The effective art and science of supply chain capacity planning has quietly been pushed to the back burner for many companies. Frankly, I am baffled by how many global, relatively mature supply chain organizations are not paying attention to how they balance supply and demand given capacity and material constraints.
At its highest level, supply chain capacity planning is the process of determining the amount of capacity required to produce any given product portfolio in the future. This process can be performed at several levels including:
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