System Design and Computer Application for Materials Management

  • Eugene L. Magad
  • John M. Amos
Part of the Competitive Manufacturing Series book series (COMMS)


Systems and computers have provided materials management with dynamic control of the entire materials cycle, from procurement through shipment, with full lot/location traceability. The use of a functional design allows for “dock to stock” tracking, including the often overlooked functions of receiving, inspection, materials disposition, and vendor evaluation. This methodology has changed the way materials management operates in the organization.


Computer Numerical Control Management Information System Flexible Manufacturing System Computer Numerical Control Machine Material Management 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eugene L. Magad
    • 1
  • John M. Amos
    • 2
  1. 1.William Rainey Harper CollegeUSA
  2. 2.Center for Applied EngineeringUniversity of Missouri-RollaUSA

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