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Advice and Assistance for Manufacturers
Manufacturing systems have been with us for several decades, progressing from simple inventory accounting through increasingly complex and comprehensive product suites: MRP, MRPII, ERP, finite scheduling, supply chain, advanced planning and optimization, inclusion of CRM in the suite, and so on.
While this doesn’t seem logical, the “plan materials first, then check capacity” process has been with us since the 1960s, when MRP first was defined and computer resources were scarce and expensive. Today, the computing power necessary to plan material