Production control Function
1. Dispatching: Dispatching may be defined as setting production activities in motion through the release of orders ( work order shop order) and instruction in accordance with the previously planned time schedules and routings:
2. Expediting /Follow up / Progressing: Expediting or progressing ensures that the work is performed as per the plan and delivery schedules are met.
Progressing includes activities like status reporting attending to bottlenecks or holdups in production and removing the same controlling variations or deviations from planned performance levels followings up and monitoring progress or work through all stages of production coordinating with purchase, stores tool room and maintenance departments and modifying the production plans and re - paln if necessary.