SCTW and ScheduleSoft Team Up to Promote Lean and Flexible Manufacturing

SCTW and ScheduleSoft Team Up to Promote Lean and Flexible Manufacturing

Supply Chain Toolworks and ScheduleSoft Workforce Scheduling Team Up to Help Manufacturers Become More Agile Supply Chain Toolworks (SCTW), a leader in operations strategy planning, is partnering with ScheduleSoft workforce scheduling to enhance their ability to provide customers with the tools necessary to execute their operations and strategy planning. The two companies have formalized an agreement that will allow joint customers, primarily process manufacturers, to leverage the strengths of each company to achieve leaner, more agile manufacturing. The combination of SCTW’s predictive modeling for operational planning and ScheduleSoft’s ability to create an optimized, flexible workforce schedule, means manufacturers can better manage fluctuations in demand, improve product costs and move towards a continuous improvement model.\r \r  \r \r Chicago, IL (PRWEB) December 8, 2010\r \r  \r \r Supply Chain Toolworks (SCTW), a leader in operations strategy planning, is partnering with ScheduleSoft workforce scheduling to enhance their ability to provide customers with the tools necessary to execute their operations and strategy planning. The two companies have formalized an agreement that will allow joint customers, primarily process manufacturers, to leverage the strengths of each company to achieve leaner, more agile manufacturing. The combination of SCTW’s predictive modeling for operational planning and ScheduleSoft’s ability to create an optimized, flexible workforce schedule, means manufacturers can better manage fluctuations in demand, improve product costs and move towards a continuous improvement model.\r \r  \r \r “We believe the three essential elements to supply chain success are strategic planning, strong analytics and disciplined execution,” said Stephen Johanson, CEO of SCTW. “ScheduleSoft’s unique ability to generate an optimized, flexible schedule makes them an ideal partner to help our clients run lean and absorb fluctuations in production times and quantities.”\r \r  \r \r “Supply Chain Toolworks has an innovative solution and process that helps manufacturers increase operations cash flow,” said Gregory Flessas, ScheduleSoft CEO. “We also provide our customers with significant costs savings, specifically in the area of labor. Working together, we expect to help manufacturers increase profits and become more agile by helping them change how they plan their operations and execute their workforce scheduling.”\r \r  \r \r About Supply Chain Toolworks\r Supply Chain Toolworks, Inc. provides the next generation of Operations Strategy and Planning solutions to manufacturers. It was founded by core team of operations experts with practical experience helping Chief Operating Officers, Vice President’s, and Directors achieve real, strategic change in their organizations. Supply Chain Toolworks focuses on creating new methods and tools for creating high impact Operations Strategies.\r \r  \r \r About ScheduleSoft\r Founded in 1997, ScheduleSoft is a privately held company based in Madison, Wis. Since its inception, it has focused exclusively on developing workforce scheduling software robust enough to meet the requirements of the most complex work environments, and flexible enough to address changing business needs. With more than 150 customers scheduling for over 50,000 users, leading companies in many industries turn to ScheduleSoft to create an agile workforce that delivers business results.

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