WorldCIST'15 - 3rd World Conference on Information Systems and Technologies

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An Information System for Management and Optimization of Materials in the Wood Industry

Considering the new paradigm in the industry, where clients request small amounts of a growing range of products, the times of crisis and the fierce competition for businesses survival, it is crucial for Organizations to be able to reduce the waste of raw materials. This waste could be minimized with the introduction of decision support systems in the process. In this paper we propose an information system that enables the optimization of purchases and consumption of materials, promoting waste reduction and boosting profitability.

Author(s):

Jaime Mendes    
Bullet Solutions
Portugal

Óscar Oliveira    
CIICESI-ESTGF, Instituto Politécnico do Porto
Portugal

Carla Sofia Pereira    
CIICESI-ESTGF, Instituto Politécnico do Porto / INESC TEC (formerly INESC Porto)
Portugal

Pedro Fernandes    
Bullet Solutions
Portugal

 

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