Graphics - Scales of production

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One off
1) Bespoke - made to order 2) Produced in small numbers (no more than ten) 3) Handmade 4) Skilled workers 5) Expensive
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Examples of one off items...
Engraved gold iPhone & Bugatti Veyron cars
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Batch
1) Multiple items produced (up to 10,000) 2) Identical 3) Equipment costs initially high (cost per item low)
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Examples of batch made items...
Cars & baking items
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Mass
1) Similar to batch 2) Up to 1 million items at a time 3) Automated machinery 4) Production stops when all items ae made 5) Equipment costs are high (cost per item low)
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Continuous
1) Production does not stop (due to size of demand) 2) 3) Down time can cost money
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Example of a continuous made item...
Paracetamol
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Just In Time production (JIT)
1) Only making takes place 2) All stock is brought in at an agreed time 3) Automated machinery manufactures
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Example of Just In Time production
Cars
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Card 2

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Engraved gold iPhone & Bugatti Veyron cars

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Examples of one off items...

Card 3

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1) Multiple items produced (up to 10,000) 2) Identical 3) Equipment costs initially high (cost per item low)

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Card 4

Front

Cars & baking items

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Card 5

Front

1) Similar to batch 2) Up to 1 million items at a time 3) Automated machinery 4) Production stops when all items ae made 5) Equipment costs are high (cost per item low)

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