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Advanced Planning and Scheduling Software

Manage Resource Constraints with Powerful Advanced Planning & Scheduling (APS)

Manage and monitor your shop floor schedule and work center capacity, both finite and infinite. Acumatica Manufacturing Edition’s Advanced Planning and Scheduling allows manufacturers to consistently and cost-effectively meet customer demands by setting accurate and reliable delivery dates based on the actual availability of resources.

Optimize manufacturing production by integrating key elements such as materials, production capacity, process sequence, supplier capacity, and facility schedules, into a powerful, real-time planning and execution application. Advanced Planning and Scheduling software allows users to accurately schedule work center and machine, and tooling resources. It also accurately determines requirements for materials and capacity while providing resource utilization and efficiency reporting for expensive capital equipment.

Advanced Planning and Scheduling (2019 R1)

Key Benefits of Advanced Planning and Scheduling Software for Your Company

  • Finite Capacity Scheduling

    Know how much work can be produced in a given time period, taking into account limitations on various resources.

  • Rough Cut Capacity Planning (RCCP)

    Verify that you have sufficient capacity available to meet the requirements for your master schedule.

  • Work Center Utilization

    Compare the available hours for a work center to the actual hours that are scheduled for a work center.

Important Features of Advanced Planning and Scheduling

  • Work Center Capacity Planning
  • Machine Scheduling
  • Tool Scheduling
  • Material Constraints
  • Schedule Reports

Work Center Capacity Planning

Enables the system to plan, monitor, and provide details regarding production orders scheduled by work center to maximize work center utilization and load balancing.

Machine Scheduling

Allows the user to schedule down to the machine level for operations that must run on that specific machine or where one machine is a better choice based on i’s capacity, speed, or capabilities.

Tool Scheduling

The ability to schedule tooling constraints such as dies, jigs, fixtures, molds, consumable machine tools, or other tooling where availability impacts production scheduling.

Material Constraints

Schedule production considering on-hand, available inventory, current production orders, and open purchase orders to ensure that production orders aren’t scheduled if materials aren’t available or won’t be available soon.

Schedule Reports

Utilize work center and machine dispatch reports for a clear view of currently scheduled production orders and operations. View reports to identify required resources for scheduled production orders.

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