ASCP Collection Methods

Oracle ASCP Collection Methods:

There are three ways data can be collected into Oracle ASCP or APS or Value Chain Planning suite.

1) Standard Collections:

  • Complete Refresh: In this all existing collected data will be purged and new data is imported.
  • Targeted Refresh: Similar to Complete Refresh but for each object. You can selectively choose which objects require completed refresh, only those targeted objects will be refreshed.
  • Net Change refresh: Imports only the changes that happened since last refresh. This methods work for supply / demand changes.

Objects supported under Net change mode.

  • Sales Orders
  • Reservations
  • Master Production Schedules demands
  • Master Demand Schedules demands
  • WIP Component Demands
  • WIP repetitive item demands
  • Forecast demands
  • User demands
  • Master production schedule supplies
  • User supplies
  • Purchase Order Supplies
  • On-hand supplies
  • Work orders in Oracle WIP
  • Resource availability
  • Supplier capacity
  • Bill of Material
  • Routing Operations
  • Components needed for Routing
  • Resources attached to Routing
  • Resource requirements for WIP Jobs
  • Resources for WIP Jobs
  • Items
  • Item categories
  • Capacity

Not supported objects for Net change Method

  • Category sets
  • Default item category
  • Simulation sets
  • Department resources
  • Resource shift setup
  • Hard reservations
  • Projects or project tasks
  • UOM
  • Sourcing rules
  • Bills of Resources
  • Calendars
  • Shipping networks
  • Parameters
  • Planners
  • Suppliers
  • Resource groups
  • Demand classes
  • Available To Promise rules
  • Trading Partners

2) Continuous Collections:

Continuous collections systematically decides whether to run targeted refresh or net change based on a given threshold value (parameter). It runs based on snapshot data.

3) Legacy Collections:

This method is useful to import data from non-oracle ERP systems. Data is imported from flat files or from staging tables. Oracle provides the templates for each data/transaction objects, if data uploaded in that format, oracle imports data into planning server.

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