SAP has distinguished various styles of production like Kanban, Repetitive Manufacturing and Production Order processing. It can take care of various planning strategies like ‘Make-to-stock’, ‘make-to-order’, ‘planning without final assembly’ etc.
Integration with other modules like Material management, Financial Accounting, Cost Accounting, Human Resources & Development, Sales and Distribution adds on to reliability of the production planning system in SAP R/3. The system is a real time system. The changes in demand and supply are reflected in real time and the production controller can react fast to these changes
Material Master, Bill of Material, Routing and Work Center data
Sales and Production Plans
Long Term Planning
Material Requirements Planning (MRP)