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The Essential Supply Chain
Supply Chain Management (SCM) once viewed as a way to obtain a competitive advantage, is now perceived as a logical and necessary extension of Enterprise

forecast mapics  begins with a demand forecast can be used to generate product requirements for the manufacturing facilities, which can then be checked against available material and capacity. However, plans created by sequential techniques are rarely optimal on the first attempt. It becomes necessary to refresh the system with updated constraint information and start the process anew. Because businesses change around the clock, sequential planning can never produce a truly optimal plan for a useful period of time.

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