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lanning Product profile
Planning for the future
Demand Solutions launched its new Advanced
overtime, expediting and time spent
Planning & Scheduling software solution last month.
updating spreadsheets.
Manufacturing & Logistics IT takes a look at its
Provide the means to create accurate,
core functionality and benefits to the end user.
real-time schedules that your whole
company can rely on.
The software is said to enable manufacturers Aid companies in making informed
to better balance material, capacity and decisions together with a full
shop floor schedules simultaneously to understanding of their impact.
meet customer demand ‘on-time’ at the
lowest costs. “Demand Solutions Advanced Help organisations to accurately predict
Planning & Scheduling is highly flexible; able the resources needed for each job and
to do rough-cut capacity planning as well as when the job will be completed.
finite and infinite capacity planning for both
discrete and process markets,” commented Provide companies with the means to
Demand Solutions president, Bill Harrison. adjust and respond to changes quickly
and easily with real-time tracking and
performance indicators.
Bill Harrison, Demand Solutions president.
Key business benefits
Help organisations to plan across multiple
Demand Solutions Advanced Planning & facilities managing critical manufacturing
emand Solutions is celebrating Scheduling is claimed to facilitate the constraints.
D
its 24th anniversary this year – following benefits:
its 25th year in business. For
over two and a half decades the Offer a full 360-degree view of a Easy data migration
company has kept at the cutting company’s planning and production
edge of forward-looking product status. Demand Solutions Advanced Planning &
development within the demand forecasting Scheduling’s intuitive, easy-to-use user
& planning solutions space. The latest Provide the potential to grow revenue with interface and robust functionality built on the
manifestation of this is Demand Solutions shorter lead times and reliable promise Microsoft .Net architecture is said to allow
Advanced Planning & Scheduling, its new dates that allow for more on-time companies to quickly deploy and begin
production scheduling solution for SMEs deliveries and better customer service. gaining value. This production scheduling
that reportedly produces quick and accurate solution can be fully integrated with other
schedules taking into account machines, Offer the ability to cut costs by Demand Solutions planning tools such as
personnel, tooling and inventory constraints. significantly reducing inventories, Forecast Management and Requirements
Planning, or can be used as a stand-alone
solution using data from any ERP system,
existing spreadsheets or database. When
combined with Demand Solutions Forecast
Management and Requirements Planning
products, Advanced Planning & Scheduling
utilises planned orders from Requirements
Planning to simultaneously plan material and
capacity to support customer requirements
while minimising the impact on manufacturing >>
“Demand Solutions Advanced Planning &
Scheduling is highly flexible; able to do
rough-cut capacity planning as well as finite
and infinite capacity planning for both
discrete and process markets,” commented
Demand Solutions president, Bill Harrison.
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MANUFACTURING
&LOGISTICSIT July 2009
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