Packaging companies rely on Boyum software solutions to increase production efficiency, optimize resource capacity and logistics operations, manage traceability, ensure product quality, and get real-time insights into their business. Here are some of the most common challenges we see for Packaging companies nowadays:
Productivity losses due to limited optimization of resources
Your ability to provide an accurate delivery date is a challenging task. Especially when dealing with complex BOM’s and multi-constraint resources combined with large numbers of short-run orders.
Limited integration of logistics and production operations
Packaging companies have to ensure an optimum flow of products and the associated information throughout their operations. This runs from the receipt and storage of raw materials and components to production, receipt back into the warehouse, and shipping of the finished products. Boyum solutions can manage this whole cycle.
Need to ensure consistent product traceability
Boyum solutions help companies in the packaging industry comply with regulatory requirements, such as batch traceability. Based on the use of industry standards such as GS1, which enable the unique identification of logistic units and products (with their comprehensive information such as batch number, batch attributes, …). In this way, companies can act swiftly in case any intervention is required.
Need to ensure the highest product quality
Packaging materials are developed to contain other products and therefore can impact these products as well. So the packaging materials themselves have to meet the highest quality standards. This is especially true for primary packaging materials that come into contact with e.g. food or life sciences products. The quality control process to ensure and document this is completely integrated in Boyum’s logistics and production solutions
Unplanned and costly corrective maintenance
Massive and costly machinery is at the heart of many packaging manufacturers. Keeping them in working order is imperative for daily operations and long-term financial viability
Limited visibility in the balace between stock levels and requirements
No visibility means you cannot make timely purchasing and replenishing inventory decisions to reduce out-of-stocks while simultaneously reducing inventory.
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Optimize your production resources
Boyum capacity planning enables you to maximize production output and reduce changeover and cleanups, to meet this increasing demand.
Calculate initial delivery dates via finite forward scheduling. Combined with Boyum Advanced Planning and Scheduling functionality, you can schedule both materials availability and capacity together to calculate a viable delivery date.
Installing production data terminals or direct connection to machine data will provide a closed-loop system.
Improved connectivity and process visibility can help reduce costs, prevent losses, increase revenues, and help organizations identify new, potentially profitable business opportunities.
Ensure product traceability through GS1-based identification standards
Provide full GS1 support to quickly identify products and logistic units throughout your inbound, internal, and outbound logistics processes.
Provides a consistent, end-to-end traceability record so that in the event of a safety issue, such as a recall, you can take swift, precise action.
Capture extended products information, including batch numbers, batch attributes, and much more.
Monitoring and managing product quality
Boyum solutions control and integrate quality information at every step of the internal supply chain. From goods receipt, storage, issue for production, receipt from production, and shipping, the relevant quality parameters can be registered.
The quality record that is created in this way, in combination with unique product identification, batch information (and more) is a guarantee for swift action if required.
Optimize your inventory management, logistics, and production operations
Boyum products keep your inventory balanced to ensure the right components and quantities are in the warehouse
This prevents stock-outs and allows you to seamlessly align your operations in the warehouse with those in production
You can analyze your company's demand for your finished products and manage them through purchasing and sales forecasts.
Planned preventative interventions
Preventative maintenance is essential as unexpected breakdowns impact profitability, and replacing machines can be quite cost-prohibitive.
With Boyum products, you can plan equipment maintenance, make sure products are available, schedule your labor, and perform maintenance tasks more efficiently.
You can avoid production downtime, build product inventory levels, ensure customer shipments are on time, and minimize production revenue losses.
Business challenges are hurting your business. It is essential to identify just how much those challenges cost and impacts your business bottom line.
Real-Time Visibility to Your Business
Boyum products provide a wide array of functions to keep track of your business processes' every relevant aspect.
Our solutions allow you to quickly build dashboards and define KPIs that will deliver real-time information.
Putting you in front of your business so you can quickly adapt and maintain your competitive advantage in the market.
"For the future, the chosen solution offers us great potential for development in the digitalization of our processes, the connection of our locations, and closer networking with our customers."
Peter Härtl, Quality Management, WECK Industrieverpackungen
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