Master Production Scheduling Software (MPS Software)

Master Scheduling maintains a manufacturing build schedule or forecast for selected make to stock items, manufactured components, or generic items.

 

Master Production Scheduling Software

    • Facilitates establishing, reviewing, and changing master schedules and plans for obtaining or producing items.
    • Calculates available to promise figures weekly, considering both independent and dependent demand.
    • Establishes and maintains multiple master schedules to facilitate “what if” analysis in conjunction with the MRP module.
    • Manages planned orders, master scheduled firm planned orders, shop orders, and purchase orders.
    • Verifies availability of components prior to releasing an order.
    • Suggests modifications to match supply and demand closely through action messages.
    • Traces specific sources of item requirements.

  • Reviews inventory transactions for any item.
  • Provides single and multilevel Bills of Material and where used inquiries.
  • Provides detailed information about master schedules and ordering data for items via the Master Scheduler’s report.
  • Uses time phased netting to display Master Scheduler’s Workbench® information regarding how closely requirements and orders are balanced.
  • Allows master schedule firm planned orders to be automatically created based on the master schedule for an item, when used with the MRP.
  • Provides numerous Purchase Order/Vendor information reports to assist in the analysis of purchase orders and related vendor data.
  • Generates material requirements through every level of the product structure.
  • Tailors planned order quantities to the order policy selected in the Item Master file.
  • Provides Work Center Capacity Reports that include planned and firmed load when used with the Loading & Scheduling module.
  • Supports an interactive planners workbench that provides real time exception reconciliation.