Why Does SIM Automatic Order Picking Not Work for RESERVE_CUSTOMER_ORDER_INVENTORY_UPON_RECEIVING=NO?
Last updated on OCTOBER 25, 2016
Applies to:Oracle Retail Store Inventory Management - Version 14.1.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
In Store Inventory Management (SIM) version 14.1.2, automatic order picking does not work when RESERVE_CUSTOMER_ORDER_INVENTORY_UPON_RECEIVING=NO. Why is this?
The scenario is described below:
Customer orders items A, B, C.
Items A and B are available on the fulfillment store. For item C, however, a transfer related to the customer order must be created from another (sourcing) store.
On the fulfillment store we have the following SIM store parameters set:
Order Management System (OMS) sends the order to SIM for items A, B, C. All of them are immediately reserved (when recorded in SIM), and items A and B can be picked (as the inventory is available).
For item C, the transfer is created, so it is shipped from the sourcing store to the fulfillment store.
When receiving item C we would like to have automatic picking (available in SIM). But automatic picking does not work in this case. FUL_ORD_LINE_ITEM.QUANTITY_PICKED is not updated according to the transfer received quantity.
Automatic picking works with RESERVE_CUSTOMER_ORDER_INVENTORY_UPON_RECEIVING=YES, but in this case items A and B are not immediately reserved, so cannot be picked.
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