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Production, Operations, and the Supply Chain

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Katie Thomas

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Production, Operations, and the Supply Chain
Erik Davis, Faranak Sabet, Sai Sharp, Katie Thomas, Alexa Uri, Robert Woodruff
Efficiency and competitiveness are a large impact on production.

The U.S. over years has transition from an industrial-based manufacturing economy, to a service based economy.

The Production of Goods and Services
Operations Management
Proximity to market is an important aspect for operations management to understand.

The location decisions impacts not only employees, but also the products.

Law and regulations on products are a vital aspect of the market to understand.

Supply Chain Management
Production Management
Production Management: The planning, implementation and control measures used in the process to convert resources into finished products.

Technology in the Production Process:
Has a role in facilitating the flow of production process.
Can improve quality and increase the variety of products to influences customers.

Operations Control: Scheduling Tools
Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT)
Supply Chain Management: The management of activities from all organizations involved in the production process.
-Eyeball it
-Stock book solution
-Reserve stock system
-Just-in-time (JIT) inventory control
-Radio frequency identification (RFID) or barcodes
-Materials requirement planning (MRP)
-Enterprise resource planning (ERP)
Operation Control: Managing Inventory
Operations Control (Cont.)

Quality Control
-Total Quality Management (TQM)
-Statistical Quality Control (SQC)
-Statistical Process Control (SPC)
-Six Sigma
-International Organization for Standardization(ISO)
*ISO 9001
*ISO 14001

Production Management:
The Process
Production Management: Robots
Robots replace human repetitive tasks
Robots offer consistency in reducing production cost
Raising productivity and quality
Bringing economic advantage to companies applying robotic technology
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Operation Control: Scheduling Tools
Gantt Chart
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Mass Production
Mass Customization
Lean Production
Machines and automated assembly lines.
Customized production through flexible manufacturing.
Aimed to increase efficiency by eliminating waste along the production process.
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