Master Production Schedule

After a comprehensive pre-study, Countdown Ltd (Woolworths’ NZ subsidiary) implemented Optimity across all categories in the meat division of its highly successful New Zealand supermarket chain. “To gain an edge…

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In August 2013, global plastics producer Teknor Apex, decided to replace their current demand planning solution and instead implement Optimity Demand Forecaster across all markets…

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Lantmännen Lantbruk is a market leader in Sweden, with market shares from 50 to 90 per cent. Lantmännen Lantbruk has a comprehensive range of products…

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When first launched back in 1964, MRP was a brilliant innovation. For the first time ever, companies started to use computer technology to understand what…

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One of the classic questions for companies who produce to stock and face fluctuating and/or seasonal variations in demand is: How do we best balance…

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Best-in-class planning means you know where your bottleneck is and you let the bottleneck control the material flow upstream and downstream. It’s key to understand…

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Traditional planning methodologies like MRP and APS (Advanced Planning & Scheduling) usually don’t address the specific requirements for business where you produce a large range of finished goods…

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Every company moving goods in a supply chain needs to balance delivery service, resource utilization and inventory levels. The most common planning methods used today…

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