Add-on software platform
for your production planning 

Automatic production planning that will shorten your delivery times and speed up changeovers

Working with plan proposals

Automatic planning

Using advanced algorithms, it automatically determines an efficient order for the production orders in your factory. Delivery dates, short changeover times and raw material availability are taken into account. This plan is offered as a plan proposal and enables you to make quick decisions.

Make new decisions quickly

Speed up your production planning

For your planner, creating the production schedule is an inefficient and time-consuming task. Due to the large number of orders and constant changes, planning always lags behind. The automatic creation of plan proposals allows changes to be implemented quickly. So you can move forward with the planning.

Better use of available data

Planning as the primary process

The transaction data in your ERP/MIS software contains all the data to carry out production planning quickly. However, production planning is only secondarily supported. Make better use of your available data and use plan suggestions to make your planning the primary process again.

For automated planning, many details from the existing environment are loaded into the software so that the right variables, dependencies and calculations can be taken into account. With an intelligent software platform that automates as much as possible and reduces manual intervention to a minimum.
Typical optimizations and the data required for them, divided into so-called pillars. These pillars form the setup for implementation, integration and available optimization.

For automated planning, many details from the existing environment are loaded into the software so that the right variables, dependencies and calculations can be taken into account. With an intelligent software platform that automates as much as possible and reduces manual intervention to a minimum.
Typical optimizations and the data required for them, divided into so-called pillars. These pillars form the setup for implementation, integration and available optimization.

Built-in automatic sequencing

1st pillar

Out-of-the-box, Blue Star Planning offers an integrated software solution to automate your production planning. Advanced algorithms determine an optimal production sequence for each machine and between all departments. Plan proposals are created automatically and what-if scenarios can be run through. So you can be up and running quickly with better production planning.

Optimal structure to increase productivity

2nd pillar

Optimal production planning takes into account the right combination of production orders on each machine. If necessary, production data is enriched and combinations are calculated correctly. Shorter set-up times, less material consumption. In this way, the optimization of production planning goes even further.

Constraint kit, compute with constraints

3rd pillar

The key to good production planning is taking all dependencies into account when defining production processes. In addition to the delivery date of articles, this also includes the availability of tools and materials. When do the raw materials arrive and how do you distribute them to the different customers? These constraints are all taken into account when a planning proposal is generated.

Real-time registration and deep monitoring

4th pillar

Establishing a good plan sequence is the first step to efficient production. Production progress can also be monitored through real-time registrations. Forecasts and signaling are then possible and you can really “overview” the production progress!
The shop floor control provides even more clarity. This performance data can be used for insights into the shop floor, but also for machine learning and even better planning. In this way we support continuous improvement and operational excellence.

Rapid onboarding ensures your new platform will be up and running in no time

The platform has linking options and also a high degree of intelligence integrated into the software platform. This enables a quick start based on production data that already exists digitally in almost every production environment. The technology for automating production planning is thus really within reach and the risks of lengthy software implementation processes are avoided.

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