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Material Requirements Planning uses the Master Schedule to ensure the production and purchase activities adequately meet the forecast and demand requirements. It uses planned orders from Master Scheduling, as well as requirements from forecast and demand from sales orders to generate planned orders for production and purchasing. Orders are reviewed and released to Production Order Processing.

Features/Function Highlights

  • Planning Parameters
    • Set defaults for each MRP generation
  • Forecast Group Maintenance
    • Allows grouping of items with similar demand patterns
    • Supports default forecast characteristics, such as monthly, bi-weekly, weekly forecasts, total forecast, or by time period, Forecast by amount, or quantity
  • Item Forecast Maintenance
    • Allows entry of forecasts for an item
    • Assignment to a group to inherit group forecast characteristics
    • Forecast entry by amount or quantity
    • Total forecast for a range of dates, or forecast by Month, Week, Bi-week
    • Supports generation of an entered forecast amount or quantity over a given period of time
    • Allows forecasts to be ‘layered’ for multiple forecasts in the same time period
  • Item Requirement Entry
    • Manual entry of a requirement for an item and due date
  • Period Intervals
    • Define how the future is to be divided into time periods
    • Multiple period intervals may be defined
    • Used to display and print future materials activity by time period
  • Firm Planned Orders
    • User can ‘firm-up’ a planned order
    • MRP generation will not re-plan a firm order
  • MRP Generation
    • Full generation
    • Net change generation
    • Simulation
    • Separate generation for each planning warehouse
    • Planning warehouse can use inventory from multiple stocking warehouses
    • Detail multi-level pegging
    • Include/exclude safety stock
    • Include/exclude shrinkage factors
    • Exclude specific inventory locations
  • Order/Review/Release
    • Review/release production orders
    • Review/release purchase orders
    • Create new purchase orders
    • Add to existing purchase orders
    • Combine planned orders to a single order
  • Review/Accept Recommendations
    • Analyze recommended changes to scheduled receipts, such as Defer, Expedite, Cancel
    • Accept recommendations on-line, by item
  • Inquiries
    • Material requirements
  • Reports
    • Planning report
    • Review/release report
    • Order recommendation

Other Applications

The following applications are designed to work hand-in-hand with Material Requirements Planning:

"Material Requirements Planning" is part of the Fitrix ERP line of products, developed by Fourth Generation Software Solutions.

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