How to create single Purchase Suggestion with multiple Sales Orders in Sage X3

By | March 10, 2023

MRP (Material requirements planning) is a production planning, scheduling and inventory control system used to manage manufacturing processes.

We may follow below steps to make Purchase Suggestions in Sage X3.

  1. MRP setup on Product.
  2. Sales Order.
  3. MRP Processing.
  4. Enterprise planning.

Step1: MRP setup on products:

Navigate to : Common Data -> Products -> product site

  1. Set Reorder Mode to “by MRP” based on the requirement.
  2. Set Reorder Policy to “BNT”.
  3. Set Suggestion type to “Purchase”.

4. Also set management mode to “Available Stock” on product screen.

Step2: Sales Order

Navigate to: Sales -> Orders -> orders

Create Sales Order using below example:

Product: BMS001, Site : AO012

Available Stock: 0

Now create the SO1 with quantity ‘100’.

Create SO2 with same product and site but different quantity 921. By created these SO’s you will see by the end suggestion will get created with 1021 quantity.

Step3: MRP Processing:

Run the MRP process

Navigate to: Stock -> Reorder -> MRP Processing

Enter the Stock Site ‘AO012’ and then click on the OK button. After running the MRP processing, you will get the below log file. Refer below screen shot.

Step4: Enterprise Planning

Navigate to: Purchasing -> Supply -> Enterprise Planning -> POS Purchase Suggestions

Fig04: Enterprise Planning Screen

Select site and product and click on search button which will display results as mentioned below.

Fig05: Purchase Suggestion Screen

As we can see in the above screenshot, system created single purchase suggestion for both the above  Sales Orders.

In this way, we can create a single purchase suggestion of multiple sales order.

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