Visual scheduling thoughts

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

Scheduling options in the Visual Advanced Production Scheduler (VAPS)

Today we want to talk about scheduling, one of the words that NETRONIC aims to be synonymous with (besides visual 😊). First a little bit of history. NETRONIC brought its decades of expertise from...

Version 1.4 of Visual Advanced Production Scheduler for Dynamics 365 BC

Just in time for Christmas we can present you with the release of  version 1.4 of the Visual Advanced Production Scheduler (VAPS), the only available finite capacity scheduler that fully integrates...

Release 1.9 of VPS and VJS for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

Shortly before the Christmas break we stick to our promise of offering you regular releases of our extensions for visual planning in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central and present you with...

VAPS use case: Improving your delivery time commitments

Imagine this scenario: You are a production planner and have a full schedule for this week and the upcoming. And now, one of your key customers calls and wants to order 4 additional items. These are...

How visual production scheduling enables you to manage rush orders

Does the following sound familiar to you? An important customer calls and places a very urgent order - a so-called "boss order" - which needs to be squeezed in. If yes, the key questions and problems...

How to set up standard Business Central options to work best with the VAPS

We are quite proud of the fact that our Visual Advanced Production Scheduler (VAPS)  is the only available finite capacity scheduler which is built in such a way that it fully integrates with the...

Easily identify bottlenecks with Gantt Charts in Business Central

Bottlenecks are common occurrences that happen in any industry that work with limited capacity. In general, the existence of bottlenecks could lead to stalls in production, supply overstock, issues...

State of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central & manufacturing 2020

We as NETRONIC Software, but also me personally (in my role as NETRONIC's CEO) have been engaged with Dynamics NAV (now: Business Central) and manufacturing for almost eight years. Year over year, we...

How to do proper resource scheduling when your machine breaks down

In the manufacturing industry, it is normal to have machines break down. Therefore, companies invest in preventive maintenance. The same would be the case if you were working with actual people, who...

Our production scheduling instruments for finite capacity scheduling

When thinking of production scheduling, especially when it comes to an advanced software, many people imagine a magic button, that when pressed would magically optimize the production schedule. This...

Visual Scheduling Thoughts

Microsoft Dynamics NAV

Easily identify bottlenecks with Gantt Charts in Business Central

Bottlenecks are common occurrences that happen in any industry that work with limited capacity. In general, the existence of bottlenecks could lead to stalls in production, supply overstock, issues...

How to do proper resource scheduling when your machine breaks down

In the manufacturing industry, it is normal to have machines break down. Therefore, companies invest in preventive maintenance. The same would be the case if you were working with actual people, who...

From Aachen to your  home office: Online events!

There’s no doubt we are in “strange” times, right? We all had to adapt, both personal and professionally speaking. Large events were canceled or postponed. Even the Olympics were deferred to 2021....

Nineteen VAPS certified partners and counting

The Visual Advanced Production Scheduler, which you already might know as VAPS was a product we started working on around middle of 2019 in collaboration with our friends from TecMan from the UK. The...

Customer story: Visual Production Scheduler solves planning conflicts and inconsistencies

Kutterer Rus, a Russian manufacturer of components for aluminum and plastic tubes, as well as plastic packaging with in-mold labelling for the milk industry desperately needed to find a software that...