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what is just in time production?
materials are delivered just in time for them to make products for immediate dispatch to retailers. products dont need tobe stored in factory. pros:cuts down waste and reduces risk of bacterial contamination
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What is one off production/jobbing?
his method is used when customers make an order for something to be made to their own specifications, for example a wedding cake. The making of One Off Products could take days depending on how intricate the design is and also the ability of the chef
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What is mass production?
when hundreds of identical products are made, usually on a production line. Mass production often involves the assembly of a number of sub-assemblies of individual components
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what is batch production?
is when a small quantity of identical products are made. Batch production may also be labour intensive. Batches of the product can be made as often as required. The machines can be easily changed to make another prodcuct
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What is continuous flow?
production is when many thousands of identical products are made. The difference between this and mass production is that the production line is kept running 24 hours a day
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examples of one off production?
cakes for special occasions, prototypes in test kitchen, costly to prduce, rely on skilled worker, used by small scale manufacturers
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advantages of batch production?
equipment can be adapted for use, skilled workers are needed, short runs of identical products, large quantities of a product can be made efficiently, completed by one person or team
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adavtages of continuous flow?
products are made 24/7, machinery can be used to make only one product, no human workforce needed, requires specialist chachinery
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