What is Manufacturing or Production Scheduling?

Manufacturing or production scheduling is the activities performed in a manufacturing company in order to manage and control the execution of a production process. A schedule describes which activities must be performed in what time frame and how the factory’s...

ERP and MES Integration in Manufacturing

The Power of ERP and MES Integration in Manufacturing Businesses Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems contain inventory and customer demand information and manufacturing execution systems (MES) control and report on manufacturing. Integrating ERP and MES helps...

The truth about OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness)

Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) indicates how truly productive a manufacturing plant is. OEE is a measure of availability, performance and quality over time. It measures the quality of product, volume of waste, speed of production and amount of plant downtime....