Your various Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM) applications have been designed and configured independently based on different and likely incompatible models of the supply chain. These systems were all created for a specific purpose and the supply chain model that each application refers to is fit for that particular purpose; however these localised, incompatible supply chain models are creating a misalignment of your supply chain’s master data. Your schedules are expressed against one supply model, execution occurs against another and the production is tracked against yet another model. As your scheduling system has a different supply chain model than your execution management system, the former isn’t able to understand the orders dispatched from the detailed scheduling system for execution. Likewise your tracking system cannot understand the actuals reported from the execution management system meaning your scheduling system isn’t able to automatically receive actuals to update its forecast or starting positions for the next schedule.
This problem will be familiar to any organisation that has to manage a physical goods value chain. The consequence is a complex layer of transformation logic and/or manual, ‘swivel-chair’ integration between the relevant systems. This has an adverse effect on the quality and timeliness of the data and impacts your value chain’s performance.
MI Modeller is an innovative, easy-to-use tool that empowers your business to be in total control of supply chain master data across all systems. It works by providing a single representation of your organisation’s supply chain that all MOM applications, the ERP and data warehouse align to. It also provides a means of formally describing the steps/activities involved in a production, logistics, maintenance and/or quality test process. As the data that these systems send and receive is expressed against a single, shared model of the supply chain, they are singing from the same song sheet. In fact, it becomes possible to automate the communication between them, eliminating any requirement for manual entry or layers of complex of transformation integration. With MI Modeller, you can be a near real-time optimised operation.
Be in control of supply chain master data across all systems
You only need to build your supply chain model once.
Build logical, intuitive visual models that resemble the actual supply chain they represent rather than reams of spreadsheets and data tables.
Drastically reduce the time your personnel spend on manual ‘swivel-chair’ integration due to your MOM systems being based on incompatible models of the supply chain.
Full historical record of all actuals reported from your execution of production, inventory, quality test and maintenance processes.