Hariharan, Ganeshan (2011) A comparative study of Production Planning strategies in Sweden and India. GIM Journal of Management, 1 (1). pp. 34-43.

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This paper is a review of production planning strategies in Volvo (CE) and Hyundai Motors. This study is to describe and understand the production planning strategies of Volvo (heavy trucks, Sweden) and Hyundai (light motor vehicles, India*). Data were collected through telephonic interview and E- mail questionnaire from Volvo (CE) & Hyundai production planning engineers. Both companies follow an aggregate planning strategy where their production planning is done based on the demand. The production planning affects the production process in terms of inventory, production rate and work force. The study also tries to understand the challenges they face in production planning process. Both the firms try to balance their production plans with the fluctuating customer demand. The study also helps to understand how a manufacturing strategy aligns itself with the overall business mission and the business strategy

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Manufacturing strategy, Production Planning, JIT, Pull Production
Divisions: PSG College of Arts and Science > Department of Management Sciences
Depositing User: Mr Team Mosys
Date Deposited: 02 Mar 2022 10:56
Last Modified: 02 Mar 2022 10:56
URI: http://ir.psgcas.ac.in/id/eprint/531

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