Push System

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Definition: Push System

It is a system of production planning and control in which products are moved forward through production by the preceding step in the process.

It is a type of production control and planning system where demand is predicted centrally with each workstation pushes work out irrespective whether the next station is ready for it.


Manufacturer assembles cars as per the schedule prepared after forecasting from the marketing department. Or in a restaurant certain dish are prepared well in advance for the day without having confirm order purely based on prediction.

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