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Oracle MRP User's Guide
Release 12.1
Part Number E15188-06
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Oracle MRP User's Guide


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Setting Up

Overview of Setting Up
Related Product Setup Steps
Setup Checklist
Setup Steps
Supply Chain Planning Setup Steps
Defining Planning Parameters
Starting the Planning Manager
Defining Planners
Creating Planning Exception Sets
Creating Demand Classes
Creating Source Lists
Setting Up Planner Workbench
Setting Up Line Scheduling Workbench
Changing Your Organization
Profile Options


Overview of Forecasting
Generating Forecasts from Historical Information
Defining Forecast Sets
Defining Forecasts
Copying and Merging Forecasts
Reviewing Forecast Detail Information
Reviewing Bucketed Information
Forecast Consumption
Forecast Consumption Considerations
Time Buckets in Forecast Consumption
Time Bucket Considerations
Tracking Forecast Consumption
Forecast Explosion
Forecast Explosion Considerations
Configure to Order Models
Configure to Order Forecast Control
Configure to Order Forecast Control Considerations
Configure to Order Forecast Explosion
Configure to Order Forecast Explosion Considerations
Configure to Order Forecast Consumption

Master Scheduling

Overview of Master Scheduling
Master Demand Schedule
Master Production Schedule (MPS)
Main Features of Master Scheduling
Defining a Schedule Name
Defining Schedule Entries Manually
Loading a Master Schedule from an Internal Source
Interorg Planned Orders
Specific MDS or Specific MPS
Selecting Master Schedule Load Options
Additional Factors Affecting a Master Schedule Load
How Forecasted Discrete Items Appear in the Master Schedule
How Forecasted Repetitive Items Appear in the Master Schedule
Planning Spares Demand
Schedule Relief
Viewing Master Schedule Relief Information
Profile Options for Master Schedule Relief
Planning Manager and Schedule Relief
Tracking Demand Schedule Reliefs
Rough Cut Capacity Planning

Material Requirements Planning

Overview of Material Requirements Planning
Overview of Planning Logic
MRP Planning Methods in Oracle Inventory
Overview of Plan Generation
MPS Plan Generation
MRP Generation
Defining MRP Names
Launching the Planning Process
Making a Copy of a Completed Plan
Reviewing or Adding Plan Options
Order Modifier
Item and Bill of Material Attributes
Standard Bills and Routings Only
Phantom Bills of Material
Manufactured or Purchased
Bulk Items
Shrinkage Rate
Component Yield
Safety Stock
Lot Expirations
Overview of Plan Control
Time Fence Control
Release Time Fence
Auto-Release Planned Orders
Firm Order Planning
Overwrite Options
Overwrite Outside Planning Time Fence Append Planned Orders
Overwrite None Append Planned Orders
Overwrite None Do Not Append Planned Orders
Gross to Net Explosion
Phases of the Planning Process
Locking Tables within the Snapshot
Locking Tables within the Snapshot Example
Specifying Items for the Planning Process
Material Scheduling Method Example
Netting Supply and Demand
Net Purchases
Planning Dates
Receiving Inspection Inventory
Internal Requisitions
Net Work in Process
Standard Discrete Jobs
Non-Standard Discrete Jobs
Repetitive Schedules
Net Reservations
Overview of Engineering Change Planning
Engineering Change Orders

Supply Chain Planning

The Multiple Organization Model
Supply Chain Supply and Demand Schedules
Setting Up the Supply Chain
Displaying an Indented Where Used
Displaying an Indented Bill
Viewing the Sourcing Assignment Hierarchy
Material and Distribution Requirements Planning
Overview of Supply Chain Planning Logic
Defining MRP and DRP Names in Supply Chain Planning
Launching the Supply Chain Planning Process
Reviewing or Adding Supply Chain Plan Options
Overview of Plan Generation in Supply Chain Planning
MPS Plan Generation in Supply Chain Planning
MRP and DRP Generation in Supply Chain Planning
Planning Organizations
Netting Supply and Demand in Supply Chain Planning
Overview of the Supply Chain Planner Workbench
Reviewing Source and Destination Organizations
Supply Chain Master Schedule Types
Defining a Supply Chain MPS Name
Defining Supply Chain MPS Entries Manually
Loading a Supply Chain MPS from an Internal Source

