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Detroit, MI April 26, 2016 – Plex Systems, the leader in cloud ERP for manufacturing, today announced a the launch of a new suite of supply chain planning products aimed at helping manufacturers efficiently and effectively manage their business, all the way from sales and operations planning to production and distribution planning.
The new capabilities provide visibility and control across multiple manufacturing facilities, warehouses, distribution centers and demand channels, supporting a comprehensive master production schedule (MPS). New supply chain planning solutions include Plex Master Scheduling, Plex Sales & Operations Planning, and Plex Distribution Planning.
These new Plex supply chain capabilities tie directly into Plex material and production requirements planning, supporting manufacturing organizations from enterprise wide planning to plant floor execution.
Plex Master Scheduling
Plex Master Scheduling helps organizations balance customer demand with available capacity to achieve a data-driven master production schedule, facilitating what, when and how much to produce. Key capabilities include:
Plex Sales & Operations Planning
Plex Sales & Operations Planning enables organizations to collect and leverage inputs from sales, marketing, engineering, operations and finance to assess and project demand and supply forecasts. Key capabilities include:
Plex Distribution Planning
Plex Distribution Planning enables enterprise manufacturing organizations to optimize their MPS across a network of distribution and manufacturing facilities. Key capabilities include:
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“Manufacturing organizations face unprecedented pressure to meet near instantaneous customer demand, while maintaining both quality and profit margins,” said Karl Ederle, group vice president of Product Management at Plex Systems. “This new suite of supply chain planning capabilities, tied directly into Plex’s proven manufacturing and ERP, provide a comprehensive platform for running a high performance, global manufacturing operation from proactive planning to efficient execution.”
Plex Systems, Inc.® delivers the first smart manufacturing platform that empowers the world’s leading innovators to make awesome products. Plex gives process and discrete manufacturers the ability to connect, automate, track and analyze every aspect of their business—from the shop floor to the top floor —to drive business transformation. Built in the cloud, the Plex Smart Manufacturing Platform includes MES, ERP, supply chain planning, Industrial IoT, and analytics to connect people, systems, machines, and supply chains, enabling them to lead with precision, efficiency and agility in an ever-changing market.
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