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Oracle Warehouse ManagementImplementation Guide

Release 11i

July 2002 Part No. A90844-02

Oracle Warehouse Management Implementation Guide, Release 11i Part No. A90844-02 Copyright 1994, 2002, Oracle Corporation. All rights reserved. Author: John Brazier Contributors: David Reitan Aditya Bhelande, Jennifer Sherman, Alan Sarver, Paul Taylor, David Wertheimer, and

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ContentsSend Us Your Comments ................................................................................................................ xxv Preface....................................................................................................................................................... xxviiAudience for This Guide ................................................................................................................. How To Use This Guide .................................................................................................................. Other Information Sources .............................................................................................................. User Guides Related to This Product.............................................................................................. Do Not Use Database Tools to Modify Oracle Applications Data ............................................ About Oracle ..................................................................................................................................... Your Feedback.................................................................................................................................. xxvii xxvii xxviii xxix xxxv xxxv xxxvi

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Sample Warehouse SetupOverview .............................................................................................................................................. Scenario................................................................................................................................................. Receiving........................................................................................................................................ Put Away From Receipt ....................................................................................................... Replenishment .............................................................................................................................. Wave Planning .............................................................................................................................. Picking for Sales Orders .............................................................................................................. Labeling.......................................................................................................................................... Shipping Execution .................................................................................................................... Initial Setup ................................................................................................................................. Subinventory Setup .................................................................................................................... Subinventories ..................................................................................................................... 1-1 1-1 1-2 1-3 1-4 1-5 1-8 1-9 1-10 1-10 1-11 1-11

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Rules Setup .................................................................................................................................. Overall Setup........................................................................................................................ Pick Strategy Search Order ................................................................................................ Pick Strategy ......................................................................................................................... Pick Rule Definition ............................................................................................................ Putaway Strategy Search Order ........................................................................................ Putaway Strategies .............................................................................................................. Putaway Rule Definition .................................................................................................... Default put away rule .................................................................................................. EACH dedicated locator.............................................................................................. CASE dedicated locator............................................................................................... Failed inspection to MRB ............................................................................................ BULK minimize fragmentation .................................................................................. MRB put away .............................................................................................................. BULK empty locator .................................................................................................... Alternate Setup .................................................................................................................... Task Type Setup................................................................................................................... Resource Definition .................................................................................................................... Department Setup................................................................................................................ Standard Task Types .................................................................................................................. Task Type Rules .......................................................................................................................... Each Replenishment..................................................................................................... Case Replenishment..................................................................................................... Each Pick........................................................................................................................ Case Pick ........................................................................................................................ Bulk Pick ........................................................................................................................ Label Setup .................................................................................................................................. LPN Summary Label........................................................................................................... Shipping Content Label ...................................................................................................... FedEx Shipping Summary .......................................................................................... Output ................................................................................................................................... Operation............................................................................................................................................ Additional Features .......................................................................................................................... Pick Methodology................................................................................................................ Cartonization........................................................................................................................

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Crossdocking........................................................................................................................ Lot & Serial Attributes ........................................................................................................ Lot Transactions & Genealogy .......................................................................................... Dispatched Cycle Counts ................................................................................................... Consolidation Support........................................................................................................ Dock Management .............................................................................................................. Cost Groups.......................................................................................................................... Material Status ..................................................................................................................... Material Handling Device Integration ............................................................................. Directed Picking for Manufacturing................................................................................. Directed Completion for Manufacturing .........................................................................

