Fundamentals of Production Planning and Control

ISBN-10: 013017615X

ISBN-13: 9780130176158

Edition: 2006

List price: $137.20
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This focused book concentrates on planning and control; it answers the question: ldquo;what parts of operations management do we really need to know?rdquo; It does not bog the reader down with details, but allows them to concentrate on fundamental principles, such as the development and application of software solutions, inventory management, and lean production concepts.nbsp; Topics include: forecasting, sales and operations, scheduling, materials requirements, capacity management, production control, ldquo;partneringrdquo; activities, and system integration.An excellent handbook for operations managers, production control workers, inventory control employees, and those involved in supply chain, logistics, and materials management.
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Book details

List price: $137.20
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 3/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 1.276
Language: English

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
Forecasting Fundamentals Fundamental Principles of Forecasting
Major Categories of Forecasts
Forecast Errors
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
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
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
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
Capacity Management Capacity Definitions
Rough-cut Capacity Planning
Capacity Requirements Planning (CRP)
Input/Output Control
Capacity Measures
General Approach the Capacity Management
Production Activity Control General PAC Information and Data
Prioritizing Work
Corrective Actions
Lean Production and JIT Fundamental Concepts
Some Impacts on Capacity
The Pull System
Using the Kanban System for Process Improvement
Master Scheduling and Lean Production
Are MRP and JIT Compatible?
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
"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
System Integration and Implementation General System Design and Selection
"Push", "Pull", or Somewhere in Between
General Implementation Approaches
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