how to run a logistics system at every operating hour at the optimum?


Questions which might sound familiar:

  • My order structures are constantly changing, so how should I utilise my system in the best way?
  • Again 4 people not showing up to the shift – what can I do now, to handle the volume?
  • What happens when I change this parameter?
  • How should I plan my operations when we do not know any more what our customers are ordering?
  • We did the same mistake again – why are we not learning from the past experiences?
  • Our friends of the sister company impressed the corporate board, because they changed this process – how can we apply this in a simple way for our operations?
  • You can not service these components now, because today we have more important stuff to do – why are you always asking to service the components in my shift?
  • What did you do last month, because your operational costs are much higher than expected whithout any prior notice?
  • Why do I have to spend so much time on scheduling my team respectively re-scheduling all the time, because something is always changing?
  • Which measures can I really take to reduce my costs per unit?