Question:-
Which one of the following statements is correct in relation to production, planning and control ?
Option (A)
Expediting initiates the execution of production plans, whereas dispatching maintains them and sees them through to their successful completion
Option (B)
Dispatching initiates the execution of production plans, whereas expediting maintains them and sees them through to their successful completion
Option(C)
Both dispatching and expediting initiate the execution of production plans
Option(D)
Both dispatching and expediting maintain the production plans and see them through to their successful completion.
Correct Option:
(B)
Question Solution:
Dispatching executes planning function and insures that the plans are properly implemented. It is concerned with getting the work started.
Expediting takes action if the progress reporting indicates a deviation of the plan from the originally set targets.
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