Production

Overview

The ultimate goals of operating a shop floor are simple, availability and reliability. Sounds like a turkey shoot, doesn't it? A quick look around will reveal that lead times are usually longer than expected, due date performance can be significantly improved and shortages are common. On top of that, deeper investigation of the everyday shop floor will probably expose loads of unnecessary WIP and finished goods lying around, suffocating your cash flow.

The ultimate goals of operating a shop floor are simple, availability and reliability. Sounds like a turkey shoot, doesn't it? A quick look around will reveal that lead times are usually longer than expected, due date performance can be significantly improved and shortages are common. On top of that, deeper investigation of the everyday shop floor will probably expose loads of unnecessary WIP and finished goods lying around, suffocating your cash flow.

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