The purpose of this assignment is to integrate the MRP and JIT approaches in the design of the MPC systems and how this is will impact a firm’s business strategy and market trends and requirements.
Research an electronics technology company and analyze the company’s model and capabilities in supply chain management and write a 750-1,000 word document that addresses the following:
- Characterize the design of the company’s MPC systems.
- Describe how the MRP and JIT approaches have been integrated in your company’s MPC system effectively.
- Discuss which is working better in the company, MRP or JIT and why?
- Describe what challenges the company may still face in terms of their MPC/SCM system. Provide recommendations or solutions for the company.