A Simple Method for the Multi-Item, Single-Level, Capacitated Scheduling Problem with Setup Times and Costs
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|Authors:||Allen, Stuart J. ; Martin, Jack L. ; Schuster, Edmund W.|
Production and inventory management journal : journal of the American Production and Inventory Control Society, Inc. - Washington, DC : Soc., ISSN 0897-8336, ZDB-ID 10542929. - Vol. 38.1997, 4, p. 39-47
Capacitated Materials Requirements Planning and its Application in the Process Industries - Although material requirement planning (MRP) procedures have long been an accepted practice, these systems suffer from shortcomings that limit their usefulness for firms in process industries. This paper describes a two-level, spreadsheet-based procedure developed at Welch's, Inc., the largest processor of ...
Schuster, Edmund W., (2000)
Managing Risk for the Grape Harvest at Welch's, Inc. - Welch's, Inc., the world's largest processor of Concord and Niagara grapes, faces a particularly challenging task each year -- Planning for the harvest season. Both harvest size and length of the harvest season (time between grape maturation and frost date) are random variables. These variables dictate the harvest and grape processing rates ...
Allen, Stuart J., (2000)
ARTICLES - Raw Material Management at Welch's Inc. - Welch's uses a linear programming model and spreadsheet optimization to manage raw materials and saved (USD)130,000 to (USD)170,000 in the first year
Schuster, Edmund W., (1998)
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