Production Planning Setup – FOOD & BEVERAGE


Client is one of the most important producers of frozen potato products for private labels in the world, maintaining the family business while expanding internationally daily.


  • Client was undergoing a significant transformation to withstand new challenges in the market.
  • On the one hand a new production plant was launched, while on the other another company was acquired to diversify the product portfolio.
  • Purson was asked to assist in assimilating planning processes while assuring continuity in the day-to-day operations.


  • Master Data Cleanup:
    • This involved a thorough review and cleansing of existing master data, such as product lists, supplier information, and customer details.
  • Planning Team Assistance:
    • Collaborated closely with the planning team to understand existing processes and identify areas for improvement.
    • Provided guidance and support in implementing best practices for production scheduling.
  • Setup of New Planning Processes:
    • Designed and implemented new planning processes tailored to the specific needs of the company.
    • This included establishing clear workflows, defining roles and responsibilities, and integrating technology solutions where necessary.
  • Training and Capacity Building:
    • Conducted training sessions to familiarize team members with the new planning processes and tools.
    • Provided ongoing support and mentoring to ensure the team was equipped to effectively execute their roles.
  • Performance Monitoring and Continuous Improvement:
    • Implemented performance metrics to track the effectiveness of the new planning processes.