Shortening Lead Time with Speed and Accuracy

Electronics Manufacturers’ Dilemma

Speed and Accuracy do not always go together. It is for a fact that, these two things would try to get in each other’s way, especially in manufacturing of electronic products. The reason for this is the detail-oriented specifications that are needed to be considered in most devices. Sometimes, by striving to go too fast in production might result in wastes if some important details were overlooked.

Let’s look at the case of a world renowned Japanese manufacturing company which have been producing wide variety of electronic products since 1987. The company was trying their best to meet customer demands. They simply wanted to upgrade their systems to achieve both scheduling speed and accuracy and possibly, they wanted to improve on the following areas: shortening of lead time,  improving productivity of their every employee, and shortening the operational time in preparing planning.

To accomplish this task, they searched for a scheduling package that can do all this and more. After a while, they found the scheduling software, Asprova, that offers a solution on all these areas and gives them a lot more than just that. Asprova has been known as having the uncanny ability of resolving companies’ scheduling nightmares and if its potentials will be utilized a hundred percent, then you will be able to improve upon not only in the areas mentioned above, but also on other important matters in scheduling – and most importantly, increase your company’s bottom line.

Improvements

In conclusion, the aforementioned company who was searching for a decent upgrade in their processes achieved what they were searching for after implementing the use of Asprova. According to Case study 9 of Asprova, lead time was shortened by 20%, the unevenness of lead time was reduced by 30%, production productivity per person was enhanced by 43%, and operational time in preparing planning was chopped by 16.7%. These are definite results highly improving in terms of speed and accuracy. And lastly, these are not the only things that their company improved upon.

The installation and implementation of Asprova has been seen by this company as the harbinger of productive and profitable times ahead of them. We urge you to experience high-speed and accurate scheduling with the help of Asprova. Get your free trial version by clicking the button below.

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3 Responses to Shortening Lead Time with Speed and Accuracy

  1. Maria Sandoval says:

    Very interesting, question how does the system considers external factors such as material shortages, or quality problems?

    • Takahasi says:

      Asprova can take inventory data for each items(products, half-products, materials) from external systems, and make schedules considering inventory.
      As for quality probem, Asprova can make schedules, what, when, how many(quantity), where to make. And it can take resultant quantity and make schedules considering the difference of plans and results. I mean when quality problems occures, plans and resuls are different. Is this answering to your question?

  2. Lalit Raut says:

    Thanks Chihiro for invitation. I am sure it will be good exchange of knowledge.

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