The Plan Module

The plan module is where you use either your sales orders or forecasts, or both, to explode your assemblies and calculate exactly what you need to buy or make in the weeks ahead, and precisely when you need each item.

What does the Plan module do?
The Plan module brings together the information held in your Assemblies, Buy, Make, Sell and Store modules and uses it to determine what items are required ...
Tue, 1 Mar, 2016 at 9:08 AM
Entering your plan
Your production plan is held on Herschel as a list of forecasts and actual requirements.  This forecasts on the list are entered and amended using the forec...
Thu, 30 Mar, 2017 at 10:41 AM
Non-working days
In order to accurately calculate when items are required, Herschel needs to know which days are non-working.  Separate files of non-working days ...
Tue, 1 Mar, 2016 at 9:19 AM
Exploding the plan
Once your production plan has been entered (and checked) the planning calculations can be performed using the plan explosion option:   The way the pl...
Thu, 30 Mar, 2017 at 10:13 AM
Ordering methods
As Herschel calculates the suggested orders required for each partnumber, it examines the partnumber’s ordering method and ordering parameters, held in th...
Wed, 11 Nov, 2015 at 10:42 AM
The Plan module enquiries
The partnumber enquiry is identical to that in the Store module - there is no need to leave the Plan module to look at the details of a partnumber. ...
Fri, 4 Mar, 2016 at 8:26 AM
The Plan module reports
The weekly summary and monthly summary reports give a concise summary of your production plan for a range of partnumbers. These reports are useful for check...
Tue, 9 Jan, 2018 at 9:34 AM