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MRP vs DRP in Manufacturing

By PlanetTogether -

8/17/21 12:00 AM

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

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

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Types of Demand Forecasting Methods

By PlanetTogether -

1/27/21 12:00 AM

Demand forecasting is the process of predicting what the demand for certain products will be in the future. It identifies what both current and future customers will want to buy and tells manufacturing facilities what they should actually produce.

Factory Scheduling, Advanced Planning and Scheduling, Material, capacity planning, production planning, finite capacity, project management, supply chain, Forecasting, opportunity, scheduling, JIT, Demand Forecasting

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Materials Management - Functions and Objectives

By PlanetTogether -

7/9/18 8:39 PM

As production is steadily increasing, the demand for tangible components is also increasing as well. This expanding demand for materials establishes a need for materials management, which pertains to the coordination of planning, organizing, and...

Implementation, Advanced Planning and Scheduling, Material, Implementation, APS, Material Requirement Planning, materials planning, implementation speed

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