The reality that we live in today makes it extremely important and basically essential that manufacturing companies start investing in the right tools for efficient production scheduling. No one can predict the precisce challenges of tomorrow. Over the last several years, we have seen the world changing before our eyes – some changes occur from one moment to the next. Such changes inevitably generate – and will continue to generate – a lot of disruption in the markets and in the supply chain. Today, more than ever, manufacturing companies must be prepared and equipped to manage sudden and unexpected changes in order to survive.