ALCiE Capacity Planning

Part of the ALCiE Manufacturing and Asset Maintenance product lines.

ALCiE's enterprise-wide Capacity Planning module offers scheduling for annual, monthly and weekly shifts. Fully integrated with ALCiE's Job Costing module to schedule the shop orders. It offers scheduling by Shop Order and Work Center. In addition, it is useful for planning Work Orders and Projects. Creates Schedule by shop orders, which shows each operation for the work centers, and shop orders selected.

Partial list of standard features:

  • Multi-company.
  • Capacity Planning module utilizes queue time, efficiency, number of personnel and number of shifts per day at each work center to calculate the schedules.
  • Calculates the Start and Complete date for each Labor Operation.
  • Generates schedules by Shop Orders and Work Centers with complete dates.
  • The Job Cost planned material and labor are not affected by Capacity Planning processing.
  • Work Center scheduling calendars.
  • Standard weekly and monthly scheduling input.
  • Allows for Adjustment on schedules.
  • Calculates loads on work centers.
  • Updates Capacity plan to Job Cost Module.
  • Plans capacity for Work Orders and Projects.
  • Graphic Summary of capacity, which provides user with schedule, dates by shop order and operation.
  • Allows for multiple schedules for different work center load requirements.
  • Allows the user to maintain a monthly calendar for each schedule and manufacturing location.
  • Information is readily available through Capacity reports and inquiry screens.
  • On-Screen Daily Capacity Plan Display.
  • Daily Shop Order Detail Inquiry.
  • Daily Work Center capacity display.
  • Automatic calculation of fixed and variable labor burdens.