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Lot-sizing rules and freezing the master production schedule in material requirements planning systems


  • Zhao, Xiande
  • Lam, Kokin


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  • Zhao, Xiande & Lam, Kokin, 1997. "Lot-sizing rules and freezing the master production schedule in material requirements planning systems," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 53(3), pages 281-305, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:proeco:v:53:y:1997:i:3:p:281-305

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    1. V. Sridharan & William L. Berry & V. Udayabhanu, 1987. "Freezing the Master Production Schedule Under Rolling Planning Horizons," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 33(9), pages 1137-1149, September.
    2. Blackburn, Joseph D. & Kropp, Dean H. & Millen, Robert A., 1985. "MRP system nervousness: Causes and cures," Engineering Costs and Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 9(1-3), pages 141-146, April.
    3. Joseph D. Blackburn & Dean H. Kropp & Robert A. Millen, 1986. "A Comparison of Strategies to Dampen Nervousness in MRP Systems," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 32(4), pages 413-429, April.
    4. Joseph D. Blackburn & Robert A. Millen, 1982. "Improved Heuristics for Multi-Stage Requirements Planning Systems," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 28(1), pages 44-56, January.
    5. Robert C. Carlson & James V. Jucker & Dean H. Kropp, 1979. "Less Nervous MRP Systems: A Dynamic Economic Lot-Sizing Approach," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 25(8), pages 754-761, August.
    6. Harvey M. Wagner & Thomson M. Whitin, 1958. "Dynamic Version of the Economic Lot Size Model," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 5(1), pages 89-96, October.
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    1. Sahin, Funda & Powell Robinson, E. & Gao, Li-Lian, 2008. "Master production scheduling policy and rolling schedules in a two-stage make-to-order supply chain," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 115(2), pages 528-541, October.
    2. Meixell, Mary J., 2005. "The impact of setup costs, commonality, and capacity on schedule stability: An exploratory study," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 95(1), pages 95-107, January.
    3. Nyoman Pujawan, I, 2004. "The effect of lot sizing rules on order variability," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 159(3), pages 617-635, December.
    4. repec:taf:tprsxx:v:55:y:2017:i:7:p:1992-2012 is not listed on IDEAS
    5. Carlos Herrera & Sana Belmokhtar-Berraf & André Thomas & Víctor Parada, 2016. "A reactive decision-making approach to reduce instability in a master production schedule," International Journal of Production Research, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 54(8), pages 2394-2404, April.
    6. Narayanan, Arunachalam & Robinson, Powell, 2010. "Evaluation of joint replenishment lot-sizing procedures in rolling horizon planning systems," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 127(1), pages 85-94, September.

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