Distribution resource planning

For other uses, see DRP (disambiguation).

Distribution resource planning (DRP) is a method used in business administration for planning orders within a supply chain. DRP enables the user to set certain inventory control parameters (like a safety stock) and calculate the time-phased inventory requirements. This process is also commonly referred to as distribution requirements planning.

DRP uses several variables:

DRP needs the following information:

See also


Feigin, G.E., Katircioglu, K., Yao, D.D.: Distribution Resource Planning systems: a critique and enhancement.

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