Aggregate Planning Steps - Review21. Calculate aggregate demand for each period. 2. Select a strategyand obtain the basic plan.3. Make adjustments to satisfy policies (constraints) to get the final plan. 4. Break down the final plan and calculate costs. 5. Make further adjustments to improve costs (linear programming
If there are hard andsoft constraints:First take care of hard constraintsSecond take care of soft constraints without violating hard constraints. If there are conflicts between hard and soft constraints, you must choose the plan which satisfies hard constraints!Hard constraint•MUSTbe satisfiedSoft constraint•AVOIDif you can and as much as you can3Two Basic Types of Constraints
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