Ivey Publishing
Martin Trailers Limited
Product Number:
9A82D006
Publication Date:
01/01/1982
Revised Date:
06/01/2001
Length:
4 pages (3 pages of text)
Product Type:
Case
Source:
Ivey
Martin Trailers Limited, which has grown rapidly, produces a line of camping trailers, which have a pronounced seasonal sales pattern. Details for the previous year's planning process, staffing levels, production outputs and costs are reviewed by the owner, with the objective of improving the management of materials in the year ahead. Sufficient information is available to perform a quantitative analysis of the aggregate planning decision and its relationship to material requirements planning.
Learning Objective:
The case can be used as a general introduction to operations management, or it can be used as an aggregate planning case. It is suitable for use in an introductory operations management course at the undergraduate or graduate level.
Issues:
Disciplines:
Operations Management
Industries:
Manufacturing
Setting:
Canada, Small
Intended Audience:
Undergraduate/MBA
Price:
$5.30 CAD / $5.00 USD Printed Copy
$4.50 CAD / $4.25 USD Permissions
$4.50 CAD / $4.25 USD Digital Download
Associated Materials
Translations: French (4 pages)
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