Production Logistics – Transparent and Controlled Material Movements

The FASTEC 4 PRO additional function Production Logistics supports you in the provision of materials. The error rate in manufacturing and assembly processes can be reduced by controlling the selection of components.

The Most Important Functions at a Glance

  • Administration of the production warehouse
  • Administration of loading equipment
  • Controlling of order picking
  • Print transport labels
  • Controlling of storage and packaging processes
  • MDA-based matching of data considering inventory change
  • Generate transport orders automatically

Benefits for Your Corporate Success

  • Always current inventory data
  • Transparent and controlled material movements
  • Avoid downtimes caused by lack of material
  • Automated replenishment control
  • Flexibility and minimized search times during picking orders through pick-by-light
  • Avoid component mix-ups through pick-by-light support in assembly

Additional Function Production Logistics: In Detail

The core task of the additional function Production Logistics is the administration of order picking and small parts warehouses in production. This is often done in conjunction with a pick-by-light function. The system continuously monitors your actual material stocks and automatically requests replenishment if necessary. The additional function Production Logistics supports the provision of materials in your production process without being a complete warehouse management system.

You can process the entry of batches of the delivered materials in your incoming goods department in a targeted manner. You can block or release the posted batches and thus transfer them to a production warehouse. You can also transfer warehouse stocks to an existing warehouse management system via an interface. The loading equipment management supports your logistic specialists in transferring pallets. The system supports you in packaging with a container management. The printing of packaging labels is also easily done.

With the automated replenishment control you significantly accelerate the process of material provision. You also optimize your storage capacities in the order picking warehouse. If you, for instance, fall below a self-defined minimum stock level, the system automatically requests the necessary materials from replenishment or reserve storage. Likewise, in your production area you can continuously control the material stock and thus make sure you are never out of stock. In connection with the MES module Machine Data Acquisition (MDA), the assembled articles are counted at the assembly workstation. As soon as a defined quantity of material has been used according to the parts list or a transport lot has been produced, a transport order is automatically generated for the material warehouse. Downtimes caused by missing materials or delays caused by a lack of space can be eliminated almost completely. Of course, you can also record and permanently save quantities delivered in the outgoing goods according to batches and supplied customers. This gives you consistently transparent processes in the internal material flow and complements your warehouse management system perfectly.

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Diverse requirements – one solution: Building on the MES basic module, all FASTEC 4 PRO modules can be combined individually and tailored to your needs. The individual MES modules access a common and uniform database. In this way you always have consistent data – there are no interfaces

between the modules and there is no redundant data stored. Due to the modular structure, a step-by-step and demand-oriented implementation of the software modules up to a digitalization of all areas of your entire production at one or more locations is possible.

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