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Table Of Contents

1.1 Knowledge Is Power
1.2 Assembling Your Tools
1.3 Challenges of the Small Manufacturer
The Basics: Are You at the Starting Line?
2.1 Inventory Basics
2.1.1 Why Do You Have Inventory?
2.1.2 Part Numbering
2.1.3 Item Descriptions
2.1.4 Bills of Material
2.1.5 Inventory Accuracy
2.2 Master Production Scheduling
2.2.1 Planning Hierarchy
2.2.2 Volume versus Mix
2.2.3 Disaggregation
2.2.4 Forecasting
2.2.5 Planning Horizon
2.2.6 Time Fences
2.2.7 Capacity
2.2.8 Rated Capacity
2.3 Materials Requirements Planning
2.3.1 Capacity
2.4 Warehousing Basics
2.4.1 Layout, Picking, and Putaway
2.4.2 The Warehouse as a Strategic Weapon
2.4.3 Technology in the Warehouse
3.1 Volume versus Mix
3.2 The Sales and Operations Planning Process
3.3 The Sales Plan
3.3.1 Forecasting
3.3.2 Characteristics of Forecasts
3.3.3 Demand
3.3.4 Some Forecasting Methods
3.3.5 From Forecast to Sales Plan
3.4 The Operations Plan
3.5 The Financial Plan
3.6 Tying It All Together
3.6.1 Capacity Check
3.6.2 New Products
3.7 What It Takes to Get Started
Lean Manufacturing: Power Tools!
4.1 Lean on the Shop Floor
4.1.1 Elimination of Waste
4.1.2 Cellular Manufacturing
4.1.3 Lot Size 1
4.1.4 Inventory Reduction
4.1.5 Pull System
4.1.6 Kanban
4.1.7 Mixed-Model Scheduling
4.1.8 SMED — Setup Time Reduction
4.1.9 Kaizen
4.1.10 5S
4.1.11 Value Stream Mapping
4.1.12 Poka-Yoke
4.1.13 Quality
4.2 Terms and Techniques
4.3 Planning in a Lean Environment
4.4 Maintenance
4.5 The Lean Enterprise — Not Just for Manufacturing
4.6 The Lean Supply Chain
4.7 A Little Lean
Six Sigma for the Little Guy: Uh-Oh — Math
5.1 Sigma
5.2 The Normal Distribution
5.3 More about Those Sigmas
5.4 Six Sigma Performance
5.5 DMAIC/PDCA
5.6 Customer Focus
5.7 Just the Facts
5.8 Green Belts, Black Belts, and Beyond
5.9 Project Selection
5.10 More Six Sigma Tools
5.11 Where to Start
Theory of Constraints: Think!
6.2 Drum-Buffer-Rope
6.2.1 Buffers and Buffer Management
6.3 The Five Focusing Steps
6.3.1 Step 1 — Identify the System’s Constraint(s)
6.3.4 Step 4 — Elevate the System’s Constraint(s)
6.3.5 Step 5 — Go Back to Step 1?
6.3.6 Change
6.4 Throughput and Throughput Accounting
6.5 The Thinking Processes
6.5.1 Evaporating Clouds
6.5.2 Current Reality Tree
6.5.3 Future Reality Tree
7.1 Total Quality Management (TQM)
7.2 Statistical Process Control
7.2.1 Control Charts
7.2.2 Principles of Statistical Process Control
7.3 ISO 9000
7.3.1 ISO 9000:2000 Requirements
7.4 The Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award
7.4.1 The Award Criteria
7.4.2 Scoring
7.4.3 Application and Review Process
7.5 The Quality Organization
7.5.1 Defining Quality
7.5.2 Quality Strategy
7.5.3 Quality Policies
7.5.4 Quality Functions
7.5.5 Organizational Environment
7.5.6 Quality Resources
7.5.7 Cost of Quality
7.5.8 More Quality Tools
7.5.8.1 The PDCA Cycle
7.5.8.3 Ishikawa Diagram
7.5.8.4 Pareto Analysis
7.5.8.5 Activity Network Diagram
7.5.8.6 Brainstorming
7.5.8.7 Affinity Diagram
7.5.8.8 Interrelationship Digraph
7.5.8.9 Force Field Analysis
7.6 Metrics
8.1.4 Phase 4 — Control Phase
8.1.5 Phase 5 — Closing Phase
8.2 Project Scope
8.2.1 Scope Planning
8.2.2 Scope Definition
8.2.3 Scope Management
8.3 Resources
8.4 Risk Management
8.5 Miscellaneous Issues
8.6 Critical Chain Project Management
ERP: Information at the Speed of Light
9.1 What Is ERP and Why Would I Want It?
9.4 Selection
9.5 Education and Training
9.5.1 Learning Requirements Planning
9.5.2 Education Providers
9.6 Implementation
9.6.1 The Implementation Team
9.6.2 The Proven Path
9.7 Maintenance
9.7.1 Upgrades
9.7.2 Data Integrity
9.7.3 Employee Turnover
Supply Chain Management: You’re Not Alone
10.1 You Don’t Operate in a Vacuum
10.2 Supply Chain Management
10.2.1 Information Chain
10.2.2 Value Chain
10.2.3 Variation in the Supply Chain
10.2.4 Working with Suppliers and Customers
10.2.5 Network Planning
10.2.6 Distribution Requirements Planning
10.2.7 Reverse Logistics
10.2.8 Design for Logistics
10.2.9 Outsourcing
10.2.10 Technology
10.3 Plossl’s Seven Supply Chain Points
E-Commerce: Entering the 21st Century
11.1 E-Commerce Is Not Just Creating a Web Site
11.2 EDI and Sons
11.3 World Wide Web: Two Sides of the Coin
11.3.2 Business-to-Business (B2B)
11.3.3 Security
11.4 The Back End Is Just as Important as the Front End
11.5 Inventory and Operations Planning
12.2.1 The Basics
12.2.2 Sales and Operations Planning
12.2.3 Lean Manufacturing
12.2.4 Six Sigma
12.2.5 Theory of Constraints
12.2.6 Statistical Process Control
12.2.7 ISO 9000
12.2.8 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Criteria
12.2.9 Project Management
12.2.10 Enterprise Resource Planning
12.2.11 Supply Chain Management
12.3 E-Commerce
12.5 The Last Word
References and Resources
A.1 Organizations
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The Small Manufacturer's Toolkit

The Small Manufacturer's Toolkit

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