MRP Live: Overview
You now know the basic concepts of material requirements planning (MRP). Let’s proceed with the actual execution of MRP, the MRP run. In the past, an MRP run took a few hours or the whole night. With the new function in SAP S/4HANA, the Bike Company can use MRP Live, which enables fast and more frequent planning runs per day. Watch the following video to learn more:
As shown in the video, the Bike Company can still use the classic MRP function. In this course, we will focus on the new MRP Live functionality.
Scope of Materials to be Planned
With MRP Live, the Bike Company can either plan all materials for all plants, product groups, MRP controller, and material scopes, or they can execute based on a preselection. Watch the following video to learn more:
Parameters to Control the Behavior of the Planning Run
In addition to the scope selection outlined in the previous video, the Bike Company can also define additional parameters considered during the planning run. The following video introduces you to the different parameters:
Execute an MRP Live Run
Now, you know the most important concepts in MRP. To finish this lesson, follow the Bike Company to execute an MRP run.