Production Planning and Control (PPC): production pointing system deployment, use and unfolding

José Henrique de Andrade, Francisco Andrea Simões Braga, Luciano Campanini, Josadak Astorino Marçola, Bruna Carvalho Nunes Rocha
2020 Independent Journal of Management & Production  
The growing need for efficiency and effectiveness in production systems management has increased the importance of processes and activities related to Production Planning and Control (PPC). Several authors point out that the more dynamic, competitive market, with higher demands from consumers and the increasing insertion of technology to support decision making, make the need for robust management processes imperative. In line with this scenario, the present work aims to present the report of a
more » ... ent the report of a process of implementation, use and the consequences of a production pointing system. To achieve the proposed objective, a literature review was conducted on the topics of interest and a case study in a company that manufactures hospital medical products in the interior of São Paulo state. As main results, it was observed that the adoption and evolution of a production pointing system generated significant gains for the company's Production Control and increased maturity in terms of Production Management, but required significant efforts and investments to maintain and evolve the production deploying process.
doi:10.14807/ijmp.v11i5.1299 fatcat:2mq5yuhgfbbthoe322jnknbqya