James Correll and Kevin Herbert will show you how in this new edition of Gaining Control. This fully updated revision provides best practices for optimizing control of manufacturing processes to meet business objectives. Always reliable and more complete than ever, this easy–to–read resource offers real solutions and proven methodologies for achieving measurable improvements in effectiveness and employee engagement and morale.
Now in its third edition, Gaining Control addresses the many changes that have occurred since its last revision, including advanced planning systems, outsourcing, and new computer–based technologies. Written by the leading experts in the field, this essential guide will help you match your production facility′s capacity to optimize supply, eliminate uncertainty in your staff, and gain control of your factory.
Cast of Characters.
One. Out of Control.
Two. Gaining Knowledge.
Three. Constructing Routings and Work Centers.
Four. Mastering Dispatching and Scheduling.
Five. Understanding Detail Capacity Planning.
Six. Controlling the Flow of Work.
Seven. Applying Rough–Cut Capacity Planning.
Eight. Joining Forces.
Nine. Scheduling to Capacity Constraints.
Ten. Eliminating Waste and Variability.
Eleven. Advanced Planning, Optimizing, & Scheduling.
Twelve. Moving Ahead.
KEVIN HERBERT has been an Oliver Wight Associate since 1998. He was formerly Eastman Kodak′s director of supply chain management–logistics for Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. He is a member of APICS, and has taught students how to achieve qualification for the APICS Diploma in Production and Inventory Management (DPIM).