Features and best practices for efficient production management!

3 things to watch on your production schedule

Planning production work and anticipating bottlenecks is key to delivering products on time and keeping happy customers. Following process flows is essential to maintaining quality throughout the chain, and avoiding unnecessary delays.

But without the right production scheduling tool, keeping teams, machines, materials and suppliers in sync can look like a tough mountain to climb. This is where Visual Planning can help.

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Assign relevant, available crewmembers and machines to each task

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Have the necessary materials and parts delivered to you on time so jobs don’t get pushed back

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Follow the production process and identify bottlenecks, delays and unexpected costs

Benefits of production software from
Visual Planning

Manufacturing companies that rely on Visual Planning significantly reduce scheduling errors, which leads to more efficiency and visibility in the production channel and helps with on-time deliveries.
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Production process overview

Create dashboards for every profile in the system. Production floor workers can get a view that aligns with their needs and stakeholders can get a different view that keeps them updated on overall progress.

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Reduce errors

Manufacturing companies that rely on Visual Planning significantly reduce scheduling errors, which leads to more efficiency and visibility in the production channel and helps with on-time deliveries.

Save time

Working to correctly anticipate variability, which includes the waxing and waning of productivity over different times of day as well as highs and lows related to staffing.

Manage equimpent

Set up task rules that govern what type of resources need to be assigned to each task. For human resources, rules might include skills and certifications. For equipment, it might include factors such as capacity. And for every resource, Visual Planning takes availability into account.

Project management

GANTT chart functionality extends to scheduling.
You can drag-and-drop resources right into the chart to figure out whether all areas of the production project can be covered at the right time.

Forecasting

Predict future workloads and plan accordingly. This option helps managers make informed decisions about staffing levels, workload distribution, and resource allocation.

Key features of production planning sofwtare

FOR THE OPERATION MANAGER

Centralize all work orders

Track shifts and assign available crew members with the right skills on jobs

View machine schedules and plan tasks according to run rates

Create templates to quickly schedule long process flows with dependencies

Track and manage inventory levels of parts and materials

Notify the sales team from unexpected delays and late deliveries

Integrate with ERP, HR and billing systems

ON THE SHOP FLOOR

View who is assigned to each line and upcoming tasks/work orders

Access individual work schedules and shift info on a tablet or smartphones
Quickly report on issues so the schedule can be updated accordingly

Improve business productivity through scheduling

Our clients

Visual Planning is available on premise or in the cloud. Find out more about all Visual Planning features here, or read our case studies to understand how we are helping many companies to leverage their inner strengths.

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  • Save time
  • optimize your schedules
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