Planning Woodworking with Asprova APS System

Throughput Time Reduction by Optimal, Sequential Planning

In woodworking, several sanding processes are run through multiple times. Scheduling such in optimal sequence is exceptionally difficult. Additionally, minimum and maximum waiting times need to be considered. Bottleneck-oriented planning is of vital importance; other production processes need to be aligned with its tact. In this manner, throughput time and semi-finished products can be reduced to the absolute minimum.

  • Holistic Process Synchronization
  • Minimized Lead Times and Inventory Stocks
  • Flawless Delivery Reliability

Challenges

  • Process Loop Planning (for Example: for the Pressing Process)
  • Consideration of Process-Related, Minimum and Maximum Waiting Times
  • Timely Replenishment of Procurement Parts
  • Consideration of Alternative Routes
  • Prioritized Routes and Resources
  • Consideration of Various Item Specifications and Resource Capabilities
  • Consideration of Material Availability
  • Bottleneck-Oriented Planning
  • Worker Planning
  • Greater Flexibility
  • Shorter Delivery Times

With Asprova APS

  • Shorter Delivery Times
  • Wholistic Process Synchronization through Optimal, Sequential Scheduling
  • Drastically Shortened Lead Times through Bottleneck-Oriented Planning
  • Massive Reduction in Intermediate Parts
  • Increased Resource Efficiency
  • Improved Transparency in Factory and Order Status
  • Greater Flexibility in the Case of Order Changes, Rush Orders, Machine Failure, etc.
  • 90 % Reduction in Planning Efforts