News

16th January 2020

sofco Scheduling V10.1 is released
sofco Scheduling V10.1

sofco, a leading provider of integrated and collaborative End-to-End Planning Solutions for the Consumer Goods and Manufacturing sectors, announces the release of sofco Scheduling Version 10.1. sofco aim to deliver innovative enhancements that are designed to improve the Production Scheduling experience for our customers.

Feature
Description
Benefit
Allergen Control
Advanced Allergen Control

Allowing users to closely control how critical product types are managed in the normal weekly/daily scheduling cycle.

Ensuring that Allergen specific orders can be scheduled completely separately from non-allergen orders and in specific time frames e.g. final runs each week/day, and ensuring all EU FIC regulatory compliances are adhered to.

Tab Navigation
Existing icons on multiple menu bars replaced with a tab structure where options are grouped together to reflect the user workflow.

Quicker and Simpler User Navigation.

Central Algorithm Navigation
New tab structure specifically created to group together Algorithms.

Quicker and Simpler User Navigation.

A common format for each Algorithm type.

Latest Version compatibilitie
sofco Scheduling v10.1 is fully compatible with the following versions:-
  • OS – Windows 10.1
  • MS - Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • MSQL - Microsoft SQL 2016
  • MOffice - Office 2016 / Office 365

Future proofing the application

Improved User Interface
New Enhanced user working environment bringing together the primary schedule by production line with the KPI dashboard and auxiliary equipment loading screens
Focused business processes allowing users to concentrate on the key issues the factory is facing.
Improved Shelf-life Handling
Management of expiry time between Production Operations as a constraint including where a semi-finished / intermediate SKU can be an input for multiple Parents

Reduce Obsolescence

Extended Changeover Capability
Cleaning Time based on Usage of Time and or number of Batches

Planning adherence to Hygiene rules/ regulations

Embedded Reference Manual
Application embedded reference manual
Quick explanations/refresher information for users
Tool Tip’s
Identifies activated elements with brief help text about its function.

Users are able to see quickly and easily icon functionality.

Allergen Control
Advanced Allergen Control

Allowing users to closely control how critical product types are managed in the normal weekly/daily scheduling cycle.

Ensuring that Allergen specific orders can be scheduled completely separately from non-allergen orders and in specific time frames e.g. final runs each week/day, and ensuring all EU FIC regulatory compliances are adhered to.


Tab Navigation
Existing icons on multiple menu bars replaced with a tab structure where options are grouped together to reflect the user workflow.

Quicker and Simpler User Navigation.


Central Algorithm Navigation
New tab structure specifically created to group together Algorithms.

Quicker and Simpler User Navigation.

A common format for each Algorithm type.


Latest Version compatibilitie
sofco Scheduling v10.1 is fully compatible with the following versions:-
  • OS – Windows 10.1
  • MS - Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • MSQL - Microsoft SQL 2016
  • MOffice - Office 2016 / Office 365

Future proofing the application


Improved User Interface
New Enhanced user working environment bringing together the primary schedule by production line with the KPI dashboard and auxiliary equipment loading screens
Focused business processes allowing users to concentrate on the key issues the factory is facing.

Improved Shelf-life Handling
Management of expiry time between Production Operations as a constraint including where a semi-finished/intermediate SKU can be an input for multiple Parents.

Reduce Obsolescence.


Extended Changeover Capability
Cleaning Time based on Usage of Time and or number of Batches
Planning adherence to Hygiene rules/regulations

Embedded Reference Manual
Application embedded reference manual
Quick explanations/ refresher information for users.

Tool Tip’s
Identifies activated elements with brief help text about its function.

Users are able to see quickly and easily icon functionality.



About sofco Limited

sofco is a leading provider of integrated and collaborative End-to-End Planning Software Solutions for the Consumer Goods and Manufacturing sectors. The sofco suite of application solutions cover the key operational processes of Demand Planning, Trade Promotions Planning, Supply Planning (Production, Procurement, Distribution & Inventory), Production Scheduling as well as the strategic processes of Sales & Operations Planning and Integrated Business Planning.

sofco serves leading global organisations including manufacturers and distributors of many household brands as well as industrial and other manufactured goods, providing an End-to-End Planning and Supply Chain Visibility solution which also fully supports 'Operational Analytics' including 'What If' scenario-based planning and supply chain financial view. Whether on site or in the cloud, our customers have seen significant benefits from reduction in inventory, reduction in stock-outs for fast-moving goods, increased product availability and a reduction in working capital, through our focus on eliminating unnecessary cost and complexity without sacrificing functionality or business results.





Sofco Limited
sofco is also an & Distribution partner
sofco Limited is a company registered in England and Wales
Company Number 11018126





Sofco Limited
sofco is also an & Distribution partner
sofco Limited is a company registered in England and Wales
Company Number 11018126