Manufacturing Control System at Safeway

Integrated Resource MangementThe Safeway SISF Division is implementing over the next 5 years a new Manufacturing Control System (MCS), based on MRP II principles, at its 38 food and consumer-product plants in the United States. MCS is the largest enterprise the SISF Division has ever undertaken and ranks among the largest at Safeway Inc. MCS is not just a "tool" or technological conversion. It is a new way of managing the business that will enable Safeway to be better equipped to meet the competitive environment of the food manufacturing industry in the future.