PRIMARY offers an Integrated Planning & Scheduling Software Suite specifically designed to meet all the needs of the Manufacturing Sector.

Through the specialized version of the OPTISHIFT Shift Scheduling System, the creation of legal and effective employee shift schedules is facilitated and accelerated for any working hours (e.g. 24/7 production).

OPTISHIFT guarantees the coverage of the operational requirements in human resources as well as the compliance with the labour legislation and the timely monitoring and management of the last-minute changes to the schedule.

Additionally, through the functionality of the PROMETHEUS Production Planning, Scheduling & Execution System, the operating costs are minimized and the maximum efficiency of the production lines is achieved.

The following is an indicative list of solutions that cover the most important processes in the Industry.

Solutions for the Manufacturing Industry


Production Planning & Scheduling

PRIMARY delivers production scheduling solutions to manufacturing industries in order to minimise the time and cost required for producing and storing goods, while satisfying all underlying constraints. PRIMARY’s Production Scheduler generates the optimal sequence of assigning tasks to machines and personnel while achieving all business goals and satisfying all involved constraints.


Workforce Planning & Scheduling

PRIMARY offers software solutions for optimal workforce planning & scheduling. OPTISHIFT, the Workforce Planning & Scheduling Optimization software developed by PRIMARY, achieves every workforce-related business goal while satisfying all involved constraints. OPTISHIFT is fully parametric and adaptable to the specific needs and conditions of each organisation. Indicatively, OPTISHIFT has been deployed in enterprises in the fields of: Retail, Hospitality & Entertainment, Restaurant Chains, etc.


Forecasting & Budgeting

You can now calculate it with FORESIGHT, PRIMARY’s Forecasting & Budgeting Software. The built-in state-of-the-art mathematical forecasting engine analyses historical data and identifies trends and seasonal demand patterns. Furthermore, FORESIGHT also considers non-periodical events that affect sales such as marketing campaigns, social activities or even extreme weather phenomena.


Workforce Self-Scheduling System

myOPTISHIFT, the integrated self-scheduling system allows the remote communication between the Human Resources Department and the employees. Moreover, it allows the employees to have access to their work schedule through their smartphones, tablets or PCs.