Using a proven work sampling methodology combined with the latest technological advances, PDC develops empirically based time standards for every function in the operation. Work samples are taken to an 85% confidence interval level to ensure that all unique business conditions are accounted for when developing the standards.
Using a proven methodology, companies are able to define in detail those factors attributing to performance. Value added versus non-value added time is clearly defined as well as the root cause and cost impact of non-value added time. Valuable insight can also be gained as to the benefit of process improvement or enhancements to layout, product location strategies and material handling equipment.