An Mrp Solution for Riordan Manufacturing

5037 Words Nov 16th, 2008 21 Pages
An MRP Solution for Riordan Manufacturing

Table of Contents

Executive Summary ……………………………………………………………………….. 3
Scope ………………………………………………………………………………………. 4
Project Feasibility …………………………………………………………………………. 6
Current Operating State …………………………………………………………………… 6
Requirements ……………………………………………………………………………… 10
Future Operating State …………………………………………………………………….. 12
System Components ………………………………………………………………………. 14
System Architecture ……………………………………………………………………….. 15
Cost Analysis ……………………………………………………………………………… 16
Maintenance and Support …………………………………………………………………. 17
Assumptions and Constraints ……………………………………………………………… 19
Success Measures …………………………………………………………………………. 23
Summary ………………………………………………………………………………….. 24
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Reduce finished goods inventories
2. Manage raw materials more efficiently
3. Track products throughout the manufacturing process
4. Manage receiving processes across all plants
5. Reduce costs by 10%
6. Reduce cycle time by 15%
7. Reduce labor intensive manual inventory
8. Eliminate raw material procurement problems
9. Enable an easily accessible inventory system company-wide
10. Integrate inventory management with MRP and ERP systems
11. Use intuitive tools to handle daily processes
12. Interface with the customer billing system
13. Support input of sales
14. Support shipping and receiving data
15. Automatically calculate inventory processes
External Deliverables
1. Shorten customer response time
2. Decrease delays in shipping
3. Automate shipping and ordering processes
Ultimately, these deliverables will improve Riordan’s quality control across all plants and ensure the company’s commitment to future growth by providing a greater amount of working capital.
Project Feasibility
Riordan has in its budget $150,000 for this project. This limits the options available to the company. Plant employees possess strong technical skills and are well aware of the actions that potentially could be automated. The technical staff has the ability to undertake an important portion of the system’s installation, which will save the company money. Provided a