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Title Cost reduction and optimization for manufacturing and industrial companies [electronic resource] / Joseph Berk.
Publication Info. Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley ; Salem, Mass. : Scrivener Pub., c2010.

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Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Organizing a cost-reduction program -- Defining headcount and controlling staff growth -- Developing and implementing time standards -- Measuring and using efficiency -- Assessing machine utilization -- Controlling overtime -- Making multiple shifts productive -- Finding and reducing lost time -- Using the learning curve to drive costs down -- Make-versus-buy determinations -- Inventory minimization -- Material utilization -- Minimizing supplier costs -- Supplier negotiation -- Supplier competition -- Workflow optimization -- Setup time reduction -- Material-handling improvements -- Scrap and rework reduction -- Work center cleanliness -- The design approach -- Requirements relaxation -- Tolerance relaxation -- Materials substitution -- Packaging -- General overhead expenses -- Travel -- Inspection -- Suggestion programs -- Measuring progress.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Cost control.
Costs, Industrial.
Industrial efficiency.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Print version: Berk, Joseph, 1951- Cost reduction and optimization for manufacturing and industrial companies. Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley ; Salem, Mass. : Scrivener Pub., c2010 9780470609576 0470609575 (DLC) 2009051010
ISBN 9780470643815
0470643811
9780470643808 (electronic bk.)
0470643803 (electronic bk.)
0470609575 (Cloth)
9780470609576 (Cloth)
9780470609576 (cloth)
UPC # 10.1002/9780470643815 doi
OCLC # EBC495997
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