Paper instructions: For this Module 4 SLP Assignment, it is a continuation from the Business idea Supa started in Module 1 SLP and continued in Module 2 & 3 SLP (Module 3 paper attached). With Process Management and Productivity, Quality, and Supply Chain analysis completed, it is time to focus on operations. Your company is poised for growth. Paper should be formatted as follows.. Intro, Company Overview: Provide an overview of your company (Company name, Location, The type of business. Keep the concept simple and focused on one thing. Be specific. (This section should be no longer than page. Company Overview may be the same every module).
Identify how Supa company uses forecasting for purposes of capacity planning and how you can utilize productivity, inventory control, and quality improvements to meet this new demand (Operations decisions). Review different kinds of capacity and capacity constraints. How is forecasting used to generate short-term and long-term information about demand that affects capacity? What are some options that the company has in terms of increasing its capacity?
Research capacity and constraints. Provide background on the concepts.
– Identify at least two types of capacity in your company.
– Indicate constraints that act on them now and in the future. (This section should be 1 pages in length. Research is required.)
Discuss the types of forecasting methods that your company uses.
How do they generate short-term and long-term demand forecasts? (This section should be 1 pages in length. Research is required.)
Determine and discuss some options that the company has in terms of relaxing or eliminating constraints and increasing capacity in the two areas you have identified.
Which of these options would you recommend and why? (This section should be 1 pages in length. Research is required.)
SLP Assignment Expectations: The written assignment requires an Intro, Conclusion, in-text citations and References, written in third person. The submission will include a cover page, the body will be 4.5 pages with APA citations, and 2- to 3-sentence introduction, 2- to 3-sentence conclusion, the reference list page in APA formation. Please show clearly in the written report the topics from the Mod4SLP (as it continues from “Mod1,2&3SLP”) being answered directly & entirely. Use the overview attachment for references. Very important, please Be careful of paragraph construction and using very long paragraphs. Develop a single idea in a paragraph rather than multiple ideas, which can impede readability and understanding.