The MRD © Concept combines all functions and their expertise directly concerned with use of materials resources in an organization to focus on the prudent design and optimum use of materials resources and also look at the use, reuse, and environmental friendly disposal of any resultant waste.
It is obvious then that the organization will save cost and enhance profit, as well as sustain the limited material resources on earth.
This concept directly eliminates the cross-functional supply-chain management teams in the organization and integrates them into a cohesive, seamless process, resulting in higher productivity and taking the organization toward overall business management efficiency and excellence.
Just as an army general strategizes and deploys his limited resources to optimal use in case of a war, this book suggests a similar attitude and focus toward the material resources deployment of the organization, which is about 70 percent in value in a product and 100 percent in the plant! If you talk of competition, business is a daily war!