When to Use Lean or Reorder Point Planning Versus MRP

Executive Summary The question of when to use Lean versus MRP is what sets part of the planning strategy. We cover when to use reorder points versus MRP planning. Video Introduction: When to Use Lean or Reorder Point Planning Versus MRP Text Introduction (Skip if You Watched the Video) The question of when to use…

How to Best Understand Reorder Point Versus MRP

Executive Summary Reorder points have a poor reputation, and they are underused, but they are appropriate under certain circumstances. It is critical to understand how to reorder point contrasts with MRP or a non-forecast based planning versus forecast-based planning. Video Introduction: Understanding Reorder Point Versus MRP Text Introduction (Skip if You Watched the Video) MRP…

How to Best Calculate Reorder Points and the Brightwork Reorder Point Calculator

Executive Summary This is an introduction to reorder points and how to use the reorder level vs. the reorder quantity. The Brightwork ROP calculator sets a dynamic reorder¬†point. Video Introduction to Reorder Points Text Introduction (Skip if You Watched the Video) Reorder points have important details with respect to their implementation in systems. A reorder…

How to Use Reorder Point Planning in SAP ERP and SAP APO

Executive Summary Reorder points are important planning methods that are generally underutilized. This article covers how to use reorder points in both SAP ERP and APO. What Are Reorder Points? A reorder point or re-order level is merely a quantity of stock at which a reorder or order is created. In reorder point or re-order…

How to Best Use the Rounding Value vs the Lot Size in SAP SNP

Executive Summary The minimum lot size and the rounding value are two essential parameters in SNP.¬† Both the rounding value and lot size are forms of order batching. Order batching allows for order quantities to be purchased or produced that is economically viable for the company. Video Introduction: Rounding Value and Lot Sizes Text Introduction…