Capacity planning and levelling

Hi,
My client has around 8 different production areas and I have created 8 different order types,production schedulers,capacity planner groups and production scheduling profiles for the same. I have also created a list profile,selection profile, graphical profile, optional profile and an overall profile with my understanding.
1. I want to see for a given production area, In the morning, the user has to take the list of work centres pertaining to his area and fix priorities. In case he wants to move certain orders to next day and want to insert new orders in place of that, how to do this?
2. How can I utilise the feature of capacity planning, to evaluate my capacity requirements for new projects?
3. I want the step by step instructions for doing the capacity levelling both in graphical/tabular forms. Also please explain the purpose of different profiles used for capacity planning like selection,option,list etc.
Regards,
Sridharan M

Dear
Capacity planning comprises the following partial components:
Capacity Evaluation
In the capacity evaluation, available capacity and capacity requirements are determined and compared with each other in lists or graphics.
You can use capacity evaluations to analyze capacity loads in your company.
Capacity leveling
The objectives of capacity leveling are:
1.     Optimal capacity commitment
2.     Selection of appropriate resources
3.     In most applications, you can use two types of planning table (graphical and tabular versions) to display the capacity situation and to carry out capacity leveling.
4.     In some applications such as Repetitive Manufacturing (PP-REM) or Sales and Operations Planning (PP-SOP), there are application-specific planning tables for capacity leveling.
The objectives of capacity leveling include:
u2022     Leveling overloads and under loads at work centers
u2022     Achieving optimum commitment of machines and production lines
u2022     Selection of appropriate resources
Dispatching Operations
Dispatching operations is the main function of capacity leveling. Operations are dispatched to the time when there is sufficient capacity for them to be executed. You can also dispatch sub-operations and work elements.

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