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IFE | Sophisticated planning with SAP SCM APO

Reliable scheduling. Optimal production capacity utilization. Controlled stocks.

Complex projects and products as well as increasing individualization - the everyday life of a project manufacturer includes not only a high number of variants but also the short-term consideration of customer wishes and many technical and organizational changes, especially during the ongoing project. IFE CR, a.s. wants to master this increasingly demanding planning in the project business in the future and has therefore, together with CONSILIO, introduced an integrated solution consisting of SAP ERP and SAP SCM APO.

Implementation Highlights

  • Optimization of the confirmation process for new projects with testing of available components and production capacities

  • Establishment of a system-supported confirmation process for order changes

  • Integrated solution for parallel availability requests and simulations

  • Consideration of not yet specified projects in capacity planning

  • Mapping of collective orders based on PSP elements in the planning system

  • Generation of feasible and optimized production plans over the entire planning horizon

  • Compliance with finite capacities for machines, personnel and production resources

  • Consideration of personnel suitability for special work steps

  • Increased productivity through optimized set-up sequences

  • Balanced machine utilization by using alternative production methods