strategic Planning and Control

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Objectives of Production Planning Control The ultimate objective of production planning and control, like that of all other manufacturing controls, is to contribute to the profits of the enterprise. As with inventory management and control, this is accomplished by keeping the customers satisfied through the meeting of delivery schedules. Specific objectives of production planning and control are to establish routes and schedules for work that will ensure the optimum utilization of materials, workers, and machines and to provide the means for ensuring the operation of the plant in accordance with these plans.

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Production Planning and ControlProduction planningcategories.Categories of production planningThere are 3 categories of production planningViz. Routing Scheduling Loading.ROUTING Routingmeans determination of path orroute over which each piece is to travel inbeing transformed from raw material intofinished products.-Kimball and Kimball.Scheduling Thedetermination of time that is required toperform each operation and also the timerequired to perform entire series as routed isScheduling. -Kimball and Kimball.SchedulingFeatures of Scheduling.1.Description of When and Where of eachoperation in a production process is to beexecuted.2.Establishment of timetable at which to beginand complete each event or operationcomprising any procedure.Scheduling1.2.3.4.Objectives of Scheduling.Plan the sequence such that delivery date ismeet.Have minimum throughput time. (OUR)Minimize Idle time of Man and Machine.Thus reducing the cost.Prevent unbalanced allocation of timeamong various departments.SchedulingTypes of Schedules:-1.Operation ScheduleMaster ScheduleSequential Schedule.2.3.SchedulingI.Operation Schedule:It Gives details of 2 things.Time required to do a piece of work.Details of all input requirements(L-I-M-CA-T)-(CA)SchedulingMaster ScheduleIt is 1st step of actual Production PlanningHow many of each item is to be made.Nature depends on 2 basis.II.

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