4. Production Cost Reduction

  1. Steven M. Bragg

Published Online: 7 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118268346.ch4

Cost Reduction Analysis: Tools and Strategies

Cost Reduction Analysis: Tools and Strategies

How to Cite

Bragg, S. M. (2010) Production Cost Reduction, in Cost Reduction Analysis: Tools and Strategies, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118268346.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 DEC 2011
  2. Published Print: 10 MAY 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470587263

Online ISBN: 9781118268346

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Keywords:

  • production cost reduction;
  • traditional production process;
  • bottleneck operation;
  • production volumes;
  • material requirements planning

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Throughput Analysis

  • Product Line Complexity

  • Production Flow

  • Cellular Manufacturing

  • Continuous Flow

  • Monument Equipment

  • Quick Changeovers

  • Assembly Line Configuration

  • Assembly Line Length

  • Container Sizes

  • Source Inspection

  • Control Chart Analysis

  • Mistake Proofing

  • Expediting

  • Maintenance Planning

  • Machinery Standardization

  • Machinery Assignment

  • Metrics

  • Summary