production_planner

The Gapso Production Planner allows you to plan an optimized production process at strategic, tactical and operational levels taking into account details of equipment, recipes, setups, productivity, demand, etc.

With GPP, you can plan a detailed sequence of production lots, equipment usage, production setups, raw material usage, grid, considering:

  • 1 Demand
  • 2 Equipment features
  • 3 Various raw material mixtures (revenue)
  • 4 Productivity
  • 5 Matrices of rules, time and costs of production setups
  • 6 Contracts and trade policies
  • 7 Specific business rules
  • 8 Several criteria considered in the optimization objective

Key Benefits

- Optimized production planning
- Maximization of margin
- Scenario analysis
- Visibility and quantitative understanding of the impacts of decisions, restrictions, rules and culture of your business
- Contingency plan optimization
- Quick assessment of tactical/strategic scenarios
- Reduction of inventories and waste
- Improved service levels

Gapso Production Planner helps to answer questions like:

  • Given the productivity of equipment and raw material available, can demand be met in full? How?
  • Given future demand that the system classifies as worthy of consideration, what is the corresponding optimal production sequence?
  • Given future demand, equipment productivity and current planning, is it possible to increase demand by quantity Q for product P in week S?
  • What would be the impact of a given increase in production capacity? (A particular type of equipment, for instance)
  • Given the limits of each raw material, what is the best blending for production that minimizes raw material costs?
  • What is the best plan for scheduled maintenance shutdowns inside the permitted windows?

Gapso Methodology

Gapso systems combine customized off-the-shelf components and others that are specially developed depending on the need from the Gapso APS Platform . We use this approach to deliver a solution that adheres to that operation, for its analytical component, mathematical models and resolution algorithms, as well as information technology, user-friendly interfaces and integration with other systems used by the customer. We aim to minimize costs and time by delivering progressive functional releases. Learn More