Supply Chain Glossary - R

Supply Chain Glossary - R


The process of changing order or operation due dates, usually as a result of their being out of phase with when they are needed.

A fundamental assumption of MRP logic that existing open orders can be rescheduled in nearer time periods far more easily than new orders can be released and received. As a result, planned order receipts are not created until all scheduled receipts have been applied to cover gross requirements.


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