The best scheduling result requires more than simple forward or backward scheduling. Requirements for production optimization are varied and complex: bottleneck processes, load leveling, sequence optimization, order prioritization, the optimal ratio of make-to-order to make-to-stock production, are some of the many variables which need to be considered when scheduling production.
The best possible schedule for your factory can only be realized through a scheduling logic that is tailored to your specific circumstances. Asprova provides customizable scheduling parameters and rules for complete and highly detailed mapping of every single production facility and resource.
Asprova lets you tell it how to schedule orders—you can set priorities for individual orders, or automatically consider priority according to due date, technical parameters, customer, or a combination of these and countless other factors.
Asprova determines how to best utilize resources according to the parameters you give it. The schedule Asprova creates will consider load leveling, minimizing setup and/or wait times, minimizing order delays, reducing inventory, and many other factors according to your business model.
When specified, Asprova will distribute processes evenly across all available or key resources, in order to level out overall resource load.
The optimization logic feature of Asprova lets you optimize the order sequence within set periods of time according to:
Examples of changeover time optimization:
Examples of a set optimization time period (merge period):