Material Requirements Planning

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Each bullet point identifies a separate publication.

Contents:

  1. MRP Concepts
  2. Applications and Case Studies
  3. Planning, Implementing and Managing
  4. Systems Management
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MRP Concepts

  • The relationship between Material Requirements Planning and Enterprise Resource Planning
  • The relationship between Material Requirements Planning and Cost Accounting Systems
  • Material Requirements Planning in Purchasing
  • The Role of Manufacturing Engineering in Material Requirements Planning
  • The Integration of Computer-Aided Design and Material Requirements Planning
  • Guidelines for Maintaining Optimum Queue Levels
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2. Applications and Case Studies

Material Management Activities and Techniques

  • Lot-Sizing Methods for Material Requirements Planning Systems
  • Evaluating Lot-Sizing Strategies
  • Learning to Use Net Change mrp
  • Inventory Performance Measurement: Principles and Reports
  • Supplying Maintenance, Repair, and Operating Requirements
  • Bar Coding Techniques for Inventory Control
  • Computer support for Stockroom Order Picking Operations
  • The Role of Purchasing in Developing a Competitive Material Management Strategy
  • Implementing an Optical Scanning Data Collection System
  • Implementing a Product Standardization Program

Inventory Control and Material Requirements Planning

  • Effect of Data Inaccuracy on Material Requirements Planning
  • Cycle Counting for Warehouse Inventory Record Accuracy
  • Establishing a Formal Stockroom System
  • Using Bills of Material to Combine Nonrelated Inventory Items
  • Guidelines for Automating Physical Inventory Counting
  • Controlling Floor Stock
  • Measuring Performance to an Aggregate Inventory Plan

Materials Requirements Planning and Capacity Requirements Planning

  • Materials requirements planning and ERP
  • Interfacing mrp with cost accounting
  • Interfacing mrp with purchasing
  • Interfacing mrp with manufacturing engineering
  • Interfacing mrp with a CAD system
  • Establishing lot-sizes
  • Establishing inventory performance measures
  • Implementing a data accuracy program
  • Conducting cycle counting for a data accuracy program
  • Establishing a formal stockroom system
  • Material requirements planning in a contract oriented environment
  • Organizing for the material planning function

Using Material Requirements Planning in Different Manufacturing Environments

  • Perspectives on Selecting Material Requirements Planning Features
  • Material Requirements Planning in a Fabrication and Assembly Environment
  • Cumulative Material Requirements Planning Systems for Repetitive Manufacturing
  • Modifying Standard mrp Software for a Repetitive Manufacturing Control System
  • Material Planning and Control Systems for Projectand Contract-Oriented Firms
  • Material Management in Repetitive Manufacturing Environments
  • Multi-plant Material Planning and Shop Floor Control: Construction Equipment Case Study
  • Just In Time for Low Volume Production: Allis Chalmers Case Study
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3. Planning, Implementing and Managing

Planning for Material Requirements Planning

  • Defining Objectives for Material Requirements Planning Systems
  • Organizing for Material Requirements Planning

Implementing Material Requirements Planning

  • Ongoing Control: The Data Entry Process
  • Guidelines for Piloting a Material Requirements Planning System Conversion
  • Post-Installation Audit for Material Requirements Planning Systems
  • Making Net Change Material Requirements Planning Work

Managing Material Requirements Planning

  • Performance Measurements for Material Requirements Planning Systems
  • Lead-Time Management
  • Material Requirements Planning System Enhancements
  • Managing Routine mrp Processing Activities
  • Simplifying Inventory Management with Computer Graphics
  • Enhancing a Material Requirements Planning System

Education and Training

  • Training program Development for Material Requirements Planning
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4. Systems Management

Data Base Organization and Control

  • A Checklist of Material Requirements Planning Data Base Elements
  • Controlling and Ensuring Accuracy in Manufacturing Resource Planning Data
  • Automating Bill of Material Generation

Systems Design

  • The Role and Use of Exception Messages in Material Requirements Planning
  • Using Microcomputers for Material Requirements Planning
  • Development of an Integrated Product Requirements Data Base: Lockheed Case Study
  • The Next Generation of Material Requirements Planning Software
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