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M1 Scheduling Module

Supplier: ECi Software Solutions

M1 Scheduling identifies your shop floor capacity problems at a glance.


M1 Scheduling is designed to provide manufacturers with pertinent information to enable improved delivery performance.  Backwards or Forwards scheduling of individual or multiple jobs provides better control over your shop floor.  Extensive screen inquiries and reports allow you  to better manage your bottleneck work centers.  View the jobs scheduled in a work center or a department.
Shop Load Explorer of M1 Scheduling Module:
View available capacity or overload situations for each work center or department.  Clearly identified overloads and non-working days;  drill down to scheduled jobs;  user-defined buckets all make for a very effective scheduling tool.
Scheduling of M1 Scheduling Module:
Jobs may be individually scheduled from within the job entry screen, or alternatively, schedule multiple jobs at one time from the scheduling module.  Rescheduling multiple jobs is made easy through a single screen.
Work Centers of M1 Scheduling Module:
Define the characteristics of a work center by its crew size, number of machines and daily capacity.   Each work center also has its own queue and move times as well as costing information.
Scenarios (What-if) of M1 Scheduling Module:
An unlimited number of scenarios can be created so any number of what-if cases can be examined. Once the best case scenario is found, it can be simply saved as the master schedule.
Work center Load Leveling of M1 Scheduling Module:
Once an overload situation has been identified, it is
simply a matter of selecting the relevant jobs or even the entire work center and allowing M1 to automatically use finite scheduling to level the load.
Planned Material Requirements of M1 Scheduling Module:
Job operations are integrated with material requirements to provide a detailed Planned Material Requirements report.

Multiple Windows of M1 Scheduling Module:
Maintain multiple Shop Load Explorer windows simultaneously.
Multi-level Assemblies of M1 Scheduling Module:
All assemblies within a job are scheduled to come together for final assembly, providing powerful usability for make to order manufacturing companies requiring true multi-level BOMs.
Production Calendar of M1 Scheduling Module:
M1 Scheduling uses your Production Calendar to accurately forecast the duration of your jobs.  Identify all non-working days for the shop floor to improve your scheduling management.

Shop Floor Data Collection of M1 Scheduling Module:
All changes made to your schedule are immediately reflected in the Shop Floor Data Collection module.  This ensures shop employees have current data available when they need it.