maybe used when demand for a firm’s product or service is more regular than
a one off. An example might be
furniture where a batch of armchairs is made to a particular design.
Production is divided into a number of operations.
A particular operation is carried out on all of the products in one
batch. The batch then moves onto
the next operation.
use batch production when
making dairy milk bars. Below, list the operations involved in the production of a
batch of dairy milk bars.
operations will be performed on every batch of choclate.
There is some standardisation, because each bar in the batch will be
the same. However it may be possible to vary each batch.
Fruit and or nuts could be added, or different size/ shaped bars could
great number of products are made using this method, particularly in the
manufacture of components and foodstuffs.
Goods can be produced in either small or large batches depending upon
the level of demand. Obviously the larger the batch, the lower the average cost
will be due to the existence of economies of scale.
producers play safe with nuts