The ERP system that stands at the core of your manufacturing business does many things well, but finite-capacity scheduling probably isn’t one of them. Siemens Opcenter APS Advanced Scheduling balances demand with capacity while driving costs down. Your production control team can leverage the software’s scheduling algorithms to meet customer demand, reduce operating costs, increase utilization and lower inventory.
The mathematical engine in Siemens Opcenter APS quickly calculates and analyzes baseline production schedules that respect all of your facility’s workstation constraints and business rules, and its drag-and-drop interface empowers the production control team to make any desired changes on a case-by-case basis. Also, prior to publishing a schedule to the shop floor, your production control team can evaluate multiple what-if scenarios in order to select the one that will achieve optimum results.
Advanced Planning and Scheduling Applications in the Food Sector
Siemens Opcenter APS integrates with IT infrastructure
PMC’s experienced consultants can integrate Siemens Opcenter APS with your organization’s core enterprise applications.
- ERP systems
- Manufacturing execution systems (MES)
- Supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems
- Demand planning systems
- OEE applications
Siemens Opcenter APS features
Siemens Opcenter APS is the best-in-class solution for constraint-based production planning and shop floor scheduling. Formerly known as Preactor, it is the missing piece that enables you to lower inventory levels and costs to while shortening lead times, and provides the tools for your production control team to respond quickly and intelligently to unexpected changes.
- Assembly Process Visualization
- Multi-Constraint Scheduling
- Advanced Material Handling
- Advanced Schedule Optimization
- Schedule Comparison Tables
- Multiple Report Formats
- And Much More