The in # uence of shop characteristics on workload control

  title={The in # uence of shop characteristics on workload control},
  author={Bas J. Oosterman and Martin Land and Gerard J. C. Gaalman}
Several order release methods have been developed for workload control in job shop production. The release methods of the traditional workload control concepts di!er in how they deal with the #ow of work to each station. Previous research has pointed at strengths and weaknesses of each method. Till now the choice of the appropriate method for a particular situation has hardly received attention. This research shows that shop characteristics are an important factor to this choice. A simulation… CONTINUE READING
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