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Lean Finds a Friend in DDMRP
By Carol Ptak and Chad Smith
MRP advocates and Lean advocates have been at odds for years. Is it as simple as push versus pull? What if they both have a common objective but are locked in a chronic conflict that obscures and distorts their ability to see it? See how DDMRP provides the bridge that ends the chronic conflict and secures the common objective - FLOW.
Demand Driven Symbols Download Pack
We have put together a PowerPoint file that contains many of the symbols and formats we used in the book to create demand driven designs. Now your designs can look just like ours! The file is an unsecured PowerPoint file. We are placing these symbols and format in the public domain to support the Demand Driven Community. Get the PPT file.
The REAL Story Behind the Bullwhip
By Chad Smith
Most people that deal with material requirements planning (MRP) systems on a daily basis know that something is and has been VERY wrong for many years. But do we really understand what the real issue is and just how devastating the problem becomes for supply chain management in general?