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Why use Shortage on Demand Orders?
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An intermediate video requires some previous experience with Business Central, but it is still easily accessible to most people. Intermediate The "Whys" focus on how your business needs can be supported with the erp-solution. The topic is visualized - not demonstrated. The Whys This video includes functionality from the app "Shortage on Demand Orders" which is available at Microsoft AppSource. Click to visit AppSource. Shortage on Demand Orders
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Presenter: Sune Lohse, Chief Strategy Officer

When you calculate the shortage status on a production order, it displays the shortest status on the production order line and the production order header, but actually what it did was to run through all the component line and calculate the shortage status on the production order component.

This is what happens in the video

Of course, the production order line is a supply and not a demand, and therefore, it doesn’t make sense to speak about shortage status.

So if it’s a conflict production, it has been running through the production order line figuring out if there’s a status or a conflict on one of those and then it rolls up the worst shortage data. So it’s possible to click the field and drill down the production order line to see the different shortage statuses on the component line. In this way, you can drill down the hierarchy and actually accumulate the shortage status.

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