Order Scheduling and Operating Strategies

Chapter

Abstract

Traditionally, order scheduling has been the task of people, the schedulers. Nowadays, scheduling is supported and performed to an increasing extent by computer programs. Schedulers, as well as programs, apply scheduling strategies which result from experience or have been systematically developed. Some strategies are documented as rules and working instructions; others are programmed as algorithms. Many strategies only exist in the mind of the scheduler.

Keywords

Lead Time Safety Stock Order Execution Economic Order Quantity Order Schedule 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.HamburgGermany
  2. 2.University of BremenBremenGermany

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