Master Planning and Scheduling is an indispensable guide for supply chain professionals, planners, and schedulers in all functional domains of a business. It belongs on the bookshelves of any executive or manager who seeks to improve their understanding of best practice planning and scheduling processes and how those processes enable a business to outperform the competition through alignment, integration, and synchronization across all functions in an organization.
Discover the practical, real-world advantages of the Oliver Wight master planning and scheduling methodology.
The newly revised Fourth Edition of Master Planning and Scheduling: An Essential Guide to Competitive Manufacturing delivers a masterful exploration of today's master planning and scheduling techniques, as well as an insightful discussion of the future of the master planning and scheduling processes and profession.
Written in the context of an ever-evolving digital environment and augmented with new and critical information required to implement best practices, the book is a guide for practitioners and leaders on the principles of master planning and scheduling and its application in modern and future work environments.
In this book, readers will discover:
- Insights on top-down, bottom-up, and side-to-side integration of business practices in support of a company's strategic direction and tactical deployment
- The critical link between time-phased Integrated Business Planning, master planning, master scheduling, capacity planning, and material planning
- "How-to" details and examples to support master planning and scheduling implementation and enhancements within the company's demand and supply organizations