Material Requirements Planning Methods to Solve Inventory Problem at Start-Up Business

Widianingsih Widianingsih, Desy Anisya Farmaciawaty
2016 Proceedings of the 2016 Global Conference on Business, Management and Entrepreneurship   unpublished
Currently in Indonesia, start-up business is growing fastly due to goverment policy that promote the rise of the new entrepreneurs. KISSE (Cookies Sehat) is among many start-up business in Indonesia, which is in Bandung, that focus in culinary particularly in healthy cookies. As a start-up business, they are still facing some problems and challenges to grow their business, such as inventory system and production scheduling problem. Therefore, we conduct the reseach to develop the solution to
more » ... the solution to the inventory problems faced by KISSE Company. The objective of this research is to implement material requirement planning (MRP) in KISSE Company in order to solved their inventory problems and production scheduling. Material requirement planning is a methods that are used to control inventory and production planning especially to schedule and decide how much raw material is needed in producing goods. To do this research, we collect primary data by observing the production division at KISSE Company. From those data, then we forecast independent demand, create the bill of material, and develop the master production scheduling. The result of this research is the formulation of MRP system for startup business that would make their inventory system and production scheduling more effective and efficient.
doi:10.2991/gcbme-16.2016.58 fatcat:qs2ktrqayvd75hpisfp3efb3qe