Capacitated Scheduling of Multiple Products on a Single Processor with Sequence Dependencies - This article describes a finite capacity planning system that provides economical lot sizes by period and then sequences those lots. The system is based on simple intuitively appealing rules that require no specialized knowledge of either math programming or software. While the production plans provided ...
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|Authors:||D'Itri, Michael P. ; Allen, Stuart J. ; 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. 40.1999, 4, p. 27-34
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)
Allen, Stuart J., (2004)
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)
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