Manufacturing planning and control: The evolution of MRP and JIT integration

@article{Benton1998ManufacturingPA,
  title={Manufacturing planning and control: The evolution of MRP and JIT integration},
  author={W. C. Benton and Hojung Shin},
  journal={European Journal of Operational Research},
  year={1998},
  volume={110},
  pages={411-440}
}
Material Requirements Planning (MRP) and Just-in-Time (JIT) system are directed toward planning and controlling the important characteristics of material flow: how much of what materials flow and when. Since the material flow is at the heart of the manufacturing finn, MRP and JIT are the powerful management tools that could determine the success or failure of an entire manufacturing system. One of the strongest debates in manufacturing has been centered on the performance comparison and… CONTINUE READING

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