This paper aims to deal with integrated planning and scheduling problem in multi-site manufacturing environment and provides a comprehensive review of literature. Classification schemes and various aspects of planning and scheduling problem in multi-site manufacturing are highlighted.
A structured review methodology is adopted to classify the relevant literature. Taxonomy for classification of the problem is presented, followed by review of modelling approaches, solution strategies and challenges faced in multi-site integrated planning and scheduling problem.
The paper is concluded with interesting research findings and a short view on directions related to modelling approach, solution strategy and technique for further developments in the area of multi-site integrated planning and scheduling.
The findings of this study would be helpful for future researchers and practitioners to provide a knowledge base and to further work in this area.
This study attempts to consolidate the diverse literature available and highlight the various aspects of planning and scheduling in multi-site manufacturing.
Badhotiya, G.K., Soni, G. and Mittal, M.L. (2020), "Multi-site planning and scheduling: state-of-the-art review and future research directions", Journal of Global Operations and Strategic Sourcing, Vol. 13 No. 1, pp. 17-37. https://doi.org/10.1108/JGOSS-02-2019-0014
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