Planning to meet the dynamics of the printing world
Metrics Planner is the most complete tool for organizing production; to carry out the planning and programming equipment, set develops deadlines and business strategies.
The differentiated technology allows full visibility of the different level of occupancy of all plant equipment, and may provide idle periods, of high demand and also the production gaps. Thus the Planning area now has a strategic function that helps to increase the efficiency attending more orders with the same resources, generating more profit for the company.
Technology to optimize production
The powerful Metrics Planner planning mechanism elaborates automatically the machines sequencing, considering dates, priorities, technical restrictions and productive capacity, keeping all information updated. Simulation environments allow the assessment of alternative scenarios, providing a base for decision making.
Metrics Planner has the most complete printing interface that makes short work of the planner, in which the user can find all the resources necessary to view the planning, moving activities in time and between machines, organizing the operations sequence, reporting, etc.
More than planning, Metrics Planner is a tool for decision making that helps the managers to lead the daily operation of production in search of optimization of resources, at the same time that providing for business area a early preview which allows better negotiations.
After years studying the printing industries challenges and improving processes in the search for greater efficiency, Metrics developed the concept of Collaborative Planning.
Experience shows that effective planning is not done by one person or department. It is the result of many areas work that interact with each other by providing information so that production occurs in best way.
Metrics Planner provides this collaborative environment that integrates Sales, Customer Service, Purchasing and Production. An intelligent system that automates tasks, centralizes, organizes and distributes all information about the production, in real time.
The result is more control, less stress, lower costs and better customer service.
See the opinion of who already use M3 Metrics Planner
“Throughout 2010, we intensified the adoption of planning tools to define more economic processes for each batch to be produced, as well as choose the ideal moment for scheduled maintenance and stocks replacement”
Cristiano Zuca, Alphacolor Information Manager