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Exact for Manufacturing Ease of Use: Planning shop orders to batch quantity

Written by Pieter Hamans on . Posted in Exact Online



Producing efficiently often means filling the vessel with a fixed quantity, or manufacturing a series of a fixed quantity. This way we are making optimal use of our manufacturing resources so that our unit price remains low. We have adjusted the screen demand planning with an option to generate shop orders based on this optimal batch quantity.

Enhancing the performance of Exact for Manufacturing

Written by Pieter Hamans on . Posted in Exact Online


Manufacturers often work in big datasets: many products ordered that are built with many shop orders requiring many materials to be purchased. When we generate shop orders for a few hundred products, or purchase a few thousand line items into hundred purchase orders we do have to wait a long time (preventing us from working on other screens), and we even may experience a gateway timeout. We have identified processes that are slow, and we are solving the issues by introducing background processes.