At a Glance
Materials requirements planning requires:
- Inventory control
- Master production schedules
- Sales forecasts
The most accurate MRP also includes communications with departments outside of production, keeping everyone aware of what’s going on
An ERP (enterprise resource planning software) with an integrated MRP (materials requirement planning component) is a great way to boost production by ensuring materials arrive when the machines and manpower are available to use them.
Today’s top enterprise resource planning (ERP) software packages all include some form of MRP. These solutions helps the entire company, not just production, find ways to improve performance and boost profits.