MRP: Material Requirements Planning

  • Karl E. Kurbel
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Part of the Progress in IS book series (PROIS)

Abstract

The first application systems for manufacturing companies in the 1960s were systems for material requirements planning (MRP). Even though the roots of MRP are fairly old, most of the MRP functionality is still available in today’s ERP systems. In this chapter, the master data for MRP are described, followed by an explanation of the main functional areas supported by MRP.

Keywords

Product Structure Customer Order Safety Stock Reorder Point Master Data 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Karl E. Kurbel
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  1. 1.Faculty of Business Administration and EconomicsEuropean University ViadrinaFrankfurt (Oder)Germany

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