Relation of Production Planning and Control (PPC) with Other Departments
Merchandiser at Fashion Xpress Buying House.
Badda, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Email: [email protected]
Production planning and control (PPC) plays an important role in garments manufacturing business. It’s very good news that, maximum factories are now creating PPC department. Production planning and control (PPC) has to build-up strong relationship with the other departments to achieve maximum output from the export order. As its importance in ready-made garments sector today I will present here the important relationship of production planning and control (PPC) with other departments.
Production Planning and Control:
PPC means production planning and control. Production planning and control (PPC) department is related with not only for planning garments production but also controlling the production. The main functions of production planning and control (PPC) are follow-up and execution of garment export order, job scheduling, material resource planning, facility location, loading production, process selection and planning, capacity planning, line planning, estimating quantity and costs of production.
Relation of Production Planning and Control (PPC) with other departments:
Production planning and control (PPC) department has to connect with various departments, those are mentioned in the below:
- Top management,
- Yarn department,
- Knitting department,
- Dyeing and washing department,
- Garments merchandising department,
- Commercial department,
- Cutting department,
- Stitching department,
- Finishing and packaging department.
Functions of production planning and control (PPC) with all the above departments have discussed in the following:
1. Top management:
Top management consists of Managing Director (M.D) and General Manager (GM). Production planning and control (PPC) department plays an important role with the top management by providing all the information to them.
2. Yarn department:
Function of yarn department is to in-house necessary yarn depending on yarn booking chart. Here, production planning and control (PPC) department contacts with yarn department to ensure all the requirements about the yarn according to buyer’s instruction.
3. Knitting department:
Knitting department ensures all the knitting procedures according to fabric consumption chart. PPC department follow-ups the knitting department to produce required amount of fabrics in its definite time with right quality and quantity.
4. Dyeing and washing department:
It’s an important department for PPC team which dyed and washed all the knitted fabrics according to buyer’s instruction. Here, PPC team ensures the perfect dyeing shade.
5. Garments merchandising department:
Here, PPC team ensures the garments merchandising department about the overall situation of the garment export order.
6. Commercial department:
Commercial department is related with all kinds of financial support for the export order. It also deals with all the banking functions such as L/C opening, preparing shipping documents etc. Here, PPC team ensures all the financial matters by discussing with top management.
7. Cutting department:
Here, production planning and control (PPC) department contacts with cutting department to ensure all the cutting procedure in its definite item.
8. Stitching department:
Production planning and control (PPC) department contacts with stitching department to ensure the total garments production according to shipping date.
9. Finishing and packaging department:
Here, production planning and control (PPC) department ensures the perfect finishing and packaging of goods so that it can’t hamper during inspection and shipping.