Manpower - Requirements and Scheduling Alternatives
It is important to determine the necessary manpower to meet production needs and shows how different shift scenarios affect utilization.
A Manpower Utilization Assessment can evaluate responsibilities and optimal equipment cross-training.
DSI will help you develop or improve personnel planning and scheduling through a dynamic simulation, then test and compare different manning options and schedules.
Equipment - Requirements and Downtime / Uptime Analysis
A Downtime / Uptime Analysis determines the required amount of equipment and shows how uptime availability affects the system. An Equipment Utilization Assessment can:
- Identify equipment requirements.
- Find critical repair zones.
- Understand the sensitivity of the system to breakdowns.
DSI uses a simulation to identify equipment requirements, develop preventative maintenance schedules, or identify critical downtime scenarios. Using mean time before failure (MTBF) and mean time to repair (MTTR) statistics, your current equipment or potential equipment can be modeled just as it functions in reality.
Resources - Vehicle Tracking and Task Balancing
Simulation modeling can be applied to almost any equipment utilized in a production setting, from semi trucks and automated guided vehicles (AGVs) to cranes and air compressors. Using a simulation can show exactly how utilized your resources are, whether additional units are needed or if you can safely remove a component.