E1: 46: Warehouse Management Overview (G4641, G46311, F4602, R46171)
(Doc ID 2100627.1)
Last updated on MARCH 12, 2021
Warehouses have an important role at several different levels of the supply chain. The types of warehousing operations and how the Warehouse Management system can be used to effectively solve typical business problems should be very well understood in order to evaluate the critical role that effective warehouse management plays in the distribution industry.
The Warehouse Management system controls many aspects of warehouse operations, from receiving and storing items to retrieving and shipping them. Warehouses can be designed to make the most of the available space, employees' time, and the unique storage requirements of the goods stored. Each warehouse can be structured in almost limitless detail, so the exact location of everything, the exact quantity on hand, and the exact quantity that is available are always up to date. This detail allows the maintenance of a continuous flow of goods and offers the competitive edge in delivering goods to customers quickly and efficiently.
This document describes how to setup EnterpriseOne to use many of the processes executed in the warehousing module. It describes the setup, shows examples and gives information on how the functionality works.
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