Types of Scheduling
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Types of Scheduling

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Characteristic of Short-Term Scheduling

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Work Centre Loading

Types of Short-Term Scheduling    

As previously mentioned, there are two main types of Short-Term Planning used to optimise the overall performance of the production line. The two main types are as follows: 

            1.    Work Centres Loading
            2.    Job Sequencing


Figure2    The following diagram is the hierarchy structure of the two-type scheduling.

Hierarchy Structure of Types of Short-Term Scheduling

            As seen from the diagram above, the two main types of Short-Term Scheduling are subdivided into four different techniques. And the four techniques adopted here are the most general methods.

              The following section is the introduction of the two techniques-Gantt Chart and Input-Output Control- adopted in work centres loading.

        Work Centre Loading   Work Centres Loading

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