MRP-DRP Example 2

MRP-DRP Example 2 - MRP/DRP Example for Practice A cereal...

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MRP/DRP Example for Practice A cereal company has three distribution centers in San Diego, Chicago, and Boston respectively. All are supplied out of a single factory in Des Moines. The distribution centers have the following forecasts and inventory parameters for the next eight weeks planning horizon. The manufacturing process consists of putting cereal in boxes, so there are two suppliers, one for cereal and the other for packaging. Each box is filled with 10 ounces of cereal. SAN DIEGO Initial 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Forecast 50 50 60 70 80 70 60 50 352 Lead time =2; Order Quantity = 500; Safety Stock =55 CHICAGO Initial 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Forecast 115 115 120 120 125 125 125 120 800 220 Lead time = 2; Order Quantity=800; Safety Stock = 115 BOSTON DES MOINES Initial 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Initial 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Forecast 20 25 15 20 30 25 15 30 Gross Req'ts 140 1250 Lead time = 2; Order Quantity = 150; Safety Stock = 50 Lead time = 3; Order Quantity = 2200; Safety Stock = 287 PACKAGING SUPPLIER CEREAL SUPPLIER
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This note was uploaded on 06/24/2008 for the course SCM 345 taught by Professor Maltz during the Spring '08 term at ASU.

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