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Mapping and evaluation of the production planning process at HARDI International A/S

Bayer, Martin and Hansson, Filip (2011) MIO920
Production Management
Abstract (Swedish)
Purpose
HARDI International A/S is in the process of replacing their old ERP-system BaaN and as an input for the development and adjustments of the new system, mapping of the current production planning processes in the company is required. The purpose of this thesis is to map, describe, analyze and evaluate the current production planning process in order to identify potential improvements. This will be performed both on a strategic/tactical level and on the operational level in the company.
Methodology
Primarily the thesis was written with a descriptive and normative methodology approach in order to explain and examine how the production planning processes are currently performed, and secondarily to analyze and evaluate these... (More)
Purpose
HARDI International A/S is in the process of replacing their old ERP-system BaaN and as an input for the development and adjustments of the new system, mapping of the current production planning processes in the company is required. The purpose of this thesis is to map, describe, analyze and evaluate the current production planning process in order to identify potential improvements. This will be performed both on a strategic/tactical level and on the operational level in the company.
Methodology
Primarily the thesis was written with a descriptive and normative methodology approach in order to explain and examine how the production planning processes are currently performed, and secondarily to analyze and evaluate these processes in order to suggest future recommendations. The empirical data used for this thesis was mainly collected through interviews and participation in meetings.
Conclusions
This thesis has shown that there are many areas that can be improved in the current production planning process at HARDI International A/S. The introduction of the new ERP-system enables HARDI International A/S to reduce the number of internal processes in the main production planning process and consequently increase the overall performance. Besides the ERP-system a number of improvements have been suggested. (Less)
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Bayer, Martin and Hansson, Filip
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MIO920
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M1 - University Diploma
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11/5386
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English
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1969358
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2011-06-17 08:05:27
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  abstract     = {Purpose
HARDI International A/S is in the process of replacing their old ERP-system BaaN and as an input for the development and adjustments of the new system, mapping of the current production planning processes in the company is required. The purpose of this thesis is to map, describe, analyze and evaluate the current production planning process in order to identify potential improvements. This will be performed both on a strategic/tactical level and on the operational level in the company.
Methodology
Primarily the thesis was written with a descriptive and normative methodology approach in order to explain and examine how the production planning processes are currently performed, and secondarily to analyze and evaluate these processes in order to suggest future recommendations. The empirical data used for this thesis was mainly collected through interviews and participation in meetings.
Conclusions
This thesis has shown that there are many areas that can be improved in the current production planning process at HARDI International A/S. The introduction of the new ERP-system enables HARDI International A/S to reduce the number of internal processes in the main production planning process and consequently increase the overall performance. Besides the ERP-system a number of improvements have been suggested.},
  author       = {Bayer, Martin and Hansson, Filip},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Mapping and evaluation of the production planning process at HARDI International A/S},
  year         = {2011},
}