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WS: 34: FAQ Material Requirements Planning (MRP) (Doc ID 1504252.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 05, 2019

Applies to:

JD Edwards World Material Requirements Planning - Version A7.3 cume 4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

 Answers to frequently asked questions regarding MRP

Questions and Answers

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Purpose
Questions and Answers
 Question 1: Where are the planner remarks stored and how do you update the remarks and add a few?
 Question 2: What is the use, and how is the hold code accessed for field HCLD in the F3411? Data Dictionary states value M for manual entry. How is this done?
 Question 3: With regard to work order generation, is there a means of automatically creating work order headers based upon MRP messages?
 Question 4: Is there any way to get World to generate MRP messages in purchasing unit of measure instead of primary unit of measure?
 Question 5: Why does P3413 not show the planned demand of the components when there are no parts list attached to a past due WO?
 Question 6: In MRP Time Series P3414 How is the -SHIP calculated?
 Question 7: When creating A7.3 Rate Schedules that start on a Monday and end on a Sunday, can the MRP Time Series Inquiry P3413 show weekly buckets ending on Sunday?
 Question 8: Is there a way to control the sort order of the P3401 Summary Schedule Messages?
 Question 9: There are field length differences in UDC table 34/DF between A7.3 and A9.2 which caused some data not to populate upon upgrade. Do we need to worry about these or do we need to manually re-enter the items in the UDC table?
 Question 10: Does the Lot for lot order policy code preclude demand from forecasting and only look at customer orders?
 Question 11: When creating a new inclusion rule, should the status selected be based on the Last status or Next status? 
 Question 12: Is there a way to set the system so that it truly recommends lot for lot?
 Question 13: How do the Planning Fence Rules work?
 Question 14: How can MRP be run to not include current Work Order and Purchase Order supply?
 Question 15: Does the standard forecasting module require that forecast consumption periods be set up?
 Question 16:  How to Support MRP yet not Cost Roll the Bill Of Material?
 Question 17: Can I change the 34/QT user defined code table?
 Question 18: Where does the last status default in from in the fold of a purchase order message?
 Question 19: What causes the planning system to write the Shop Floor Calendar Not Set Up message for an item?
 Question 20: Is it possible to peg up to a sales order, or forecast?
 Question 21: When planning a process, does the system create messages for all of the co-products?
 Question 22: How does the planning system know what kind of rate to create (daily, weekly, monthly)?
 Question 23: What do the letters next to the dates on my Time Series represent?
 Question 24: Why are decrease messages missing for items setup to use Periods of Supply as the order policy code?
 Question 25: What would cause a data decimal error when running P3483 in the Net change mode and *ALL is NOT used in the data selection for 2nd item number?
 Question 26: What does errors RNX1211 and/or RNQ1211 mean when generated while running either the P3482 or P3483?
 Question 27: Why is MRP suggesting to increase the Parts List for a Work Order?
 Question 28: Can planning horizons can be increased to more than 52 days, weeks and months?
 Question 29: Quantity types such as -TI and -TIU do not display in the Time Series.
 Question 30: Within the Time Series (P3413) no quantities for +IR (In receipt routing) display.
 Question 31: Components are not displaying demand for a parent item that contains forecast out one year. Why?
 Question 32: Is there a way to prevent the Planner Remarks field from being overwritten in the Detail Message Review (P3411)?
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