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January 22, 2016

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Demand to Build
This business flow outlines how a company analyzes or anticipates demand, and translates that demand into a production plan.

Oracle Demand to Build Cycle
Oracle Demand to Build Cycle


This flow involves the following products:
Advanced Supply Chain Planning (ASCP)/Material Requirements Planning (MRP): Creates constraint-based or optimized plans and requisitions (purchase or internal) to replenish Inventory.
Cost Management: Supplies cost information for optimized planning.
Oracle Work in Progress (WIP): Uses discrete, project, repetitive, assemble-to-order, work-order-less, or a combination of manufacturing methods. Inquiries and reports provide a complete picture of transactions, materials, resources, costs, and job and schedule progress.
Capacity: Calculates your capacity load ratio by resource or production line, thereby ensuring that you have sufficient capacity to meet your production requirements.
Bills of Material (BOM): Stores lists of items associated with a parent item and information about how each item is related to its parent.

Purchasing/iProcurement: Requisitions are received from Inventory and ASCP/MRP. Procures goods and services, and records periodic and perpetual accruals.
Inventory: Sets up inventory/expense items and records inventory activity such as receipts of inventory, returns, and corrections.
Order Management: Demand is based on sales orders.