Can anyone discribe the batch management process?
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Answer / mahesh
Batch management is used to simplify the searching strategy
in the inventory process.
Normally this is very usefull in Chemical industry, where
products are manufactured in batches with expiration date.
Batch management will help you in Picking material with
FIFO strategy, for that we need to do some custimozing
First activate Batch management for material in material
Define strategy type
Define sorting rule etc...
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Answer / kodava
Batch is used when the material is perishable and has a shelf life period or its a legal requirement in pharma/food processing industry where composition of material would be maintained uniform across a batch. You have to activate batch classification in classification tab of material master where you can define characteristics which distinguishes the batch, which can later be used to search a batch on FIFO or LIFO. You need to activate it for plant and the indicator is available in Purchasing tab and couple of other tabs. If you need system to search batches while issuing the material you need to define batch search strategy.
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Batch is a quantity of material produced in a given manufacturing period. Batch activation at cleint, material or plant level, maintain batch indicator in material master, maintain shelf life data in plant and sloc view, only two are possible Total shelf life and remaining minimum shelf life.
While performing GR or creating a PO batch number can be generated for the materials..The system can automatically determine or pick up batches during issue of the material by deploying Batch search strategy..
Define serach strategy.
Assign it to movement type.
Define condition type n maintain selection class n sorting rule.
Condition table and record.
At plant, movement type, material condition table can be generated..
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Answer / sathya
While making a GRN,we have to check the box of batch
management.i.e we are going to use the material only for
the production and delivery the same.
By doing this,we can calculate in this batch,how much we
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Answer / girish
if the item is purchased in batches like if the vendor is
ordered a material in different batches like the delivery
dates are different for the same material to supply, it is
Also it is most important while carrying out MRP. material
is ordered by Prodn control people based on prodn
requirement and at the time of creation of MRP if they
select batch , it will consider the same for future
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