Setting up the VAPS

How to set the parameters for EMAD calculation

Two settings are needed for doing an EMAD calculation

When you want to setup an EMAD (= Earliest Material Availability Date) calculation, you need two settings:

  1. Define the "Look ahead window" i.e. specifiy how far from now (= today) you would like to make the allocation of  component supply to component demand. This is done in the "VAPS Setup":

    VAPS-open setup

  2. Define which kind of demand type should get supplied first, second, third etc. This is done in the "EMAD Demand" dialog under "Manage -> Edit List". Here you can also change the priority order: