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Practice - Performing Simulation

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Practice - Performing Simulation
Please mention lab identifier 3EBF in course evaluation comments.

Overview
This practice covers performing simulation.

Tasks
Responsibility = Advanced Supply Chain Planner

1. Navigate to the Planner Workbench window.

2. Select plan XX_ECC.

Creating a Bookmark

3. Create a bookmark named xxExceptionsBookmark to keep track of the changes you are
going to make later in this practice.

Highlight your XX_ECC plan in the Navigator.

Choose Plan from the menu toolbar and select Add Undo Bookmark (M) Plan > Add
Undo bookmark.

Name the bookmark xxExceptionsBookmark and select OK.

4. Verify the bookmark was created. Choose Plan from the menu toolbar and select Undo
Summary (M) Plan > Undo Summary.

5. The Undo Summary window displays with your newly created bookmark as the first row.

Close out of the Undo Summary window.

Starting the Online Planner

6. Start the Online Planner for your XX_ECC plan.


Please coordinate this task with the instructor and the other students in the course. Only one
student needs to perform this task.

Highlight your XX_ECC plan in the Navigator.

7. Start the Online Planner.

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Select Plan from the menu toolbar and choose Start Online Planner (M) Plan > Start
Online Planner.

Make note of the Request ID and select OK.

8. You may receive a Caution window about the Concurrent Manager. Select OK if you do.

9. The Online Planner Status window displays. While the online planner loads the data into
memory, you will see the Online Planner Status window.

When the session is ready for planning (the green light is on), close the Online Planner
Status window.

Reviewing Exception Messages

10. Review exception messages for your XXDecision plan. Navigate to the Exception Details
window for Orders sourced from alternate supplier. Review the Item and Supply/Demand
information for the first exception message listed.

11. Verify your XXDecision plan is highlighted in the Navigator and that you are on the Actions
view.

12. Double click on Substitutes and Alternate Used in the Exception Summary window.

13. Double click on Order sourced from alternate supplier.

14. Review the Item and Supply/Demand information for the first exception message listed.

15. Select Items. You are now in the Items window. Review the Item information.

16. Select Sources. You are now in the Sources window. You can see that item CM66321 in
organization M1 is sourced by both Allied Manufacturing and Industrial Dressler.

17. Close out of the Sources window and the Items windows so you are back on the Exception
Details window.

18. Click Supply/Demand. You are now in the Supply window.

19. You can see a planner order for item CM66321 in organization M1 for a quantity of 596. You
can also review the pegging information by expanding the tree in the lower pane of the
window.

20. Remain in the Supply window.

Adding a New Planned Order

21. Add a new planned order for item CM66321 in the Supply window using the following
information:

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Org TST:M1

Item CM66321

Order Type Planned Order

New Date Todays date

New Qty 100

22. While still in the Supply window click the New icon in the upper left corner of the toolbar.

23. Add a new planned order for item CM66321 using the following information:

Org TST:M1

Item CM66321

Order Type Planned Order

New Date Todays date

New Qty 100

24. Save your work.

25. Exit out of the Supply window so you are back in the Exception Details window.

Adding Capacity

26. Add capacity for supplier Industrial Dressler. Increase capacity to 500 for the appropriate
time period.

27. While in the Exception Details window click Suppliers.

28. Change the capacity for those time periods to 500.

29. Save your work.

30. Close out of the Supplier Capacity window and the Exception Details window. You should
now be in the Planner Workbench on the Actions tab.

Using the Undo Summary Window

31. Review the changes you have made using the Undo Summary window. Also review the
details for the supplier capacity update.

32. Navigate to the Undo Summary window by choosing Plan from the menu and selecting Undo
Summary (M) Plan > Undo Summary.

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33. The Undo Summary window displays.

34. You should see your two changes as the first two rows above the start online planner and
bookmark rows.

35. Review the detail for the supplier capacity update.

36. Click Detail in the Undo Summary window.

37. You can see that you increased the capacity for supplier Industrial Dressler from 200 to 500.

38. Close the Undo Detail window and the Undo Summary window so you are back in the
Planner Workbench on the Actions tab.

Running the Batch Replan

39. Run the Batch Replan to see how the new planned order and the increased supplier capacity
will affect your XX_ECC plan.

40. Choose Plan from the menu toolbar and select Batch Replan (M) Plan > Batch Replan.

41. Note the Request ID and click OK.

42. Verify the job completed normally (M) View > Requests.

43. If the job errors out you will not be able to complete steps 5, 6, and 7. Move to Task 9 if your
job does not complete normally.

44. Evaluate and compare the Constraind with the XX_ECC plan.

45. Highlight both the Constraind plan and the XX_ECC plan in the Navigator and click on the
Actions tab.

46. Look at the exception message count totals for both plans.

Stopping the Online Planner

47. Once you are done making changes and running simulations you need to stop the Online
Planner.
Note: Please coordinate this task with the instructor and the other students in the course.
Only one student needs to perform this task.

48. Choose Plan from the menu toolbar and select Stop Online Planner (M) Plan > Stop Online
Planner.

49. Click OK in the Caution window to stop the online planner.

50. Release the rescheduled order from the simulation.

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51. View the Plan Comparison Report between plan Constraind and plan XX_ECC.

52. View the rescheduled orders.

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Solution Performing Simulation
Responsibility = Advanced Supply Chain Planner

Organization:Instance = TST:M1

1. Navigate to the Planner Workbench window.


(N) Supply Chain Plan > Workbench

2. Select plan XX_ECC.


View by = Items

Expand the Plans directory

Select plan XX_ECC

Creating a Bookmark

3. In these steps you create a bookmark named xxExceptionsBookmark to keep track of the
changes you are going to make later in this practice.

Highlight your XX_ECC plan in the Navigator.

Choose Plan from the menu toolbar, and then select Add Undo Bookmark.
(M) Plan > Add Undo bookmark.

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The Add Bookmark window appears.

Name the bookmark xxExceptionsBookmark and select OK.

4. Verify the bookmark was created. Choose Plan from the menu toolbar and select Undo
Summary.
(M) Plan > Undo Summary.

5. The Undo Summary window displays with your newly created bookmark as the first row.

Close out of the Undo Summary window.

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Starting the Online Planner

6. Start the Online Planner for your XX_ECC plan.


Please coordinate this task with the instructor and the other students in the course. Only one
student needs to perform this task.

Highlight your XX_ECC plan in the Navigator.

7. Start the Online Planner.

Select Plan from the menu toolbar and choose Start Online Planner.
(M) Plan > Start Online Planner.

Note the Request ID, and then click (B) OK. _______________________

8. You may receive a Caution window about the Concurrent Manager. Select OK if you do.

9. The Online Planner Status window displays. While the online planner loads the data into
memory, you will see the Online Planner Status window.

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When the session is ready for planning (the green light is on), close the Online Planner
Status window.

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Reviewing Exception Messages

10. Review exception messages for your XX_ECC plan. Navigate to the Exception Details
window for Orders sourced from alternate supplier. Review the Item and Supply/Demand
information for the first exception message listed.

Verify your XX_ECC plan is highlighted in the Navigator and that you are on the
Actions view.

Right click your plan, and then from the right-click menu, select Exceptions > Summary.

The Summary window appears.

11. Double click Substitutes and Alternate Used in the Exception Summary window.

12. Double click on Order sourced from alternate supplier.

13. Review the Item and Supply/Demand information for the first exception message listed.

14. Select Items. You are now in the Items window. Review the Item information.

15. Select Sources. You are now in the Sources window. You can see that item CM66321 in
organization M1 is sourced by both Allied Manufacturing and Industrial Dressler.

16. Close out of the Sources window and the Items windows so you are back on the Exception
Details window.

17. Click Supply/Demand. You are now in the Supply window.

18. You can see a planner order for item CM66321 in organization M1 for a quantity of 596. You
can also review the pegging information by expanding the tree in the lower pane of the
window.

19. Remain in the Supply window.

Adding a New Planned Order

30. Add a new planned order for item CM66321 in the Supply window using the following
information:

Org TST:M1

Item CM66321

Order Type Planned Order

New Date Todays date

New Qty 100

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31. While still in the Supply window click the New icon in the upper left corner of the toolbar.

32. Add a new planned order for item CM66321 using the following information:

Org TST:M1

Item CM66321

Order Type Planned Order

New Date Todays date

New Qty 100

33. Save your work.

34. Exit out of the Supply window so you are back in the Exception Details window.

Adding Capacity

35. Add capacity for supplier Industrial Dressler. Increase capacity to 500 for the appropriate
time period.

36. While in the Exception Details window click Suppliers.

37. Change the capacity for those time periods to 500.

38. Save your work.

39. Close out of the Supplier Capacity window and the Exception Details window. You should
now be in the Planner Workbench on the Actions tab.

Using the Undo Summary Window

40. Review the changes you have made using the Undo Summary window. Also review the
details for the supplier capacity update.

41. Navigate to the Undo Summary window by choosing Plan from the menu and selecting
Undo Summary (M) Plan > Undo Summary.

42. The Undo Summary window displays.

43. You should see your two changes as the first two rows above the start online planner and
bookmark rows.

44. Review the detail for the supplier capacity update.

45. Click Detail in the Undo Summary window.

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46. You can see that you increased the capacity for supplier Industrial Dressler from 200 to 500.

47. Close the Undo Detail window and the Undo Summary window so you are back in the
Planner Workbench on the Actions tab.

Running the Batch Replan

48. Run the Batch Replan to see how the new planned order and the increased supplier capacity
will affect your XX_ECC plan.

49. Choose Plan from the menu toolbar and select Batch Replan (M) Plan > Batch Replan.

50. Note the Request ID and click OK.

51. Verify the job completed normally (M) View > Requests.

52. If the job errors out you will not be able to complete steps 5, 6, and 7. Move to Task 9 if
your job does not complete normally.

53. Evaluate and compare the Constraind with the XX_ECC plan.

54. Highlight both the Constraind plan and the XX_ECC plan in the Navigator and click on the
Actions tab.

55. Look at the exception message count totals for both plans.

Stopping the Online Planner

56. Once you are done making changes and running simulations you need to stop the Online
Planner.

Note: Please coordinate this task with the instructor and the other students in the course. Only
one student needs to perform this task.

57. Choose Plan from the menu toolbar and select Stop Online Planner (M) Plan > Stop Online
Planner.

58. Click OK in the Caution window to stop the online planner.

59. Release the rescheduled order from the simulation.


(N) Supply Chain Plan > Workbench
Navigate to the Planner Workbench navigator
View by = Items
Expand plan XX_ECC
Expand organization M1
Expand item category COMPONENT.ELECTRICAL
Select item CM66321
Click the Supply/Demand icon

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(N) Tools > Supply
Select the rescheduled orders
Select For Release

60. View the Plan Comparison Report between plan Constraind and plan XX_ECC.
(N) Reports > Plan Comparison Report > Plan Comparison
Plan A = Constraind
Plan B = XX_ECC

61. View the rescheduled orders.


(N) Supply Chain Plan > Workbench
Navigate to the Planner Workbench navigator
View by = Items
Expand plan XX_ECC
Expand organization M1
Expand item category COMPONENT.ELECTRICAL
Select item CM66321
Click the Supply/Demand icon
(N) Tools > Supply
View the rescheduled orders

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