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Production Planning and Scheduling Software

Better determine requirements for materials and capacity while ensuring efficient use of production assets for more lean production practices.

Plan it, Schedule it, Dispatch it with Plex

Our planning & production scheduling software features keeps inventory levels low and cost at a minimum. Plan for an optimized capacity utilization of your shop floor resources with lean and efficient production management. (5:17)

Production Planning & Scheduling Capabilities

  • Quickly calculate recommendations for what is needed, how much is needed, and when it is needed with MRP to keep inventory levels and cost at a minimum.
  • Make advanced planning and scheduling trade-off decisions considering finite capacity and available resources.
  • Optimize manufacturing production runs, alleviating major cost and time conflicts in the process.
  • Set accurate expectations by providing customers with a reliable delivery date based on actual availability of resources.
  • Utilize multiple advanced production scheduling options to level-load production across alternative workcenters.
  • Use Kanban to support pull-based demand for lean operations that eliminate over-production waste.

Advanced Planning & Production Scheduling

  • Material Requirements Planning (MRP)

    A real-time MRP engine to determine requirements for purchased and manufactured materials that support customer demand.

  • Finite Scheduling and Capacity Constraints

    Increase profits by improving utilization of production resources.

  • Lean Manufacturing

    Use Kanban scheduling for pull-based replenishment.

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Plex is Built for Manufacturers

  • Smart Manufacturing Solutions

    Smart manufacturing solutions are not all the same. For example, historical ERP software solutions involve painful implementation projects followed by challenging periodic updates – often forcing companies to go years without updating their ERP system. Meanwhile, these same companies lose value day after day as new features and functions elude them, only implemented with the next painful ‘big bang’ upgrade.

    Smart manufacturing technology from Plex takes a different approach. No more waiting. No more upgrades. New features are added daily to a single line of code, shared instantly with all Plex customers. Those customers not only realize renewed value daily, but share best practices real time with other peer Plex customers, all of whom have access to exactly the same features, functions and capabilities enabled by a true, single software code SaaS cloud offering.

    Smart manufacturing should truly be just that; solutions. Manufacturers are often tempted by vendors touting strong financial, accounting, and even retail ERP software solutions and systems. None of these, however, do the one thing they need particularly well – manufacturing.

    Plex is different, offering the only smart manufacturing solution built from the ground up in the cloud and focused exclusively on manufacturing. At Plex, we know manufacturing isn’t just part of the business: manufacturing is the business. Plex smart manufacturing solutions are purpose-built to fit your manufacturing business needs, evolving with you while adding value daily.

    Smart manufacturing technology is not all the same. Plex can help you be different. Find out how.

  • ERP System

    Manufacturers have moved beyond the need for non-integrated point solutions to solve their challenges – they require a true ERP system. Beyond individual, bolt-on products, an ERP system enables connectivity between companies, their customers and their suppliers.

    An ERP system must fit the business needs of a given company, while offering a broad array of capabilities designed for that business. With an eye toward the future, the right ERP system gives companies the power to scale at their pace while adding constant value in real time.

    Move your business forward with a true ERP system. Find out how.


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