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Performance Measurements: The Vital Signs

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Every business needs to be concerned about how well its supply chain is managed - customer service, cost, and responsiveness are and will always be important issues. Those who have achieved significant success with Supply Chain Management and Class ‘A’ MRP II will want to capitalize on that success and move further forward. Those whose success is less will want to focus on improvement opportunities and "catch up".

From our experience, the Vital Signs for resource management and supply chain performance are:


Some of the Diagnostic Measurements for resource management and supply chain performance are: 


Class A MRP II is a measurement of how effectively a company accomplishes the resource planning and scheduling activities of the business and is oriented to assessing processes.  Click here for more information about Class A.  

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