Capacity Planning. Manufacturing : Inventory can be used to cushion fluctuations in demand More focused on machinery as a constraint than people Services : No Inventory People are primary constraint. Planning Horizons. Business Plan. LONG. Production Plan. Master Production Schedule.
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