Questions in Production

  1. There is check box called “Exclusive” in WC’s. What exactly is this meant for? Please explain with an example. 2) In Routing Groups/ Set Up Tab - We have “Activation” and , “Job Management”. Please explain with an example what happens and or what doesn’t happen when we check or uncheck in this box 3) Accumulated %age: This is over consumption for the raw material due to the yield of an operation. But we also have a Constant or a Variable Scrap that we can set up in the BOM’s. So, in an event where both are set up, how does Axapta compute the total over consumption. Is it including both or something else? 4) If the “Line Item Type” in the BOM line is “Production”, then Axapta creates a sub production order upon estimation even if the inventory of the line item exists. When the “BOM Line Item Type” is “Item” then the Item is expected to be picked up from the Inventory. But does the Master Planning module create a Planned Production Order for an “BOM Line Item” whose “Line Item Type” is “Item” in a BOM when it not there in the inventory? Please provide an answer to the above questions


1) There is check box called “Exclusive” in WC’s.

For example WC power 100%, but for BOM 1 production we need only 60% of power. A) If Exclusive disabled - Axapta add otther PO (BOM2) to process on this Center at one time BOM 1. B) If Exclusive enabled - Axapta waiting of finish BOM 1, after finish BOM 1 , Start BOM 2. In example B) Exclusive mode - 40% of WC - not use

  1. Checkbox “Activation” takes into account the duration attached to some operation, when some route is copied to a production order and scheduled afterwards. Note: changing the settings of the Route Group does not influence already created production order when schedule afterwards. Taking into account the time means for example capacity reservations are done for this time. The settings of route groups can be overruled each time when a new scheduling is done by checking the appropriate boxes on the “Cancellation” tab in the Scheduling form. Checkbox “Job Management” creates separate jobs for durations. For example queue time before is activated but not marked for job management: queue time is taken into account (set up time starts after this time). With marking job management, queue time can be seen as single job in the capacity reservations form for production route operations. 3) Scrap percentages within a route accumulate from the first route to the last one. Op 10 with 10% and Op 20 with 10% lead to accumulated 23% (1 / (0,9 * 0,9) = 1,23). This scrap is taken into account when scheduling capacities (tasks take longer to finish required quantity) and should also be taken into account when estimating consumption of raw materials needed during this operation - but that didn’t work in my test. BOM Scrap is needed to calculate only consumption for raw materials: 10 pcs per series 1 + 50% variable scrap (meaning another 10 pcs) + 2 pcs constant scrap results in consumption of 22 pcs. When this BOM line is needed in OP 10 mentioned above, I guess that the effective consumption should be calculated to 22 pcs * 1,23 (additional 23%) = 27,06 pcs. Consumption for Op 20 would be only increased by 10%. Op 10: in=27,06, out=(27,06*0,9-2 pcs)0,5=11,177 Op 20: in=11,117, out=11,1170,9=10,0593 But as you can see there is some failure in my calculation, but maybe you could get some idea of the calculation methods…
  1. No, I think Master Planning will create planned purchase order instead of planned productions.
  1. Correction [Oops!]: BOM line quantity 2,5m per series 1, variable scrap 50%, constant scrap 0,5m results in 2,5/23+0,5=4,25m Route with attached BOM line and scrap 20% results in 4,25m/80100=5,3124m That’s the way BOM and route scraps are combined [Yeah!]