Operations Definition: Operations management is the activity of managing the resources which are devoted to the production and delivery of products and services.

Operations Function: The arrangement of resources that are devoted to the production and delivery of products and services.

360° Strategic Asset Management - Operations Management Processes

Operations planning Functionalities

The following is a graphical view of the functionalities for operations planning.

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Operations Register Features

Operations Register has the following main features:

Task

Description

Operation Register New

Create a new operation register record with the create wizard.

Freight Resources

Create new Freight resources for the operations order.

Execution Specific

Enter and view information about the specific work order line for the execution record selected.

Operation route

Enter and view information about operations route detail for the specific work order line.

Resource lines

The purpose of this form is to allow you to do feedback on the actual resource usage for the selected work order. Feedback is the mechanism by which you tell what actually occurred during the progress of the work order. During actual execution of work, variances will occur between the budgeted items and what actually gets consumed.

Setup

Define the execution characteristics, execution actions, permit, ageing, exchange and additional information on a execution specific line.

Create

Create new Execution, Failure or Incident record from the execution specific line.

Process

The main purpose of this function is to provide feedback on events in progress. Feedback can be done on all resources linked to an event. As well as the posting of operations journal postings and reserve of stock.

Enquiries

Enquiries of all Budget vs. Actual calculations; transactions and job card reports.

Status

Changing of execution specific status, route leg status and the record status.