The Planning Engine leverages the constraints captured in the Capacity Model to produce effective and feasible solutions to the problem. Our consultants draw on the knowledge of your planning team and a library of optimization techniques and heuristics to design routines specific to your processes. This non-prescriptive approach to planning ensures that the solution fits your business.
Projective Planning solutions have been applied to a variety of problems across industries, satisfying different business objectives. Applications are in use daily to help businesses:
- Effectively allocate orders to facilities
- Manage stock, WIP and finished goods inventories
- Allocate materials to orders and orders to materials
- Plan rail and truck shipments
Projective typically provides weighted planning routines to allow the end user to test multiple plans and adjust planning methods based on current business conditions. These plans are interactive, allowing for fine adjustments and overrides by the planning team in the case of unexpected business conditions.