Manufacturing Planning and Control for Supply Chain Management by F. Robert Jacobs

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The definitive guide to manufacturing planning and control--FULLY REVISED AND UPDATED FOR THE CPIM EXAM

Improve supply chain effectiveness, productivity, customer satisfaction, and profitability with help from this authoritative resource. Completely up-to-date, Manufacturing Planning and Control for Supply Chain Management: APICS/CPIM Certification Edition offers comprehensive preparation for the challenging CPIM exam with hundreds of practice exam questions and detailed case studies. In-depth coverage of manufacturing planning and control (MPC) best practices and the latest research gives you the competitive advantage in today's global manufacturing environment, and helps you to obtain the coveted CPIM designation.

Covers the state of the art in manufacturing, including:

Manufacturing planning and control Enterprise resource planning Demand management Forecasting Sales and operations planning Master production scheduling Material requirements planning Capacity planning and management Production activity control Advanced scheduling Just-in-time Distribution requirements planning Management of supply chain logistics Order point inventory control methods Strategy and MPC system design

About F. Robert Jacobs

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F. Robert Jacobs has been coauthor of the book for the past two editions and is now the lead author. He teaches at the Kelley Graduate School Business through Indiana University and has served on the APICS board for the last 4 years. Robert was the key author of the APICS “Body of Knowledge”—a new document which outlines their content area for reference. William Berry; D. Clay Whybark; Thomas Vollmann (deceased).
Published April 19, 2011 by McGraw-Hill Professional. 576 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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