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Setting UpOverview of WMS Setup .................................................................................................................. Oracle Applications Technology and the Implementation Wizard............................... See Also................................................................................................................................... Related Product Setup ....................................................................................................................... Oracle Inventory .................................................................................................................... Oracle Bills of Material ......................................................................................................... Oracle Purchasing ................................................................................................................. Oracle Cost Management ..................................................................................................... Oracle Order Management .................................................................................................. Oracle Work In Process ........................................................................................................ Oracle Warehouse Management Setup Overview ....................................................................... Setting Up the Oracle Warehouse Management System ............................................................ Setup Check List ........................................................................................................................... Warehouse Setup .......................................................................................................................... How to Set Up Warehouse Organizations....................................................................... Set Up Subinventory Parameters ...................................................................................... Set Up Locator Parameters................................................................................................. Setting Up Dock Door to Staging Lane Relationships ................................................... Material Setup ............................................................................................................................. Set Up Item Attributes ........................................................................................................ Set Up Material Statuses..................................................................................................... Set Up Lot and Serial Attributes ....................................................................................... 2-2 2-2 2-3 2-3 2-3 2-3 2-3 2-3 2-4 2-4 2-4 2-5 2-6 2-9 2-11 2-14 2-17 2-19 2-22 2-23 2-27 2-29

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Task Management Setup ........................................................................................................... Set Up Warehouse Employee Resources.......................................................................... Set up or Verify Equipment Items..................................................................................... Set Up Equipment Resources............................................................................................. Set Up Warehouse Task Types .......................................................................................... Set Up Departments ............................................................................................................ Set Up Task Type Assignment Rules................................................................................ Compliance Labeling Setup ...................................................................................................... Describing Customer Labeling Requirements ................................................................ Setting Up Labels................................................................................................................. Cost Group Setup ....................................................................................................................... Cost Groups Overview ....................................................................................................... Setting Up Cost Groups...................................................................................................... Setting Up Cost Group Assignment Rules ...................................................................... Inbound Setup ............................................................................................................................. Setting Up Receiving Parameters ...................................................................................... Setting Up Put Away Rules................................................................................................ Outbound Setup.......................................................................................................................... Setting Up Cartonization .................................................................................................... Defining Pick Methodologies ............................................................................................ Setting Up Pick Wave Rules............................................................................................... Defining Shipping Parameters .......................................................................................... Setting Up Picking Rules ....................................................................................................

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Advanced Lot ControlLot Split/Merge & Lot Genealogy.................................................................................................... Overview........................................................................................................................................ Functional/Business Flow Description ........................................................................................... Lot Split / Merge .......................................................................................................................... Functional Area............................................................................................................................. Lot Splitting Features ............................................................................................................ Full and Partial Split Support .............................................................................................. Support Splitting Loose and Packed in LPN Material ............................................................ Support Autosplit and Manual Split .................................................................................. Lot Attributes ......................................................................................................................... 3-2 3-2 3-3 3-3 3-3 3-3 3-3 3-4 3-4 3-4

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Lot Merging Features ......................................................................................................................... Support Full and Partial Merge .................................................................................................. Support Merging Loose and Packed Material in LPN ............................................................ Lot Attributes ......................................................................................................................... Lot Genealogy ............................................................................................................................... Setup...................................................................................................................................................... Lot Split/Merge ............................................................................................................................ Item Level Control ................................................................................................................ Lot Level control.................................................................................................................... Lot Genealogy ............................................................................................................................... Examples............................................................................................................................................... Lot Split .......................................................................................................................................... Manual Lot Split .................................................................................................................... Auto Lot Split ................................................................................................................................ Lot Merge....................................................................................................................................... Common Problems ............................................................................................................................. Debugging Notes ................................................................................................................................ Frequently Asked Questions ............................................................................................................

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Lot and Serial AttributesLot/Serial Attributes........................................................................................................................... High Level Overview................................................................................................................... What are lot attributes? ........................................................................................................ What are serial attributes?.................................................................................................... Functional/Business Flow Description ..................................................................................... Types of Attributes ....................................................................................................................... Date Attributes....................................................................................................................... Character Attributes.............................................................................................................. Numeric Attributes ............................................................................................................... Attribute Functionality ................................................................................................................ Populate Attributes ............................................................................................................... Desktop functionality ........................................................................................................... Mobile functionality.............................................................................................................. Desktop functionality ........................................................................................................... Mobile functionality.............................................................................................................. 4-2 4-2 4-2 4-2 4-2 4-4 4-4 4-5 4-5 4-7 4-7 4-7 4-8 4-9 4-9

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Use Attributes ........................................................................................................................ Fulfilling sales orders based on lot and serial attributes ................................................. Transfer attributes with lot or serial number .................................................................. Defaulting lot attributes when lots are split and merged.............................................. Populating lot and serial attributes during cycle count and physical count .............. Setup ...................................................................................................................................... Define Context ..................................................................................................................... Assign Context .................................................................................................................... Implementation ................................................................................................................................. Common Problems ........................................................................................................................... Frequently Asked Questions ..........................................................................................................

