The activities associated with collecting, aggregating, establishing and reviewing the actual inventory and scheduled receipts of materials (parts, ingredients, semi-finished goods, merchandize) and services. This includes determining balances on contractual agreements with specified quantities and reflecting other restrictions and terms on contractual agreements for these materials. Typical data collected includes:
- Inventories On-Hand
- Inventories In-Transit
- Scheduled Receipts
- Scheduled Completions
- Supplier Contracts
- Supplier Flexibility Rules
The output of this process is the supply for the netting process (P203).
|P202||Gather Inventory & Schedule||3||P202|
|DRP||Distribution Requirements Planning||DRP|
|MRP||Material Requirements Planning||MRP|
Note: Common inputs and outputs are listed in alphabetical order. Other inputs and outputs may be required to support varying use cases.