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Why intralogistics should be an integral part of your manufacturing flow

Learn how Opcenter Intra Plant Logistics integrates with manufacturing execution to optimize intralogistics processes and provide unique replenishment capabilities that scale with the business.


Opcenter Intra Plant Logistics

Material flow is becoming a critical topic among manufacturers producing complex products with short lead times, small lot sizes, and quality-sensitive raw materials. Having to manage multiple intralogistics processes across various IT and OT systems prevents many manufacturers from orchestrating a streamlined, lean material flow to production, and contributes to more waste in the manufacturing process.

Macro trends in the market are forcing manufacturers toward shorter lead times for more complex products with smaller lot sizes. Simultaneously, as products become more personalized and sophisticated, dependencies in the material supply and the complexities of managing the quality of raw materials drive increased inventories, material obsolescence, poor line performance, and high operational costs for intralogistics. As manufacturers attempt to address these challenges with a haphazard mix of IT systems, OT systems, and automation, bottlenecks become difficult to identify, connectivity issues arise, and there is limited ability to automate and streamline the material flow.

Opcenter Intra Plant Logistics provides manufacturers with a flexible platform to orchestrate a digital and connected intralogistics flow. By integrating the intralogistics flow with manufacturing execution, manufacturers can keep inventory accurate, eliminate overhead and establish a lean material flow.

Key Takeaways

  • Learn about the consequences of managing multiple intralogistics processes and systems.
  • Improve inventory performance and streamline manufacturing through integration.
  • Use innovative technology and cutting-edge tools to reduce overhead and unlock new intralogistics capabilities.

Meet the speaker

Siemens Digital Industries Software

Zac Elliot

Technical Marketing Engineer

Elliott collaborates closely with electronic manufacturing service providers in vital sectors such as medical, aerospace, automotive, and public safety, ensuring smart factory standards are met through adept software and automation implementation. With prior experience in devising solutions for a leading global contract electronics manufacturer, his expertise encompasses a deep understanding of Industry 4.0's market dynamics. Notably, Elliott has actively contributed to an IPC task group, shaping industry standards for the traceability of critical electronic components.

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