Material Requirements Planning (MRP) is a production planning and inventory control system used to manage manufacturing processes, purchasing and delivery activities. These plans should be reviewed in partnership with the Capacity Requirement Plan (CRP) to ensure adequate resources are available.

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Summary of Technology in Procurement

The purpose of this paper is to understand what technology is currently available to aid purchasing and how this can interact with the supply chain, internally, and...

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The Current Use of Technology in Procurement

There are three principal levers to improving procurement capability – people, process and technology.

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Radio Frequency Identification Technology (RFID)

RFID tagging is a form of Automatic Identification and Data Capture (AIDC) technology, where data on a particular item is stored on a tag.

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