Scheduling

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There are a lot of tools out there to help you visualize a schedule, but how about helping you create, adjust and optimize a schedule with ease? That's the hard part. PlanetTogether scheduling software makes it easy for you every step of the way.

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SCHEDULING

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SCENARIOS

Bring your people together in a collaborative system to improve efficiency and communication.
PlanetTogether resolves production constraints automatically and creates KPI-driven schedules.
Create and compare unlimited Scenarios. You can even turn on CoPilot to look for the best case scenarios for you!
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FEATURES

EASILY SCHEDULE ORDERS WITH VISIBILITY

Take care of your customers with greater agility and less chaos. PlanetTogether enables you to quickly schedule new orders to equipment, labor, and material resources with full understanding of the impacts on your other customers and on your business measures.

Visual Order Scheduling

Easily schedule new orders with drag-and-drop, automatically, or with Insert Jobs to maximize KPI without making existing orders late.

Impact Analysis

When you change a schedule, check the Impact Analysis to see the effects on orders and KPI. Just click "Undo" if you don't like the results.

Flexible Alerts

Keep everyone informed of critical information with custom Alerts. Click the Alert and drill-down into the details.


KEEP SCHEDULES OPTIMIZED

Your production schedule sets the course for your business performance. With PlanetTogether's powerful Optimization, your resources and materials are utilized according to your business objectives. Integrated MPS, MRP and detailed scheduling makes business optimization easier than ever.

Flexible Optimization

Automate schedule creation by flexible weighted factors or Key Performance Indicators. Then sit back and let PlanetTogether keep your production on track.

Real-Time Adjustment

Your factory is dynamic. PlanetTogether adjusts schedules immediately to keep everyone informed from sales to manufacturing to shipping.

Powerful Drag-and-Drop

When you drop an order on a different resource or in a new timeslot your work is done and you know the impact immediately. 


FIND AND SHARE THE BEST SCENARIOS

Production scheduling always involves making trade-offs and decisions about priorities. With PlanetTogether you'll be able to evaluate alternatives faster to find better solutions.

Compare What-Ifs

Create Scenarios with a click and experiment in a "sandbox" environment. Compare Scenarios by KPI then easily share your findings with your team.

Soar with CoPilot

Turn on CoPilot, select your KPI, and unleash your server's untapped processing power to look for better Scenarios for you.

Alternatives & Preferences

Use alternate resources, split work across machines, adjust shifts and set resource preferences. Keep manual control or allow PlanetTogether to do it for you.

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MORE POPULAR SCHEDULING FEATURES

Flexible Views

Schedule in horizontal or vertical Gantts and customizable grids. Set Labels, colors and Flags for more insight.

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Rescheduling Tools

Refine schedules quickly with tools like: Multi-Job Drag-and-drop, Resource Lock, Anchor, Split, Hold and Expedite.

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Unlimited Undo/Redo

Make stress-free schedule changes knowing that you can Undo or Redo them, even many actions back. 

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Product Rules & Capabilties

Improve schedule quality and accuracy by specifying which resources can make which products. Even set preferences and rates that vary by resource. 

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Custom Logic

If you have really special constraints or rules you can use ultra flexible logic that is programmed in any Microsoft .Net language. 

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Capable To Promise

Get immediate ship dates for new orders even those that have multi-level Bills of Material and span multiple plants.

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Buffer against Variability

Monitor buffers for shipping, receiving and bottlenecks to protect against variability that can impact due dates or throughput, using Drum-Buffer-Rope (Theory of Constraints) scheduling.

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Diverse Resources

Schedule accurately by representing your machine, tool, and labor resource constraints precisely: Batch, Tank, Single-Tasking, Multi-Tasking or Infinite Capacity, all with detailed working calendars.

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Precise Timing

Schedules can be very precise and efficient by using modeling tools like: Operation Overlap, Max-Delay, Transfer Times and Sequence-dependent Setup Times.

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Shop Dispatch

Real-time communication with the shop floor on schedule changes and work completions keeps everyone in-sync. 

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"We feed it the facts we know, and it automatically proposes an optimized schedule that allows us to meet those dates. It’s something we tried, but never could do manually."

 

DICK MARX

Materials Manager
Knapheide Truck Equipment

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Sumitomo Electric
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"We needed a high-power scheduling system geared for mass customization.   Some companies may find what they need in basic package. For those of us with massive throughout, the one size fits all approach doesn’t work."

 

GARY BISHOP

Director of Manufacturing
Sumitomo Electric Lightwave
Standard Process
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"PlanetTogether has cut the number of “hot” jobs on our schedule so we can schedule resources more efficiently. That translates into a better work environment for everyone."

 

GREG VAN LEIRSBURG

Production Scheduler
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Atlantic Coffee Solutions
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"The great thing about PlanetTogether is all machines can be grouped together on one screen. You know immediately how each machine impacts the other and their basic correlation to the whole schedule...very organized and coordinated.”

 

JAIME OZUNA

Production Scheduler
Maximus Coffee
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