Supply Chain Glossary - D

Supply Chain Glossary - D

dispatching rule

The logic used to assign priorities to jobs at a work center.

A listing of manufacturing orders in priority sequence. The dispatch list, which is usually communicated to the manufacturing floor via paper or electronic media, contains detailed information on priority, location, quantity, and the capacity requirements of the manufacturing order by operation. Dispatch lists are normally generated daily and oriented by work center. Syn: work center schedule.


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