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WS: 41: FAQ: Lot Processing (Doc ID 1576120.1)

Last updated on MAY 22, 2023

Applies to:

JD Edwards World Inventory Management - Version A7.3 cume 4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


 To address frequently asked questions pertaining to Lot Processing in the World Supply Chain applications.

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Questions and Answers
 Question 1:  Is there a report that will identify lot controlled items in inventory that have exceeded their expiration date?
 Question 2:  How do you delete expired lots?
 Question 3:  What is the best way to purge records from the Lot Master file (F4108)?
 Question 4:  What causes the system to write a record to the Item Ledger with an IZ Document Type?
 Question 5:  Can you update the Reason Code for a lot status change after you've made the change?
 Question 6:  Does the system track changes to the expiration date for a lot?
 Question 7:  How is the Based on Date established for a Lot Master record?
 Question 8:  Why do % Life Remaining and Days Until Expire display as zero in Summary Availability (P41202) and Lot Master Revisions (P4108)?
 Question 9:  How are the new lot dates (Best By, Sell By, Effective, User Defined) populated in Lot Date Revisions (P41081)?
 Question 10:  Is there a way to set up a customer to prohibit the shipment of product that has surpassed the Sell By date?
 Question 11:  Is there a way to protect the Lot Status Code field (LOTS) in Item Location Information (P41024)?
 Question 12:  Why do some programs have a processing option to choose between a 12 and 15 character Lot Number field while other programs do not?
 Question 13:  How do you add a lot number to or remove a lot number from existing inventory?
 Question 14:  What causes the Error 579X - Invalid Lot Date?
 Question 15:  Is there a conversion program to populate the new date fields (on-hand, effective, etc.) in the Lot Master file (F4108) as of the A9.2 or A9.3 releases?
 Question 16: In A73.16 and below, the manufacturing Issues (P31113) program allows an expired lot to be issued to a work order.
 Question 17: Can lot number Next Numbering be set up by company? 
 Question 18: Is there a program within M&D that will change the Lot Effective Date ((ETDJ) or Lot Expiration Date (MMEJ)?
 Question 19: Is a negative value allowed in the Manufacturing (LEDD) and Purchasing (PEFD) Effective Date for Lot Information?
 Question 20: Can the system partially hold quantities in a location/ lot? If not, is there is a workaround?

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