Q: How to configure the
planning calendar for the ATP calculation where goods
are shipped every other working day? A: Use Transaction MD25 and define calculation rule for every other
working day. Check the lot size settings in OMI4 and maintain relevant data in
Q: We have two different
production lines with different operations. One production line works 5 days a
week and the other 7 days a week. The factory calendar is assigned to the plant
for 5 days a week. This calendar is checked when MRP is run. How can we assign
5 day a week and 7 days a week against a factory
calendar to the related resources? Is it possible to have two types of
A: Assign factory calendars
to the work centers.
Q: What is the difference
between by-product and co-product and how do you
differentiate them in a BOM? A: In case of Co-product costs are settled with a apportionment
structure. In case of By-product the price of this by-product is credited to the
order or the material stock account of the lead material being manufactured.
Co-Product as well as by-product are defined as BOM Components/Items. Both of
them have negative Quantities. ( Not all negative Quantity items fall under
these categories!). When BOM is created for FERT , you can see one indicator in
COMPONENT DETAILS screen for co-product. You need to define the co-products with
this special indicator .
Q: What are some important
tables used in PP ?
A: For orders:
CUAFVD dialog structure for order headers and items
AFPO - Order item
AFFLD Order: Dialog table for order seQuences (AFFL)
MOPER Operation for production order
KBED Capacity reQuirements
AFRU Order completion confirmations
RESB Reservation/Dependent ReQuirements
AFFHD Structure of PRT's in orders
SAFRU Sub-operation confirmations
SKBED Capacity reQuirements for sub-operation
MRP table is MDTB.
CAUFV - AFVC Operation within an order
AFFT Order Process Instructions
AFFV Order process instruction values