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Outdated Planning Solution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-Planning solution was not linked to execution system, therefore plans were outdated and constantly out of sync.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