About the Author
JERRY CLEMENT is an Oliver Wight education associate specializing in the fields of production and inventory management. A manufacturing professional with more than twenty years of combined experience with the Kodak Company and the Xerox Corporation, he has managed production and inventory planning and multinational systems programs. ANDY COLDRICK is an associate with Oliver Wight managing the United Kingdom consulting and education divisions. Formerly the manufacturing manager for Engelhard Limited, of the United Kingdom, he has successfully implemented MRP II in four different business areas in a three-year period. JOHN SARI, an Oliver Wight associate, is a teacher and consultant in the MRP field for a number of diverse companies. He has consulted in the area of production planning and control since the 1970s, when he worked for Arista Manufacturing Systems, a Xerox company.