Users with the ability to adjust plans and schedules.
Users with the ability to view plans and schedules and (optionally) update production status.
Users with view-only ability plus the ability to create what-if scenarios.
No limits (other than computer memory) on any data objects or records.
Process flow diagrams built in microsoft visio® and integrated into the system to guide users and run functions.
Tailored screen layouts optimized and customizable for user roles and functions.
See multiple views together on one screen or on multiple screens.
Visual identification of activities that are delayed due to resource capacity limits.
Visual identification of activities that are delayed due to material availability limits.
Manage variability using buffers and monitoring buffer penetration.
Choose what is shown in the gantt to see material shortages or other useful information.
Schedules for equipment.
Schedules for individual people with various skills or groups of labor.
Schedule tool usage and compatibility with products and machines.
Coordinate maintenance schedules with production schedules.
Automatic schedule generation based on target key performance indicators.
Automatic schedule generation based on a combination of factors (such as setup time, priority, due-date, etc.)
Optimize all your plants together or separately.
Automatic searching and proposed changes to existing optimization rules.
Create plans and schedules that are synchronized and cross loaded between plants.
Quickly create updated schedules for your needed order voume.
Optimize plans and schedules to maximize resource utilization and output.
Optimize plans and schedules to based on financial measures such as: revenue, cost, profit, and cash flow.
Create stability, protecting a portion of the schedule from being re-optimized.
A secondary level of stability, protecting a less firm area of the schedule right after the frozen span.
Automatic removal of gaps from the schedule.
Preserve commitments, preventing specific jobs and operations from being re-optimized.
Preserve manual resource assignments, prevenging specific operations from being re-assigned.
Automatic just-in-time scheduling to reduce inventory.
Fully customizable attributes that allow advanced scheduling by number ranges, employee skill level or certification.
Rules that are custom tailored to specialized needs, built in any microsoft .net language.
Automatically adjust for operation precedence, material constraints, and capacity.
Reschedule from configurable grid views where all data can be easliy seen as desired.
Expedite of jobs and supplying jobs and material, moving other work out of the way as necessary.
Divide a single operation across multiple resources or multiple days (manually or automatically.)
Multi-level undo/redo for schedule and data changes.
Automatic roll forward of unfinished work (preserving schedule sequence) as time passes.
Split and join jobs (manually or automatically.).
Simultaneous login and scheduling of multiple planners to facilitate collaboration.
Reschedule groups of jobs in one action.
Schedule visibility of multiple plants.
Syncrhonize material flows between vertically integrated plants.
Graphical load to capacity view with adjustable detail level and filters.
Dynamically allocate production across plants to balance plant work loads.
Manage planned maintenance, shift schedules, and overtime schdules by resource, department, or plant.
Define resources as being eligible to perform work in the future when certfied or trained.
Immediate date estimating for new orders for multi-level bom products.
Visual indicators of custom order conditions with drill-down details.
See material flow between jobs to destination orders on one screen.
Track/sort/filter/color by various job statuses such as: planned, firm, estimate, what-if, or quote.
Proactively manage high-value jobs by creating individual gantt’s for each watched job.
Immediate date estimating for new orders for multi-level bom products that are made by multiple plants.
Automatically schedule new orders to maximize kpis without making other orders late.
Real-time communication with the shop floor on schedule changes and work completions.
Automatically close operations at their scheduled time for workcenters where reporting is not desired.
Immediately know how schedule changes affect key performance indicators.
Choose from recent schedules to choose the one that delivers the best kpi values.
Immediate impact analysis on kpi for any schedule change.
Approximately 40 different kpi in areas such as: productivity, financials, and customer delivery.
Create kpi tailored to your specific needs scripted with any Microsoft .Net language.
Unlimited scenarios that can be easily created, saved, and compared by master schedulers or what-if users.
Create and compare plan scenarios based on kpi to make better choices.
Track scenarios over time to analyze trends and compare actual versus planned.
A scenario that can be worked on collaboratively by multiple planners.
