The production supply and removal includes the logistical handling of material provision for and the removal of finished goods from production. Supply and removal of material for production usually require specific handling in the warehouse. Differences compared to the processing of delivery orders for distribution result e.g. regarding the following aspects:
This can be followed by WMS-supported restorage of finished goods or of residual quantities that have not been consumed. Additional functionalities in the production supply and removal areas are:
More complex production requirements, especially those regarding planning activities, are usually managed using a production planning and control system (PPC) or corresponding modules in the ERP system. In addition, there are functional overlaps with or similarities to logistical added value services.
Production supply and removal