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CartonizationWMS Cartonization ............................................................................................................................ Uses.......................................................................................................................................... Sales Order Picking ............................................................................................................... Container Prepack ................................................................................................................. Bulk Pack ................................................................................................................................ Algorithm ............................................................................................................................... Setup...................................................................................................................................................... Categories ............................................................................................................................... Contained Items..................................................................................................................... Container Items...................................................................................................................... Container Load Relationships ............................................................................................. Subinventory and Organization Setup............................................................................... Implementation ................................................................................................................................... LPN Controlled and Cartonization Enabled ..................................................................... Common Problems ............................................................................................................................. Debugging Notes ................................................................................................................................ Category Assignments.......................................................................................................... Physical Attributes .............................................................................................................. Bulk Pack Verification......................................................................................................... Frequently Asked Questions .......................................................................................................... 5-2 5-2 5-2 5-3 5-3 5-3 5-4 5-4 5-5 5-6 5-7 5-7 5-8 5-8 5-8 5-9 5-9 5-10 5-11 5-12

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Cost GroupsCost Groups ......................................................................................................................................... High Level Overview................................................................................................................... Process overview .......................................................................................................................... Business Cases............................................................................................................................... Receiving from multiple suppliers to same Zone............................................................. Receiving Item of Different Grade to Same Zone .................................................................... Implementation............................................................................................................................. Configure the Strategy Search Order......................................................................................... Define Cost Groups Rules ........................................................................................................... Define Strategies and Assign Rules to Strategies ............................................................. Assign Strategies to Business Objects................................................................................. Common Problems ............................................................................................................................. Debugging Notes .......................................................................................................................... List of common error conditions in deriving cost groups.............................................. Frequently Asked Questions ............................................................................................................ 6-2 6-2 6-3 6-4 6-4 6-4 6-5 6-5 6-6 6-6 6-6 6-6 6-7 6-7 6-7

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Cycle CountHigh Level Overview ......................................................................................................................... Functional/Business Flow Description ..................................................................................... Functional Area............................................................................................................................. Entering Cycle Counts as Tasks .......................................................................................... Counting Multiple Serials on the Mobile......................................................................... Implementation........................................................................................................................... Setup...................................................................................................................................... LPN Related Counts................................................................................................................... LPN Discrepancies ..................................................................................................................... Serial Counts ............................................................................................................................... Serial Discrepancies.................................................................................................................... Common Problems ........................................................................................................................... Debugging Notes .............................................................................................................................. Frequently Asked Questions .......................................................................................................... 7-2 7-2 7-3 7-5 7-10 7-11 7-11 7-12 7-12 7-13 7-14 7-15 7-15 7-16

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Dock ManagementHigh Level Overview ......................................................................................................................... Functional/Business Flow Description ..................................................................................... Setup...................................................................................................................................................... Locator Classification ............................................................................................................ Staging Lane - Dock Door Association ............................................................................... Default Staging Lane (Subinventory and Locator) ........................................................... Dock Scheduling and Trip Planning .......................................................................................... Trip - Dock Door Association .............................................................................................. Pick Release ............................................................................................................................ Derive Staging Lane for Trip from Dock Appointment................................................... Implementation ................................................................................................................................... Setup ............................................................................................................................................... Locator Classification ............................................................................................................ Staging Lane - Dock Door Association ............................................................................... Default Staging Lane (Subinventory and Locator) ........................................................... Dock Scheduling and trip planning ........................................................................................... Trip - Dock Door Association .............................................................................................. Release Pick Wave ................................................................................................................. 8-2 8-2 8-2 8-2 8-2 8-3 8-3 8-3 8-3 8-3 8-4 8-4 8-4 8-4 8-4 8-5 8-5 8-5

