Resource Management in Primavera P6> Adding Material Resources in Primavera P6
Adding Material Resources in Primavera P6 (3m 44s)
Learn how to add Material Resources in Primavera P6 to your enterprise resource pool. This lesson will take you step-by-step through each key field that should be set up to add materials to your Primavera database.
Video: Adding Material Resources
Let me take you through the steps to add material resources to your resource dictionary. To the last type of resource that we haven’t covered yet, material resources. You can see I have a Material Resources area set up and there are few material resources in there already. We’ll be adding another type of Girder. We’ll be adding a straight 12 ft. Girder into the Material Resources pool. Here we go. Simply go ahead and click the add button. And once again we need to give it a unique ID so this will be 12ft Gird. And that’s all the information I need to enter on the general tab. There’s also not really any relevant codes I want to enter on Resource Codes tab. So we’ll carry on and go right to the Details tab. I wanted to show this because I had highlighted a material resource when I added a new one, what happens if you don’t highlight one first? This actually may end up being created as a Labor Resource. In my case it had defaulted to Material. So if you had started with the Labor Resource, it’s not a problem to simply select the type that you need. So here it’s not a labor, it is in fact a material resource.
Here’s what I wanted to show you, this pop up message. It says that by changing that resource type from Labor to Material it’s going to clear some settings and readjust some fields, are you sure? And ...