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Demand Driven MRP (DDMRP) Basic Training


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Demand Driven Material Requirements Planning is a formal multi-echelon planning and execution method to protect and promote the flow of relevant information through the establishment and management of strategically placed decoupling point stock buffers. 

DDMRP combines some of the still relevant aspects of Material Requirements Planning (MRP) and Distribution Requirements Planning (DRP) with the pull and visibility emphases found in Lean and the Theory of Constraints and the variability reduction emphasis of Six Sigma. 

These elements are successfully blended through key points of innovation in the DDMRP method.  DDMRP is the supply order generation and management engine of a Demand Driven Operating Model (DDOM).  DDMRP can best be summarized as...

Position, Protect and Pull

DDMRP is based on sound flow-based principles to provide planning and execution performance improvements in variable environments where customer tolerance times are dramatically shorter than cumulative lead times (a situation that is very common today).  It is really that simple.  DDMRP is a methodology that gives people a step by step blueprint that is transparent, easy to interpret, intuitive, consistent, and sustainable. 

In this online webinar a certified Demand Driven Planner Instructor will teach you the basic aspects of DDMRP and how can this methodology help you to

- Reduce your inventory levels

- Provide outstanding customer service levels

- Compress your lead times

- Decrease obsolete inventory

- Reduce your expediting expenses

- Align all your company departments towards Flow, helping to improve the Return on Investment

- Reconcile the company strategy with your operational plans

This webinar is an introduction to the Demand Driven Planner Workshop, also offered by ForgeFlow.

If you want to know more about this methodology you can also check the following resources:

- Demand Driven Institute Website

- DDMRP Book

Interested about a software that implements this methodology? You can test yourself the ForgeFlow Demand Driven Platform.

After the event we will grant you access to a business game where you can experiment this methodology.

Date & Time
July 5, 2024
8:00 AM 9:00 AM PST8PDT

ForgeFlow, S.L.

(+34) 93 694 04 85

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