Advanced Planning & Scheduling System (APS)

Advanced Planning & Scheduling System (APS)

Asprova is an Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) system that creates high-speed production schedules that link each segment of the factory’s supply chain — sales, manufacturing, and purchasing — while simultaneously considering the capacities of individual machines and workers. Asprova enables manufacturers to realize visual management by creating high-precision schedules for several months into the future, and facilitates profit increase by shortening lead times, reducing inventory, and increasing on-time deliveries.

Quick facts

  • The original Japanese APS system. Founded in 1994.
  • #1 in Japan with 52.4% market share.
  • Deployed in more than 1000 factories worldwide.
  • Supported in eighteen countries.
  • Available in seven languages.
  • Recipient of awards in Japan and internationally.
  • Free trial download available. 

Core benefits

Asprova empowers you to achieve your business goals and increase company profit through the following core benefits:

  • Visual management
  • Inventory reduction
  • Lead time reduction
  • Increased throughput
  • Improved customer service

Market share and install base

Asprova was originally developed in Japan, where Asprova is overwhelmingly the most widely used production scheduling system, with a market share of 52.4%. (According to Fuji Keizai Co., Ltd.’s “2002 Comprehensive Survey of Market Reality of FA Related Software Packages”)

So many of Japan’s leading manufacturers use Asprova that Asprova has come to be thought of by many as a crystallization of Japan’s manufacturing know-how, hence our motto “Join the WINNERS”.

Now Asprova is supported in more than eighteen countries, is available in seven languages, and is in use by more than 1000 users worldwide in a wide range of fields.

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