Executive Briefings

Every Part Has a Plan and There's a Plan for Every Part

Where are the parts you need? Manufacturing is tough enough without missing materials. Companies have lost millions in slipped schedules and missed sales if a part is not at delivered at the right time and the right place. So how can you best facilitate parts requisition that matches the where and the when? After all, as demand climbs in the rebounding economy, everyone - from the supply chain manager to the chief operations officer - is on line for a careful, systematic production plan execution.

PFEP (for Plan for Every Part) provides answers. PFEP is a technique that efficiently manages movement and replenishment of parts from supplier to point of use. A PFEP program defines and maintains information about each part: where it comes from; delivery related to how, when and where, and how it should be stored and packaged.

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Where are the parts you need? Manufacturing is tough enough without missing materials. Companies have lost millions in slipped schedules and missed sales if a part is not at delivered at the right time and the right place. So how can you best facilitate parts requisition that matches the where and the when? After all, as demand climbs in the rebounding economy, everyone - from the supply chain manager to the chief operations officer - is on line for a careful, systematic production plan execution.

PFEP (for Plan for Every Part) provides answers. PFEP is a technique that efficiently manages movement and replenishment of parts from supplier to point of use. A PFEP program defines and maintains information about each part: where it comes from; delivery related to how, when and where, and how it should be stored and packaged.

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