Inventory Management Ordering
Inventory Management: Ordering
The need for an order management system is often referred to as a "luxury problem." While it is true that having so many orders is a good thing, not fulfilling orders on-time or correctly can prove more costly than not having had the order in the first place.
AB&R's order managemnt solutions help increase customer satisfaction and loyalty by ensuring that customer orders are handled efficiently and accurately.
Fully Customizable Ordering Solutions
Pick Tickets - Various types: Customer, Transfer, Vendor Return, Replenishment, Pack and UnPack Kit; Ship Complete, Ship Partial or Cancel Pick Tickets; Comments/Notes to be printed on Manifest, Bill of Lading, Pick Slip, Task Work Load report; Carrier: Can be preassigned and/or determined by Routing rules; Validation of Pick Tickets - addresses etc.; Add comments for Pick Ticket Header and change print options; Add comments for Pick Ticket details; Edit comments; Capture Freight charges before shipping; Pick Tickets prioritized for allocation and picking; Mark selected Pick Tickets for reallocation; Cancel Pick Tickets and revert them back to Host; Maintain Package counts and Estimated residual Piece counts; Add/Edit Pick Ticket line items
Customers - Maintain Customer, ShipTo information; Manifests customizable for individual customers; Packing rule defined by customer; Ship label requirements defined by customer
Waving - Multiple types of Waves; Multiple picking methods - Concurrent, Paper Picking; Define Allocation method per Wave - FIFO, LIFO, Efficient; Preplan waves with defined scheduled dates and priority; Configurable criteria for grouping of PTs for waving; Rule based wave generation (auto generation); Generate waves by user criteria; Manual wave creation/release; Wave statistics; Prevent invalid PTs from being waved
Allocation - Rule based - configurable by wave type, allocation method; Version control of rules; LIFO, FIFO, Efficient methods of allocation; Allocation by FEFO; Allocation method can be overridden by SKU; Allocation of Skids, LPNs, Packages or Units; Manual allocation by user for specific SKUs; Restricts allocation of inventory by Owner; Restricts allocation to specified Lots if required; Allocate from specific zones and in particular order; Restrict allocation from specific zones; Specific allocation rules for certain classes of product; Allocate only components for Packing Kits and only kits for Unpacking Kits; Multiple pick methods: RF/RF Batch/Paper; Configurable rules to determine the picking method of tasks; Overallocate to the next Package or Case; Force picks through picklane; Auto-reallocate Pick Tickets; Issue piece picks only for less than package quantities - optional; Dynamic picklanes for temporary use
Tasks - Multiple types of tasks for Picking, Cycle Counting; Task classification (Full, Partial, Min-Max, OnDemand) for selective picking; Change priority or Cancel selected tasks
Cubing - Cube picks into cartons using rules configured by Owner, Customer, ShipTo; Use volume or dimensions for cubing; Limit units per carton (specific quantiry or standard pack quantity); Require minimum units/weight per carton; Use specific carton types only; Group like products together using SKU Packing group (any combination of SKU components such as Style, Size, Color etc.); Optimize number of containers; Define multiple carton types; Carton Types configured by ShipFrom, SoldTo, WaveType and OrderType; Define fill percentage and weight restrictions per carton
Batching - Multiple types of batches; Configurable criteria for grouping of tasks for batching; Rule based batch generation (auto generation); Generate Batches by user criteria; Manual batch creation/release; Assign, Unassign batches to users; Pause, Complete or Cancel batches; Print header/shipping labels for batch; Reprint labels by WaveNo, BatchNo or range of LPNs; Configure the choice of labels, manifests to print for each type of Batch; Paper picking reports for batches