Supply Chain Scheduling

Decision support tools providing fast, accurate, and transparent information on current and future activities

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Schedule with Confidence

Ensuring a refinery meets all its requirements while staying close to the operating targets is always a complex task. Schedulers need decision support tools that provide fast, accurate and transparent information on current and future activities, with the flexibility to solve short-term problems and highlight drift from long-term goals.

As part of Spiral Suite, Schedule empowers users to quickly setup and adapt their schedules to meet day-to-day requirements, with the flexibility to meet each user’s preferred way of working — via Gantt, table, or to quickly add or modify activities through integration.

Fast-to-learn and easy-to-use, Schedule’s familiar UI lets users quickly adapt and evolve the schedule as requirements change.

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Supply Chain Scheduling

Sharing the same plant definition and mathematical engine as Plan ensures consistency. Users are empowered to understand the implications of their decisions on the business as a whole, letting them to concentrate on solving practical short-term problems, highlight drift from long-term goals, and make the best use of plant assets.

Easily Work with Pipelines and Blends

Easy-to-configure functionality for process unit, pipeline and product blends allows users to quickly set up, adjust, and optimize single and multiple blend activities. Schedulers take advantage of the powerful blend optimisation engine and sequential blend environments, ensuring stable and optimal operations across single and multiple time frames. Economic and operation targeting ensures profitable and realisable schedules.

Compare Plan, Schedule, and Actual

The same reference data, including process unit models, plant topology, and feedstock data from Assay is shared between Schedule and Plan, ensuring consistency of information and predictions between different user groups.

Share model updates and targets instantly, with easy comparison of plan vs. schedule to highlight potential problems. Compare different timeframes and focus on the biggest differences of activities and inventories.

Seamless knowledge sharing and understanding between planners and schedulers aids operational planning, and supports quick reactions to market and plant changes.

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