Multi-plant collaboration is a razor-edge differentiator in Planet’s Galaxy APS. With real-time automation, you’ll easily coordinate, synchronize and update distributed multi-department or multi-plant production schedules as never before. That means 360˚ visibility of plant locations.
All on one platform. Who knew x-ray vision could be yours for the asking?
Do you find that too many planners, managers, or departments need to work on schedules simultaneously? With Galaxy, everyone works connected in an efficient, unified environment. Here’s a quick sampling of how we equip multiple teams to work within finite constraints. And without boundaries:
- Know immediately when current inventory levels or purchase order projections constrain schedules and take action on workarounds;
- Automatically adjust schedules to match machine capacities or maintenance requirements;
- When production workers are absent, adjust schedules quickly and reassign work;
- Avoid overscheduling limited tooling, even when machines or labor available;
- Reliably produce accurate schedules even when limited by labor, equipment, tools, or materials—even during drag-and-drop.
For Southeastern Container, a prolific maker of Coca-Cola bottles, we connected 10 plants and helped streamline its operations. www.secontainer.com
For Knapheide, a premiere maker of steel truck bodies, we linked eleven plants throughout the United States www.knapheide.com Knapheide cut labor 50%, logged ROI in six months.
For KMG, we connected two continents, and plants in Milan, Italy and Pueblo, Colorado to improve its overall production efficiency. www.kmgeci.com
In each case, we evaluated demand and determined the most effective route to customer satisfaction in different regions and with differing plant capacity loads.
What’s more, Planet consultants painstakingly coordinated and sync’d inter-plant production constraints where one plant could supply another. And enabled the clients to reschedule orders to different plants.
Customers also appreciate our best practices approach to standardization in planning and scheduling for added productivity and on-time delivery. And thoseadvantages protect their brands and their bottom lines.
Best of all, take comfort in knowing that most constraints can be handled “out of the box” by PlanetTogether, even those requirements exclusive to your business. Constraints are fully customizable with .NET add-ins we can build for you. Simply upgrade with new releases of the software.
If you’d like to know how we can connect your plants around a powerful scheduling system, email Pete Nelson, our V.P. of Sales, today. Pete.Nelson@PlanetTogether.com
You won’t get sales talk. Only smart questions.
And cost-effective solutions.