The Impact of Material Requirements Planning and Distribution Requirements Planning on Materials Management

  • Eugene L. Magad
  • John M. Amos
Part of the Competitive Manufacturing Series book series (COMMS)


Material requirements planning (MRP) and distribution requirements planning (DRP) have been two of the most significant developments in production control and materials management for the past several decades. Other scheduling and control concepts and methods now being developed are based on these systems.


Lead Time Distribution Center Order Quantity Capacity Planning Safety Stock 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eugene L. Magad
    • 1
  • John M. Amos
    • 2
  1. 1.William Rainey Harper CollegeUSA
  2. 2.Center for Applied EngineeringUniversity of Missouri-RollaUSA

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