Distribution Requirements Planning (DRP)


Class Lectures, practical exercises, group discussion, performance feedback


Number of sessions: 1

Length of Sessions: 4 hours

Total hours: 4

Target Audience:

The course is designed for employees from all organizations that manufacture and or distribute a product. The skills learned apply to middle managers, administrative personnel, and employees who perform planning functions or execute the plans in distribution and manufacturing organizations.

Summary of Content:

  • The basics of physical distribution and distribution planning
  • Physical Distribution system activities
  • Distribution Interfaces
  • Warehousing activities & warehouse management
  • Push vs. Pull Systems
  • Distribution Requirements Planning (DRP)
  • Transportation Modes

Objectives and Benefits:

At the end of this section the student should be able to:

  • Recognize the activities that are part of a physical distribution system
  • Understand the relationship among physical distribution, marketing, and production
  • Understand warehouse activities
  • Appreciate the pull, push, and distribution requirements planning (DRP)systems
  • Know the different transportation modes
  • Understand the basic cost structure in the carriage of goods

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