Material Requirement Planning or MRP
MRP is a computational technique such transforms the master schedule for last products in a detailed schedule for the components and raw materials employed in the end products. The detailed schedule called as the quantities of component and raw material items required and while each item should be delivered and ordered to meet the master schedule for last products. Material Requirement Planning is often thought of like an effective process of inventory control.
However the concept of Material Requirement Planning is relatively straightforward, but its realization is complicated via the sheer magnitude of the data to be processed. Within modern manufacturing organizations, Material Requirement Planning is generally highly computerized.
To function, the Material Requirement Planning program should operate on data comprised in various file. These files function as inputs to the Material Requirement Planning processor. They are as: