Thanks, David for your response. Your answers are what I expected. The one place I worked that had BPCS used customized code to delay the generation of the 'B' transaction to invoicing time. When we installed the barcode system, it generated the 'B' transaction earlier so we had to fix it to not generate it at all. We were on 405cd BPCS and I was interested to see if there were any improvements in this area. Thanks for the verification. Best regards, Timothy J Knoebel, Sr. iSeries/BPCS Administrator Scovill Fasteners . 1802 Scovill Drive . Clarkesville, GA 30523 . USA . scovill.com MAIN 1-888-726-8455 EXT. 522 | DIRECT 706-754-0522 | EMAIL tknoebel@xxxxxxxxxxx NOTICE: This e-mail message and all attachments may contain legally privileged and confidential information intended solely for the use of the addressee. If you are not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that you may not read, copy, distribute or otherwise use this message or its attachments. If you have received this message in error, please notify the sender by email and delete all copies of the message immediately. -----Original Message----- From: BPCS-L [mailto:bpcs-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of David Myers Sent: Friday, May 15, 2015 09:00 To: 'BPCS ERP System' Subject: Re: [BPCS-L] BPCS 6.1 - Switch from Pick Confirm to Ship Confirm Hi Tim, The brief answers to your questions are:- 1. No an order cannot be unconfirmed after Pick Confirm as the order line and stock has already been reduced. The only way back is a Credit Note and Adjustment to put the stock back. 2. No the 'B' Transaction is posted at Pick Confirm whether you're using Ship Confirm or not. 3. Yes numerous other BPCS users have had the same problem. Without customizing BPCS the most effective resolution is to utilise a bar-coding and scanning solution which controls the picking process and can generate the 'B' transaction as late in the process as you wish, even on loading pallets onto transport. Visit www.aidc-solutions.co.uk or www.transitionworksoftware.com for bar-coding solutions which are fully integrated with BPCS. Best Regards David Myers AiDC Solutions Ltd. ddi. +44 (0)1422 399530 m. +44 (0)7715 487011 w. www.aidc-solutions.co.uk Tracking Material at Light Speed -----Original Message----- From: Tim Knoebel [mailto:tknoebel@xxxxxxxxxxx] Sent: 14 May 2015 16:37 To: bpcs-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: [BPCS-L] BPCS 6.1 - Switch from Pick Confirm to Ship Confirm We are on BPCS 6.1 and currently use pick confirm as the last step before invoicing. Our Finance department has an issue with this because the 'B' transaction is generated at pick confirm. They would like the 'B' transaction to be generated at invoicing instead of pick confirm. The would accept the 'B' transaction being generated at ship confirm, which will be closer to invoicing than pick confirm. I know about changing the order class code to '5' to activate the ship confirm function. Some questions: 1. Can an order be unconfirmed once it is pick confirmed? For some unexplainable reason, our shipping department continues to pick confirm order lines that we don't have some or all of the item ordered. 2. Can the 'B' transaction be generated at ship confirm time instead of pick confirm time without customization? 3. Has anyone else run into this issue and if so, how did you resolve it? Best regards, Timothy J Knoebel, Sr. iSeries/BPCS Administrator Scovill Fasteners * 1802 Scovill Drive * Clarkesville, GA 30523 * USA * scovill.com<http://www.scovill.com/> main 1-888-726-8455 ext. 522 | direct 706-754-0522 | email tknoebel@xxxxxxxxxxx<mailto:tknoebel@xxxxxxxxxxx> -- This is the BPCS ERP System (BPCS-L) mailing list To post a message email: BPCS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, visit: http://lists.midrange.com/mailman/listinfo/bpcs-l or email: BPCS-L-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives at http://archive.midrange.com/bpcs-l. -- This is the BPCS ERP System (BPCS-L) mailing list To post a message email: BPCS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, visit: http://lists.midrange.com/mailman/listinfo/bpcs-l or email: BPCS-L-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives at http://archive.midrange.com/bpcs-l.
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