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developing scheduling lean production  focus has been on developing support for planning for product families, rate-based master scheduling, and the use of firm demand to populate the schedule automatically. On the execution side, work is being done to enable the management of demand pull to produce flow schedules. This management will based on the available-to-promise (ATP) and capable-to-promise (CTP) calculations that are part of the baseline MFG/PRO ERP functionality, as well as on kanban sequence enforcement, automatic card management, Read More

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