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Aptean Industrial Manufacturing ERP WorkWise Edition - Material Requirements Planning (MRP)

Aptean Industrial Manufacturing ERP WorkWise Edition - Material Requirements Planning (MRP)

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Aptean Industrial Manufacturing ERP WorkWise Edition - Material Requirements Planning (MRP)

May 28, 2020

Aptean Staff Writer

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  • The Right Material, at the Right Time, in the Right Place
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Successfully Forecast and Plan Using Material Requirements Planning

The Aptean Industrial Manufacturing ERP WorkWise Edition Material Requirements Planning (MRP) software helps determine what products should be produced, in what quantity, and by what date. It allows you to easily schedule and forecast product demand, and creates a complete material plan which determines the quantities and delivery schedules of needed components.

With MRP software, the forecasted or actual customer demand is translated through all levels of the bill of materials. It takes into account current inventory status and lead times to produce a specific, time-phased plan for the manufacture and procurement of component items. MRP provides powerful planning techniques, lot sizing for volume based items to lot sizes of 1, and also critical just-in-time techniques such as delivering materials to operational start times.

Using the Aptean Industrial Manufacturing ERP capabilities that enable structuring both Rules-Based and Matrix Bills of Materials, MRP software can assist in lowering inventories and making them more flexible.

It allows multi-location planning and multi-level drill-down pegging so production planning personnel can quickly be alerted to potential problems.

MRP Benefits

  • One-click exception message follow-ups

  • Automated replenishment advice

  • Min/Max/Multiple and Safety Stock

  • Full pegging to source of demand

  • Unlimited bucketing views

  • Fast regeneration

  • Lot-for-Lot and fixed period planning

Material Requirements Planning Benefits

  • The correct type and quantity of materials are available for production

  • Products are available to ship to customers

  • Maintains the smallest possible material and product levels

  • Plans manufacturing activities

  • Plans delivery schedules

  • Plans when items need to be purchased

At Aptean, we know manufacturing. From computers and electronics to fabricated metals, our ERP is designed to conquer the challenges discrete manufacturers facetoday and every day.

Want to find out how Aptean Industrial Manufacturing ERP can help your business? Contact us today to chat with one of our experts or schedule a demo to see for yourself.

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