2017 in review: New Office, New Software and additional Consultants
Press Release January 2018
Preliminary Fast-Square Results of Fiscal Year 2017 are showing a Revenue increase by 31% compared to 2016, which is the fourth consecutive Revenue Increase.
2017 main Achievements:
Office in Milan to better support increasing customers in Northern Italy
Complete coverage of Supply Chain Management for the Metal Industry
Additional Consultants coming from Computer Science department of Universita’ degli Studi di Milano
Year 2017 has been dedicated above all to the development of a complete Supply Chain Management Software solution for the Metal Industry and for Steel Service Centers in particular.
During first half of 2017 we have developed CCO-Scheduling, a software to define the Scheduling of the Work-Orders on the Machines. It considers: Maximum Capacity, Machine Constraints, Work-Order dependency, including a Graphic User Interface for manual changes to the Schedule. The Software includes also a Promise-Date module for Commercial Users showing the real time Status and Availability Date of all Customer-Orders
CCO-Scheduling is LIVE in:
Metal Castello (Arvedi Group) since September-2017
Eusider SPA since December-2017.
2017 Customers review
Roberto Rocchegiani, Managing Director Metal Castello (Arvedi Group): “The quality of the collaboration with Fast-Square can be summarized in: professional partnership which advises the organization to reach Continuous Improvement”.
Simone Radrizzani Project Manager Supply Chain in Eusider: “Professional Consulting in Metals and valid Software continuously improved. The years long experience has improved the Cut-Optimizer and the Scheduler to real valid software, I have appreciated the availability and competence of Fast-Square consultants”.
The world-wide unique niche Supply Chain Solution for Steel Service Centers is now composed by the following modules:
CCO-Scheduling to define the schedule of the Work-Orders on the Machines.
CCO-Replenishment for Demand Planning and Master Planning, calculating the Demand Forecast and the Volume of Coils to Purchase.
CCO-Planning the module for Machine Capacity Planning and Promise-Date calculation for new Customer Orders.
CCO-Cut-Optimizer the long-used Optimization software to minimize Trim-Loss (Scrap) and Setup Time for Slitting and Cut-To-Length planning.