Getting Introduced to Capacity Requirements Planning

Objectives

After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Know the basics of capacity requirements planning

Capacity Requirements Planning Introduction

Capacity Requirements Planning

The Bike Company has finished the MRP process for their bikes. This ensures that the planning dates and quantities for all required components are calculated. But during MRP, no capacities from work centers or workers are considered. The system executed the planning based on unlimited capacities. Therefore, an additional step is necessary: Capacity evaluation. Watch the following video to learn more:

Handover to Production Execution

After the capacity evaluation and adaptation of the planning results, the production planning is completed. The result of capacity requirements planning is handed over to production execution. In the next units, you will learn more about production order types and how to execute a production order.

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