RDM: Production Planning
RDM | Operations: Manufacturing | Production Planning SAP ERP uses MRP techniques to create un-constraint production plans in form of production orders or planned orders. If further different techniques and algorithms than the ones described above shall be used, please check the scope of the SAP SCM – an application? which is seamlessly integrated with SAP ERP.
|Production Planning||SAP ERP uses MRP (Material Requirements Planning) techniques to create un-constraint production plans for discrete and process manufacturers. The main function of MRP is to guarantee material availability, that is, it is used to procure or produce the requirement quantities on time both for internal purposes and for sales and distribution. This process involves the monitoring of stocks and, in particular, the automatic creation of procurement proposals for purchasing and production in form of production orders or planned orders.|
|Capacity Planning||The economic use of resources is an objective for many areas of a company. Capacity planning supports planning in all its phases:|
|Lean Planning||Lean Manufacturing Planning (Discrete Industries) SAP Lean solutions support advanced planning and material flow concepts and, in addition to providing a common database for design, engineering, production planning and costing, and providing high flexibility and responsiveness via rapid planning capabilities, line design, takt based scheduling, line balancing, Heijunka Scheduling and Kanban sizing, Kanban based execution and Summarized Just-In-Time (JIT) Sequence.|