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Demand Driven Material Requirements Planning (DD MRP)

Demand Driven MRP – There is a better way!

Demand Driven MRP is the latest advancement in Supply Chain Theory. Built on the experience of Supply Chain practitioners over the past 50 years, this holistic approach goes beyond traditional challenges faced with MRP and cost centric practices, to a new process aimed at managing flow and agility. DDMRP is based on actual throughput, so forecasts play not part in replenishment!

DDP – Demand Driven Planner (DDP) Program (Demand Driven MRP Institute Program) is to be presented by Roberta McPhail on the 26th and 27th November 2020

Roberta McPhail is currently an independent consultant and trainer specializing in Supply Chain and Project Management.  In her 25 plus year career, she has extensive cross functional experience in all levels of Supply chain with a focus on continuous improvement.

Roberta is certified CPIM, CIRM, CSCP, CDDP, CDDL, CLTD and PMP. She is a APICS Master Instructor and the 1st instructor in North America to become both CDDP and CDDL instructor endorsed from the Demand Driven Institute.  You will find her training style dynamic , fun and educational.

The Demand Driven Planner (DDP) program is designed for planning, purchasing and supply chain personnel interested in and responsible for implementing and maintaining a DDMRP implementation, this will include a voting session for The Fresh Connection, a web-based business simulation tool.

A Demand Driven Operating Model is a supply order generation, operationalscheduling and execution model that createa predictable and agile system that promotes and protects the flow of relevant information and materials within the tactical relevant operational range. A Demand Driven Operating Model’s key parameters are set through the Demand Driven Sales & Operations Planning process to meet the stated business and market objectives while minimizing working capital and expedite related expenses.

Target Audience

Supply chain and operations professionals, continuous improvement specialists, supply chain transformation managers, SC financial managers, consultants, educators, students, anyone who is ready to fundamentally challenge the formal planning practices based on forecast driven MRP and understand how to achieve breakthrough performance improvement.

Typical main benefits are:

  • Reduced lead time and high service level (up to 100%)
  • Inventory reduction (typically 30-50%)
  • Stable schedules with almost total elimination of supply chain and manufacturing expediting expenses
  • …all at the same time and without compromise!

The Demand Driven Planner Program is to be an Online course on the 26th and 27th November 2020

Course Price:  To be confirmed

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Demand Driven Planner (DDP) program

Register Now: Contact Elaine at IPICS today  at 01 902 3729 or download the course registration below.

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IPICS Networking Event  –  “DDMRP: THE NEXT EVOLUTION OF MRP AND LEAN” will be presented by Roberta McPhail

Roberta is an independent consultant and trainer specialising in Supply Chain and Project Management.  DDMRP is a new way of looking at MRP and this is a unique opportunity to learn about the concepts behind DDMRP and how it is different from traditional MRP logic, this will be an Online event.

This is a free event, to reserve a place RSVP to admin@ipics.ie

Demand Driven Material Requirements Planning (DD MRP)

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