• Lead Time
    Lead Time is the time between the initiation of a process and its completion. In Supply Chain Management there are 2 types of lead times: Manufacturing Lead Time Information Lead Time We will focus in this post on the manufacturing lead time. Manufacturing lead time is simply the time requi... more

  • Extract Sourcing Rules
    Use this request to extract sourcing rules from R11i or R12 instances. Here are the tables used in this query: MRP_SR_SOURCE_ORG; MRP_SOURCING_RULES; MRP_SR_RECEIPT_ORG; AP_VENDORS_V; po_vendor_sites_all;more

: Can we track the Purchasing history by delivery lead times?

Antonin: No not directly. You can track deliveries through purchasing module and see the difference in days betwen effective and expected receipt date.

  • Capacity constrained plan - Business case
    Running simulation plans can help you understand how the supply chain may react when modifying the constraints. Scenario: Material constraint: Supplier can provide up to 70 units of a component item for each period. There is no ... more

  • Understanding Constraint-Based Planning
    When running unconstrained plan, The MRP generates a supply plan based on the supposed infinite availability of materials and resources. When running a constrained plan, material and resources availability is limited, you can choose to enforce capacity constraints or to ... more

  • Defining constraint-based plans
    The following post will show you how to define constraints parameters for your plans. Simulations based on constrained plans can help you to understand better the stakes of your supply chain. Plan constraints for materials and resources can be defined here: &l... more

  • Order Management - Creating a Sales Order
    This post covers the "Order to Shipment" process in Oracle eBusiness suite using the Order Management module. We will show you how to create and book a sales order, how to release it and ship all materials to the customer. Navigation: Order Org... more

  • Items allocated across projects/tasks
    This exception is displayed by the planning workbench. It simply means that supply for one project has been allocated to the demand of a different project. To resolve this issue, check the demand. If the demand is correct, you should: more

  • MRP most frequently used exceptions
    The planning engine issues exception messages to draw your attention to situations that may need you to perform an action. (e.g. check past due sales orders, release work orders or planned orders, etc.) The most frequently used exceptions are listed below and sorted by exception types. more

  • Forecast to Plan
    Planning is a key element in supply chain management. The manufacturing plan consists in creating work and material requirements based on product demand. Building an accurate plan is vital to satisfy customers' requirements and reach equilibrium between supply and demand. Accurate plan ... more