Assign Quantity will suggest moving a Shipment Date, if it mean the quantity can be assigned completely

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Presenter: Sune Lohse, Chief Strategy Officer

With the Assign Quantity, the system will suggest moving sales order line if you cannot fulfill the complete quantity on the date you enter.

Let’s take an example of this.

If I have my sales order line, I create a new item on a specific date.

And we’ll take the example here on April 15. Like this.

Because I know my inventory profile here, if I’m looking at the graphical profile for this item, meaning how does this item look, I know that in the middle of April, somewhere here, my inventory is only 11.

So, the consequences of this line, if I enter, for instance, 20 pieces, would be that my inventory goes to minus, and thereby I can’t assign the full quantity if I should be able to fulfill all the other demands.

But on the other hand, I know my end inventory is actually positive.

So, what would I like to do to assign less in April or to move the demand? Now the system will calculate like this.

There’s a setup where you can determine a period that it should look ahead.

And in this scenario and in the standard setup, it will suggest two months or look two months ahead.

Meaning if I’m entering 20 pieces, it will say, we don’t have enough to assign, would you like to move it till the first possible day where you can assign the full quantity? In this scenario, in June, and if you say yes, it will assign the full quantity and move the date till the beginning of June, where it’s possible.

If you have said no, it will just have assigned the seven pieces.

This way it helps the salesperson who takes up the order to see what is actually possible.