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WS: 33: Capacity Planning FAQ (Doc ID 1504646.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 07, 2020

Applies to:

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


 Answers to frequently asked questions regarding Capacity Planning

Questions and Answers

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Questions and Answers
 Question 1: Looking at Review Work Center Load (P3313) How does the system calculate capacity? 
 Question 2: Why does the Review Period Summary program (P3312) and Review Work Center Load program (P3313) show the capacity with incorrect dates?
 Question 3: Why  would Prior to a specific date the Capacity Planned Load is back scheduling as expected but All Planned Load after that specific date fails to back schedule?
 Question 4: Trying to run multiple branches at once, but it only runs the last branch entered, why?
 Question 5: How to enter minutes on a routing?
 Question 6: Can you run MRP (P3482/P3483) weekly with a planning horizon in monthly buckets, and then run CRP (P3382) daily, but view or display it in weekly buckets?
 Question 7: How does capacity requirements planning (CRP) differ from resource requirements planning (RRP)? 
 Question 8: What is the difference between rough cut capacity planning (RCCP) and capacity requirements planning (CRP)?
 Question 9: How is released load different from planned load?
 Question 10: What is the difference between rated capacity and gross capacity on the work center load screen?
 Question 11: Where does capacity requirements planning get its date pattern from?
 Question 12: Will capacity requirements planning (CRP) take batch routings into account?
 Question 13: Can you process capacity requirements planning for more than 1 branch plant at a time?
 Question 14: How does the system calculate capacity? Review Work Center Load (P3313).
 Question 15: Capacity and load not showing for dispatch groups on work center load review (P3313), but do show for the work centers under that dispatch group. Why?
 Question 16: When running the P3382 for a work center in branch/plant A (processing option 3 = branch A). All outputs are OK. Then run the P3382 for a different work center in branch/plant B (again, processing option 3 = branch B). The outputs for the work center in branch/plant A are now gone.
 Question 17: Capacity Requirements Planning (P3382) program is not rolling the same records/information to the dispatch group.
 Question 18: Capacity Requirement Planning (P3382) is treating future work orders as past due.
 Question 19: Why are WO hours not included in CRP even though the WO is not completed?
 Question 20: We have a two step operation in the work order routing and some records in the Capacity Pegging File (F3312) only contain one of the work centers.
 Question 21: Located in Review Work Center Load is the field % of Capacity Used. How is % (percent) of Capacity Used calculated?

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