Production planning in the consumer packaged goods industry
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Chapter 1 presented the motivation for the focus of this thesis, which is production planning in the consumer packaged goods industry—more specifically, lot-sizing and scheduling. However, this planning cannot be considered separately, as will be shown in Section 2.1. In fact, the whole supply chain needs to be regarded in order to adequately develop models and methods (cf. Silver et al., 1998, p. 36).
KeywordsSupply Chain Production Planning Production Stage Planning Task Good Industry
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