Which type of layout is best for high volumes of demand with few if any setups/changeovers?
All of the following are limitations to process layout except
Assembly line balancing
Considering ergonomics, which of the following does not fit?
A(n) ____ performs entire jobs rather than specialized, assembly line work.
All of the following are common objectives of layout studies except
For a given cycle time in line balancing, assembly-line efficiency can be increased by
An assembly line with 28 activities is to be balanced. The total amount of time required for all 28 activities is 39 minutes. The line will operate for 450 minutes per day. What must the cycle time be to achieve an output rate of 400 units/day?
A ____ layout consists of a functional grouping of equipment or activities that do similar work.
____ set their own goals and inspect their own work, often hire their own replacements and prepare their own budgets.
The determination of specific job tasks and responsibilities is called ____.
A ____ layout is an arrangement based on the sequence of operations that are performed during the manufacturing of a good or the delivery of a service.
A ____ layout is an arrangement based on self-contained groups of equipment needed to produce a particular set of goods or services.
Which of the following is not a common reason for facility layout studies?
All of the following are considered non-economic factors in location decisions except
____ is the process of delaying product customization until the product is closer to the customer at the end of a supply chain.
Where in its supply chain does Dell, Inc. begin to use a pull system?
Factors such as managers' preferences, services and taxes, available transportation systems, banking services and environmental impacts would be mostclosely related to which level of the facility location hierarchy?
A firm that specializes in certain types of goods-producing activities, such as customized design, manufacturing, assembly, and packaging, and works for end users is called a ____.
The point in the supply chain that separates the push system from the pull system is called the
The weights typically used in the center-of-gravity method are
The metric "perfect order fulfillment" is often used to measure ____.
The Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) Model function that entails procuring goods and services to meet planned or actual demand is called ____.
A(n) ____ produces goods in advance of customer demand using a forecast of sales and moves them to points of sale where they are stored as finished goods inventory.
A push system
A(n) ____ produces only what is needed at upstream stages in the supply chain in response to customer demand signals.
For General Motors' supply chain, the ____ is the push-pull boundary.
Which one of the following is not directly related to a supply chain?