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Capitalizing on the Amazon Effect with Concurrent Planning and Schdeuling

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10/28/20 10:30 AM

The 'Amazon Effect' is a term often used to describe the success and influence that the retail company has had on the changing customer expectations and retail practices. Customers are now expecting fast and accurate delivery dates that have been...

Advanced Planning and Scheduling, PlanetTogether, materials planning, Demand planning, operations planning, production scheduling, operations scheduling, strategic goals

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Lock & Anchor to Improve Production Schedule Stability

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9/28/20 10:30 AM

When scheduling operations in manufacturing, there comes a point where it is preferable to avoid making last minute disruptions to the schedule unless there is a problem such as a machine breaking down or a need to rush a crucial order. Having...

Factory Scheduling, planner, operations planning, production scheduling, stability

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Agile Manufacturing

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7/10/18 12:10 PM

The manufacturing industry is facing high market volatility that makes it challenging for manufacturers to keep up with those rapid changes. Manufacturers must now be able to quickly adapt to the ever-changing demands of the market in order to...

Advanced Planning and Scheduling, PlanetTogether, Implementation, APS, APS, integration, agile, APS benefits, Agile manufacturing, operations planning

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