MRP - MRP MRP Question how do firms actually organize...

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Question: how do firms actually organize things to turn materials into finished products? MRP (Material Requirements Planning) - determines number of parts, components and materials to produce each end item - determines when each component, part and material is needed to finish the end items on schedule
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Material Requirements Planning Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP II) Enterprise Resource Planning
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Products are combinations of parts… Example: Bicycle Handle bars (1) Metal Frame (1) Wheels (2)
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MRP Systems: Materials Requirements Planning Bill of Materials (product structure tree, schematic, product flow diagram) Relationships with suppliers (we can manufacture some of the parts, others we can get from suppliers) Master Production Schedule is the key input
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Assembly Assembly Production Production Production Units are PUSHED forward according to the plan! Summary: How does MRP work? Material Requirement Planning
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This note was uploaded on 09/29/2011 for the course MGT 3501 taught by Professor Chang during the Fall '10 term at Georgia Tech.

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