Directions: Read the introduction paragraph on Frito Lay on Page 518 of the textbook, and also watch the following youtube videos:
(you can copy and past the links in your browser). After watching the above videos, answer the following questions:
Does it appear that Frito Lay was using mathematical planning? Please explain.
How did aggregate planning help accurately schedule labor hours to decrease overall operational costs?
Was Frito Lay using capacity or demands option of aggregate planning? Please explain.
What do you think the operations of Frito Lay would be like if they never used aggregate planning strategies?
What steps would you create to setup a facility like Frito Lay did with aggregate planning?
Is there anything that you would have done differently if you were the CEO of Frito Lay?
Who should be responsible for aggregate planning?
What are some strategies that you learned from this case?
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