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Operations And Supply Chain Management
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Operations And Supply Chain Management

Operations And Supply Chain Management

Book edition 14th
Author(s) F. Robert Jacobs
Pages 800 pages
ISBN 9780078024023

Short Answer

What are the three primary data sources used by the MRP sources?

The three primary data sources that are used by the MRP sources:

  1. A Bill-of-Materials
  2. A Master Schedule
  3. An Inventory record file
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Three Primary data sources

  1. Bill-of-Materials: It contains the whole information about the product to be prepared.
  2. Master Schedule: The detailed planning process tracks manufacturing output and compares it to customer orders.
  3. Inventory record file: It collects the information about the product that is going to be prepared.

Reason why these primary data sources are used by the MRP source

These three primary data sources help and enable arriving at the invoice of materials or the merchandise, which is one of the inputs for the MRP system. All the data input into the MRP sources is the result of all the information input from these three main sources.

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