Stock Control and Resource Management

Just In Time is a lean production technique, It involves ordering a product right as it is about to run out, but before the business has to stop manufacture, this allows a business to work effectively when creating a product that requires a lot of parts and accessories. Raw Materials Work in Progress Finished Goods Bought from suppliers Supplier may not be able to meet demand Supplier could not raise prices Used in assembly or as ingredients Parts for assembly Not Sellable Costs business money to make into product May be a slow process… Continue reading Stock Control and Resource Management

How Customers Associate Quality with a Brand

Within any business there are multiple factors that a customer can imprint on to recognise a brand and associate with quality. Businesses can use the customers intuition to their advantage, targeting on the key aspects of a quality product in order to maximise return. Here is a list of the common points a business can tailor in order to maximise their revenue;   Profitability, Businesses must decide how much profit each product or service should undertake, whether it be a large return or a small one. Customers may be willing to buy a product purely on its premium price point.… Continue reading How Customers Associate Quality with a Brand

Lean Production Techniques

Lean production methods such as Kaizen and Kanban allow a business to motivate staff to use less waste and treat resources as a finite resource. Lean Production for Expansion Most businesses that are doing well consider expanding, when they do they need to use more effective methods of production in order to survive, this means cutting cost on waste and optimising lead times and output. Lean production is about continuously checking that the business processes are as fast as possible. Just In Time – Just In Time (JIT) requires a good relationship with suppliers who are going to deliver when… Continue reading Lean Production Techniques