Integral Logistics Management — Operations Management and Supply Chain Management Within and Across Companies

15.3 Order Monitoring and Shop Floor Data Collection

Intended learning outcomes: Describe recording issues of goods from stock and completed operations. Produce an overview on progress checking, quality control, report of order termination, and automatic and rough-cut data collection.



Shop floor data collection provides for the reporting of all events relevant to planning and accounting during the value-added chain.

From thisfeedback, the exact state of orders can be derived, so that shop floor data collection additionally serves order monitoring and order checking as well as order coordination among orders that belong together in sales and distribution, R&D, production, and procurement.


Course section 15.3: Subsections and their intended learning outcomes



Course 15: Sections and their intended learning outcomes

  • Course 15 – Order Release and Control

    Intended learning outcomes: Differentiate various techniques for order release. Explain in detail shop floor control. Present methods and techniques used for order monitoring and shop floor data collection. Describe distribution control.

  • 15.1 Order Release

    Intended learning outcomes: Describe order proposals for production and procurement as well as order release. Explain load-oriented order release (Loor) and capacity-oriented materials management (Corma).

  • 15.2 Shop Floor Control

    Intended learning outcomes: Describe the issuance of accompanying documents for production. Explain operations scheduling, dispatching, and finite forward scheduling. Present sequencing methods.