, planner efficiencies

-15% manufacturing operations efficiency savings by providing schedule continuity

-Weekly planning run gives schedulers a pre-scheduled, level loaded plan based on each product’s operations efficiencies and priorities

-35% Planner Efficiency Savings Realized; Focus on Preventative Fire Fighting.

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Supply Planning