job shop scheduling

Job Shop Scheduling Velocity Scheduling System Case Study

by

Contour Tool did not think it was possible to improve their scheduling  to substantially improve due date performance or ship more with fewer people, but they did just that and more with the Velocity Scheduling System. Read their full success story and check out their results, here:  https://www.velocityschedulingsystem.com/On_Time_Shops/Contour-Tool-VSS-success-story.pdf. This is not your typical drum buffer rope or Theory of Constraints success […]

Read the full article →

Manufacturing Expert Dr. Lisa Lang Discusses Theory of Constraints in The Fabricator

by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Manufacturing Expert Dr. Lisa Lang Discusses Theory of Constraints in Article  Dr. Lisa Lang, inventor of the Velocity Scheduling System, featured in a November 2011 article discussing her expertise in Theory of Constraints  Green Valley, AZ  – “Dr. Lisa” Lang, President of the Science of Business and inventor of the Velocity Scheduling System is featured in a […]

Read the full article →

Your Job is Late, AGAIN -> Poor On Time Delivery

by

Dear Customer, As you know we’ve struggled achieving on time delivery.  Let me assure you that this has not been due to lack of interest, or because we don’t value you, our customer.  It was a systemic problem that we’ve only just recently figured out. The purpose of this letter is NOT to provide you with excuses as to why […]

Read the full article →

Job Shop Scheduling Software

by

Job Shop Scheduling Software | Machine Shop Scheduling Software I’m like you.  I invested in job shop scheduling software (we used to own a job shop).  Spent hours and hours getting it setup up only to spend more time continually updating the schedule.  Why does it seem that the moment I print the schedule it’s out of date?  And the […]

Read the full article →

Scheduling Job Shops: Flow is KEY!

by

Job Shop Scheduling – a high mix low volume job shop can be a challenge. The complexities and problems in the job shop environment are numerous, just check out this list. Given the long list of challenges, it would seem almost impossible to improve flow in a job shop.  However, it IS quite possible.  BUT you do have to go about […]

Read the full article →

Injection Molding Job Shop Reduces Lead-times 50% to 75%

by

Job Shop Reduces Lead-times By Dr Lisa Lang This article is copyrighted by Science of Business, Inc. 2015 Visit our Re-post guidelines. Scheduling and improving the performance of a custom job shop can be challenging (to say the least). Exothermic Molding, Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, is a 24 employee pioneer in reaction injection molding, doing business since 1972. They provide RIM […]

Read the full article →

Reducing Job Shop Costs versus Increasing Job Shop Throughput

by

Reducing Job Shop Costs I was just reading an article on CNCReport.com titled “Never Enough Magnetic Mounts”.  The author was calculating how much money you’d save if you invested in some magnetic strips to make finding tools faster and easier.  Here’s an excerpt from the article: Hourly Pay Rate = $15 ($0.25/minute) Time spent looking for a tool = 5 […]

Read the full article →

Visual Job Shop Scheduling Success – Case Study

by Dr Lisa Lang

Ohio Job Shop STOPS Focusing on Efficiency and Dramatically Improves with Velocity Scheduling System By Dr Lisa Lang Mound Laser and Photonics Center Inc. of Kettering OH, successfully completed the Velocity Scheduling System Coaching Program and their story was captured.  MLPC is a custom job shop focused on laser-based microfabrication for medical, automotive, microelectronics and defense industries, among others. They were […]

Read the full article →

Job Shop Scheduling – Backlog Problems (Max Profit #9)

by

Job Shop Scheduling – Sales Backlog, Is it too Big or too Small? By Dr Lisa Lang and Brad Stillahn This article is copyrighted by Science of Business, Inc. 2013 Visit our Re-post guidelines. Brad:  “It is common for job shop owners and managers to keep a close eye on the size of their Sales Backlog.  It is a barometer of how things […]

Read the full article →

Job Shop Scheduling Success Story: Big Company, Big Improvement and Big Employee Involvement!

by Dr Lisa Lang

Job shop scheduling story PDF here. By Dr Lisa Lang This article is copyrighted by Science of Business, Inc. 2013 Visit our Re-post guidelines. Even the largest and most successful corporations want to improve delivery performance, which is what motivated Chicago Metallic Corporation (CMC), a world leader in custom architectural building products, to get on board with the Velocity Scheduling System […]

Read the full article →