Production Planning and Control Software in India consist of Planning, Routing, Scheduling, Dispatching and Progressing the
Production Process.The basic functions of an Production Planning System include: inventory control, bill
of material processing, and elementary scheduling. Production Planning helps organizations to maintain
low inventory levels. It is used to plan manufacturing, purchasing and delivering activities. Manufacturing
organizations, whatever their products, face the same daily practical problem - that customers want products
to be available in a shorter time than it takes to make them. This means that some level of planning is
Production Planning which lays out a detailed schedule of the required minimum start and completion dates, with quantities, for each step of the Routing and Bill Of Material required to satisfy the demand from the Master Production Schedule.
Purchasing Planning lays out both the dates that the purchased items should be received into the facility and the dates that the Purchase orders, or Blanket Order Release should occur to match the production schedules.
Production Planning Feature
Efficiency Quality Measurement
Sales Forecast & Planning
Material Requirement Planning
Production Capacity Planning
Budgeting & Cost Control
Task Planning & Reporting
what do you mean by Production Planning and control/what is Production Planning and control
Production Planning & Control Software in India & their function are concerned with decision making regarding
1.What to produce?
Product planning and development, including product design.
2.How to produce?
Process planning, material planning, tool planning etc.
3.Where to produce?
Facilities planning, capacity planning and sub-contracting planning.
4.When to produce?
Production scheduling and machine loading.
5.Who will produce?
6.How much to produce?
Planning for quantity, economic batch size etc.
Planning is "making decisions with the objective of influencing the future" i.e.,
What tasks will be performed?
How tasks will be performed?
In what sequence the tasks will be performed? Who will perform the tasks?