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Rounding up to batch quantity in MRP shop order advice

Written by Pieter Hamans on . Posted in Exact Online

The batch quantity of a bill of materials is the ideal size of a shop order. That ideal size depends on setup time, de quantity that can be produced per working day (500 piece) or for example the capacity of a machine (1.000 liter in a single run). If the MRP calculation shows a gross requirement of 475 pieces it may be more efficient to produce 500 pieces. If the batch size is 200 liter, and the gross requirement is 450 liter, the advice may be to produce 600 liter (3 batches). We just added (February 2019) functionality ‘to round up to batch quantity’.

Exact for Wholesale Distribution and Manufacturing Advanced to Premium upgrade

Written by Pieter Hamans on . Posted in Exact Online

When you want to make an upgrade from Exact for Manufacturing Advanced (or Exact for Wholesale Advanced) to Exact for Manufacturing Premium (or Wholesale Distribution Premium) you need to take some actions AFTER upgrading, and you need to understand what is actually changing, otherwise you may get the impression that something went wrong with your inventory.

Storage locations in Exact for Wholesale Distribution and Manufacturing

Written by Pieter Hamans on . Posted in Exact Online

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A warehouse in Exact Online can be subdivided into storage locations. With storage locations we can easier find back our inventory. How we use storage locations depends on the size of our warehouse, but also on our requirements for inventory accuracy. Three possibilities are to our avail in Exact Online for Wholesale Distribution and Manufacturing: No storage locations, fixed storage locations and multiple storage locations.

Exact for Wholesale Distribution and Manufacturing Premium to Advanced downgrade

Written by Pieter Hamans on . Posted in Exact Online

When you want to make a downgrade from Exact for Manufacturing Premium (or Exact for Wholesale Distribution Premium) to Exact for Manufacturing Advanced (or Wholesale Distribution Advanced) you need to take some actions PRIOR to downgrading, and you need to understand what is actually changing, otherwise you may get the impression that something went wrong with your inventory.