Manufacturing at Warp Speed: Optimizing Supply Chain Financial Performance / Edition 1

Manufacturing at Warp Speed: Optimizing Supply Chain Financial Performance / Edition 1

by Eli Schragenheim, H William Dettmer
     
 

ISBN-10: 1574442937

ISBN-13: 9781574442939

Pub. Date: 09/28/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Manufacturing systems don't exist in a vacuum, isolated from the rest of the company, but they are often managed that way. A truly effective , highly competitive manufacturing company integrates its manufacturin g, marketing, sales, purchasing, and financial functions into a well-c oordinated whole. Manufacturing at Warp Speed: Optimizing Supply Chain Financial

Overview

Manufacturing systems don't exist in a vacuum, isolated from the rest of the company, but they are often managed that way. A truly effective , highly competitive manufacturing company integrates its manufacturin g, marketing, sales, purchasing, and financial functions into a well-c oordinated whole. Manufacturing at Warp Speed: Optimizing Supply Chain Financial Performance explains in detail how to coordinate all these functions to maximize sales revenue while controlling inventory and ov erhead costs. Ultimately, the effects of applying the new Simplified-D rum-Buffer-Rope (DBR II) introduced by the authors include dramaticall y faster manufacturing cycle times, shorter order-to-delivery lead tim es, higher on-time delivery reliability, and better customer satisfact ion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781574442939
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/28/2000
Series:
CRC Press Series on Constraints Management Series, #19
Edition description:
BK&CD-ROM
Pages:
376
Sales rank:
151,262
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Systems Thinking: The Foundation
Principles and Tools of the Theory of Constraints
Assessing System Success
Constraint Management Tools
How Work Flows Through a Manufacturing Process
Applying the Theory of Constraints to Manufacturing
The "Simple" Production Organization
Operations
Traditional Buffer Management: The DBR-I Control Mechanism
Drum-Buffer-Rope (DBR) and Manufacturing Resource Planning
Simplified Drum-Buffer-Rope (DBR-II)
Controlling Uncertainty and Variation: The DBR-II Approach
Managing Excess Capacity
Theory of Constraints and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Throughput-Based Decision Support
Appendices

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