Which of the following is one of the main advantages of back schedule compared front schedule? Reduce work-in-process inventory and minimize storage time of completed components back schedule requires less data and simpler system Lower production cost and material cost Increase service level

Which of the following is one of the main advantages of back schedule compared front schedule?

Reduce work-in-process inventory and minimize storage time of completed components
back schedule requires less data and simpler system
Lower production cost and material cost
Increase service level

 

Solution

Answer c. Reverse schedule or back schedule eliminates the unnecessary steps in the system by working from the goal backwards, thus lowering production cost and wastage (saving material cost)

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