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ERP / MRP II

MATERIAL REQUIREMENTS PLANNING


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These articles are organized under various topic headings.
Each bullet point identifies a separate publication.

CONTENTS:

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

1. 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 Project- and 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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