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PRODUCTION PLANNING/DETAILED SCHEDULING AND SUPPLY NETWORK PLANNING OPTIMIZER

Fortune 50 CPG Food & Beverage; 65B

Outdated Planning Solution

 

-Client goal: maximize IT investment and establish a single provider planning solution.

 

-Planning solution was not linked to execution system, therefore plans were outdated and constantly out of sync.

 

-Integrated solution was more efficient and cost-effective versus their existing best of breed solution.

Implement an Integrated Planning Suite

 

-Reduce IT operating costs with a single planning platform.

 

-Develop full weekly production planning solution using SNP optimization.

 

-Avoid costly enhancements by utilizing master and configuration data features.

 

-Implement PPDS heuristics to facilitate efficient scheduling sequences.

 

-Standardize planning solution and procedures.

Reduced Cost of Ownership

 

-$500K IT operating expense reduction per year.

 

-Minimal customization simplifies the user experience.

 

-Provides supply chain visibility to mitigate operational disruptions.

 

-Standardized solution improved scalability for company growth by spreading “tribal knowledge” access the rest of the organization.