Planning for any organization forms the backbone of the production process. Planning of productions helps organizations to understand the situation better. Effective planning facilitates maximum production hence committing accurate delivery time frames to the customers. At its core, production planning represents the beating heart of any manufacturing process. Its purpose is to minimise production time and costs, efficiently organise the use of resources and maximise efficiency in the workplace. Production planning incorporates a multiplicity of production elements, ranging from the everyday activities of staff to the ability to realise accurate delivery times for the customer. With an effective production planning operation at its nucleus, any form of manufacturing process has the capability to exploit its full potential.