Work Station Type Details

The work station details page, accessible from Production planning -> Work station types, shows the configuration and information of a work station. A work station type is a group of similar work stations.

This page allows:

  • editing the general properties of a work station,
  • adding custom holidays,
  • specifying custom working hours,
  • specifying the work station type's color.

Jump to:

  1. What is a work station type?
  2. What is a work station?
  3. What are work station type's properties?

Work station type's properties

  • Number is the unique code for this type of work stations.
  • Name is the name of the type.
  • Number of instances is used only during type creation. It allows to create several work stations of that type automatically.
  • Hourly rate is used only during type creation. It allows to assign a hourly rate to all automatically created work station types. Once the work station type is saved, the hourly rate can be edited from work station details at Production planning -> Work stations.
  • Custom working hours provides an option to define custom working hours different from those defined for the company under Settings -> System settings -> Work hours.
  • Custom holidays provides an option to define custom free days different from those defined for the company under Settings -> System settings -> Holydays.
  • Color is the the color for operations that are performed on work stations of that type in the following calendars:
    - The Gantt chart at Production planning -> Production schedule -> Gantt chart
    - The master production schedule of all work stations at Production planning -> Production schedule -> All work stations summary reports: Calendar