production planning optimization with ipolog

Production Planning

Simplified Production Planning with Help from our ipolog Software

Optimize your production planning through software-supported solutions

A new way of thinking begins with production planning: Plan, visualize and simulate all in one software. Whether in rough or detailed planning or in series production based on the production program- with our ipolog software everything is possible. Thanks to a flexible connection to other systems, connections in the material flow are easily visible with the integrated planning tool for production and logistics. Production, assembly and intralogistics can merge into the perfect production and collaborative planning and holistic optimization becomes possible. Take the first step towards a digital factory.

Simplified production planning – your key to success!

Our »ipolog software provides you with the perfect tool to make production planning holistic and transparent. The software paves the way for a digital factory in various areas of production planning, always starting from the actual production program to be processed. A digital image of reality is created by linking the areas involved in the planning process.

Learn more about how you can optimize your production planning in the early phases as well as in operational production. Our ipolog software is ideally suited for increasing efficiency in strategic and tactical planning. We specialize in optimizing the future requirements of »assembly and »logistics from the earliest planning stages. From the beginning space concept to detailed installation planning shortly before SOP, you can use the same tool with a uniform data model throughout. This allows you to quickly consider and implement planning alternatives without any problems. This function also benefits daily operations when »material supply planning and logistics must be adapted to the respective production program.

Why You Should Pay More Attention to Your Production Planning!

Increasingly individualized products, smaller batch sizes, minimal “time to market” and capacity bottlenecks. Does this sound all too familiar to you? Does just thinking about these scenarios give you a headache? No need to worry! Our ipolog software offers you a powerful tool that will help you overcome these challenges.

The basic objective of production planning is to create a production system that enables a product portfolio to produce a planned number of units as efficiently as possible. Subareas of this field include production equipment, production program and production processes.

Here you can get an overview of which production planning problems can be solved in the future:

  • Complex Products

    Having to manufacture a complex product? No problem with ipolog. Your highly technological production can be mapped and optimized directly in the program.

  • Vague Forecasts

    Your current forecasts are too vague, thus creating problems for the entire production planning process? Achieve a flexible design of your production with ipolog.

  • Cost Pressures & High Capital Expenditure

    Cost pressure and high capital investment rob you of sleep at night? Sleep soundly knowing your production can reach its maximum optimization with ipolog.

Advantages of Using Software in Production Planning:

Achieve a digital safeguard with software-supported planning of your manufacturing or production. Robust, validated results through simulation allows you to get as close as possible to your optimum, which changes daily with the production program. A production planning software enables you to achieve shorter planning cycles and save money. Efficiency in the entire plant increases, standardization becomes more widespread and bottlenecks are gradually eliminated.

the use of a heatmap in the ipolog software to determine and fix bottlenecks

Why You Should Optimize Your Production Planning With Our ipolog Software

Compared to other planning and simulation tools, our software has a low learning curve and is very intuitive to use. The results of your work are immediately visible and the effects of optimization steps are clear.

Our software also has various interfaces to widely used CAD tools and data processing sources (such as databases or Excel). You can use ipolog quickly and easily at your site and connect it with the digital tools you already have. Your planning and optimization will then be bundled and clearly arranged in ipolog.

Implementing your production planning in ipolog has the advantage that ipolog calculates line-back from dispatch and shows what is needed and when, so that production can be successful.

But wait, there's more! Here are additional ways your production planning can benefit with ipolog:

  • From Start to Finish

    Unlike any other digital planning system, ipolog quickly maps prepared data in a consistent model.

  • Holistic System

    Production processes, production schedules, layouts, production material and internal transports are combined in a holistic digital system.

  • 3D Visualization

    Planned production processes are mapped directly in the 3D layout and can be checked and immediately adjusted.

Integrated assembly and logistics planning can take you to the next level!

We will show you how this is possible in a short 30-minute session followed by a round of questions in our free introductory webinars:

Webinar: "Optimize Your Assembly: From Idea to Reality in 5 Steps"

Introductory Webinar: Assembly Planning

Webinar: "Optimize Your Logistics: From Idea to Reality in 5 Steps"

Introductory Webinar: Logistics Planning

Your Way to Ideal Production Planning in ipolog

There are many ways to reach a goal. Office programs like Excel, Power Point or Visio are often used. However, if you’re looking for a better solution our ipolog software is your best choice. We can optimize an existing production environment or just as easily replan your entire production or manufacturing.

To fully utilize the unused potential of an existing production with our production software, the steps are as follows:

  • 1. Data Preparation

    Operational data collection and preparation. Operational data collection takes into account all information related to parts, assemblies, resources, routes, time recording and processes.

  • 2. Initial Analysis of Production Processes Including Production Logistics

    Modeling of all processes and operations including capacity planning. Calculation and evaluation of key figures: from Sankey diagrams to Gantt charts, you have all important key figures in view!

  • 3. Presentation of the Current State of Production

    Simulate your processes and display them in 3D – direct feedback for improved productivity!

  • 4. Production Optimization of All Processes

    Analyze key figures – make changes, recalculations and adjustments at the push of a button – minimize disruptions. Utilize the potential of your production processes through targeted optimization!

Would you like to replan your production? This is also easily possible without Excel:

  • 1. Preparation of the Planning Criteria

    All data sources come together to create an overarching view that allows for confident planning decisions.

  • 2. Collection of all Production-Relevant Data (processes, material, operating resources)

    Detailed production data acquisition and integration of processes, bills of material, layouts, customer orders and capacities into the software.

  • 3. Creation of Various Planning Scenarios

    Different planning scenarios are created on the basis of the digital twin.

  • 4. Selection of Preferred Solution

    Different scenarios are dynamically compared and optimized. The use of capacities and operations is comprehensively evaluated and the best planning scenario is identified.

  • 5. Ensuring the Start of Production 

    On-time delivery and performance guaranteed! No disruptions and deviations!

You will soon discover that the optimization of production in ipolog is far from over. Our tool enables you to address individual areas in your company in a targeted manner and make them more efficient. With the production planning software, you can evaluate processes in your assembly line or take a closer look at your production process. Your material flow can also be analyzed and work processes improved by simulation and visualization as part of »material flow planning. As an industry solution, ipolog software offers a wide range of possible »applications - ideal for small manufacturing companies as well as for the complex manufacturing industry. Learn more in our webinars about how you can more ideally design your intralogistics more with the ipolog production planning software.

Would you like to break new ground and start optimizing your production planning? Then start your pilot project with us today!

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Optimize Your Logistics: From Idea to Reality in 5 Steps

We will demonstrate in this webinar how to quickly and easily plan your logistics. We will offer practical and helpful solutions in our free webinar, "Optimize Your Logistics: From Idea to Reality in 5 Steps".

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Optimize Your Assembly: From Idea to Reality in 5 Steps

We have developed a tool for troubled planners and stressed project managers with our ipolog software. We are here to offer concrete solutions in our free webinar, "Optimize Your Assembly: From Idea to Reality in 5 Steps". We will show you how easy assembly planning with the right tool can be.