Master Scheduling: A Practical Guide to Competitive Manufacturing

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Advance Praise for Master Scheduling "Master scheduling, the complex integration of all management planning activities, is presented in John Proud’s effective style. A tremendously broad undertaking, [this book] is sensitive to the need of the practitioner to know how and the executive to know why." Richard Pugliese Executive (Retired), Monitor Labs Systech Xerox Corporation "The master scheduling techniques explained in this book form the best approach for cost effectively replacing the communication links that are often lost in the current environment of reduced people resources. Master Scheduling is the single best resource for these business solutions." Michael L Bales Operations Manager, Electrical Apparatus Division Joslyn Manufacturing Co. "Provides both education for the uninitiated and practical reference material for the practitioner. It is a valuable resource for any enterprise." Tim Ewen Vice President, Supply Chain Management Applied Magnetics Corporation "John Proud helps the reader to understand the application of master scheduling principles and describes what works in great detail. Master Scheduling will become the text for any course on master scheduling and the standard resource for all manufacturing companies...." Richard C. Ling President, Richard C.Ling,Inc.

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This easy-to-follow handbook enables readers to understand the basic and more advanced concepts behind master scheduling. Describes how to implement and effectively manage a master scheduling system, perform rough cut capacity planning and deal with finish and final assembly techniques. Contains scores of examples, checklists, forms and illustrations.

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"Master Scheduling: A Practical Guide to Competitive Manufacturing is a comprehensive road map to managing a business in this competitive world. Proud teaches the value of a disciplined approach to balancing supply and demand, while reducing manufacturing cost via transparency and timely diagnostics."
—Shaker Chandrasekaran, Vice President, Cellulose Fibers Manufacturing, Weyerhaeuser Company

"This latest edition of Master Scheduling further refines the definitive body of knowledge on the topic. A valid master scheduling process has been and remains one of the most effective tools to manage the complexities of a manufacturing business and will provide the practitioner as well as the executive with valid insight and support to direct the critical activities of their enterprise."
—Michael L. Bales, President, Delta/Unibus Corporation

"Proud clearly outlines, defines, and explains the process of master scheduling. The book is an excellent read for both the beginner and practitioner giving either one an understanding of how to apply the concepts and tools for the best results in any manufacturing environment."
—Jimmie White, Materials and Logistics Manager, RGM Products

"In Master Scheduling, Proud gives us both the science and the art of integrating high-level planning and day-to-day execution—theory combined with practice—written in a clear way. The vital role of master scheduling in effective planning and execution is not only made real, but compelling. This book is a comprehensive resource for design, implementation, and measurement of world-class supply chain processes."
—Bob Hirschey, Vice President, Strategic Planning, Cellulose Fibers, Weyerhaeuser Company

"Proud helps the reader understand the application of master scheduling principles and describes what works in great detail. Master Scheduling will become the text for any course on master scheduling and the standard resource for all manufacturing companies."
—Richard C. Ling, President, Richard C. Ling, Inc.

"Master scheduling, the complex integration of all management planning activities, is presented in Proud's effective style. A tremendously broad undertaking, [this book] is sensitive to the need of the practitioner to know how and the executive to know why."
—Richard Pugliese, former executive, at Monitor Labs, Systech, and Xerox Corporation

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