Trends in APS

Distribution Requirements Planning (DRP) in Supply Chain

By PlanetTogether -

6/10/18 5:56 PM

With the many aspects of supply chain planning, distribution or materials has a growing focus as being a vital component to production. As demand can vary, how can a manufacturing operation properly plan for the amount of goods that are required...

Distribution Requirements Planning, Advanced Planning and Scheduling, ERP, enterprise resource planning, MRP, Material Requirement Planning, manufacturing, Industrial Distribution, DRP, materials planning, plant simulation, theory of constraints

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7 Inventory Reduction Strategies

By PlanetTogether -

6/9/18 6:28 PM

High inventory has its advantages and disadvantages. On one hand, you have product ready to go at a moments notice. On the other hand, your holding and carrying cost are increasing every second. As these challenges are presented, operations...

inventory reduction, capacity planning, PlanetTogether, Advanced Planning and Scheduling, materials planning, MRP, Industrial Distribution, challenges in supply chain, Material Requirement Planning, Capacity Modeling, enterprise resource planning, JIT, Kanban

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MRP vs DRP in Manufacturing and Production

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6/9/18 6:21 PM

Materials resource planning (MRP) and distribution requirements planning (DRP) are two vital components to the manufacturing industry. Both of these planning methods are beneficial to manufacturing operations that are trying to optimize...

Industrial Distribution, Industry Trends, Distribution Requirements Planning, MRP, Material Requirement Planning, materials planning, Material, ERP, Lean Manufacturing, food manufacturing, Smart Factory 4.0, Industry 4.0

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