MRP II: Manufacturing Resource Planning

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


The outcome of material requirements planning is quantities—primary and secondary requirements assigned to different periods. The main disadvantage of the MRP approach is that it is not certain whether the requirements can be fulfilled, because the manufacturing capacities are not taken into consideration. In order to create a feasible plan, material requirements planning has to be augmented with capacity planning and scheduling. For this purpose, further master data are needed than those discussed in  Sect. 2.1. In this chapter, we will first describe the most important data structures and then the planning approach of manufacturing resource planning (MRP II).


Customer Order Capacity Requirement Operating Facility Manufacture Execution System 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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