Ch13a - Aggregate Planning Intermediate-range capacity...

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Intermediate-range capacity planning Usually covers a period of 12 months. Short range Intermediate range Long range Now 2 months 1 Year Aggregate Planning
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Long-range plans Long term capacity Location / Layout Intermediate plans (Aggregate Planning) Manpower Utilization regular time, overtime Outsourcing Buying from a third party Inventory carrying product for latter periods Backlog satisfying the demand of the earlier periods Hiring and layoff Short-range plans (Scheduling) Job assignments Machine loading Overview of Planning Levels
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big picture approach to production planning. It is a production plan to meet the demand throughout the year . It is not concerned with individual products , but with a single aggregate product representing all products. For example, in a TV manufacturing plant, the aggregate planning does not go into all models and sizes . It only deals with a single representative aggregate TV . Such an aggregate TV may even does not exist in reality. All models
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This note was uploaded on 05/21/2011 for the course ECON 123 taught by Professor Day during the Spring '11 term at Arab Open University, Amman.

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Ch13a - Aggregate Planning Intermediate-range capacity...

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