Maximum Order Quantity Field, Item Table

Specifies a maximum allowable quantity for an item order proposal.

Use, for example, if the item is delivered in a fixed transportation unit, such as a container, which you want to be fully utilized.

Additional Information

Once the need for replenishment has been detected and the lot size has been adjusted to meet the specified reordering policy, the quantity is decreased if it is required to meet the maximum order quantity that you define for the item.

If additional requirements remain, then new orders are calculated to meet them.

You generally use this field with a make-to-stock manufacturing policy.


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Parent Tables

Table Location
Item Table Inventory

See Also


Reordering Policy
Manufacturing Policy
Item Card
Stockkeeping Unit

Other Resources

Design Details: Planning Parameters
Design Details: Handling Reordering Policies