The Flexibility of Three Manufacturing Planning and Control Systems
The paper seeks to analyze how 3 representative Manufacturing Planning and Control (MPC) Systems - Just in Time (JIT) using Kanban cards, Manufacturing Resources Planning (MRPII) System and, Optimized Production Technology (OPT) can contribute to the achievement of the Organization’s flexibility. Each of the MPC Systems is analyzed and compared in terms of their potential performance regarding four types of manufacturing systems flexibility - New Product, Product Mix, Volume and, Delivery.
KeywordsLead Time Manufacturing System Flexibility Product Flexibility Kanban System Volume Flexibility
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