Manufacturing and Logistics

Why Supply Chain Optimization? 

Because not all areas agree on what they need and/or want.
These opposing forces added to the increasing highly customized demand
creates an environment full of complexity that you could either get rid of (very difficult) or, as we suggest, use it to.

Supplier

Materials
Lead Time
Storage

Sales

# of SKUs
High

Plant

# of SKUs
Low

Procurement

Lot sizes
High

Finance

Low
Inventory

Clients

Products
High Variety
Low Price

What do we do?

Foresta IO has 4 optimization tools in FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods Industry)

Production Plan

Requires ad-hoc configuration Applicable to any line with production of order to make or order to stock

Production Seasonality

Requires ad-hoc configuration Applicable to lines where the demand is higher than its capacity in high season

Machine Selection

Requires ad-hoc configuration Applicable to lines where different machines can be selected to perform the same operation

Sequence

Does not requiere consultancy Applicable to almost any line with several products

What do you get from all this mambo jambo? 

The most optimal production plan: what and how much to produce, when is the best time and on what lines

Finance

Sets specific inventory level targets, which optimizes the entire business (not just parts of it)

Sales

Ensures the best availability of products at the lowest cost of production

Procurement

Plans purchases and deliveries based on the optimum production sequence

Plant

Minimizes production cost and overtime and leverages your ability to produce just what is required

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