Production Planning

Production planning is still the heart of every industrial company. However, standardized production planning approaches quickly reach their limits in today’s global, highly volatile structures. Find out more about current trends, new concepts and next-generation production planning.

Standardized production planning approaches quickly reach their limits in global, highly volatile structures. Find out more about next-generation production planning.

05/21/2019 Supply Chain Management

Success factors for DDMRP in a constraint manufacturing environment (III)

This article explains how to consider manufacturing constraints in a DDMRP environment  to achieve variability and inventory reduction improvements. Part 3: Two …

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Success factors for DDMRP in a constraint manufacturing environment (II)

In production environments with complex planning constraints, DDMRP inventory buffers are not sufficient to reduce the supply variability. This article explains …

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Success factors for DDMRP in a constraint manufacturing environment (I)

Recently, the Demand-Driven MRP (DDMRP) methodology has been gaining increasing popularity. More and more companies across all industries apply the DDMRP …

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Supply Chain Planning 2022

What are the most current trends in supply chain planning? How will we conduct supply chain planning in the future? What …

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Hidden potentials in production planning: Rough-cut planning

During the last years we have mainly worked on projects in production planning. Now we would like to share some personal …

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Hidden potentials in production planning: Contradictions

During the last years we have mainly worked on projects in production planning. Now we would like to share some personal …

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Why production planning might get lost on the way to digital wonderland

Within the digital age of information and the high number of technological opportunities it is surprising, how many companies are performing …

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The key to better planning results

Rough-cut tactical production plans are often not feasible in the short term, which results in firefighting and manual interventions. The implementation …

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