Learn to implement Oracle's Internet-based Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management products using this Oracle-authorized resource. This comprehensive guide explains how to implement the planning, engineering, pricing, order fulfillment and inventory management components of Oracle Manufacturing and Supply Chain -- and develop and deliver goods and services faster, cheaper and more efficiently than your competitors.
This download is from Chapter 8 of Oracle E-Business Suite Manufacturing & Supply Chain Management, entitled "Planning fundamentals." The Oracle Applications suite currently offers two products for material and capacity planning in a manufacturing or distribution environment: Master Scheduling/MRP (MRP) offers single-organization, unconstrained planning of material and resources. Advanced Supply Chain Planning (ASCP) is the next-generation planning tool; it offers multiorganization planning and the option of constraint-based and optimized plans. This chapter describes the basic logic common to both planning methods and details the common setup needed by both methods.
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