Production planning at Seibel Spielplatzgeräte, manufacturer of wooden playground equipment for public playgrounds. About Seibel SpielgeräteSeibel Spielplatzgeräte is a family owned business and was established in 1979. The company produces wooden playground equipment for public playgrounds mainly in Germany but also in other European countries.The strengths of Seibel Spielplatzgeräte lie in the unique designs of playground equipment and the use of natural, safe, and robust materials.The company has more than 50 employees with the production in the Hinterweidenthal, Germany, and a large network of sales representatives across Europe.In order to allow the company to grow management decided to digitalize the order-managment-, the production-, the procurement-, and the delivery processes. Drupal-bases solution1xINTERNET consulted Seibel Spielplatzgeräte and together a digital solution was created that seamlessly integrates the existing processes into into a customized work-flow system.A web-based solution was created with Drupal, leveraging the high functionality of Drupal to effectively handle large and complex data-structures and at the same time allowing for intuitive display and editing functionalities in the web browser. The main functions of the system are:Order managementProduction managementDelivery managementProcurement managementAbove functions correspond to the departments in the company and the core process how they interact. Orders are processed into production and eventually delivered. Procurement ensures that all material for production is always present. Features Management of products Management of digital assets and export to website Managment of customers Managemnt of suppliers Managment of transportation/delivery partners Management of employees, vacation and coresponding capacity Automatic calculation of estimated delivery based on production time Automatic breakdown of order positions into production items Automatic calculation of capacity utilisation in production Automatic calculation of procurement tasks based on planned production and supplier delivery times Visual optimization tools for optimizing delivery ... and many more.