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APICS Operations Management Body of Knowledge Framework, Third Edition

6.10 Production activity control (PAC)

PAC is the function of routing and dispatching work to be accomplished through the production facility and of performing supplier control.

See section 5.6.5.

6.10.1 Short-interval scheduling

Short-interval scheduling is a method to minimize the short-term queue, or move 
and wait times at a work center, by monitoring the work arriving at a work center. (See section 5.6.5.1.)

6.10.2 Input/output control

See section 6.5.3.

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