Workload Control

  • Hermann Lödding


Workload Control is a simple technique for controlling production which balances the load of the workstations within a manufacturing system. This technique was published by Jendralski [Jend-78] at the Leibniz University of Hannover’s Institute of Production Systems and Logistics as well as other (groups of) authors independently of one another and with slightly different procedural rules (Bertrand and Wortmann [Bert-81*], Hendry, Kingsman, Tatsiopoulos [Hend-91*, King-89*, Tats-93*] as well as Chang and Yih [Chan-94*]). Up until now, a standard term for this method has not yet been established, however, based on Bertrand and Wortmann’s terminology we will be referring to it here as ‘Workload Control’.


Material Flow Procedural Rule Work Content Sequencing Rule Throughput Time 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hermann Lödding
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  1. 1.HamburgGermany

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