Define Scope of
Planning for Total Planning
In this IMG activity, you define the scope of
planning and the sequence of the organizational units to be planned. These are
either plants or, if you have converted MRP to MRP at MRP area level, the MRP
areas that you plan together in a total planning run.
You enter the key for the planning run in the
initial screen of the total planning run. The total planning run then carries
out MRP for the plants or MRP areas defined in the scope of
You can enter as many plants or MRP areas as
you like in the scope of planning. You can also only enter one MRP area. MRP
is then only carried out for one MRP area.
If you have activated MRP for MRP areas, when
you enter a plant, this includes all MRP areas of this plant.
1. Choose New
2. Enter a key
and a description for the scope of planning that you would like to define.
Save your entries.
3. Select the
scope of planning and choose Sequence of plants/MRP areas.
4. Choose new
entries and enter the plants or the MRP areas in the sequence in which they
are to be planned. The counter determines the sequence.
5. Save your
- You can carry out the total planning run for
the scope of planning online or in background mode. The planning run, however,
must always be started with parallel processing.
- Planning file entries created via stock
transfer are automatically taken into account in the planning run. This
ensures that a material is also correctly planned in all plants affected even
in the case of stock transfer processing.