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Launching the MPS/MRP Planning Process

You can launch the planning process for a material requirements plan (MRP) or a master production schedule (MPS). When using the Standard Planning Engine, the planning process involves three phases for defining the MRP or MPS. Both planners use the input from a master demand schedule or master production schedule to determine the quantities and timing of the items to be manufactured or purchased.

Attention: If you're using the Drop Shipment feature of Order Entry and Purchasing, you've set up logical orgs for P.O. receipts. Do not use these logical orgs for planning purposes.

Supply Chain Planning users can also launch a DRP and supply chain MRP and MPS plan. Supply Chain Planning users should refer to Launching the Supply Chain Planning Process for further instruction.


Before you can launch the planning process, you must:

   To launch a planning process:

See Also

Overview of the Memory-based Planning Engine

Phases of the Planning Process.

Overview of Material Requirements Planning

Overview of Capacity Planning

Submitting a Request

Reviewing or Adding Plan Options

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