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Inbound ProcessSystem Inbound Process.................................................................................................................... High Level Overview ................................................................................................................... Functional/Business Flow Description ........................................................................................... Functional Area............................................................................................................................. Receipts ................................................................................................................................... Inspection................................................................................................................................ Putaway .................................................................................................................................. Returns and Corrections ....................................................................................................... Implementation ................................................................................................................................... Form function parameters ........................................................................................................... Receipt Routings .................................................................................................................... Labeling................................................................................................................................... Receiving Other Items........................................................................................................... Direct Receiving and Put Away Issues ............................................................................ 9-2 9-2 9-2 9-3 9-3 9-5 9-6 9-6 9-7 9-7 9-8 9-9 9-9 9-10

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QA Inspection ...................................................................................................................... Shortages and Cross-Docking ........................................................................................... Special Rule Considerations .............................................................................................. Lot and Serial Numbers...................................................................................................... Receiving Tolerances .......................................................................................................... Matching Algorithm ........................................................................................................... Transaction Processing ....................................................................................................... Customization ............................................................................................................................. Common Problems ........................................................................................................................... Debugging Notes .............................................................................................................................. Frequently Asked Questions ..........................................................................................................

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Label Printing Integration KitLabel Printing Integration Kit........................................................................................................ High Level Overview................................................................................................................. Functional Process Overview ................................................................................................... Definition of Terms .................................................................................................................... Functional Process ...................................................................................................................... Implementation................................................................................................................................. WMS Profiles............................................................................................................................... Creating Printers......................................................................................................................... Assigning Printers ...................................................................................................................... Defining Label Formats ............................................................................................................. Defining Label Formats with Multiple Records..................................................................... Assigning Label Types to Business Flows .............................................................................. Creating Label Format Rules .................................................................................................. Completion of Setup ................................................................................................................ Technical Implementation ............................................................................................................ XML Formatting ....................................................................................................................... XML DTD................................................................................................................................... Sample XML .............................................................................................................................. Synchronous API Specification .............................................................................................. Common Problems ......................................................................................................................... Debugging Notes ............................................................................................................................ MWA Log Files ......................................................................................................................... 10-2 10-2 10-2 10-2 10-3 10-4 10-5 10-5 10-6 10-7 10-8 10-9 10-10 10-10 10-11 10-11 10-11 10-12 10-13 10-14 10-15 10-15

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Inventory Log..................................................................................................................... LABEL_XML.log................................................................................................................ Frequently Asked Questions ........................................................................................................ Summary...........................................................................................................................................

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Material Status ControlWMS Material Status Control ........................................................................................................ Material Status Control vs. Item Status Control..................................................................... Overview...................................................................................................................................... Business Cases............................................................................................................................. Inspection Line..................................................................................................................... Immature Product ............................................................................................................... Sample Material Statuses........................................................................................................... Active..................................................................................................................................... Hold ....................................................................................................................................... Immature .............................................................................................................................. Almost Mature ..................................................................................................................... Implementation ................................................................................................................................. Status Control of Transaction Types ........................................................................................ Define Material Status................................................................................................................ Define Material Status Control of Item.................................................................................... Assign Material Status Control to Subinventories and Locators......................................... Operation ..................................................................................................................................... Assign Lot/Serial Status at Receipt .................................................................................. Update Material Status via Mobile User Interface.......................................................... Material Status Inquiry on Desktop.................................................................................. Status History Report.......................................................................................................... Implementation Considerations ............................................................................................... Subinventory Attributes ..................................................................................................... Common Problems ........................................................................................................................... Debugging Notes ............................................................................................................................ Status Control of Transaction Type........................................................................................ Item Material Status Control ................................................................................................... Transaction Type Disallowed by Material Status ................................................................ Frequently Asked Questions ........................................................................................................ 11-2 11-2 11-2 11-3 11-3 11-4 11-4 11-4 11-4 11-5 11-5 11-5 11-5 11-6 11-6 11-7 11-7 11-7 11-8 11-9 11-9 11-9 11-9 11-9 11-10 11-11 11-11 11-11 11-11

