At 02:27 PM 10/16/97 -0400, you wrote: >I posted this a while back but no one dared try to deal with it. How >about now? > >We're trying to use Lot Control for a couple items in our BPCS V4.03 >system. I don't necesarrily mean BPCS Lot Control... > >Suppose we have an item (A) that the customer >requires us to control in 3,000 piece lots. We have an order for 51,000 >pieces. This equates to 17 lots. What would be the correct way to cut a >shop order for this product? Must we manually cut 17 shop orders, >allowing BPCS to assign the lot number each time? Or can we have one >work order with 17 releases with 17 different lot numbers that the >system creates during shop packet print? Labor reported against the shop > >order/operation combo must maintain lot traceability. > >I welcome anyone's thoughts and suggestions on how we might use lot >control and manage shop order releases. > >Thanks In Advance, > >Paul LaFlamme >Manager MIS >Kennedy Die Castings Inc. Paul, if you have the API module, take a look at Campaign Planning. It does the explosion of a firm planned order into multiple sequential shop orders based on a quantity. It has been a few years since I last looked at it, so I'm fuzzy on the details. --Frank Scavo ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Frank Scavo, Senior Vice President email@example.com Business Systems Specialties Inc. http://www.wp.com/bssi 5015 Birch Street fax: 714-852-0961 Newport Beach, CA 92660 voice: 714-852-5255 x111 Selecting & implementing enterprise systems for manufacturers. Specialists in BPCS, JDEdwards, and MFG/PRO systems. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ +--- | This is the BPCS Users Mailing List! | To submit a new message, send your mail to "BPCS-L@midrange.com". | To unsubscribe from this list send email to MAJORDOMO@midrange.com | and specify 'unsubscribe BPCS-L' in the body of your message. | Questions should be directed to the list owner: firstname.lastname@example.org +---
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