MRP type determines whether and how the material is
planned.For different requirement the different types are
available in SAP. "PD"for exploding the BOM & generate the
requirement."VB" for manual reorder point,"VM" for
automatic reorder point. etc.
2. Consumption based planning: -
a. Re order point planning: - When the stock level
reaches the reorder point set taking RLT into
consideration, the procurment order is created
automatically without considering PIR or CIR.
b. Forcast based planning: - here procurment is based
c. Time based planning:- Here procurment is done in
3. MPS: - this is set for critical material which are
excluded from MRP.
4. NO MRP: -
5. MRP in external planning: - This is set when an
additional planning tool like APO is set and planning is
done in APO.
Do your single-level BOMs represent production levels and do
you keep your BOM header materials in stock? If not, do you
produce non-stock items, or are some assemblies just used as
structural elements in a BOM?