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Supplier Capacities and Supplier Splits (Doc ID 979297.1)

Last updated on JUNE 06, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Advanced Supply Chain Planning - Version and later
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EDD plan with a primary component and substitute component.
Both items are sourced from two different suppliers with a total of four suppliers.
So in the table below you see that for the primary component, 45% gets sourced from Supplier A and 55% from Supplier D.
But the supplier capacities are only 15 for all four suppliers.

In order to meet demand of 100, the system will take first the 15 from Supplier A, followed by 15 from Supplier D. It will then use the substitute capacities of Supplier C and Supplier B respectively.
This gives us a total supply of 60 with 40 remaining to be fulfilled.

Primary Component SupplierSupplier CapacityAllocationRank
Supplier A 15 45 1
Supplier D 15 55 1


Substitute Component SupplierSupplier CapacityAllocationRank
Supplier C 15 60 1
Supplier B 15 40 1

Following are the results for each supplier and the respective quantities:

SupplierPlanned Order Quantity
Supplier A 25
Supplier D 38
Supplier B 15
Supplier C 22

What is the hierarchy when multiple suppliers are used for primary/substitute components. Which supplier gets chosen and at what allocation percentage?


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