Drp Case

Advanced   Supply   Chain Management

Case Study

Improving DRP effectiveness in ERP environment

|Submitted To                                                     |Submitted By                                                                               |
|Prof. Mukundan                                                   |Joju Johny                                                                                 |
|                                                                 |Roll No 17                                                                                 |
|                                                                 |Operations Management                                                                     |
|                                                                 |MMS ( 2nd Year )                                                                           |
|                                                                 |BESIMSR                                                                                   |


Competition has become intense in the household insecticides market due to a number of new players who have entered. Thus there is an urgent need for SPL reducing costs as customers now have a choice. This is where Distribution Requirement Planning (DRP) becomes important. If implemented successfully, DRP can enable planners to better anticipate future requirements of the depots, closely match the customers demand, more effectively deploy inventory to meet customer service requirements and adjust to the changing market.
SPL has implemented ERP package. DRP is one of its functions of the distribution module of the ERP package. In spite of the distribution module in place DRP was not being utilized. Thus a study was initiated to quantify the benefits that SPL can derive from DRP so that the user can gain confidence in the DRP. It was also to review DRP process in an ERP environment to identify measures to...