I am trying to verify if XA 4 handles stock pick in the same manner as XA 5. Any hints or verifications of this would be greatly appreciated: Facts: 1. Uncontrolled warehouse. 2. Allocations are not assigned at order entry time. 3. On hand quantity is 10 units 4. Outstanding pick tickets total 5 units. 5. 15 orders are due to ship today, each for 9 units each 6. Stock pick runs, it selects all 15 orders to ship because each order's quantity is less than the on hand quantity 7. The warehouse does not know what to ship: once they ship the previous pick tickets, only 4 is on hand 8. There is not, nor would there have been, enough stock to ship any order. 9. Customer service must delete all excess pick tickets generated by the stock pick The system is ignoring existing pick tickets. My understanding of the purpose of stock pick is to only select items that you can actually fulfill. If one pick ticket in the above example was for 12 items, the system would have generated a pick ticket for 9, and backordered 3 automatically -- so it knows that it does not have enough for that order. I have heard that the XA4 stock pick will not print more pick tickets than there is available stock. For some reason XA 5 is doing just that. I am working with Mapics on this issue, but they say that the module is working as designed for an uncontrolled warehouse. If you are using XA4 or XA5 with stock pick in an uncontrolled warehouse, please let me know how your stock pick is working. Thank you, Patrick Shrader White Knight Engineered Products +--- | This is the MAPICS Mailing List! | To submit a new message, send your mail to MAPICS-L@midrange.com. | To subscribe to this list send email to MAPICS-L-SUB@midrange.com. | To unsubscribe from this list send email to MAPICS-L-UNSUB@midrange.com. | Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: firstname.lastname@example.org +---
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