Lack of materials or goods to satisfy customer orders under current market conditions represents an extremely costly and important problem facing businesses today. This is a problem that companies have spent hundreds of millions of dollars trying to solve. This book introduces a new theory, 3C, which will solve these problems. The authors, experts from Lucent Technologies, discuss in detail the relationship between the 3Cs - capacity, commonality, and consumption - and how this relationship can revolutionize your business. You will learn how to: reduce overhead expense and improve shipping performance by using the business capacity as the basis for materials planning; reduce investments in inventory by using the commonality of components; obtain dramatic improvements in the lead time of customer orders by using the actual consumption of materials instead of inaccurate sales forecasts as the basis for purchasing.
The new and exciting techniques based on 3C generate immediate business benefits, for example: executing the purchasing function with a new criteria and formulae that can eliminate material shortages and significantly improve shipping performance, sales volumes, operating expense and company image. 3C-A Proven Alternative to MRPII for Optimizing Supply Chain Performance gives you the knowledge and practical guidelines to better manage end-to-end Supply Chains and eliminate the expensive and annoying problem of material shortages that most businesses suffer. Features
The Problem An Unsatisfied Need Requirements The 3C Solution Supply Chains Supply Chains Under 3C Aunt Anita Explaining 3C The Puzzle Example The 3C Approach MRP II Approach Synchronized MRP Approach Comparing Performances Is 3C Always Better Than MRP? The Commonality Index (CIND) The Comfort Example Summary of Sensitivity Analysis The 3C Path Background 3C Results Success Stories What's Next for 3C The MRP Path Background MRP Results The Bigger Picture Full Enterprise Models Making the Decision
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