Consumer goods are characterized by final value-added products that are disseminated in mass markets. Consumer goods according to marketresearch.com, are also “referred to as household goods and are produced in tremendous volumes not reached by niche market goods, industrial goods, or other products purchased only by industry and businesses.”
Following the degrees of production, this industry represents a bigmanufacturing sector in the international community that is responsible for the creation and supply of goods that is directed to households. That is, to say, that this industry is REALLY BIG and it requires manufacturers to protect the quality of their goods.
Speed is another factor. Due dates in this industry is totally different from other industries and requires high-speed scheduling.
The solution according to Asprova includes two points: “visualization and reduction of lead time.” By carefully considering the needs of this industry, Asprova found out that “Visualization and reduction of lead time are realized by installing a scheduler with finite capacity”. Schedulers with finite capacity make production schedules as to reduce lead time, considering facilities and workload. Having Scheduling result, production progress, and future schedule accessible for anyone to see realizes visualization”.