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Definition Capacity Planning. Description.

Capacity Planning is the process of determining the amount of capacity required to produce in the future. This process may be performed at an aggregate or product-line level (resource requirements planning), at the master-scheduling level (rough-cut capacity planning), and at the material requirements planning level (capacity requirements planning).

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  Master Production Scheduling (MPS)
In short, an MP is a plan that details how many end items will be produced within specific periods of time.
A Master Production Schedule or MPS is the blueprint that a corporation has developed for manufacturing, inventory, staffing, etc. It set...
  How to Measure Capacity
No single capacity measure is best for all situations. In general, capacity can be expressed in one of two ways: output measures or input measures.
1: Output Measures of Capacity: these are best used for individual processes within the fi...

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Capacity Management: Planning Resource Capacity

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Usage (application): Capacity Planning, Capacity Management, Capacity Utilization

Capacity Management and Planning

Detailed presentation that focuses on capacity management and planning. The presentation includes the following sections:
1. Some definitions
Usage (application): Capacity Management, Capacity Planning, Capacity Utilization

Capacity Planning for Goods and Services

Extensive presentation about capacity planning for both goods and services. The presentation includes the following sections:
1. Facility plannin...
Usage (application): Capacity Planning, Services, Goods, Demand Management, Capacity Management


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