Challenges for the Aerospace and Defence industry
The aerospace and defence sector is characterized by strong international competition, and increasing pressure on lead times and costs, resulting in complex industrial alliances or mergers through continuous consolidation. To deal with these business challenges, manufacturers in this market must equip themselves with planning tools to optimize their production resources, more efficiently manage business on an international scale, accelerate products' market release, meet deadlines, reduce cycle times and production costs and improve relationships with their partners.
ORTEMS Aerospace and Defence is a full suite of production planning and scheduling solutions. It is the result of a collaborative effort between ORTEMS and major leaders in this industry with the goal of meeting the challenges and specific requirements of stakeholders in the aerospace and defence industry, namely:
- Aerospace and defence manufacturers and equipment manufacturers
- MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul) companies
Solutions for the Aerospace and Defence industry:
ORTEMS Aerospace and Defence offers a range of functions that meet their needs:
- Accelerate market release (highly dynamic and competitive)
- Reduce operating costs
- Optimize, simulate and measure planning performance
- Reduce cycle times in environments that can have wait times of 96%
- Make lead times more reliable and shorter
- Increase productivity and resource versatility
- Facilitate managing an increasing volume of data and often complex product lines and bills of material
- Synchronize various interdependent workshops that have different jobs and processes using pull planning
- Synchronize critical supplies to avoid shortages
- Be more reactive by immediately integrating unforeseen production events and business disturbances using alerts and impact analyses
- Increase visibility and anticipation of resource loads and capacities, production flows, supplies and WIP.
Key products for the Aerospace and Defence industry:
ORTEMS Manufacturing Planner (MP)
ORTEMS Manufacturing Planner is the next generation in production planning tools that enable optimizing MPS and Production Planning.
ORTEMS Synchronized Resource Planner (SRP)
ORTEMS Synchronized Resource Planner provides innovative technology to optimize the MRP process.
ORTEMS Production Scheduler (PS)
ORTEMS Production Scheduler is a scheduling solution that provides a detailed implementation schedule and short-term reactivity while respecting the constraints of each industry.
- Up to 100% improvement in customer service
- Up to 50% reduction in cycle times
- Up to 50% reduction in WIP and materials inventory
- Up to 25% increase in productivity and decrease in production costs
- Up to 400% time savings when creating schedules