Planning and scheduling of manufacturing operations can be likened to going on vacation. Our next live webinar builds the ROI case for planning and scheduling.
Scheduling software is similar to GPS, organizing the movement of items, marking process steps, ensuring expected locations, and optimizing the route.
This blog previews our free webinar where Sujit Singh discusses his learnings from the schedulers and planners he has had the good fortune to work with.
The term ‘optimization’ can and does have different meanings to different groups. For the folks who build and develop scheduling algorithms, creating the best schedule is defined in terms of cost criteria – perfectly logical. For business settings (from manufacturing to hospitals) optimization refers to the entire process. Let’s look at the scheduler’s world to
Each year I work with new bright-eyed future experts in planning and scheduling as they make the transition from their academic studies to the murky world of applied planning and scheduling. One of the first rules of thumb I suggest is to ensure everyone has the same view of the problem. Is this a planning
Last post, I talked about the different mindsets as one goes through the planning, scheduling and execution of a family’s vacation to Florida. My attempt was to try and highlight the differences between the three stages. In this post, I will try and pull those concepts into supply chain planning.
In the supply chain world, we often talk about planning, scheduling and execution. In this two part blog post, we will try and explain this from two points of view: One from real life and another from a supply chain perspective.