Supply Chain Glossary - #

Supply Chain Glossary - #

40/30/30 rule

A rule that identifies the sources of scrap, rework, and waste as 40% product design, 30% manufacturing processing, and 30% from suppliers.

A scheduling technique where the scheduler proceeds from a known start date and computes the completion date for an order, usually proceeding from the first operation to the last. Dates generated by this technique are generally the earliest start dates for operations. See: forward pass. Ant: back scheduling.


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