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The Standard Preparatory Text for APICS Certification Exams!
How to use the latest MPC techniques to improve your supply chain effectiveness
In today's manufacturing environment, decisions must be made immediately and with little time for on-the-spot research or second-guessing. More than at any time in the past, professionals must rethink virtually every aspect of this streamlined manufacturing approach—or risk being left behind in the newly urgent race to both cut costs and reduce time.
Manufacturing Planning & Control Systems for Supply Chain Management, Fifth Edition provides the information and analysis you need to remain both current and competitive. Completely revised and updated, this authoritative and essential book covers the new and existing state-of-the-manufacturing-art in areas including:
The customer is king in today's manufacturing environment, and meeting customer demands has become the chief imperative for manufacturing success. Let Manufacturing Planning and Control Systems for Supply Chain Management provide you with the up-to-the-minute knowledge you need to meet those demands, and the details to meet them with dramatically greater speed and precision than your competitors.
The world of manufacturing is experiencing a top-to-bottom transformation of a magnitude not seen since Henry Ford introduced the assembly line. Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems increasingly integrate all internal company activities and functions, including manufacturing planning and control (MPC) systems. Decision making is transferred to floor level teams. Efficiency-driven processes are now being combined with global, web-driven interconnectedness between suppliers and customers, where the focus is on efficiencies gained by managing elaborate supply chains and networks.
In all of this, today's customers set the manufacturing agenda, demanding increased speed, greater variety—and even a hand in the manufacturing process itself.
Manufacturing Planning and Control Systems for Supply Chain Management, Fifth Edition, has been completely revamped to help you excel in this new manufacturing environment. Manufacturing professionals at every level, along with anyone studying for the APICS certification exams, can turn to this authoritative manufacturing professionals' handbook for the latest facts, techniques, and guidelines, in areas including:
Manufacturing Planning and Control Systems is both the classic field handbook for manufacturing professionals and the comprehensive preparatory text for APICS certification courses. Now, in this thoroughly revised and updated fifth edition, this vital book once again provides you with hands-on details of the latest MPC research and practice, and gives you the competitive advantage you need in today's high-stakes, no-holds-barred global manufacturing arena.
|Ch. 1||Manufacturing planning and control||1|
|Ch. 2||Demand management||16|
|Ch. 3||Sales and operations planning||54|
|Ch. 4||Enterprise resource planning (ERP) - integrated systems||93|
|Ch. 5||Supply chain inventory management - independent-demand items||117|
|Ch. 6||Master production scheduling||148|
|Ch. 7||Material requirements planning||188|
|Ch. 8||Distribution requirements planning||217|
|Ch. 10||Capacity planning and utilization||279|
|Ch. 11||Production activity control||309|
|Ch. 12||Advanced concepts in sales and operations planning||343|
|Ch. 13||Strategy and MPC system design||371|
|Ch. 14||Advanced concepts in material requirements planning||396|
|Ch. 15||Advanced concepts in just-in-time||413|
|Ch. 16||Advanced concepts in scheduling||445|
|Ch. 17||Supply chain management||474|
|Ch. 19||MPC : the next frontier||554|