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Does master schedule need terms of complete assemblies?

Materials requirement planning takes information from the master schedule that is a detailed plan for future production. Because of the needs of the firm, the master schedule must be stated in terms of complete assemblies. Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Defend your position.

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I agree with this statement. That is, materials planning must start with the number of completed units required by the business. Materials are not needed to operate the business â?" they are needed to create products for the customer. Once the number of completed assemblies for each product are known, the planning for the ingredients needed to construct these assemblies can be ...

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Your tutorial is 250 words and gives an example involving the production of roller skates.

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