A finalized scenario that can be saared throughout the company while a new plan is being constructed.
Automatically remove long term data to focus on short-term scheduling.
Hands-free shop floor viewing that cycles through screens automatically.
Automatic update of the schedule as work is completed or delayed.
Place a job, manufacturing order, or operation on hold until a set date.
Record and display comments related to scheduled jobs.
Custom tailored visual alerts when special scheduling preferences are violated or need attention, scripted in any Microsoft .Net language.
Messaging between users.
View inventory projections by location with configurable grid views.
Visual indicators of custom inventory conditions with drill-down details.
Plan supply and demand of inventories in multiple warehouses.
Synchronization of material flow across warehouses.
Track purchase orders to ensure accurate scheduling of orders requiring material.
Track sales orders to ensure you are meeting customer delivery dates.
High speed, unlimited depth bom explosion with simultaneous capacity constraints, creating jobs and p.o.’s
Track transfer orders between warehouses and plants for real-time inventory visibility.
Lot tracking of material to enforce material and wip shelf-life or usage level.
Automated creation of planned jobs and purchase orders when safety stock is depleted.
Multiple products made by a single job or operation.
Batch multiple demands into production jobs.
Immediately know how schedule changes affect other orders.
Track and predict order delivery performance.
Analyze load versus capacity.
Analytics focused on utilization, output and performance.
Create charts, grids, and composite dashboards.
Access information from planettogether, web, and tablets.
Subscribe to analytics to receive charts and measures via e-mail.
Avoid scheduling more work in a period than the actual capacity allows.
Fixed lead-time scheduling at a resource, independent of workload.
Flexible means of specifying which types of work a resource can perform.
Resources that can work on multiple jobs at the same time but are limited to how many jobs they can work on.
Simultaneous (finite) scheduling of machines, tooling and labor on one activity.
Allow editing operaiton data and preserve edits during future imports.
Extra time delay (such as drying), either consuming the resource or not.
Schedule subcontract work, tied to buy-direct purchase orders.
Processing of multiple jobs on one resource at the same time (similar to an oven).
Reserve tank capacity until the tank is emptied.
Setup time that depends on product attributes for sequentially run products.
Resources that can only be assigned manually, not by the system.
Resource preferences and run rates that avery by the type of product being made on different resources.
Minimum delay times between operations (dry, transfer, etc.)
User-defined fields to drive scheduling or to display.
Special constraints tailored to your exact needs.
Custom tailored speciality planning constraints scripted in any Microsoft .Net language
Custom tailored operation times scripted in any Microsoft .Net language
Constrain activity start times based on availability of raw material.
Constrain start times based on availability of work-in-process inventory.
Dependency between resources working on different jobs.
Schedule a job to start before the wip material is completely finished.
Manual accomodation of alternate ways of producing the same product.
Automatic selection of alternate ways of producing the same product.
Schedule a successor operation to start before the predecessor is completely finished.
Material flow rules limiting which resources can be seleted based on the resource performing the preceding step.
Scheduling to keep all operations for a job in the same production cell.
Maximum delay times between operations (shelf-life, etc.)
Automatically keep operations on the same resource as the preceding step.
Easy setup and automation of data imports.
Directly submit information and trigger actions from another program.
Immediate reading of custom text files to drive data import or other actions.
Sap erp integration.
Sap business one integration.
Sap bydesign integration.
Microsoft ax integration.
Microsoft nav integration.
Microsoft gp integration.
Oracle erp integration.
Sage mas 500 integration.
Sage mas 90/200 integration.
Escape velocity systems o2 integration.
Vicinity manufacturing integration.
Microsoft SQL server integration.
Custom alerts on jobs and inventory with real-time drill-down.
Custom tailored lists of messages that can be scripted in any Microsoft .Net language.
User-configured grids that filter, sort and show information as desired.
Report for late jobs.
Report for daily schedule.
Report for resource performance.
Reporting database for ad-hoc reporting.
Screens that are purpose-built to your special needs and written in any Microsoft .Net language.