Have you tried using a load code that includes setup (2,3,5)? Sounds like in your case probably 2 - just setup vs a combination of setup and machine or setup and run. Setup is a fixed time per operation. You would not have the issue in calculating 1.5 hours in your example - but it wouldn't solve the issue of incrementing in whole numbers from 1 to 2 - it would always be 1 hour. In LX, there's an option for a basis code in the routing of 'F' meaning fixed duration qty and you can enter the qty - in your example 500 - and if you were producing 501-1000, it would round up to the next whole number (i.e. 2) and so on for 1001-1500, etc.

Bud North, CPIM
PHOENIX Business Consulting, Inc.
Direct Dial: 508.572.9701
www.phoenixbcinc.com



As an Amazon Associate we earn from qualifying purchases.

This thread ...


Follow On AppleNews
Return to Archive home page | Return to MIDRANGE.COM home page

This mailing list archive is Copyright 1997-2021 by midrange.com and David Gibbs as a compilation work. Use of the archive is restricted to research of a business or technical nature. Any other uses are prohibited. Full details are available on our policy page. If you have questions about this, please contact [javascript protected email address].

Operating expenses for this site are earned using the Amazon Associate program and Google Adsense.