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E1: 42: Inventory Commitments In Sales FAQ (R42995/P4210/P42101/R42118/P42117/R42520) (Doc ID 1481285.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 31, 2018

Applies to:

JD Edwards EnterpriseOne CRM Sales Order Entry - Version XE and later
JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Sales Order Processing - Version XE and later
JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Sales Order Entry - Version XE and later
JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Sales Order Management - Version XE and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

This document provides answers to frequently asked questions on Commitments in EnterpriseOne software.

For an overview of the Commitments in EnterpriseOne software, please see Document 625559.1 - E1: 42: Inventory Commitments In Sales (R42995/P4210/P42101/R42118/P42117/R42520)

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Purpose
Questions and Answers
 Changing or Moving Commitments
 Question 1: Can inventory that is hard committed to one sales order be transferred to a different order?
 Question 2: How can a hard committed sales order detail line be changed back to soft committed?
 Question 3: Can the Inventory Transfer (P4113) program be used to transfer a sales order quantity from a hard committed stocking location to a different shipping location in the warehouse?
 Availability Checking
 Question 1: Where is availability checking turned on and how are commitments impacted by availability checking settings?
 Backorders
 Question 1: When is inventory hard committed at Sales Order Entry vs. Backordered? 
 Inventory Commitment Methods
 Question 1: Can the commitment method be changed from Lowest Lot Number Method (Commitment method 2) to Using Lot Date (Commitment method 3)?
 Question 2: Is it possible to use First In First Out (FIFO) for stock items? How this can be set up?
 Question 3: When printing pick slips and hard committing by lot expiration date, what method is used to select a lot if there are multiple lots with the same expiration date?
 Question 4: Why is the primary location hard committed to the order when Commitment Method is 1 (Location with the Most Quantity) and it is not the location with most quantity?
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