Chris Mollison will be presenting the following topics in interactive discussion groups at the OSaS Stand at Electra Mining. No booking is required however if you would like to reserve a seat please contact info@osas.co.za to join the discussion. The discussions will take place at the OSaS stand K28 in Hall 6.

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The previously taught structure and functions associated with planning and scheduling are disappearing and nobody is talking about it.
It is not unusual to see a schematic similar to this one when investigating how planning and scheduling processes should work in manufacturing companies.

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What if you didn’t need to hold a morning production meeting? What if you did not have to use management’s time inefficiently to discuss sales priorities, yesterday’s achievements and all the other miscellaneous subjects that arise?

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On a regular basis new concepts such as Digital Twins in Scheduling are introduced. Often one is uncertain about whether the new term applies to a particular area, and if it does, what it implies exactly. In this blog I will cover the concept of a Digital Twin from a scheduling perspective.

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As technology has advanced, software functionality has been developed to handle both planning and scheduling functions in manufacturing. Over time this software has become more sophisticated and powerful, delivering significant benefits to the organisation using it.

This article looks at: The benefits that a successful implementation of advanced scheduling technology is likely to deliver, as well as the impact of these on the supply chain of today. Key changes in the scheduling function that result in the benefits accrued. Likely future developments in this area and the impact that these will have on supply chains.

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