How to create a production schedule

What does a production schedule include?

Production scheduling refers to the allocation of resources, operations, and processes required to create goods and services. The goal of a production schedule is to adequately balance customer needs with the resources that are available whilst operating in a cost-effective manner.

How do I create a production schedule in Excel?

Here is what we suggest.
  1. Download our production scheduling Excel template.
  2. Reduce your data to the scheduling-relevant minumum.
  3. Upload the template to just plan it.
  4. Enjoy your new production scheduling experience.

How do you create a master production schedule?

Master Production Schedule Process

Identify all the raw materials you’ll need and secure a supply chain to deliver those materials to your production. Develop a proposal of the master production schedule to make sure the schedule is able to meet its requirements.