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Document Type Master's Dissertation
Author Stark, Vanessa Ann
Email vanessa.stark@bmw.co.za
URN etd-06202005-080916
Document Title Development of a supply planning methodology in the automotive industry
Degree MEng (Industrial Engineering)
Department Industrial and Systems Engineering
Advisor Name Title
Prof J Strasheim Co-Supervisor
Prof C van Schoor Supervisor
  • Supply Planning
  • Suppliers
  • OEM
  • JIS
  • JIT
  • Supply Chain
  • Automotive
Date 2004-10-08
Availability unrestricted
Supply Planning in the Automotive Industry is a vital ingredient for Supply Chain Integration. The role and function of a Supply Planner, although clearly defined in European developed methods, lacks the practical dimension. This paper describes such a practical approach that was developed for Supply Planning in the South African Automotive Industry. The framework highlights all the aspects from a business and functional perspective - that need to be considered on a global and local scale. The framework describes the role and responsibilities of the Supply Planner as an active supply chain designer during the product/production development process.
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