In this sample, auto-replenishment is explained in which insufficient items for production orders and purchase orders are automatically replenished. This way, there is no need to create additional production orders for an item.
To set up auto-replenishment, switch auto-replenish flag in the Item Table to “Yes” and set Production lot size MIN and Production lot size MAX to 1000 pcs. This will be the basis of the system how much to automatically order.
When the setup is complete, run the reschedule button to see the production order being replenished automatically. In the Resource Gantt chart, you will see that the production order of item A has been replenished automatically with a quantity of 1000 as specified in the lot size. Coming from the multi-process setup, item A can be produced with Cut, Press and Inspection processes and is supplied to order 2 and order 1. Note also that this feature will send notification as soon as materials are needed to be purchased.
Monitoring the quantity and availability of every material is only one of many ways Asprova can help you manage inventory and orders. To learn more about Asprova specific to this sample demonstration, you may visit Asprova’s e-Learning videos at http://lib.asprova.com/ (see 22. How to make a prototype).