What is Demand Driven MRP?

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Today's Supply Chains are more complex and volatile than ever.  We are a team of industry experts that are proficient in delivering Demand Driven Material Requirements Planning solutions that are designed to improve today's complex Supply Chains.  As a Demand Driven Institute Affiliate we are committed to delivering the latest Demand Driven solutions.

DDMRP is a formal multi-echelon materials and inventory planning and execution solution.  Built by combining aspects of Material Requirements Planning (MRP) and Distribution Requirements Planning (DRP), Lean, Theory of Constraints, Six Sigma, along with some innovation. DDMRP reduces inventory, increases service levels and reduces lead time. Through the placement of strategic decoupling point stock buffers, DDMRP creates a supply order generation methodology that is not dependent on accurate forecasts. DDMRP is the management engine of a Demand Driven Operating Model (DDOM).  DDMRP can best be summarized as...

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