V8-APS Advanced Planning & Scheduling

Powerful Planning and Scheduling Software for your Supply Chain

V8-APS is a fully customizable Advanced Planning & Scheduling suite featuring cutting-edge optimization technology and modular design to support improved delivery performance, reduction in WIP, increased supply chain capacity, and rapid what-if analysis.

The result of decades of experience in mathematical modeling across multiple industries, V8-APS is an integrated set of modules that provide full support for planning and scheduling across the supply chain. A set of optional modules complements it to support shipping, supplies management and cost accounting. It seamlessly interfaces with ERP and MES systems to provide end-to-end management from customer order entry to production execution.

Features

Capacity Planning

Experiment with equipment and product mix changes to determine real capacity constraints using long-term forecasts

Sales Order Management

Empower the sales team with the ability to instantly provide reliable promise dates to your customers

Production Planning

Plan production over dynamic stocking points with flexible replenishment strategies to reduce WIP and increase service levels

Production Scheduling

Use interactive Gantt charts to view or edit machine lineups, keeping you in charge of you operations

Settings and Configuration

Control scheduling preferences and plant constraints with user-friendly configuration parameters

Supplies Management

Forecast consumable inventory and requirements to generate timely and economic replenishment orders

Packing and Shipping

Coordinate schedules with packaging and shipping operations to ensure you never miss a delivery

Cost Accounting

Track real-time manufacturing costs and profit margins across machine centers and product lines

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V8-APS for Aluminum

Benefits

Compared to traditional planning and scheduling tools, such as spreadsheets or high-level capacity-based models which can be difficult to set up or change and are often ineffectual when managing complex production systems, V8-APS offers a number of advantages.

  • More accurate views of plant capacity generated by detailed production models
  • Advanced scheduling engine able to incorporate all your operating nuances
  • Customizable and scalable modules to fit your specific plant needs
  • Full integration with ERP and MES for real-time decision support
  • Highly graphical and detailed reporting of all results and KPIs
  • First-rate Support and Warranty to secure your best practices for future planners

Find out how V8-APS can help streamline and improve your plant operations. Contact us today!