Procurement

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Content Executive Summary……………………………………………………2 1. Introduction……………………………………………………….….3 2. Production line……………………………………….………………3 3. Managerial challenges of LWT……………………………………..5 4. Job shop………………………………………………………………5 5. Managerial challenges of LWT…………………………………….7 6. Recommendation……………………………………………………8 8. Conclusion……………………………………………………………9 7. References…………………………………………………..………10 Executive Summary The purpose of this report is to analyze and research two types of manufacturing processes are used by Loganville Window Treatments, one of is production line and the other is job shop. Longanville Window Treatments produce interior shutters in Georgia and then sell products to decorating centers for nearly 50 years. LWT’s…show more content…
Conveyor belt is quite often used to produce step by step in order to achieve production efficiency. Secondly, cycle time is the actual time between completions of successive units for a line process on a production line. For example, LWT completes 1 shutter in 30 minutes, and thus 30 minutes for a shutter is the cycle time on the production line. However, cycle time also requires higher level of equipment and labor to finish the task in order to achieve consistent quality and high efficiency. 1. Customization –Make to Stock Make to stock is one of the manufacturing processes which are used as holding inventory at the end of the supply chain. In make-to-stock system, companies are necessarily able to evaluate demand to decide how much products they should produce and stock (Rabbani, 2011). As a consequence, make-to-stock has to be relied on forecasting. Make-to-stock (MTS) products involve no any customization. Generic products are produced in large amount of volumes to justify keeping a finished goods inventory. Consumers have to buy these products “off the shelf” from retail stores. In our scenario, LWT produces batches of 500 50 1000 of shutters as inventory. Therefore, make to stock which is the least level of customization was offering by LWT. As knowing LWT is using make-to-stock system, it has obviously objective for their products,
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