Managing Using a Two-Level MPS


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Managing Using a Two-Level MPS
Managing Using a Two-Level MPSWhen a planning bill is used, the final assembly schedule (FAS) is often used to state the exact set of end products to be built over some time period. It is the schedule that serves to plan and control final assembly and test operations, including the launching of final assembly orders, picking of component parts, subassembly, painting, or other finishing. In short, the FAS controls that portion of the business from fabricated components to completed products ready for shipment (for a good example, see the Hill-Rom FAS case at the end of the chapter).Many firms have found it useful to coordinate the final assembly schedule and component production by using a concept known as
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F. Robert Jacobs; William L. Berry; D. Clay Whybark; Thomas E. Vollmann: Manufacturing Planning and Control for Supply Chain Management: APICS/CPIM Certification Edition. Managing Using a Two-Level MPS, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2011), AccessEngineering Export