BEYOND THE BARCODE
23RD OCTOBER 2013
- Visibility – It’s a matter of perspective
- The Factory of the Future
- Beyond the Barcode; Building a full stack visibility suite
- The Manufacturing Opportunity
VISIBILITY – ITS A MATTER OF PERSPECTIVE
Who or what is looking for … what … where… why … & to achieve what...?
MANUFACTURING - FROM COLLAPSE TO
"I believe we are going through more than a
The global economy, and capitalism, will be
“reset” in several important ways.
The interaction between government and
business will change forever.
In a reset economy, the government will be a
regulator; and also an industry policy
champion, a financier, and a key partner […]
I think this environment presents an
opportunity of a lifetime. We get a chance to
reset the core of GE and focus on what we
Jeff Immelt, GE
WHAT IF YOU COULD …
• Manage your inbound logistics ?
… stream line Truck check in at the gates, reducing queues …
… have real time visibility of who is onsite and where
… have real time data of each supplier – arrival – departure – dwell on site …
• Leverage visibility at the line
… Reduce manual efforts (remove scans – manual set/input ) along the line from start to End Of Line …
… Auto-Call parts to the line based on actual production pace …
… Track any exceptions (line exits – sequence changes - …) …
• Manage your tools at the line side easier and better ?
… validate the right tool setting used for the right job on the right object …
… remove excessive time of barcode scans or manual tool setting …
… improve flexibility …
• Manage your critical assets more efficiently?
… know how many racks you have available, where they are and what status they have …
… know where your Dies are at any given point in time and confirm MRO – ok …
… automate inventory in your market places when tracking your bins in real time through the process …
• Move product from produced to shippable – faster ?
… Prioritise and/or sequence your outputs in the most optimal way through the staging and off line areas …
… know where every item is in real time – even when parked at a remote / overflow / lease area …
… improve your operations through analysis of all gather statistics (dwell – bottlenecks – capacity constraints)
HEAD OF MARKET DEVELOPMENT