Updating status on production orders
The basic process provides a baseline for explaining variations such as the alternatives for reporting the finished quantity.These topics are reflected in the following sections within the article.
The basic process shown in Figure 1 consists of several steps often performed by a machine operator and warehouse worker, but there are many variations about the role responsibilities and reporting approaches.
A zero quantity can be reported in order to update the order status.
An order status of Reported as Finished means that any remaining requirements for material or capacity will be ignored, and any difference between the ordered quantity and received quantity will also be ignored.
A previous article described the series of Essential Guides.
The coordination of warehouse activities to support production often represents a critical issue for many manufacturing scenarios.