From Planning to Performance: The Evolution of Production Management Systems

What is PMS? 

A Production Management System (PMS) is a software solution designed to streamline and optimize the processes involved in manufacturing and production operations. It provides tools and functionalities to manage various aspects of the production process, from planning and scheduling to execution, monitoring, and analysis.

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Key features of a Production Management System typically include:

1.Production Planning: PMS enables manufacturers to create production plans and schedules based on factors such as demand forecasts, resource availability, lead times, and production capacity. It helps in optimizing production schedules to meet customer demand while minimizing costs and maximizing efficiency.

2.Inventory Management: PMS facilitates inventory management by tracking raw materials, work-in-progress (WIP), and finished goods throughout the production process. It helps in maintaining optimal inventory levels, reducing stockouts and excess inventory, and ensuring timely procurement of materials.

3.Resource Allocation: PMS allocates resources such as manpower, equipment, and machinery efficiently to ensure smooth production operations. It helps in balancing workloads, optimizing resource utilization, and preventing bottlenecks or overloads in the production process.

4.Work Order Management: PMS generates and manages work orders for each production task, detailing the requirements, instructions, and timelines for execution. It tracks the progress of work orders, monitors production status in real-time, and alerts stakeholders to any deviations or delays.

5.Quality Control: PMS includes features for quality control and assurance, such as inspection checklists, quality standards, and non-conformance management. It helps in detecting defects or deviations from specifications, initiating corrective actions, and ensuring that products meet quality standards before they are shipped to customers.

6.Machine Monitoring and Maintenance: PMS monitors the performance of production equipment and machinery in real-time, collecting data on uptime, downtime, throughput, and maintenance requirements. It helps in identifying equipment failures or issues early, scheduling preventive maintenance tasks, and minimizing unplanned downtime.

7.Reporting and Analytics: PMS provides reporting and analytics capabilities to track key performance indicators (KPIs), analyze production data, and gain insights into production efficiency, yield, and profitability. It helps in identifying trends, optimizing processes, and making data-driven decisions to improve overall performance.

8.Integration with Enterprise Systems: PMS integrates seamlessly with other enterprise systems such as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and Supply Chain Management (SCM) systems. It facilitates data exchange and communication between different departments and systems, ensuring alignment and visibility across the organization.

When it comes to developing a Production Management System (PMS) tailored to your manufacturing needs, we believe that Akantik stands out as the premier choice.
Here's why:

Expertise and Experience: With several years of experience in developing customized software solutions, our team possesses deep expertise in the manufacturing domain. We understand the intricacies of production processes and have successfully delivered PMS solutions to clients across various industries.

Customization and Flexibility: We recognize that every manufacturing operation is unique, with its own set of challenges and requirements. That's why we take a customized approach to PMS development, tailoring the solution to align with your specific workflows, processes, and objectives. Whether you're a small-scale manufacturer or a large industrial facility, we have the flexibility to adapt our solutions to meet your needs.

Comprehensive Feature Set: Our PMS solutions come equipped with a comprehensive feature set designed to address all aspects of production management, from planning and scheduling to execution and analysis. Whether you need inventory management, resource allocation, quality control, or reporting and analytics capabilities, our PMS has you covered.

Scalability and Performance: As your business grows and evolves, so too should your PMS. Our solutions are built with scalability in mind, allowing them to grow seamlessly alongside your operations. Whether you're ramping up production, expanding into new markets, or diversifying your product offerings, our PMS can scale to accommodate your changing needs.

Continuous Support and Maintenance: Our commitment to your success doesn't end with the deployment of your PMS – it's an ongoing partnership. We provide continuous support and maintenance services to ensure that your PMS runs smoothly and efficiently over time. Whether you need troubleshooting assistance, software updates, or additional training, we're here to help.

Service we offer:

  • Role-based authentication.
  • User rights/roles management's full control on the admin side.
  • Admin and user dashboards.
  • Raw material issued history management.
  • Batch & Lot processing.
  • Stage-wise production management.
  • Auto calculations functionality.
  • Client and server-side validations.
  • User-friendly UI controls.
  • Dispatch process management.
  • Customized reports with filters and auto calculation functionality.
  • Customized reports with filters.
  • Customer management.
  • Dropdowns management with bulk data.
  • Bar Code and QR Code generation.

Want to develop customized PMS(Production Management System) for your company or organization then Akantik is the right place for you. Contact us now for more details.