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Physical InventoryPhysical Inventory ............................................................................................................................ High Level Overview................................................................................................................. Functional/Business Flow Description ................................................................................... Functional Area........................................................................................................................... Implementation................................................................................................................................. Setup ............................................................................................................................................. LPN Related Counts................................................................................................................... Serial Counts ............................................................................................................................... Common Problems ........................................................................................................................... Debugging Notes .............................................................................................................................. Frequently Asked Questions .......................................................................................................... 12-2 12-2 12-2 12-3 12-3 12-3 12-4 12-6 12-6 12-6 12-8

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Picking ExecutionHigh Level Overview ....................................................................................................................... Functional/Business Flow Description ................................................................................... Functional Area........................................................................................................................... Task Menu Screen....................................................................................................................... Accept Next Task ........................................................................................................................ Current Tasks .............................................................................................................................. Manual Pick ................................................................................................................................. Pick By Label ............................................................................................................................... Implementation................................................................................................................................. Task Load..................................................................................................................................... Note on Picking LPNs ........................................................................................................ Task Drop .................................................................................................................................... Pick Drop Screen......................................................................................................................... Labeling........................................................................................................................................ Transaction Processing ....................................................................................................... Customization ................................................................................................................................. Common Problems ......................................................................................................................... Task Menu Screen..................................................................................................................... Pick Load Screen....................................................................................................................... Pick Drop Screen....................................................................................................................... Pick By Label Screen ................................................................................................................ 13-2 13-2 13-4 13-5 13-5 13-5 13-6 13-6 13-6 13-6 13-7 13-8 13-9 13-9 13-9 13-10 13-10 13-10 13-10 13-11 13-12

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Manual Pick Screen .................................................................................................................. Debugging Notes ............................................................................................................................ Logging ...................................................................................................................................... Obtaining Information about a Specific Task ....................................................................... Frequently Asked Questions ........................................................................................................ Summary...........................................................................................................................................

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Warehouse Management Rules EngineSystem Rules Engine ........................................................................................................................ WMS Rules Engine ..................................................................................................................... Overview of Capabilities ........................................................................................................... Directed Picking and Put away ................................................................................................ Task Type Assignment............................................................................................................... Cost Group Assignment ............................................................................................................ Label Format Assignment ......................................................................................................... Rules Engine Methodology ............................................................................................................ Definitions.................................................................................................................................... Top Down Approach.................................................................................................................. Strategy Assignments....................................................................................................................... Grouping Similar Instances ....................................................................................................... Effective Dates............................................................................................................................. Schematic ..................................................................................................................................... Worksheet .................................................................................................................................. Task Type & Label Format Rules ........................................................................................... Implementation ............................................................................................................................... Strategy Search Order .............................................................................................................. Rules ........................................................................................................................................... Strategies .......................................................................................................................................... Strategy Assignment ................................................................................................................ Implementation Considerations .................................................................................................. Staging Lane Put away Rule ............................................................................................ Manual Reservations......................................................................................................... Lot and Serial Attributes .................................................................................................. Performance Impact of Serial Attributes ............................................................................... Customization.................................................................................................................................. 14-2 14-2 14-2 14-2 14-3 14-3 14-3 14-4 14-4 14-6 14-8 14-8 14-8 14-9 14-11 14-12 14-13 14-13 14-13 14-17 14-18 14-18 14-18 14-19 14-20 14-21 14-22

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Custom Strategy Search........................................................................................................... Custom Rule Definition ........................................................................................................... Picking and Put away Rules ............................................................................................ Cost Group Rules .............................................................................................................. Task Type Rules................................................................................................................. Label Printing Rules.......................................................................................................... Custom Capacity Calculation ................................................................................................. Maintenance..................................................................................................................................... Business Object Hierarchy....................................................................................................... Strategy Where Used................................................................................................................ Rule Where Used ...................................................................................................................... Simulation.................................................................................................................................. Common Problems ......................................................................................................................... Debugging Notes ............................................................................................................................ Debug Message from the Rules Engine................................................................................. Temp Transaction Details........................................................................................................ Frequently Asked Questions ........................................................................................................ Example Rules and Strategies ...................................................................................................... Put Away Examples ................................................................................................................. Minimize Fragmentation Strategy .................................................................................. Single Locator Rule ........................................................................................................... No Lot Commingling ........................................................................................................ Lot to Location with Like Status ..................................................................................... Picking Examples...................................................................................................................... FEFO/FIFO ........................................................................................................................ Lot Attribute Picking ........................................................................................................ Consistent Lot Picking ...................................................................................................... Summary...........................................................................................................................................

