Unformatted text preview: enhancement, modification, and usage data. Suppliers work with the manufacturing organization to coordinate delivery and raw material or other input production. Stable schedule is required because any changes in the final product schedule are magnified backward along the line. This schedule must be frozen at some point. Also, because suppliers and vendors are delivering in small batches just as materials are needed, they need accurate information about the build schedule so that they can plan their corresponding deliveries. Reference: Operations & Supply Management, Jacobs, Chase & Aquilano, Chapter 12, Pages 416-419...
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