About the Authors Tom Wallace has been involved with a substantial number of companies that have dramactically improved their forecasting processes and gained sharp improvements in customer service. Tom's other books include Sales Forecasting: A New Approach, Sales & Operations Planning: The How-To Handbook, and ERP: Making It Happen. Bob Stahl has spent the last 30 years on leading edge processes for manufacturing, logistics, and supply chain management. He is a developer, teacher, writer, and consultant with an extremely strong track record of successes. Bob is a founding partner of the Supply-Chain Partnership. First it presents the fundamentals of Master Scheduling in a clear, concise, and complete manner. It's simple and easy to understand. Second it explains the relationship between master scheduling and supply chain management, lean manufacturing and efficient consumer response. It's contemporary and up-to-date. Foreword and Lean Manufacturing Appendix by Chris Gray.