Master Production Schedule Stability

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Master Production Schedule Stability
Master Production Schedule StabilityA stable master production schedule translates into stable component schedules, which mean improved performance in plant operations. Too many changes in the MPS are costly in terms of reduced productivity. However, too few changes can lead to poor customer service levels and increased inventory. The objective is to strike a balance where stability is monitored and managed.
Freezing and Time Fencing Figure 7.16 shows the first eight weeks in the MPS as frozen. This means no changes inside of eight we…
F. Robert Jacobs; William L. Berry; D. Clay Whybark; Thomas E. Vollmann: Manufacturing Planning and Control for Supply Chain Management: APICS/CPIM Certification Edition. Master Production Schedule Stability, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2011), AccessEngineering Export