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World’s largest ambulances in 19 days. 3000 raw materials used to produce an ambulance MRP= Materials Requirements Planning MRP helps the managers control the inventory needs, where the demand for raw materials is dependent on the finished goods to be produced. Master production schedule: o Bill of Materials o Component Lead Times o Existing Inventory Data o Outstanding Purchase Orders The software used called MAPICS produces output such as materials needed by the time period, date, planned order reports and purchase orders. (E USED) The software gains control over the inventory Helps purchasing and establishing a method to take balances and paying work orders It also helps to reduce inventory, enhances inventory accuracy, and cycle counts By using historical information previously for future processes, Wheeled Coach ended up with too many faults and generated incorrect future requirements. Inventory was too high; they ran out of specific materials which resulted in the need of a software capable to deal with change. (E
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  • Winter '14
  • Production and manufacturing, master production schedule, Wheeled Coach, MRP= Materials Requirements, Outstanding Purchase Orders

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