Main content

  • A step-by-step plan for implementing 95% inventory record accuracy in 90 days
  • The seven types of cycle count sample selection
  • Control group cycle counting
  • How to eliminate the annual physical inventory
  • How physical tools affect inventory record accuracy
  • When and how to limit access to inventory
  • Setting reasonable tolerances to focus attention on real issues
  • Six considerations to make “backflushing” work effectively
  • The impact of Lean Manufacturing on inventory record accuracy
  • The three approaches to bill of material audits
  • Monitoring unplanned inventory transactions as symptoms of BOM accuracy problems
  • The four critical elements of bill of material accuracy
  • Roles and responsibilities for bill of material audits and accuracy
  • Bill of material errors vs. production variances
  • Special considerations for process industries
  • How to deal with complex bills of materials with many components
  • Improving product change control to eliminate errors
  • The approaches to auditing process and routing records
  • The relationship between process and routings and bills of materials
  • Properly measuring routing accuracy
  • Understanding the precision required in production run times and standards
  • Load profile accuracy
  • Item data integrity
  • The financial and operating effects of invalid data