Advanced Scheduling Solutions address the ever-changing landscape of each production environment. By identifying key objectives for each production environment, we are able to utilize a uniquely identified scheduling engine to consider the inherently complex production environment, and dynamically respond to internal and external contingencies.

External Contingencies:

  • Changing Product Mix Demand
  • Changing Product Volume Demand
  • Rush Orders
  • Material Shortages

Internal Contingencies:

  • Equipment Breakdowns
  • Lean and/or Absent Staff
  • Scrap
  • Rework

Inherent Complexities:

  • Multiple Products
  • Multiple Possible Routings per Product
  • Varying Cycle Times, Curing Times, Expiration Times
  • Varying Setups, Teardowns, and Cleanouts

Key Software Implementation Considerations

  • Assembly Process Visualization
  • Multi-Constraint Scheduling
  • Advanced Material Handling
  • Advanced Schedule Optimization
  • Schedule Comparison Tables
  • Multiple Report Formats
  • Data Availability & Mobility

We Specialize in Industry Standard Software Options for Advanced Production Scheduling


  • Manage multiple routings and material flows
  • Handle rush orders that jump to the front of the calendar
  • Solve equipment breakdowns that push everything back
  • Draft a production schedule that is more feasible
  • Maximize utilization and minimize in-work process
  • Hit promised delivery dates

Integration Experts

PMC’s experienced consultants can integrate advanced scheduling software 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

Creating a baseline schedule with the Scheduling Software, it will interface with the ERP to inform management and sales of the intricate processes and contingencies in production.

MES / SCADA systems deliver scheduling information directly to production managers with a direct connection to the Scheduling Software as well.

Industry Applications

  • Automotive and Aerospace
  • Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals
  • Food and Beverage
  • Health Insurance
  • Medical Devices
  • Metals and Metal Fabrication
  • Paper, Publishing and Printing
  • Rubber, Plastics and Textiles
  • Training and Education
  • And Many Others

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