Demand Management Solution to shake hands with Bakery Planning
Wipro Technologies together with SAP offers a Demand Management solution called the Sub Daily Production Planning and Scheduling Composite which provides a consistent and simplified solution for managing the short term production planning process for Fresh Foods Industry Customers such as Bakery Manufacturers.
The Sub Daily Production Planning and Scheduling Composite Solution is an application designed to update changes to the production plans with the demand changes that come in during the day of production. The Composite solution provides a simple to use Interface to execute the production plans for the given day. It provides a consistent and simplified solution for managing the short term production planning process at all bakeries. The composite application has three modules namely Reporting, Simulation and Processing for helping the user update the changes.
Product demand being dynamic in nature, the production planner may encounter sudden changes in customer demands during the on-going production process. The planner may encounter any of the following scenarios:
Benefits of the Composite Solution
Currently the composite solution caters to the needs of a fresh foods industry but as the name suggests Sub-daily Planning and Scheduling, the solution can be leveraged for all the industries manufacturing goods with short shelf-life. Therefore, the solution viability is being analyzed for industries including:
- Meal Solutions (catering services for the tourism industry)
- Florist Industry – Freshness of flowers is of paramount importance
- Industries involved in fruits and vegetable extract production
- Dairy Industry