An MRP Model for Supply Chains

Lutfu Sagbansua, M. Nurettin Alabay


The information technologies pose as one of the biggest enablers of the modern supply chain management (SCM). This study focuses on one of the vital use of information technologies in SCM context, namely Materials Requirement Planning (MRP). Types and ways of information technologies related to supply chain management is analyzed. MRP is discussed along with a model to provide an example. Information about the developed software for the model is also provided. MRP and its value in inventory management systems are stated as a basis for the future research which will improve the current MRP model introduced along with the experimental results as a basis for comparison.

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International Business Research  ISSN 1913-9004 (Print), ISSN 1913-9012 (Online)

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