Definitions for "Distribution Requirements Planning"
Process for determining inventory requirements in a multiple plant/warehouse environment.
Determines at which point inventories at branch warehouses have to be replenished. One way to determine the point at which replenishment is needed is to explode planned orders at branch warehouses via MRP logic, which then become gross requirements on the supplying source.
Abbreviation: DRP-I The function of determining the need to replenish stock at branch warehouses.