Advanced Planning and Scheduling in Manufacturing and Supply Chains
This book is a guideto modern production planning methods based on new scientific achievementsand various practical planning rules of thumb. Several numerical examplesillustrate most of the calculation methods, while the text includes a set ofprograms for calculating production schedules and an example of a cloud-basedenterprise resource planning (ERP) system. Despite the relatively large numberof books dedicated to this topic, Advanced Planning and Scheduling is the firstbook of its kind to feature such a wide range of information in a single work,a fact that inspired the author to write this book and publish an Englishtranslation. This work consists oftwo parts, with the first part addressing the design of reference andmathematical models, bottleneck models and multi-criteria models and presentingvarious sample models. It describes demand-forecasting methods and alsoincludes considerations for aggregating forecasts. Lastly, it providesreference information on methods for data stocking and sorting. The second partof the book analyzes various stock planning models and the rules of safetystock calculation, while also considering the stock traffic dynamics in supplychains. Various batch computation methods are described in detail, whileproduction planning is considered on several levels, including supply planningfor customers, master planning, and production scheduling. This book can beused as a reference and manual for current planning methods. It is aimed atproduction planning department managers, company information systemspecialists, as well as scientists and PhD students conducting research inproduction planning. It will also be a valuable resource for students atuniversities of applied sciences.
- 2016 Springer
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