Sturdy Toy Company manufactures toy trucks. Orders for 9,400 trucks were received during March, with deliveries scheduled evenly throughout the month of April. Trucks are produced simultaneously in 10 manufacturing cells. Time available for production in each cell is 7 hours per day for 21 days during March.
A. Calculate the takt time.
B. At the end of the first hour of a day’s production, one cell had completed 5 good trucks, including one truck that was reworked.
1. Calculate the day-by-the-hour results and the variance.
2. Calculate the first time through (FTT) rate.