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Operations And Supply Chain Management
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Operations And Supply Chain Management

Operations And Supply Chain Management

Book edition 14th
Author(s) F. Robert Jacobs
Pages 800 pages
ISBN 9780078024023

Short Answer

In a service setting, what general operations–related variable is not available compared to a production setting?

Sales and operations planning can improve customer service, lower inventory levels, shorten customer lead times, stabilize production rates, and give top management a clear picture of business environment.

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Aggregate Operations Plan

An arrangement for work and creation for the transitional term with the target to limit the expense of assets expected to satisfy a need is referred as aggregate operation plan.

Sales and Operation Planning

A company's process for maintaining demand and supply balance and for coordinating distribution, marketing, and financial activities.

Inventory is the practice of allocating capacity and manipulating demand to make it more predictable. In a service setting, inventory is an overall operations-related variable that isn't accessible contrasted with a production setting.

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