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Warehouse Management Shipping TransactionsSystem Shipping Transactions ....................................................................................................... WMS Shipping Transactions..................................................................................................... Overview of Shipping Transactions.............................................................................................. Definitions ................................................................................................................................... Shipment Confirmation ............................................................................................................. 15-2 15-2 15-2 15-2 15-3

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Shipment Types........................................................................................................................... Quick Ship ............................................................................................................................ LPN Ship ............................................................................................................................... Dock Door Ship.................................................................................................................... Required Setup............................................................................................................................ Dock Door Appointment ........................................................................................................... Staging Lane Selection ........................................................................................................ Shipping Process Flow ............................................................................................................... Verification Mode ..................................................................................................................... Implementation ............................................................................................................................... Setting Up Forms ...................................................................................................................... Transaction Processing Modes ............................................................................................... Scale Integration for Weight.................................................................................................... Common Problems ......................................................................................................................... Debugging Notes ............................................................................................................................ Trip Verification ........................................................................................................................ All staged LPNs ....................................................................................................................... Display LPNs in organization staged but not loaded .................................................. Display LPNs in organization staged but not loaded for particular trip stop ......... View Loaded LPNs................................................................................................................... Display loaded LPNs when using Dock Ship ............................................................... Display loaded LPNs when using LPN Ship ................................................................ Frequently Asked Questions ........................................................................................................

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Task Dispatching EngineHigh Level Overview ....................................................................................................................... Functional/Business Flow Description ......................................................................................... Setup ............................................................................................................................................. Task Generation Processes ........................................................................................................ Order Picking ....................................................................................................................... Replenishment ..................................................................................................................... Task Dispatching ........................................................................................................................ Task Sequencing Optimization Rule ................................................................................ Implementation ................................................................................................................................. Setup ............................................................................................................................................. 16-2 16-2 16-2 16-3 16-3 16-4 16-4 16-5 16-6 16-6

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Set Up Employee ................................................................................................................. Set Up Association Between FND User and Employee................................................. Set Up Equipment and Equipment Instance ................................................................... Set Up Resources ................................................................................................................. Set Up Department.............................................................................................................. Set Up Task Types and Resource Association ................................................................ Set Up Task Type Assignment Rules................................................................................ Set Up Item Unit Volume and Weight ............................................................................. Task Creation ..................................................................................................................................... Sales Order Creation and Pick Release Process .............................................................. Special Cases I: Task Consolidation for Bulk Picking............................................. Special Cases II: Task Splitting................................................................................... Generating replenishment tasks........................................................................................ Mobile task dispatching process .............................................................................................. Common Problems ......................................................................................................................... Debugging Notes ............................................................................................................................

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Task ManagementOverview ............................................................................................................................................ Definition .............................................................................................................................. Outbound Logistics Functional Flow ........................................................................................... Task Type Assignment and Task Dispatching....................................................................... Key Features ................................................................................................................................ Definitions ............................................................................................................................ Functional Areas .............................................................................................................................. Task Classification ...................................................................................................................... Task Types ................................................................................................................................... Task Assignment ........................................................................................................................ How Do We Identify a Job? ............................................................................................... Task Dispatching ........................................................................................................................ Special Tasks & Requirements .......................................................................................... Resources and Roles................................................................................................................. Departments .............................................................................................................................. Equipment Types...................................................................................................................... Definitions .......................................................................................................................... 17-2 17-2 17-2 17-4 17-5 17-5 17-7 17-7 17-7 17-8 17-8 17-9 17-9 17-10 17-11 17-11 17-11

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Pick Methodology.............................................................................................................. Implementation Considerations .................................................................................................. Task Management Implementation ....................................................................................... Customization.................................................................................................................................. Common Problems ......................................................................................................................... DebuggingTools ..............................................................................................................................

