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An Approach to Capacity Planning of Distribution Warehouses for X-Firm

Puspasari, Karen (2014) An Approach to Capacity Planning of Distribution Warehouses for X-Firm.

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Abstract:X-Firm is known as an innovative company that manufactures and markets high quality foods and beverages. X-firm started with only one manufacturing facility and distribution warehouse at Site I. To deal with the promising market developments, X-Frim expanded to Site II in 2013 andf has decided to execute the second expansion plan, i.e. adding a new production plant at Site II and opening a manufacturing faciltity at Site III in 2015. X-Firm has made a capacity plan for the second expansion based on experience and comon sense, but they are a bit doubtful about the reslult. X-firm wants to validat their current capacity plan with another capacity plan that atkes into account a scientific approach in its calculation. Therefore, the main objective of this research is: To find an approach to come up with a capacity plan for X-Firm's distribution warehouses.
Item Type:Essay (Master)
Faculty:BMS: Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Subject:01 general works
Programme:Industrial Engineering and Management MSc (60029)
Link to this item:http://purl.utwente.nl/essays/65850
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