Multi-level trial kitting
Multi-Level Trial Kitting provides an alternative to Material Requirements Planning and is an attempt to emulate the manual method used by build-to-order companies to build a finished item: the drawing office provides a list of components for each sub-assembly and component and the Kardex information is used to determine which jobs and purchase orders must be raised, taking into account the stock on hand.
It enables you to establish which jobs need to be raised through several levels of a structure as well as the purchasing requirements required to complete the build. All sub-assemblies and components are processed, multiplying the quantity per by the net requirement of the parent. This is then compared to the net quantities on hand to determine the shortages.