17-11 17-13 17-13 17-14 17-14 17-18

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Warehouse Management TransactionsMobile Inventory Transactions ...................................................................................................... Supported Transactions ............................................................................................................. Non-Document Based Transactions ................................................................................. Document Based Transactions........................................................................................... LPN Transactions ................................................................................................................ Pack........................................................................................................................................ Consolidate ........................................................................................................................... Unpack .................................................................................................................................. Split ........................................................................................................................................ Update ................................................................................................................................... Bulk Packing......................................................................................................................... Transaction Features .................................................................................................................. Defaulting Account and Type ........................................................................................... Multiple Lots and Serial Range ......................................................................................... LPN Triggered Transactions .............................................................................................. Data Identifiers .................................................................................................................... Transaction Processing Mode ............................................................................................ LPN Controlled Subinventory .................................................................................................. Implementation ................................................................................................................................. Form Function Parameters ........................................................................................................ Transaction Processing Mode ................................................................................................... Customization.................................................................................................................................... Transaction Manager Stub......................................................................................................... Common Problems ........................................................................................................................... Cost Group Commingling Error ....................................................................................... Item Not Assigned to Destination Organization .......................................................... Insufficient Quantity ......................................................................................................... 18-2 18-2 18-2 18-2 18-2 18-3 18-3 18-3 18-3 18-3 18-4 18-4 18-4 18-4 18-5 18-5 18-5 18-6 18-6 18-6 18-8 18-8 18-8 18-9 18-9 18-10 18-10

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Transaction disallowed by Material Status ................................................................... LPNs Disallowed by Subinventory ................................................................................ Debugging........................................................................................................................................ Frequently Asked Questions ........................................................................................................

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Directed Put Away on WIP CompletionOverview ............................................................................................................................................ Supported Features .................................................................................................................... Completion Into LPN.......................................................................................................... Prepacking ............................................................................................................................ Directed Put Away .............................................................................................................. Exception Handling ............................................................................................................ Multi-Step Process............................................................................................................... Equipment Loading ............................................................................................................ Material Status ..................................................................................................................... Lot and Serial Attributes .................................................................................................... Label Printing....................................................................................................................... Crossdocking........................................................................................................................ Cost Group Assignment ..................................................................................................... Standard Features................................................................................................................ Operation............................................................................................................................................ Prepack Request.......................................................................................................................... Completion Using Prepacked LPNs ........................................................................................ Generating New LPNs at Completion .................................................................................... Implementation................................................................................................................................. Setting Up Forms ........................................................................................................................ Common Problems ........................................................................................................................... Frequently Asked Questions .......................................................................................................... 19-2 19-2 19-2 19-3 19-3 19-4 19-4 19-4 19-4 19-5 19-5 19-6 19-6 19-6 19-6 19-6 19-7 19-8 19-8 19-8 19-9 19-9

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Transaction ReasonsTransaction Reason Actions ............................................................................................................ Overview ............................................................................................................................................ Functional/Business Flow Description......................................................................................... Setup Example ............................................................................................................................ Testing the Workflow ................................................................................................................ 20-2 20-2 20-2 20-2 20-3

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Debugging Notes .............................................................................................................................. Customization ............................................................................................................................. Populating the Attributes ................................................................................................... Pick Load Page ..................................................................................................................... Pick Drop Page..................................................................................................................... Putaway Drop Page............................................................................................................. Update Status Page.............................................................................................................. Navigation Notes .............................................................................................................................. Frequently Asked Questions ..........................................................................................................

