I have sold off capacity and also positioned all assets to be approximately 120% plant utilization.

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I review that the plant utilization price have to be between 120% and 150%. However before, if utilizing the broad differentiation strategy, it says that it must prevent 2nd change and overtime. Which one is more important?

In addition, if the plant utilization price stays in between 120% and also 150%, isn't tbelow idle capacity that incurs excess labor, depreciation, and interest expenses? Should I attempt to obtain it closer to 180% plant utilization each round to minimize idle capacity, or would certainly the expenses of buying new capacity each round (because of raising demand) exceed the reduction of idle capacity's costs around 180% plant utliization?

The balanced scorecard provides full crmodify for 100%-180% plant utilization. Thus, is there an ideal plant utilization rate for each round if making use of the wide differentiation strategy?


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Attempting to a stop second transition utilization is wrong.

200% utilization is most effective when you have actually high automation, even if you get punishes for it


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Ideally it is 200% yet maintaining that is going to drive your revenues dvery own through either buying capacity each year, selling will reason write-offs which are recoded under prices. I would certainly imply you setup your capacity in two steras. First stage buy/offer capacity in round 1 to satisfy forecasted capacity needs for round 4, second phase buy capacity in round 4 to satisfy intended capacity necessity for round 8. Your plant utilisation won't be appropriate but it will certainly conserve you a lot on expenses in the lengthy run.

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Try to store it in between 120-150, trying to be precise on your capacity utilization will certainly only reveal you to dangers of not having sufficient capacity the next round which will certainly be even more costly than the few bucks you will make this one by trying to hit 180%.


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