capacity requirements planning

capacity requirements planning

the management of resource over a planned time period when related to manufacturing planning. See MATERIALS REQUIREMENT PLANNING, MANUFACTURING RESOURCE PLANNING. (See MRP and MRP II).
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Over 30 employees were trained in three phases, undergoing discussion and solution, capacity requirements Planning and User Access Training, working project by project to ensure ample understanding of business requirements basics.
In that condition, the main production planning, material requirements planning, capacity requirements planning and other plans of the planning system need to be calculated separately, and the Coordination of multi-level plans is completed manually.
Against the weakness of ERP system, some papers propose methods to improve the coordination between material requirements planning and capacity requirements planning, and to optimize the planning.
Material Requirements Planning (MRP), Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP II) and Capacity Requirements Planning (CRP) are necessary to be processed in an integrated way in order to achieve better results(Egri et al., 2004).
Navision 4.0 also lets businesses effectively manage manufacturing processes including production orders, bills of material, demand forecasting, supply planning and capacity requirements planning.
Joe Phelan, Mapics' APS product manager, says the system modernizes traditional planning applications by combining and integrating four elements of the process: master scheduling; material requirements planning; capacity requirements planning; finite capacity planning.
The article therefore develops a secondary criterion for load smoothing in a capacity requirements planning context, and an alternative secondary criterion in terms of capacity cushions that is helpful in a capacity planning context.
90% Production plan ..................90% Master production schedule .......90% Materials requirements planning....90% Capacity requirements planning ....90% Bill of materials ................99% Inventory accuracy ...............95% Routings .......................
PHOTO : requirements planning, capacity requirements planning, and batch processing.
Other important capabilities of MRP II are capacity planning and capacity requirements planning as well as feedback from manufacturing shops on progress of production process.
Its function is to provide a logical way to support the information needs of a production planning and control system for performing functions such as material requirements planning (MRP), capacity requirements planning (CRP), operations scheduling and shop floor control.
For computerized capacity requirements planning and shop floor control, the numbers hover around 50%, with roughly 20% planning computerization in the future.

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