Material Requirements Planning (MRP) is a production planning and inventory control system used to manage manufacturing processes. The new Fapco MRP system is software-based, and seamlessly integrated as just one module of its Enterprise Resource Planning systems.An MRP system, in the realm of contract packaging, is intended to simultaneously meet three objectives to better serve...Read more
A challenging economy and fluctuating fuel prices have made transportation, materials, and logistics management more difficult than ever for manufacturers. That’s why it has become so important in recent years for OEMs to focus their attention on supply chain management issues such as customer requirements, capacity constraints, contingency planning, sub-tier capability, resource allocation, and employee...Read more
“Manufacturers both large and small can actually reduce overhead costs and become more agile by integrating their contract packaging and retail fulfillment systems with a full-service firm like Fapco,” said Fapco President Larry Gardiner.There are two types of customers that Fapco Inc. can help with retail packaging and fulfillment:Read more
- Large manufacturers who may be used to...
Major OEMs Partner with Fapco on Tier One Parts Purchasing ProgramsTaking the complexity and cost out of spare parts management is at the core of Fapco's successful Tier One Parts Purchasing Program. “When we purchase parts, receive them in-house and convert parts and products, we essentially become part of the manufacturing process supply chain,” states...Read more