This means that software needs to be able to organize transportation in a manner that is both structured and efficient, both within production and between various storage locations on the shop floor. Where required, a forklift truck control system with route optimization can be utilized. Also supports eKanban and shipping processes. Other facets include batch management, and evidence of stock within production.
Alongside their actual production processes, manufacturing companies can become even more efficient by optimizing their logistics. This requires precise logistics for materials, starting with the optimized planning of deliveries—taking into account transport volumes—through to flexible approaches in bottleneck situations and the requisite access to newly incoming goods.