Increasingly, every user company's success is contingent upon its ability to make an almost immediate finished product or service delivery to customers. As supply chains become more dynamic and operate in near real-time, the lines between planning and execution continue to blur, which bodes well for their functional convergence. Thus, some supply chain execution (SCE) vendors have started to move beyond pure execution to offer some planning and optimization capabilities, often with the "adaptive" moniker.
manufacturing capacity excel spreadsheet
-based groupware product for manufacturing planners that was introduced back in 1995, and which would extract data from the host MRP/ERP system and then regenerate the changed materials plans quickly. The intent has been to allow a planner to create and simulate a new plan and share it with other planners, managers, customers, and suppliers. A slew of additional modules that have meanwhile been added to this core tool have supported the expanded decision structure (i.e., multiple planners, multisite