Scenario 2- Use MRP and Finite Capacity Scheduling of Asprova

In this scenario, we will use MRP and Finite Capacity Scheduling of Asprova – how to import the manufacturing order for the production and inventory from TSV files and how to auto-replenish the manufacturing order for parts and schedules. After importing the manufacturing order for the production and inventory of parts, the manufacturing order for […]

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Five Good Reasons Why You Need Backward Scheduling

Scheduling in Reverse Both Material Requirements Planning (MRP/MRP-I) and Manufacturing Resources Planning (MRP-II), for example, are forms of backward scheduling systems. You might have encountered those terms in our previous posts, and those are examples of backward scheduling. Asprova can easily design a backward plan. A Japanese manufacturer of marine fresh water generators for ships […]

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Lead time reduction: what are its effects?

Reducing Lead Time Lead time reduction, was previously discussed in the article Lead Time Reduction and the Limits of MRP published under the umbrella of Production Scheduling Lessons in this site. It is generally known as reducing the latency (or delay) between the initiation and execution of a process. This is a very important feat […]

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How a Synchronized MRP and Finite Capacity Scheduler Helped a Cosmetic Company?

MTO Manufacturer Still Using Excel In a Make-To-Order cosmetic product manufacturing, checking material availability usually takes a long time, sometimes it takes too long, that customers would rather cancel the order instead. It is very hard to keep up with order changes and respond to when this happens often. A Japan-based company specializing in: powders, lip sticks, […]

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What are the Benefits of Synchronizing Sales Production Orders?

Manual Scheduling We’re now going to focus on an international company which does Make-To-Stock (MTS) manufacturing. This company is known for supplying disks to aircraft engines. Like other companies, this one had problems in scheduling because of their manual approach. This often caused delay in production operations. They also had to respond to frequent order […]

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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 […]

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Two Factories, One Production Engineer – Made Possible by High-Speed Production Scheduler

Custom Made Production Schedule To keep up with the fast-paced manufacturing industry, one must learn to innovate. You will hear these words constantly if you would venture into production businesses. Time is one of the most essential factors in producing and meeting the ever-increasing and changing demands of the masses and the orders of other […]

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Visualization of Production Schedule Gets the Job Done more Efficiently

Visualization of Production Schedule Visualization has been one of the most important part of production as this will allow you to take quick action should there be any unexpected  problems. For example, a sudden huge, rush order. It is apparent  that visualization leads to the maximization of the potentials of the production processes. Let’s try to […]

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