Saturation In Manufacturing Versus Service

In Capacity Planning For 1st Responders, we considered the problem of dimensioning a group so that there is at least one member available when needed. Not all service groups, however, are expected to respond immediately to all customers. Most, from … Continue reading

Supermarket sizing

Bosch’s Taojie Hua (涛杰 华) asked the following question: How do you define a maximum limit for a supermarket? Especially when the customer withdraws less than planned, and the lot can not be formed as a production signal, how can … Continue reading