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.
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.