By Matthias Lütke Entrup
Creation making plans in clean nutrition industries is a hard activity. even if glossy complex making plans and Scheduling (APS) platforms may supply major help, APS implementation numbers in those industries stay low. for that reason, in accordance with an in-depth research of 3 pattern clean foodstuff industries (dairy, clean and processed meat), the writer evaluates what APS platforms should still supply that allows you to successfully aid construction making plans and the way the top structures at present deal with the main distinguishing attribute of unpolluted meals industries, the fast product shelf lifestyles. ranging from the pointed out weaknesses, custom-made software program ideas for every of the pattern industries are proposed that let to optimize the creation of unpolluted meals with admire to shelf existence. The ebook thereby bargains invaluable insights not just to researchers but in addition to software program services of APS structures and execs from clean meals industries.
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The decomposition decision depends on the production type (Stadtler 2002): 20 2 Advanced Planning and Scheduling Systems x x In process organization with many different machines of similar functions, multi-stage production processes and many lot sizes within the planning interval, a decomposition of the overall decision problem into two planning levels is required to reduce the computational burden. However, for an automated flow line with scarce resources, sequence dependent set-up times, and a smaller number of products, a two stage planning hierarchy is not adequate because sequence dependent set-up times cannot be adequately represented by time buckets.
The ERP system remains the backbone of the IT landscape, because a tight integration between the APS and ERP system is required to fully profit from the APS technology (Corsten and Gössinger 2001b). g. Mayr 1996; Tempelmeier 1999a; Meyr et al. 2002b; Günther and van Beek 2003). It is crucial to examine the requirements of specific industries and how the software can respond to these needs. This is particularly the case for the PP and PS modules, which have to be adapted to the specifics of different production segments (Günther and Tempelmeier 2000; Meyr et al.
Furthermore, the lot sizing and sequencing decision cannot be separated in that case as lot sizing depends on scheduling and vice versa. Therefore, with regard to the smaller number of products, one single planning step is preferable. 7 Distribution Planning DisP is part of the mid-term planning with a planning horizon in the range of days to months. The objective is the planning of inventory levels of final products and of the distribution of the final products to the customer, with the objective to optimize the trade off between inventory holding cost and transport cost.
Advanced Planning in Fresh Food Industries: Integrating Shelf Life into Production Planning (Contributions to Management Science) by Matthias Lütke Entrup