Relation of Production Planning and Control (PPC) with Other Departments

Relation of Production Planning and Control (PPC) with Other Departments:

Production planning and control (PPC) plays an important role in the garments manufacturing business. It’s very good news that maximum factories are now creating the PPC department. Production planning and control (PPC) has to build-up a strong relationship with the other departments to achieve maximum output from the export order. As its importance in the ready-made garments sector today I will present here the important relationship of productions planning and control (PPC) with other departments.

Production Planning and Control:

PPC means productions planning and control. The production planning and control (PPC) department is related not only to planning garments productions but also to control the production. The main functions of productions planning and control (PPC) are follow-up and execution of garment export order, job scheduling, material resource planning, facility location, loading production, process selection and planning, capacity planning, line planning, estimating quantity and costs of production.

Production Planning and Control

Diagram of Production Planning and Control

Relation of Production Planning and Control (PPC) with other departments:

Productions planning and control (PPC) department has to connect with various departments, those are mentioned in the below:

  1. Top management,
  2. Yarn department,
  3. Knitting department,
  4. Dyeing and washing department,
  5. Garments merchandising department,
  6. Commercial department,
  7. Cutting department,
  8. Stitching department,
  9. Finishing and packaging department.

Functions of productions planning and control (PPC) with all the above departments have discussed in the following:

1. Top management:

Top management consists of the Managing Director (M.D) and General Manager (GM). Productions planning and control (PPC) department plays an important role with the top management by providing all the information to them.

2. Yarn department:

The function of the yarn department is to in-house necessary yarn depending on the yarn booking chart. Here, the production planning and control (PPC) department contacts with yarn department to ensure all the requirements about the yarn according to the buyer’s instruction.

3. Knitting department:

The knitting department ensures all the knitting procedures according to the fabric consumption chart. PPC department follow-ups the knitting department to produce the required amount of fabrics in its definite time with the right quality and quantity.

4. Dyeing and washing department:

It’s an important department for the PPC team which dyed and washed all the knitted fabrics according to buyer’s instruction. Here, the PPC team ensures the perfect dyeing shade.

5. Garments merchandising department:

Here, the PPC team ensures the clothing merchandising department about the overall situation of the garment export order.

6. Commercial department:

The commercial department is related to all kinds of financial support for the export order. It also deals with all the banking functions such as L/C opening, preparing shipping documents, etc. Here, the PPC team ensures all the financial matters by discussing them with top management.

7. Cutting department:

Here, productions planning and control (PPC) department contacts with cutting department to ensure all the cutting procedures in its definite item.

8. Stitching department:

Productions planning and control (PPC) department contacts with stitching department to ensure the total garment productions according to shipping date.

9. Finishing and packaging department:

Here, productions planning and control (PPC) department ensures the perfect finishing and packaging of goods so that it can’t hamper during inspection and shipping.

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Mayedul Islam

Mayedul Islam is working as a Sr. Merchandiser in a reputed Buying House. He has great passion in writing different articles on textile and Garments specially on Merchandising and Garment Washing. Send email:mayedul.islam66@gmail.com

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