Integral Logistics Management — Operations Management and Supply Chain Management Within and Across Companies

12.8.2 Exercise on the MRP Technique: Determining Net Requirements and Planned Release

Intended learning outcomes: Determine net requirements and planned release using the MRP technique, whereupon the physical inventory and gross requirements are given.

This exercise refers to Subsection 12.3.2. Following the example in Figure, determine net requirements and planned releases for item ID 4711. Assume an optimum order interval (or optimum length of order cycle) of 3 periods. The production or procurement lead time for item ID 4711 is 2 periods.

Given data or assumptions: a physical inventory of 700 (no safety stock) and the planned gross requirements by period of time as in Figure

Fig.       Gross requirements.

As for the planned available inventory, please enter the result, including the planned receipts in each period.


Course section 12.8: Subsections and their intended learning outcomes