The foundation of good production control is simplicity in every aspect. Production control includes everything from long-term planning to having the right color markings on material bins at the point of consumption. The goal is that material entering the factory should pass through the factory as fast as possible with a minimum of non value-adding activities.
Part Development helps clients to analyze their position to choose the right production control method. The analysis includes product features, system characteristics, capacity, consumption patterns and suppliers' characteristics. The result can be anything from how to set up a leveling box with Kanban cards to how the overall planning should be conducted. A well-functioning production control is essential to produce: