Implementation Distribution Requirements Planning for Bajigur Powder Demand to Minimize Costs Using LFL and EOQ Methods in PT. XYZ Plant Cibitung

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Chandra Desparaja*, Sri Wardani, Dani Yoga Pratama, Muhammad Faizal Nurrizky, Asep Anwar


PT. XYZ is a healthy food and beverage producer that produces a wide range of products distributed domestically and internationally. The distribution process is one of the most critical stages in supply chain management; therefore, the distribution process must be carried out properly, starting from the number of orders, delivery time, and quality assurance. This is very important because by keeping the distribution process reasonable, customer satisfaction will also be maintained—the problems faced by PT. XYZ currently is in the absence of an adequate Distribution Requirement Planning system, thus increasing the potential for excess or shortage of inventory in the warehouse. One of the locally produced products is Bajigur Powder, which is distributed by the four branch locations of the warehouse owned by PT. BSP including warehouses in Bandung, Karawang, Cirebon, and Bekasi. This study uses historical demand data from PT. BSP to PT. XYZ, to forecast future demand after forecasting, a good Distribution Requirement Planning system is also carried out so that PT. XYZ knows how many product units must be provided to meet the demand from PT. BSP at a specific time. The results showed that to meet the demand for Bajigur powder drink to 4 warehouse branches of PT. BSP distribution strategy using a combination of EOQ and LFL methods can reduce costs by Rp. 1,442,000 / year or about 8,23% of the existing conditions using only the LFL method. This method can control the availability of Bajigur Powder Drink products as well as distribution scheduling to optimize distribution activities

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