TITLE

Making plans reality

AUTHOR(S)
Wheatley, Malcolm
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Automotive Logistics;Jul-Sep2010, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the differences between supply chain planning and execution in automotive logistics. Andy Killick, business consulting manager at Infor, says execution is about the short term such as the transmission of an order, locating a container of parts, or scheduling of picking and packing operations in a warehouse. Planning is about the long term, like network design, demand planning and forecasting, and advanced planning and scheduling (APS)-based optimisation, he adds. A mature approach to supply chain planning and execution is discussed.
ACCESSION #
52943735

 

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