The applicability of manufacturing planning and control methods differs between environments. This paper explains the fit between the planning environment and material and capacity planning on the detailed material planning and shop‐floor planning levels. The study is based on a conceptual discussion and a survey of 84 Swedish manufacturing companies. Results show the use of planning methods and their levels of user satisfaction in complex customer order production, configure to order production, batch production of standardized products and repetitive mass production, respectively.
Jonsson, P. and Mattsson, S. (2003), "The implications of fit between planning environments and manufacturing planning and control methods", International Journal of Operations & Production Management, Vol. 23 No. 8, pp. 872-900. https://doi.org/10.1108/01443570310486338
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