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DEMAND DRIVEN DISTRIBUTION (DDD) - NEW FOR 2024!

The Demand Driven Distribution (DDD)™ program is designed for planning, purchasing and supply chain personnel responsible for implementing and maintaining a Demand Driven Distribution Requirements Planning (DDDRP) implementation.  Designed by the leading authorities on DDMRP/DDDRP at the Demand Driven Institute, the Demand Driven Distribution program is comprised of nine modules of in-depth DDDRP education. The DDD Program is THE official preparatory course for the Demand Driven Distribution Professional (DDDP)™ certification exam.

Bring the Demand Driven Distribution (DDD)™ to your planning and/or purchasing team! If you have a team that wants to explore the DDMRP at a deep technical level, we will send one of our endorsed instructors to you.  Contact us about options.

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Official preparatory education for the Demand Driven Distribution Professional (DDDP)™ exam.

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SCHEDULED DEMAND DRIVEN PLANNER PROGRAMS (ONLINE AND IN-PERSON)

PROGRAM CONTENT AND PREPARATION

There are no prerequisites to attend the DDD program. The content contains some overlap with the Demand Driven Planner (DDP) program but has completely unique distribution related emphasis and scenarios.

PROGRAM CONTENT

Module 1: Distribution Today

  • Part 1: Conventional Distribution Planning

  • Part 2: The VUCA World

Module 2: The Importance of Flow

  • Part 1: It’s ALL About Flow

  • Part 2: Flow and Inventory

Module 3: Becoming Demand Driven

Module 4: Strategic Decoupling

  • Part 1: The Power of Decoupling

  • Part 2: Determining Distribution Strategic Decoupling Points

  • Part 3: Decoupled Lead Time in Distribution

Module 5: Buffer Profiles and Levels

  • Part 1: Introducing Decoupling Point Buffers

  • Part 2: Buffer Profiles and Individual Part Properties

  • Part 3: Calculating Buffers

Module 6: Dynamic Adjustments

  • Part 1: Recalculated Adjustments

  • Part 2: Planned Adjustments

PROGRAM CONTENT (cont)

Module 7: Demand Driven Planning

  • Part 1: The Net Flow Equation

  • Part 2: Average On-Hand Range and Target

  • Part 3: DDDRP Supply Order Generation Simulation

  • Part 4: Decoupled Explosion

  • Part 5: Prioritized Share

Module 8: DDDRP Execution

  • Part 1: A New Execution Perspective

  • Part 2: Buffer Status Alerts

  • Part 3: Additional DDDRP Alerts

Module 9: Adapting the DDDRP Model

  • Part 1: Tactical Adaptation (DDS&OP)

  • Part 2: DDDRP Tactical Review

  • Part 3: DDDRP Tactical Projections

  • Part 4: DDDRP Model Reconfiguration

  • Part 5: DDDRP Tactical Exploitation

  • Part 6: DDDRP Strategic Recommendation

  • Part 7: DDDRP Strategic Reconciliation

Module 10: The Inventory Target Ratio (ITR)

PROGRAM PREPARATION

The official texts of the DDD are:

Program attendees should visit the DDMRP - All in One Page on this website.

Program attendees should review the Demand Driven Institute Dictionary.

The official DDP textbooks

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PROGRAM CONTENT ACCESS

Staying Up To Date

DDI programs keep giving you value.  Anyone that has attended a Demand Driven Distribution Program can:

  1. Watch the latest recorded online version of the program conducted by Carol Ptak and Chad Smith,

  2. Take a sample DDDP exam comprised of 10 questions,

  3. Watch a video tutorial of how to solve the sample test questions. 

You must request access to the recordings through the DDD Video Recording Access form.  All fields are required.  Once your DDD participation has been verified you will receive rights to access DDD content at no charge through our OnDemand membership section.

**Please create a DDI membership account before requesting video access.  To create a membership account simply hit the "Login/Signup" button at the top of this page**

DDD Benefits and Recording Access is intended solely for people who have taken the DDL Program. 

ACHEIVING THE DDDP PROFESSIONAL ENDORSEMENT

The Demand Driven Distribution (DDD)™ Program is official preparatory education for the Demand Driven Distribution Professional (DDPP)™.  The Demand Driven Distribution Professional (DDPP)™ is a professional endorsement certification offered by the Demand Driven Institute, the global authority for Demand Driven education, training, certification and compliance.  The DDDP™ is earned by an individual who can apply the demand driven concepts, analyze an environment and evaluate an environment using the Demand Driven Distribution Requirements Planning (DDDRP) methodology. For more information on the DDDP endorsement certification process visit the Demand Driven Distribution Professional (DDDP)™ page. EXAM TO BE LAUNCHED IN Q3 2024.

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Demand Driven Distribution and its logo are trademarks of the Demand Driven Institute.  Demand Driven Distribution Professional and its logo are trademarks of the Demand Driven Institute.

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