Infinite loading is the calculation of the capacity required at work centers in the time periods required regardless of the capacity available to perform this work.
Two types of capacity plannings are finite capacity planning and infinite capacity loading. Both systems have their own benefits and drawbacks. Depending on the resources available companies can implement the method.
Before implementing it is necessary to know about the differences between them.
Difference between infinite loading and finite capacity planning
Finite capacity planning finds out the finite amount of resources available to produces finished items or services of the organization.
Infinite capacity loading does not notice resource limitations and plans the production processes by considering lead times.
Finite capacity planning method is more realistic than the infinite capacity loading.
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