Production planning and control in apparel industry is a department which fixes PCD (Planned Cut Date) ,allocates the style to a sewing line and controls the processes such that the deliveries are met on time.
PCD stands for Planned cut date which means the date on which a garment factory will start cutting an order. Fixing PCD is the main function of planning department as this is the starting of production process. If the start of production is correctly planned shipment will be correctly planned as well
As the name suggests there are two functions of this department