National Cranberry Corperation Essay

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Process Flow Diagram at NCC Develop a process flow diagram for processing cranberries. Wet berries Wet berries 1. Receiving 2. Holding Bins for Temp Holding Bins 1-16: Dry, 250 bbls each, 4,000 total Bins 17-24:Both, 250 bbls each, 2,000 total Bins 25-27: Wet, 400 bbls each, 1200 total Bins for Temp Holding Bins 1-16: Dry, 250 bbls each, 4,000 total Bins 17-24:Both, 250 bbls each, 2,000 total Bins 25-27: Wet, 400 bbls each, 1200 total Dumping 5 trucks simul 7-8min/truck Dumping 5 trucks simul 7-8min/truck Truck Delivery Truck Delivery Weighed, recorded and graded Weighed, recorded and graded Dry berries Dry berries 0.3 bbl sample 0.3 bbl sample Sample for % unusable berries Sample for % unusable berries 3. Processing 4. Separation 5. Bulking & Bagging Dechaffing 1,500 bbls/h Dechaffing 1,500 bbls/h Destoning 1,500 bbls/h (3 Units) Destoning 1,500 bbls/h (3 Units) Drying (3 Units) 200 bbls/h per dryer Drying (3 Units) 200 bbls/h per dryer Dechaffing 1,500 bbls/h (3 Units) Dechaffing 1,500 bbls/h (3 Units) Wet Berries Bagging Bagging 1st Quality berries 1,200 bbls/h 1st Quality berries 1,200 bbls/h Jumbo Separators Jumbo Separators Shipping Shipping Bulk Trucks Bulk Trucks Bulk Bin Bulk Bin Discarded Waste Discarded Waste Bailey Mills Potential 2nd Quality 1,200 bbls/h Bailey Mills Potential 2nd Quality 1,200 bbls/h Dry Berries Question 2 What are the sources of variability affecting NCC’s operations? There are various sources of variability. Theses include the rates the trucks arrive for the unloading process. According to the case study, the

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