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Apparel Manufacturing Management Systems
 
 

Apparel Manufacturing Management Systems, 1st Edition

A Computer-Oriented Approach

 
Apparel Manufacturing Management Systems, 1st Edition,Edwin M. McPherson,ISBN9780815511410
 
 
 

  

William Andrew

9780815511410

406

229 X 152

A complete look at the management of an apparel manufacturing system.

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Hardcover

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USD 72.95
 
 

Description

A complete look at the management of an apparel manufacturing system. From upper management functions to employees on the floor, this also includes sections on information flow, marketing, preseason planning, and much much more.

Readership

Upper and mid-level managers in the apparel industry.

Edwin M. McPherson

Apparel Manufacturing Management Systems, 1st Edition

1. Introduction
Information Technology
The Information Age
Information Expectations
Managing Knowledge
Judging a Company
Industry Characteristics
Equipment vs Type of Plant Operation
Payroll Spectrum
Shop Loading
Data Gathering Functions and Equipment
On-Line Systems
Conclusion
2. Apparel Computer Overview
Introduction
History of Computers
Development of Computers in the Apparel Industry
Computer Applications
Payroll
Personnel
Accounting
Research and Development
Engineering
Distribution
Quality Control
Purchasing
Manufacturing
Production Control
Merchandising
Customer Service
Marketing
The Computer System as a Functional Integrator
Order Processing
Style Adoption
Computer Trends in the Apparel Industry
Summary
3. Organization Functions and Information Flow
General
Organization Functions
Information Functions
Tracking Data Movement
Functions of Control for Profits
Zones of Control
Management Control Data
4. Corporate Goals
General
Strategic Versus Operational Planning
Mission Statement
Corporate Philosophy
Divisional Mission Statements
Menswear Group, Slacks and Jeans Division, Manufacturing
Operational Planning and Establishing Objectives
Annual Plans-A Planning Schedule Example
Planning and the Dynamics of ôChangeö
Operations Planning-General
Operations Planning-Establishing Objectives
Objectives
Summarizing Objectives
5. Corporate Marketing Strategy
Introduction
Strategy Audits
Marketing Response
Competitive ôSourcingö (Manufacturing Options)
ôInternalö Sourcing
ôExternalö Sourcing
Sourcing Summary
Marketing and Sourcing Integration
6. Preseason Planning (Merchandising/Line Planning)
Introduction
Establishing a Plan
The Implications of Uncertainty
Change and Flexibility
Style Variations Cost More to Make
Functional Emphases Shift
Style Demands More
Conflicts Arise
Organization and Objectives
7. Merchandising Planning, Forecasting and Controls
Introduction
Time-Phased Merchandising Plan
Product Identification
Product Development
Product Line Sales Preparation
The Need for Discipline
Preseason Forecasting and Forecast Control
Master Scheduling and Controls
8. Materials Scheduliing and Utilization
Introduction
Material Standards Control
Material Requirements Planning
MRP System Organization
Material Utilization-The Basis for Production Inventory Control
9. Production Control-Initiating Cutting
Introduction
Preparing a Production Order
Apparel Production Orders
10. Production and Cut Planning
Introduction
Role of Production Planning
Planning Markers
Marker Objectives
Ply Heights
Manual Examples of Ply Height Calculation
11. Plant Loading and Cost Control
Introduction
Preparing Bundle Lists
Coupon Tickets
Routing Sequences
Work Flow Route Definition
Reporting from the Plant Floor
Reporting Time
Reporting Production
Monitoring Work Flow
Production and Work-in-Process Report
Interpreting Workflow Reports
Conclusion
12. Payroll
Introduction
Payroll Data Input
Payroll Computations
Source-to-Gross Pay
Gross-to-Net Pay
Data Base Files Created
Payroll Journal
Individual Operator Records
Performance Efficiency
Operator Performance Efficiency
Operation Performance Efficiency
Style Performance Efficiency
Operator and Operation Cross Reference File
Absenteeism
Lateness and Absence Reports
Absenteeism Analysis
Off-Standard Activities and Excesses
Off-Standard Activities
Off-Standard Time Loss Report
Fixed Time Loss
Labor Costs
Direct Labor
Indirect Labor
Statistics
Labor Cost Analysis
Production Status
Cost of Producing Styles
Assembling Direct Labor Costs by Style
Cost Prorated to Styles
Material Costs per Style
High and Low Operator Performance Report
13. Customer Service
Introduction
General Requirements
Order Processing
Order Entry Reports and Activity
Customer Order Coding
Finished Goods Allocation
Allocation Reports and Activity
Sales Accounting
Invoicing
Accounts Receivable and Credit Management
Cash Application
Conclusion
14. Summary-Computer Controls
General
Inventory Management and Order Entry
Financial System
Manufacturing
MRP/MPS
Integrated Business System Summary
Impact of Single Unit Processing on Systems
Single or Low Unit Spreading Systems
Single Unit Garment Sewing
Cut/Sew Single Unit System Summary
Planning Production
Preseason Planning/Product Development
Production Control Systems
Setting Up the New System
Ordering Raw Materials
Conclusion
 
 
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