capacity planning

Job shop scheduling engineer-to-order

Job shop production is a challenge for scheduling.

Three ideas to job shop scheduling and other customized products when you have no standard process data.

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Kick Start Capacity Planning

The most common mistake that planners make with capacity planning, and how to fix it.

Some tips on how to get good visibility on capacity in a high-mix production factory.

Download our free Capacity Planning Tool and load it with your own production data.

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Capacity Planning Tool

by Kien Leong

Capacity Planning Tool Download

Here is a Capacity Planning Tool to download, test and run with your own data.

You can see your work orders from sales, compare with available capacity. Gives you instant visibility on production capability and constraints.

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Calendar Capacity Planning Scheduling in Excel

This is a guide to help you use calendars in planning and scheduling.

Production capacity starts with calendars – here’s how to make a calendar and calculate in Excel.

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Calendar Capacity Planning

Capacity planning compares minutes of production with days of resources. Here is an easy way to convert minutes to days over any working calendar.

This technique also helps to simplify many Excel date calculations for working days and times.

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Capacity Planning Measures Apples

“It was easy to see where they were going wrong…”

A short story and a simple truth about capacity planning.

Also a chance to give us feedback and get free access to the right capacity planning tool for your business.

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