The system provides a link between the key processes to ensure production volumes can be effectively planned, taking into account previous data, inventory stocks and individual campaigns.
Calculated production quantities are transferred to an order management system, which generates them for each cost centre. This provides a production plan for every cost centre manager, with the system able to refine the plan into material, personnel and machine requirements.
“The integrated function for calculating the delivery rate allows us at any time to recall up-to-date information for verifying the delivery capacity,” says Jan Seidel, head of logistics and IT at Wolf. “Thus delivery bottlenecks can be detected and eliminated at an early stage.”