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reorder pt and mixed MRP


What is the effect of setting a reorder point on PD,P1,P2,P3,P4 materials ? Does it serve any purpose ? Also what is the function of the mixed MRP in the material master ?

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Reorder point on PD,P1,P2,P3,P4 materials not serve for any purpose.

The following MRP types are defined in the SAP standard for consumption base planning (Reorder)

u2022 VB => manual reorder point planning

u2022 VM => automatic reorder point planning

u2022 V1 => Automatic reorder point planning including external requirements

u2022 V2 => Automatic reorder point planning without external requirements

u2022 VV => forecast-based planning

The reorder point is calculated for materials that are planned using reorder point if the procedure, "automatic reorderpoint planning" has been selected, if historical data exists, and if the forecast has been carried out.

and in manual you have to define it.

The safety stock can be calulated automatically for materials planned using MRP or using reorder point

procedures if you have maintained a service level, if historical data exists and if the forecast has been

carried out.

The purpose of Mixed MRP is to calculate the Gross Requirements Planning for Planned order in the MRP run.Pls let me know any clarification.



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