FEDRA

A platform-based software for innovative production planning powered by an AI Suite.

Product Overview

FEDRA by MPDV is designed to enhance production planning through its advanced features. It allows for the efficient scheduling of both simple and complex production orders. The software leverages AI for planning, aiding in managing complex scenarios more effectively. FEDRA’s detailed scheduling capability, which includes a graphical planning board, helps in optimizing the use of resources in production, thereby reducing lead times, idle times, and waiting times, and improving on-time delivery.

Pros

  • Detailed digital scheduling
  • Minimizes maintenance costs
  • Uses AI-enhanced planning
  • Cloud or on-premises

Cons

  • Pricing details not provided by the developer
  • Has a complex license structure

Target Market

Industries requiring detailed and flexible production planning, like manufacturing sectors including food and beverages, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and automotive.

About FEDRA

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Features

Detailed Scheduling

  • Use Detailed Scheduling to replace analog scheduling solution with a digital representation featuring intuitive drag & drop operation.
  • Assisted Planning provides optional functions that create transparency and help you to plan efficiently.
  • Thanks to a graphical display, use Workload Analysis function to see at once how heavily production is being utilized.
  • Work Order Management enables users to create and manage orders directly in FEDRA.

Advanced Resource Planning

  • FEDRA Workforce Planning lets companies implement their personnel deployment planning irrespective of machine utilization.
  • Secondary Resource Planning also regards tools and auxiliary means in the planning and provides greater transparency.
  • Use the Integrated Workforce Planning to bring production planning in line with personnel deployment.
  • Use the Predictive Material Planning to visualize indirect order dependencies by checking material relationships.
  • Energy Demand Planning helps you to manage peak loads and avoid penalties for energy procurement.

Workforce Planning

  • Use Workforce Planning to specify which employees will process the planned orders based on their qualifications. As an option, the availability of qualified personnel can be factored into the order planning process
  • Use Workforce Management to create and manage employees and their qualifications directly in FEDRA.

Advanced Process Modeling

  • Functions from Campaign Planning help to reduce setup costs by optimizing the sequence of operations
  • Plan several operations in parallel on one workplace with Connected Production Planning and thus achieve a higher machine utilization.
  • Setup Optimized Planning calculates the setup times based on machine occupancy and helps to optimize the sequence. This makes the overall planning more realistic.
  • Individual Verified Planning ensures that production specifications are included in the planning process.
  • Use the Operation Splitting function to close gaps in the planning scenario more effectively and to achieve higher capacity utilization in production
  • Cross Order Planning shows dependencies that apply to all orders in production planning and thereby given you greater planning reliability.
  • Use Multiple Resource Mapping to include both specific capacity demands and the actual available one. This function also makes it possible to assign resources several times.

Product Overview

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