Planner Workbench

Overview of Planner Workbench
Quick Access to Particular Documents
Reviewing Planning Information
Reviewing Item Planning Information
Viewing On-hand Quantities
Reviewing Supply and Demand
Supply and Demand Fields
Reviewing the Horizontal Plan
Displaying the Enterprise View
Reviewing Current Data
Generating a Graphical Display of Planning Data
Reviewing Planning Exceptions
Planning Exception Sets
Overview of Net Change Replan
Batch Mode Planner
Replanning Net Changes - Batch Mode Planner
Replanning Net Changes-Online Planner
Overview of Graphical Pegging
Available to Promise
Calculating ATP
Calculating ATP for Product Family Items
Negative ATP
Inventory Snapshot
Supply Chain ATP
Capable to Promise
Implementing Planning Recommendations
Creating Firm Planned Orders
Implementing Planned Orders
Error Message Processing
Implementing Repetitive Schedules
Implementing Planned Orders as Firm Jobs
How Purchase Requisitions are Created
Rescheduling Scheduled Receipts
Walking Up and Down a Bill of Material
Reviewing Assembly Components
End Assembly Pegging
Reviewing Using Assemblies
Reviewing End Assemblies
Capacity Planning
Capacity Requirements Planning
Viewing Capacity Information from the Planner Workbench
Identifying Capacity Problems
Testing What-if Scenarios
Plan Status

Demand Classes

Overview of Demand Classes
Demand Class Forecasting
Forecast Consumption
Demand Class Master Scheduling
Demand Class ATP Calculation
Net Inventory by Demand Class

Time Fence Control

Overview of Time Fence Planning
      Time Fences for Items
      Master Schedule Creation Using the Demand Time Fence
      Material Planning with the Demand and Planning Time Fences
      Material Planning with the Release Time Fence
Time Fence Control
Master Schedule Load
Planning Process Execution
Master Production Schedule Maintenance
Production Plan Monitoring
Time Fence Planning Example

Two-Level Master Scheduling

Overview of Two-Level Master Scheduling
Production Planning
Example Bill of Material for Two-Level Master Scheduling
Forecasting Planning Bills
Forecasting Models
Forecasting Predefined Configurations

Repetitive Planning

Overview of Repetitive Planning
Overview of Repetitive Planning Concepts
MPS and MRP Planning for Repetitive Assemblies
Safety Stock and Order Modifiers
Anchor Date
Repetitive Schedule Allocation
Firm Repetitive Schedules
Repetitive Planning Control
Repetitive Schedule Relief
Repetitive Schedule Implementation


Overview of Reports
Audit Information Report
Current Projected On Hand vs. Projected Available Graphical Report for Supply Chain Planning
Demand vs. Replenishment Graphical Report for Supply Chain Planning
Financial Analysis Report for Supply Chain Planning
Forecast Comparison Report
Forecast Detail Report
Late Order Report for Supply Chain Planning
Master Schedule Comparison Report
Master Schedule Detail Report
Master Schedule Status Report for Supply Chain Planning
Planning Manager Worker once-a-day tasks
Planning Parameters Report
CRP Reports
Order Reschedule Report for Supply Chain Planning
Planned Order Report for Supply Chain Planning
Planning Detail Report for Supply Chain Planning
Planning Exception Sets Report

Kanban Planning

Overview of Kanban Planning
Using the Kanban Calculation Program
Viewing and Updating Kanban Calculations
Kanban Tools Menu

Project MRP

Overview of Project MRP
Establishing a Project MRP Environment
Overview of Project MRP Setup Tasks
Setting Up Project MRP in Oracle Projects
Setting Up Project MRP in Oracle Inventory
Setting Up Project MRP in MRP
Reviewing or Adding Project MRP Plan Options Prerequisite
Launching a Project MRP Plan
Setting Up Project MRP in Oracle Project Manufacturing
Project MRP Planning Logic
Project Netting Example for Hard Pegging
Project Netting Example for Soft Pegging
Netting Behavior

Parallel Processing

Overview of Parallel Processing
Process Control
Inter-process Communication
Single Processor Machine
Snapshot Parallel Processing
Planner Parallel Processing
Planning Manager

Tools Menu

Tools Menu

Windows and Navigator Paths

Windows and Navigator Paths



Customized Find Windows

Customized Find Windows

Workflow - Planning Exception Messages

Planning Exception Messages Workflow

Forecasting - Statistical and Focus

Forecasts - Statistical and Focus

Memory-based Planning Engine

Memory-based Planning Engine
Configuring the Memory–based Planning Engine

Character Mode Forms and GUI Windows

Character Mode Forms and Corresponding GUI Windows