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Using Bar Code Identifiers with Oracle Mobile ApplicationsOverview ............................................................................................................................................ Data Field Identifiers........................................................................................................... Oracle DFI Functionality .................................................................................................... Field Recognition ................................................................................................................. Out of Order Scanning..................................................................................................................... Oracle Mobile Applications DFI Flow.............................................................................. Necessary Elements for DFI Support ............................................................................... Setup for DFI Support......................................................................................................... Hardware Setup................................................................................................................... Mobile Server Setup ............................................................................................................ Applications Setup .............................................................................................................. Navigating the AK Dictionary........................................................................................... Entering the DFI String ....................................................................................................... Seeded Data Field Identifiers .................................................................................................... Summary .................................................................................................................................... 21-2 21-2 21-2 21-2 21-3 21-4 21-4 21-4 21-5 21-5 21-6 21-6 21-7 21-7 21-10

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Oracle EDI Inbound ASN Enhancement for WMSOverview ............................................................................................................................................ License Plate Data (Line Detail)................................................................................................ LICENSE_PLATE_NUMBER ............................................................................................ LOT_NUMBER .................................................................................................................... FROM_SERIAL_NUMBER, TO_SERIAL_NUMBER..................................................... QUANTITY .......................................................................................................................... UOM_CODE_INT ............................................................................................................... 22-2 22-3 22-3 22-3 22-3 22-3 22-4

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UOM_CODE_EXT1 EXT5 ............................................................................................. ASNI Record Hierarchy - An Example ................................................................................... AUTO_TRANSACT_CODE .............................................................................................. Necessary E-commerce Gateway Setup Steps for WMS Enhancement ................................. Seed Date Reconciliation ........................................................................................................... Verify the Line Detail level has been created for the ASNI map.................................. Run the Seed Data Reconciliation Concurrent Request................................................. EDI Import Process........................................................................................................................... IN: Ship Notice/Manifest (856/DESADV)...................................................................... Receiving Transaction Processor....................................................................................... Interface Table Definition .......................................................................................................... Process Trace .................................................................................................................................... IN: Ship Notice/Manifest (856/DESADV) Trace ......................................................... WMS LPN Content Import Process Trace ..................................................................... Troubleshooting Tips .....................................................................................................................

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WMS Picking for ManufacturingOverview ............................................................................................................................................ Manufacturing Picking.................................................................................................................... Pick Release Process............................................................................................................ Supply Types ....................................................................................................................... Allocation Rules................................................................................................................... Task Type Rules................................................................................................................... Loading Tasks ...................................................................................................................... Dropping Task ..................................................................................................................... Job Cancellation ................................................................................................................... Change Management .......................................................................................................... Manual Material Issue ........................................................................................................ Unloading Tasks.................................................................................................................. Backordered Requirement ................................................................................................. Crossdock Support .............................................................................................................. Paper Assisted Picking ....................................................................................................... Label Printing....................................................................................................................... Updating Allocation............................................................................................................ Updating Tasks.................................................................................................................... 23-2 23-2 23-3 23-3 23-4 23-5 23-5 23-6 23-6 23-7 23-7 23-8 23-8 23-8 23-9 23-9 23-9 23-9

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Implementation ............................................................................................................................... Pull Requirements ............................................................................................................. Include Pull Components ................................................................................................. Lot / Serial Pull Components .......................................................................................... Supply Subinventory ........................................................................................................ Allocation Rules................................................................................................................. Task Setup........................................................................................................................... Crossdocking...................................................................................................................... Common Problems ......................................................................................................................... Job not available in Pick Release form............................................................................ No move orders created from pick release .................................................................... Picking setup ...................................................................................................................... Put away setup................................................................................................................... Error on task drop ............................................................................................................. Cannot load to a particular LPN ..................................................................................... Cannot unload a particular task line .............................................................................. Cannot print labels at pick load or pick drop................................................................ Frequently Asked Questions ........................................................................................................

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Material Handling Device Integration ToolkitOverview ............................................................................................................................................ Defining Devices ......................................................................................................................... Assigning Devices....................................................................................................................... Sample Assignments .................................................................................................................. 24-2 24-2 24-3 24-4

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Oracle WMS Planning for High Availability and PerformanceIntroduction ....................................................................................................................................... Overview ............................................................................................................................................ Security ...........................................................................................................................