This section provides overviews of the Production planning business process components, lists the forms associated with each business process component, and discusses the tasks associated with each business process component.

Finalize engineering

Schedule production activities

Issue materials

Produce and test, including subcontracting

Release product for delivery

Calculate production costs

Analyze production costs

Production business process component forms

The following table lists the forms that support the Production business process component. The table entries are organized by business process component task and then alphabetically by form name.

Note Note

Some forms in the following table require information or parameter settings to navigate to them.

Business process component task

Form name


Finalize engineering

Create production order

Create and define a new production order.

Schedule production activities

Job scheduling

Production - Job scheduling- Create and run a job schedule.

Operations scheduling

Production - Operations scheduling- Create and run an operations schedule.

Issue materials


Production - Release- Release production orders that are ready for the shop floor.

Produce and test incl. subcontracting


Production - Start- Send production orders into production on the shop floor.

Release product for delivery

Bills of materials

View posted or unposted inventory transactions.

Report as finished

Report BOM as finished- Report a bill of materials as finished.

Calculate production costs


Production - End- Finish production orders and assign them the status.


Production - Estimation- Select a production order and run an estimate of how much it will consume in material and capacity costs.

Analyze production costs

Price calculation

Production - Price calculation- Calculate the estimated cost and sales prices for production lines.

Production posting

View a list of posted production orders.

Variance form

Analyze the production variances.