||How Do You Relieve a Major Material Scheduling Headache?
with scheduling changes can get to be overwhelming. It takes a lot of time to get your
schedule just right, carefully assigning each raw material
according to their availability, order levels, and how much sales you
you post the schedule, there always seem to be a few demand surges or slumps
for which you need to change the schedule for one reason or another. Before
long, the clean and neat schedule you posted is full of scratched out lists,
now with new delivery schedules, wanting new assigned labor hours and all kinds of confusing notations. The
next thing you know, you are overloaded
for a busy shift and you dont know who to blame?
A good policy is to minimize
managements role in schedule change requests by maintaining an automated
Inventory Management System
that can assist in simplifying the scheduling process as per requirement,
irrespective of the number of re-scheduling. A sophisticated system can alert
floor managers when the minimum order levels are met to re-order optimum
quantities as and when required with ease and quicker response time. That is,
simply placing an entry on their system will trigger directives to appear in
respective departments eliminating any confusion and miscommunication that
costs business owners more rupees than most anticipate.
can approve these changes in real-time
and better analyze any major deviations that directly impact their budgets. The
available data at their finger tips makes managers decisions more effective
and they are able to better respond to the changing needs of their business.