planning horizon


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planning horizon

[′plan·iŋ hə‚rīz·ən]
(industrial engineering)
In a materials-requirements planning system, the time from the present to some future date for which plans are being generated for acquisition of materials.
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the Company is focused on establishing a financial planning horizon that provides it with the flexibility to fully participate in the government-mandated switch from analog to digital television in February 2009.
The study planning horizon is ten-years, from 2015 2025.
The Regional Blueprint Planning Program grants support the efforts of California MPOs to conduct comprehensive scenario planning that results in consensus by regional leaders, local governments and stakeholders on a preferred growth scenario - or "blueprint" - for a 20 year planning horizon (through 2025).
Finally, this study will develop a collection system capacity master plan that will identify and prioritize potential future capacity projects and alternatives for the upcoming twenty year planning horizon.
CRWSP is seeking Statements of Qualifications for professional engineering services to develop a master plan for the Catawba River Water Treatment Plant (CRWTP), to meet the needs of each entity through a 30 year planning horizon for the Plant.
The transaction is expected to be accretive to Allergan's earnings over the planning horizon, although much of that accretion will be reinvested into the business.
Last year, a structural target planning was created with the planning horizon 2025 and agreed with the Grantor.
The short-term sacrifices of current revenue will require political leadership and a longer term institutional planning horizon than many countries in the region currently have,' said Harting.
In addition to extending the planning horizon for land purchases, the Ministry has identified other improvements to current practice.
This effective planning process must have a 5-year planning horizon, with a 10-year probably forecast and result in a five year budget and a 5 to 10 year financial plan that establishes a resource allocation agenda for 12 to 36 months.
Liquidity is good with unrestricted cash and investments equal to 254 days for fiscal 2004, but steady planned drawdowns in the rate stabilization fund and general reserve fund through the fiscal 2009 planning horizon remain a concern.
Similar to the Central Kitsap area, the Kingston Precinct office may face similar redevelopment pressures within the 20-year planning horizon.
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