Buffering decisions under MRP environment: A review

C. H. Chu, J. C. Hayya

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This paper reviews the buffering issues in materials requirements planning (MRP) systems, issues whose combined effects have not been adequately dealt with in the literature. Though some factors, such as part commonality and lot sizing, have been dealt with individually, their interactions, for example, have so far not been ascertained.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)325-331
Number of pages7
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1988

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Strategy and Management
  • Management Science and Operations Research
  • Information Systems and Management


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