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Real-Time Manufacturing Intelligence

Automate Order Tracking, Improve On-Time Delivery and Shop-Floor Operational Efficiency

Real-time Work-in-Process (WIP) visibility has become a critical requirement in today's manufacturing and maintenance & repair operations (MRO). The shop-floor has transformed in to a virtual operations environment of collaborating business partners. Although, these partners improve quality and costs for tasks performed, they increase the complexity for coordination and on-time delivery. Omnitrol Smart Infrastructure's™ solutions were designed from the "get-go" to transform asset traceability (TaaS™) in to process based operational intelligence.

Omnitrol Smart Infrastructure's™ for WIP tracking means making smart decisions about production issues as they happen. Our WIP tracking solution enables our customers to automatically monitor work-orders and associated sub-work-orders through each task, both within their operations and also across their partners operations. Our Manufacturing Intelligence solution provides complete end-to-end work-order traceability, automatically reconciles multiple orders, alerts on deviations with complete visibility on your customer orders from kitting/disassembly through finished goods/final assembly and delivery.

Omnitrol WIP Smart Infrastructure™ Benefits

  • Achieve over 97% on-time delivery
  • Track each work-order by task, status, location and staff
  • Monitor each customer order with all associated work-orders
  • Substantial improvement in employee productivity through scorecards on vital information
  • Reduce errors on tasks performed while ensuring compliance and quality
  • Real-time monitoring, measuring, with accurate reporting of work-in-progress across complex shop-floors
  • Confgiurable real-time alerts, analytics and dashboards for optimal decision making

Omnitrol WIP Smart Infrastructure's™ allow manufacturing and repair operations to run leaner and smarter, improving operating margins while simultaneously increasing customer and employee satisfaction with near perfect on-time delivery.

  • Over 90% overall equipment and materials effectiveness
  • Over 20% improvement year over year in customer satisfaction
  • Over 10% year over year improvement on operating margins

Omnitrol WIP Smart Infrastructure™ Features

Omnitrol's WIP visibility brings valuable real-time operational intelligence to any customer operation that needs to monitor jobs/work-orders through one or multiple assembly lines by task. Information is captured automatically and in real-time through sensors, RFID, SCADA and mobile handheld devices and displayed in visual dashboards that are accesible throguh secure web-portals anytime, anywhere. Furthemore, information can be captured from remote sites through mobile handhelds or smart storage shelves or portals that reconcile receipt of goods. All orders tracked by (TaaS™) keep complete historical trace information and generate alerts based on age/shelf-life thresholds, dwell time, or unauthorized movements and operations.

Although, the Omnitrol WIP Smart Infrastructure™ solution provides a complete end-to-end solution to track WIP, the system also has open interfaces to easily integrate with existing ERP systems. Our open architecture allows customers to extend their existing manufacturing operations systems in to a real-time WIP Smart Infrastructure™.

  • Create work-orders and task lists (routes) by product
  • Automatically generates expected work-time by task and product
  • Automatically generates traveller that can be delivered to any site or partner for execution
  • Support for split work-order, rework order tracking and reconiliation
  • Alerts and automatically adjusts required operational work time due to reworks
  • Cost analysis and tracking of employee earned time and actual work time by task
  • Product, task and employee performance analytics to monitor productivity issues by job
  • Automatically generate employee scorecards based on performance and quality of work
  • Open architecure allows for seamless integration with existing ERP, MRP and Asset Management Systems
  • Track tasks and employee activity through RFID (automated) and barcode input devices
  • Powerful EASE-V8™ platform allows for extensible reporting
  • User configurable web-based visual dashboards that can be viewed on mobile tablets at anytime, anywhere
  • Cost effective and incrementally scalable from single to multiple locations worldwide

The Omnitrol WIP Smart Infrastructure™ solution provides powerful and highly intuitive real-time dashboards and reports for managing and tracking work-orders through each stage. The solution automatically highlights orders that are at risk to on-time delivery of the associated customer order. As an integrated (TaaS™) solution, you are always in the know of stock availability, which reduces the need for high "safety" stock levels. Operations will automatically be notified on production bottlenecks, work-order delivery errors and delays.

  • Confirmation of each work order as it moves from one stage to the next
  • Track on-time delivery risk for all customer orders by specific product and quantity
  • Role-based secure access to specific customer reports and employee performance
  • Open web-based access to allow your partners and/or customers access to their order information
  • Instant alerts on errors, bottlenecks and delays via email, text and voice messages
  • Complete order traceability with over 10+ years historical data

Real-Time Supplier Collaboration

TaaS™ WIP visibility Smart Infrastructure's™ has pioneered manufacturers to automatically and securely collaborate in real-time with both their shop-floor operations and with their supplier partners to track order status directly from their operations-floor. Our WIP visibility truly enables Supplier Collaboration through real-time web reports eliminating the overhead of manual spreadsheet based daily operating reports. Furthermore, since our WIP tracking is based on high integrity and accurate order information directly from the operations-floor, customers gain the true benefits from supplier collaboration.

Ready to learn more about how OMNITROL Real-Time WIP Visibility can satisfy your business needs? Please contact us!

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