The State of Demand Driven MRP

The Evolution of a Revolution

Since the formal introduction of the DDMRP method in Orlicky’s Material Requirements Planning (3/E), DDMRP has made significant progress in the formal planning and lean community.  

This paper has four sections designed to update those interested in learning more about DDMRP and the type of traction it is getting, impact it is making and the questions it often brings up.

Section 1: The Breakdown of Conventional Planning
Section 2: DDMRP Impact Report – Tube Forgings of America
Section 3: Frequently Asked Questions about DDMRP
Section 4: Odds and Ends