Net Requirements Calculation
The net requirements calculation is carried out in MRP in the planning run and at plant level. The system checks whether it is possible to cover requirements with the available warehouse stock and fixed receipts already planned. In the case of a shortage the system creates an order proposal.
The net requirements calculation is carried out per plant in three steps: The system determines the available plant stock, scheduled receipts and then the shortage quantity.
· Unrestricted-use stock
· Stock in quality inspection
· Unrestricted-use consignment stock
· Consignment warehouse stock in quality inspection
Additionally, you can set Customizing to include stock in transfer, blocked stock and restricted-use stock for batches in the plant stock.
The net requirements calculation supports the following types of planning:Reorder point planning, forecast-based planning, material requirements planning (MRP). In each procedure, the system calculates the available stock differently. See the following sections for more information: