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The fundamentals of production planning and control

Author: Stephen N Chapman
Publisher: New Delhi : Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Intended for courses in Production, Planning and Control, or Inventory Management/Control, this text takes a practical, survey approach. It surveys the fundamental principles of planning and control  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen N Chapman
ISBN: 013017615X 9780130176158
OCLC Number: 818859534
Description: xii, 284 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Overview of Planning and Control Manufacturing versus Service Operations. Customer Influence in Design. Process Categories. Order Winners and Order Qualifiers. BUsiness Environment Issues. Process Analysis and Informaiton Flows. General Information Flows. Book Structure. 2. Forecasting Fundamentals Fundamental Principles of Forecasting. Major Categories of Forecasts. Forecast Errors. 3. Sales and Operations Planning Purpose of Sales and Operations Planning. General Design of Sales and Operations Planning. Approaches to Sales and Operations Planning. Strategies for S & OP. Discussion: A Simple Example. Qualitative Issues. Some Business Environment Issues. 4. The Master Schedule Background and Links to the SOP. Master Schedule Horizon. Time Fences. Sources of Demand. Basic Methodology. Impact of Product Environment. Available-to-Promise Logic. Planning Options in and ATO Environment. The Two-Level Master Schedule. Some Notes on the Master Scheduling Responsibility. Demand Management Overview. Elements of Demand Management. 5. Inventory Management Basic Concepts of Inventory. Categories of Inventory. The Basic Inventory Lot Sizing Model-Economic Order Quantity (EOQ). Basic Independent Demand Inventory Reorder Models. Inventory Control. 6. Material Requirements Planning Background and Fundamental Concepts. Bills of Material. The MRP "Explosion". Other MRP Issues. Potential MRP Challenges. Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). Business Environmental Issues. 7. Capacity Management Capacity Definitions. Rough-cut Capacity Planning. Capacity Requirements Planning (CRP). Input/Output Control. Capacity Measures. General Approach the Capacity Management. 8. Production Activity Control General PAC Information and Data. Prioritizing Work. Scheduling. Loading. Corrective Actions. 9. Lean Production and JIT Fundamental Concepts. Some Impacts on Capacity. The Pull System. Kanban. Using the Kanban System for Process Improvement. Master Scheduling and Lean Production. Are MRP and JIT Compatible? 10. Theory of Contraints and Drum-Buffer-Rope Fundamental Principles of the Theory of Constraints. Understanding and Managing the Constraint. Improving the Process using TOC Principles. Impacts on Operations Strategy. General Types of Constraint Causes. Logistics and Theory of Constraints. Scheduling and the Theory of Constraints. Mutiple Time Buffers. Control Points and Batches. Major Steps in Using Drum-Buffer-Rope. 11. "Partnering" Activities- Purchasing and Distribution Purchasing Information Issues. Purchasing Responsibility for Material Procurement. Distribution Requirement Planning. Using BOD. DRP in a Lean Production "Pull" Environment. 12. System Integration and Implementation General System Design and Selection. "Push", "Pull", or Somewhere in Between. General Implementation Approaches.
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