Shop Floor Control - Bottleneck Analysis Report



Use this report to determine where scheduled production will cause a bottleneck . Base the report on whatever utilization is necessary and run it for only certain operations and through a set range of dates.  A resource that has demand that exceeds capacity is considered to be a bottleneck. The estimated starting date, actual start, and estimated completion dates are shown, along with the date required.


=>To access this menu...

      Select the Bottleneck Analysis Report from the Reports menu.


Bottleneck Analysis Report


About the Fields


In the Beginning/Ending Operation Code field...

  • Enter a valid operation code.

  • Select [Tab] or [Return] to  use the first/last operation code on record.

  • Click Click  to select from a list of all valid operation codes.

In the Beginning/Ending From Date field...

  • Enter the first/last date for the report.

  • Select [Tab] or [Return] to use the first/last date of operations.

  • Click Calendar button to use the tool to select the date.

In the Percentage field...

Enter the minimum percent of utilization to report. Any operation that is scheduled beyond this utilization will be considered a bottleneck.


Open? checkbox...

  • Mark the box to include open work orders.

  • Unmark the box to exclude open work orders.

Planned? checkbox...

  • Mark the box to include planned work orders.

  • Unmark the box to exclude planned work orders.

When finished making entries to the fields…

  • Click Save button to save the selections.
  • Click Clear Form button to clear the form and begin again.

  • Click Run Process button to run the report.

Sample Bottleneck Analysis Report

See Output Options.



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