Basics of the VPS

The Production Order View

In the Production Order View, the production orders are displayed categorized by their status.

 

VPS_PO_View

The elements of the Production Order View in detail

Bars

Each operation of a Production Order is represented by a bar the color of which depending of the order's category during work times and a few shadings brighter during non-working times (also see below "Calendar"). 

The following information can be gathered from optical indicators:

  • Currently marked operation: 

VPS_Currently_Marked_Operation-1

  • Operation changed but not saved yet 

VPS_Operation_Changed_but_not_Saved

  • Violated due date

Operation_Violation_Due_Date

    Categories

    The colors of the bars depend on the status the production order is categorized by since the categories are indicated by different colors:

    VPS_Categories

    Calendar

    A calendar in the background of the Gantt chart shows non-working times in grey, working times in white. By clicking the according menu items, non-working periods can either be hidden or shown.

    VPS_show_hide_calendar

    Progress

    Based on the settings you have specified in the "Setup" dialog, you can display a progress bar for production order routing lines of released production orders, the color of the progress bar depending on the routing status and the percentage of completion:   

    • Status “finished”: black

             VPS_progress_bar_finished

    • Status “none”, “planned”, “in progress”:
      • Progress by quantity / by time < 100% : grey

                     VPS_progress_bar_grey

      • Progress by quantity / by time (i.e. you have posted more than initially planned) > 100%: red

                    VPS_progress_bar_red

    Links

    Links are shown after having clicked the desired production order or production order line as described below:

    • between operations of one production order line
    VPS_Links_Between_Operations
    • between production order lines (make-to order)
    VPS_LinksBetweenPOLs_small
    • between Production orders
    VPS_LinksBetweenPOs

    Workdate

    A vertical line in the chart indicates the workdate as having been set in Dynamics 365 Business Central.

    VPS_WorkDate

    Due date

    The due date of a production order is represented in the VPS by a diamond-shaped symbol, turning red, when the due date is exceeded.

    VPS_Due_Date